FRI 06.05.15

Why do we do CrossFit? People join CrossFit for fitness and health benefits. And we see results for new athletes in their first 3 months, continued improvement at 6 months, and further progress at 1 year across all physical skills, performance benchmarks, and health markers. Beyond a year what is the long term benefit of resistance training and CrossFit’s prescribed high intensity, functional movements, constantly varied? What is the benefit for continuing to train as we age past 30-40-50-60-70+ years old regardless of how old we are when we start?

According to recent studies resistance training (which includes: weightlifting, gymnastics, plyometrics, and yoga) increases your life span, adds functional, active years to your life, and reverses the aging process at a cellular and genetic level. Click here to read more: Why getting physically stronger will help you live longer “io9 publication” by George Dvorsky

Coach Casey cueing corrections for the bottom of the front squat.

Coach Casey cueing corrections for the bottom of the front squat.

Today’s schedule

6a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
7a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
8a: Open Gym- Michael
12n: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
4p: All Levels CrossFit- Richard
5p: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
6p: All Levels CrossFit- Justin

Workout of the Day (WOD)

“8 Cubed”
Complete 8 Rounds for Time of: [24 minute time cap]

8 Bar-facing burpees
8 Air Squats
8 AbMat Situps
8 Power Clean (75/55)
8 Push Press (75/55)
8 Jumping Lunges (Alternating. 4 each leg)
8 Pushups
8 Barbell Lateral Hops

Post time to complete 8 rounds. If time cap is reached, post total reps.
Example 1: 18:10 Rx.
Example 2: (24:00) 501 reps Rx.

And coming Saturday…

Team WOD: “Jungle Race”
3 Rounds: Teams of 3
200m Medball carry 2x (20/14)
4x30ft Broad jumps to targets (6ft)
4 Rope climbs**
4x30ft Balance foot hand crawl
100m KB farmers carry 2x (32/24kg)
20 Tire flips
20 PVC toss 10ft
12 Burpee wall jumps (48”)

**Must wear long socks or pants to protect shins/legs on rope climbs.

All reps and distances are team totals. All team members may be working at the same time.

Post time for team to complete WOD. Ex: 32:10 Rx.

Saturday Schedule

9a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
10a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
11a: All Levels CrossFit- Michael
12p: Restorative Yoga- Monica

Sunday Schedule

10a: All Levels CrossFit- Dyer
11a: Open Gym- Dyer

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