Monthly Archives: May 2006


Getting back into the swing of things after the long weekend, we spent the day focusing in on Olympic lifts, drilling the snatch extensively on PVC pipes, then switching to the hang squat clean to slowly inch up the weight…. Read more »

Crossfit Japan

[First, a quick reminder that there's no class this weekend or Monday. Second, a recap of Wednesday's class from Dan:] Today our crossfitters wrestled with the workout of the day from May 18, 2006: Five rounds for time of: 95… Read more »


Though we’ve been lax with posting, the two parallel beginner series have been rolling ahead, as have our Wednesday and Saturday ‘open’ classes, some yielding the best attendance we’ve had on the books since moving south to Five Points. In… Read more »


I am back from the CrossFit certification seminar and boy is my whole body tired! It was awesome. Who knew you could do so many squats in 3 days? So many great people there. Of course, now I will take… Read more »


Dan, Juan and I had a date with Fran tonight (21-15-9 of thrusters and pullups), blazing through with such blistering intensity that I, for one, ended the workout laying on the ground, my forearms cramping sufficiently to leave my hands… Read more »


Though I unexpectedly headed out of town, CFNYC rolled on without me. The inimitable Dan DeFilippi weighs in with these class descriptions: “Fight Gone….Easy!?!?” On Monday May 8, we mashed through a Fight Gone Bad workout. 5 stations one minute… Read more »


In what can only be described as “a massive miscalculation,” I scheduled the Crossfit Onramp for Memorial Day weekend. Alas Five Points Fitness will be closed that weekend. So we will be skipping a weekend and having sessions 3 &… Read more »

On-Ramp Update

Monday classes have filled up, be we still have a few slots left for the Sat/Sun morning series. Yes, it’s weekend mornings, but nothing cures a hangover quite like a CrossFit workout (trust me, I know), so stop being a… Read more »

The Crossfit On Ramp

Over the past few months, we’ve received a slew of emails along the lines of: “I really want to start CrossFit, but I’m not familiar with a lot of the exercises, I’m not in the kind of shape I’d like… Read more »

Two for One

A quick, belated post about Monday’s and Wednesday’s excellent workouts. Monday was a return to Man Overboard, a circuit workout using the 250m row as timekeeper. Stations included: 250m Row Ring Dips KB Swing Pullups Push Press Situps Then, last… Read more »