Because we’re hosting a Mark Rippetoe CrossFit Basic Barbell Certification on Saturday, July 18th and Sunday July 19th.
Rip wants you to know your ass from your elbow (photo courtesy of Keith):
Any of our Manhattan members are encouraged to head out to our Brooklyn location this weekend to work out. (Details on when and where.)

Rip Quote of the Day blog

A New Sport of Strength: An Interview with Mark Rippetoe on the CrossFit Total
Texas BBQ, Part 2: More Shop Talk with Mark Rippetoe
Jerry Hill of CF Old Town interviews Mark Rippetoe

Starting Strength: An Interview with Mark Rippetoe
Wichita Falls Athletic Club (Rip’s gym)
Be Alive. Be Very Alive. (free download from CFJ)
The CrossFit Total (free download from CFJ)
Rip articles in the CFJ (subscription required for most)
Rip’s Strength Mill Forum
Starting Strength Wiki
The Aasgaard Company (Rip’s publishing company): Starting Strength, Practical Programming
And even more Rip resources


  • torch

    Congrats on the muscle up Gabe!

  • Mike

    Congrats to everyone who got there first muscle up yesterday!
    Have fun today at the cert!

  • george

    275 x 3
    315 x 3
    335 x 3
    335 x 3
    335 x 3
    metcon – 5 rnds of…
    row 200m
    50 double unders