4-1-13 – This is NO APRIL FOOLS!

biggest looser20 cal row
2 rounds of Cindy
30 Burpees
2 rounds of Cindy
40 Wall Balls
2 rounds of Cindy
50 double unders

Cindy = 5 Pull-ups 10 Push-ups 15 Squats

Just in case you’ve all missed it, I know the 7am crew and I haven’t, Jamie Anderson has been making some amazing progress. April is Jamie’s 2 Year CrossFit anniversary and her hard work and dedication to eating right has paid off.  She may have wanted to punch me when I took the picture on the right, but the picture below says it all!

jamie-anderson-2yr

Just remember “Don’t complain about the results you’re not getting, from the work you’re not doing.” (That applies to what you put in your mouth too people!)

3-29-13 Filthy 50

effort and results‘Filthy Fifty’

50x box jumps 24″/20″
50x jumping pull-ups
50x kettlebell swings 35#
50x walking lunge steps
50x knees to elbows
50x push press 45#
50x back extensions (or 45/35# Good Morning)
50x wall balls 20#/14#
50x burpees
50x double unders (4:1 Singles)
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Compare your previous score HERE.

3-28-13 13.4 Here we come!

Happy Birthday Gina Spackman! Pregnant she’s still going strong 🙂

STRENGTH
12 min on the clock
1 Power Clean + 1 Hang Clean + 1 Jerk
Every min on the min
increase load ever 4 min so that the last set is 80-85% of your 1 RM Clean and Jerk

CONDITIONING
(3x)
400m Run
12 Toe to Bar

WORKOUT 13.4 – Score Card HERE

MEN – includes Masters Men up to 54 years old
Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes following the rep scheme below:
135 pound Clean and jerk, 3 reps
3 Toes-to-bar
135 pound Clean and jerk, 6 reps
6 Toes-to-bar
135 pound Clean and jerk, 9 reps
9 Toes-to-bar
135 pound Clean and jerk, 12 reps
12 Toes-to-bar
135 pound Clean and jerk, 15 reps
15 Toes-to-bar
135 pound Clean and jerk, 18 reps
18 Toes-to-bar…
This is a timed workout. If you complete the round of 18, go on to 21. If you complete 21, go on to 24, etc.

WOMEN – includes Masters Women up to 54 years old
Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes following the rep scheme below:
95 pound Clean and jerk, 3 reps
3 Toes-to-bar
95 pound Clean and jerk, 6 reps
6 Toes-to-bar
95 pound Clean and jerk, 9 reps
9 Toes-to-bar
95 pound Clean and jerk, 12 reps
12 Toes-to-bar
95 pound Clean and jerk, 15 reps
15 Toes-to-bar
95 pound Clean and jerk, 18 reps
18 Toes-to-bar…
This is a timed workout. If you complete the round of 18, go on to 21. If you complete 21, go on to 24, etc.

MASTERS MEN – includes Masters Men 55+
Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes following the rep scheme below:
115 pound Clean and jerk, 3 reps
3 Toes-to-bar
115 pound Clean and jerk, 6 reps
6 Toes-to-bar
115 pound Clean and jerk, 9 reps
9 Toes-to-bar
115 pound Clean and jerk, 12 reps
12 Toes-to-bar
115 pound Clean and jerk, 15 reps
15 Toes-to-bar
115 pound Clean and jerk, 18 reps
18 Toes-to-bar…
This is a timed workout. If you complete the round of 18, go on to 21. If you complete 21, go on to 24, etc.

MASTERS WOMEN – includes Masters Women 55+
Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes following the rep scheme below:
65 pound Clean and jerk, 3 reps
3 Toes-to-bar
65 pound Clean and jerk, 6 reps
6 Toes-to-bar
65 pound Clean and jerk, 9 reps
9 Toes-to-bar
65 pound Clean and jerk, 12 reps
12 Toes-to-bar
65 pound Clean and jerk, 15 reps
15 Toes-to-bar
65 pound Clean and jerk, 18 reps
18 Toes-to-bar…
This is a timed workout. If you complete the round of 18, go on to 21. If you complete 21, go on to 24, etc.

Notes

Please be sure to watch the entire workout instruction video (above) for full details.

This workout begins from the standing position with the barbell on the floor and the Athlete standing tall. Every rep counts in this workout. You will enter your score as the total number of reps. See the Scorecard for assistance in calculating the rep total.

3-26-13 It’s in the Sugar, Folks

Happy Birthday Liz Cellan.

12 min AMRAP
6 Pull-up
12 Box Jump (24″/20″)
6 KB Swing (53#/35#)

Back Squat
3×10 AHAP – As Heavy as Possible
Rest as needed between sets

Article of the Day: It’s the Sugar, Folks – Read complete article HERE.

Sugar is indeed toxic. It may not be the only problem with the Standard American Diet, but it’s fast becoming clear that it’s the major one.

A study published in the Feb. 27 issue of the journal PLoS One links increased consumption of sugar with increased rates of diabetes by examining the data on sugar availability and the rate of diabetes in 175 countries over the past decade. And after accounting for many other factors, the researchers found that increased sugar in a population’s food supply was linked to higher diabetes rates independent of rates of obesity.

In other words, according to this study, it’s not just obesity that can cause diabetes: sugar can cause it, too, irrespective of obesity. And obesity does not always lead to diabetes. (Click on the link above to continue reading)