Monthly Archives: May 2007


Sunday 070413 Back squat 5-5-5-5-5 reps Post loads to comments. At this morning’s 10am class, some of us were predicting that Sunday’s WOD would be a heavy lifting day. I’m glad to see we were right.

Black Box Photo Fun

Some recent highlights, including skill work, heavy “Fran,” rope pull-ups, a visitor from Australia, injuries, and the hell that is “Scott’s Mom”–in other words, just another typical week at the box: For more photos, start here.

Core Work.

Saturday 070512 50-40-30-20- and 10 rep rounds of: Double unders Glute-ham sit-ups Back extensions (since we don’t have a GHD, I recommend Knees-To-Elbows, but it’s up to Josh) Post time to comments.

It’s Total Time

“CrossFit Total” Back squat, 1 rep Shoulder Press, 1 rep Deadlift, 1 rep Post total to comments. “Here are some basic precautions that need to be followed for safety: 1) Don‚Äôt be stupid. Don‚Äôt total if you‚Äôre injured to the… Read more »

Scott’s Mom

An oldie but goodie, invented by early CFNYC’er Scott Blanchard, and so named because we had quite a bit to say about his mother during our first run of the workout. Max reps in a single long, long set: Overhead… Read more »

Get On Up!

Monday 070507 3 rounds, for time: 10 Turkish Getups (alternate left and right, in any way you choose) 20 Knees-to-Elbows 30 Box Jumps Post time to comments. This workout is Keith’s creation, as CFHQ has a scheduled rest day today…. Read more »

Swing-A-Ring Photos!

Thanks to Moon for taking these great photos at the Swing-A-Ring celebration. Below, you will find pics of Keith, Ron, and “A2” (also known as Allison or Allie, and not to be confused with me). I’ve posted the rest of… Read more »