12-3-10 Tabata This

TABATA THIS
Tabata Intervals ( 20 seconds of work followed by 10 seconds of rest repeated 8 times) is applied in turn to the Squat, Rower, Pullups, Sit-ups, and Push-ups with a one minute rotation break between exercises. Each exercise is scored by the weakest number of reps (calories on the rower) in each of the eight intervals. During the one minute rotation time allowed the clock is not stopped but kept running. The score is the total of the scores from the five stations. For more on this WOD and how it is properly scored click here.

CFI tabata this scorecard

 

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Compare to your previous score here.

Some of Sky View and Logan High's top cross country, track and soccer athletes doing some off season strength and conditioning.

BURPEES for SANTA – DAY 36 = 36 BURPEES (final donations due Dec 9th.)

NEW SCHEDULE on FRIDAYS!  We will be adding a 3:00pm class on Fridays, so our NEW Friday afternoon schedule will be 12:00pm, 1:40pm, 3:00 pm, 4:15 pm, 5:30 pm.

Looking for a great Christmas gift … All of our sweatshirts, long sleeve and short sleeve T-Shirts are back in stock!!  We also have window stickers and will have beanies in the next week and a half.

The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.-Steve Young

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12-2-10

(3x)
50 Double Unders (4:1 Singles)
25 Box Jumps
15 Burpees

BURPEES for SANTA – DAY 35 = 35 BURPEES (final donations due Dec 9th.)

NEW SCHEDULE on FRIDAYS!  We will be adding a 3:00pm class on Fridays, so our NEW Friday afternoon schedule will be 12:00pm, 1:40pm, 3:00 pm, 4:15 pm, 5:30 pm. 

Unbroken by Crystal Zarbatany
When I Fell… I got Up. Therefore, I never Fail.
When I was weak… I dug deep for strength. Tough Resilience.
Tired muscles came… I awoke my drive. Defining Belief.
Obstacles stumbled me…I leaped over barriers. Embracing Persistence.
Defeat passed by…I won with Determination.
Fear silenced me… Courage spoke to me.
Today YOU have a choice: Will Anything Break YOU?
I am Unbroken… My impossible is Nothing.
Unbroken on the Outside… Unbreakable within.

12-1-10

(7x)
7 – Push Press
7 – Kettle Bell Swing
7 – Knees to Elbow

BURPEES for SANTA – DAY 34 = 34 BURPEES (final donations due Dec 9th.)

NEW SCHEDULE on FRIDAYS!  We will be adding a 3:00pm class on Fridays, so our NEW Friday afternoon schedule will be 12:00pm, 1:40pm, 3:00 pm, 4:15 pm, 5:30 pm. 

Jeremiah Esplin lettin that KB SWING!!!

“He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

11-30-10

Happy Birthday Braden Call!!

Braden muscling for and getting the ball!

“Braden’s playing some of the best soccer I’ve ever seen him play. So much fun to watch. Guess that’s what a little CrossFit will get ya…ok a lot of CrossFit! Nice job Braden!” Tammy Call

1000m row
50 Wall Balls
50 Sit Ups
25 Wall Balls
25 Sit Ups

BURPEES for SANTA – DAY 33 = 33 BURPEES (final donations due Dec 9th.)

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal”
– Henry Ford

Athlete Profile – Brock Reese

What is your day job? I work at Evolution Design. My main job is to run the saw and cut out the counter tops. I also do some maintenance work and keep the Pro Edge running so that Habb can do his job too. I also install when called upon.

How were you introduced to CrossFit? Actually my boss at Evolution, Brett Brunson, invited me to come with him. I tried it and knew it was something I could excel at.

What is your favorite WOD or Lift? Cindy

What is your favorite skill/movement that you have learned at CrossFit IoTA? Muscle Ups

How has CrossFit changed your life? It has changed my life in many ways. First it has introduced me to a lot of good people that I would probably have never gotten to know. Also it has eliminated a lot of pain I use to have in my back and neck by developing muscles and strengthening them.

One word to describe me would be… Unbreakable

I have always wanted… to make people smile

Outside of the gym, I like to… spend time with my kids and family (and go mountain biking too.)

Three things you would always find in my fridge… Dr. Pepper, Whole Milk, Ice Cream

Something nobody knows about me or would be surprised to know about me… I was born premature and only weighed 3lb 12oz. Also 11 years ago I was in a coma caused by an ATV accident and had to learn how to walk and talk again, defying all odds to fully recover.

Favorite physical activity outside of CFI… Mountain Biking

Favorite place to eat in Cache Valley… Texas Roadhouse

Song(s) that gets me pumped up for a workout… Five Finger Death Punches remake of Bad Company, Ozzy Ozborne Say Yeah

The last thing I ate was… Cheesy Hashbrowns, Mac and Cheese and a glass of whole milk

My proudest accomplishment is… my two sons, Chance and Treysen

My six month goal is… try and PR every Bench I do

If I could have ANYBODY (living or dead) over for dinner, it would be… Chuck Norris

My favorite workout attire is… a pair of basketball shorts

My favorite workout partner(s)… Habb Wells

If you created a WOD and named it after yourself what would the workout be?
(5x)
10 Pull Ups
20 Kettle Bell Swings
30 Sit Ups
200m Run

Brock is a spark plug. He’s always willing to talk and share what he knows with everyone. His exuberance for Life and CrossFit are off the charts. It’s been fun to watch him change his life over the past few months and bring many aspects of his life, including his fitness, to a higher level. Keep up the great work Brock and thanks for making the afternoons enjoyable. – Coach Paul

11-27-10 – Team WOD

In Teams of 2 complete the follwoing:
1000m row (each team member must row a minimum of 400m)
100 Wall Balls
100 Walking Lunges
100 Push Ups
100 Box Jumps
100 Kettle Bell Swing

BURPEES for SANTA – DAY 31 = 31 BURPEES (final donations due Dec 9th.)

Here is a great article about a Canadian reporters visit to a CrossFit Box in Victoria, BC (my old stomping grounds). Here is a clip from the article; “Whiteley soon discovered that the regime was life-altering. Her body changed, she had more energy, she got better in her other sporting pursuits, and she also found that the camaraderie of CrossFit felt like family – an experience you don’t get working out solo in a typical gym.

“And CrossFit is way more fun, it’s really exciting,” she said.

Whiteley stressed that CrossFit is not the domain of elite athletes and the intro session I attended proved that…

The demands on your body (and mind) are not trivia. But neither are the results.” Read the full article here, “The CrossFit Challenge: Are You Ready for the Dungeon?”

“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.” — Abraham Lincoln