Another great turnout tonight at CrossFit DC. Again we wanted to focus on specific techniques. We planned on working the Dumbell Clean and Jerk. After a walkthrough, the class did 10 rounds of one minute work/one minute rest. Awesome effort from all, with a few standout performances. Libby came in […]
CrossFit training can get really creative. Part of the fun is coming up with new workouts, and pushing people beyond what they thought they could do. Sometimes its easy to lose some of the fundementals in that mix. While I was reviewing video footage from a class, I saw alot […]
Grappling today. I haven’t been able to go for a few weeks, and felt like I’m regressing a bit. One thing that I have noticed, even under pressure, I can relax and gut out a lot of the submission attempts that I get myself into. I think this is one […]
Pullups, pullups pullups! If you are coming to CFDC sessions, you need to make these a priority of your own training. Honestly, pullups are not my strong point, but I don’t want that reflected in the people I train. Without a good bar to use at our location, we don;t […]
Here is a good way to get an understanding of the Overhead Squat. Put a bar overhead, and do as many as you can. At last Sundays class, we had a little competition using an empty bar. John Frazier came in first with 48 reps with the 45 lb bar, […]
As hard as we work, we NEED to stretch more. Yoga gets looke down on in CF circles, but after seeing how hard a little bit of it was on Sunday, its obvious we need more. Look for better flexibility training as part of our workouts. . .