Oly day then Holiday

SCHEDULE NOTE FOR TONIGHT: Don’t forget that tonight’s 6:30pm WOD class is canceled because Samantha Briggs will be doing a Q&A as part of our Visiting Coach Series, which is FREE and open to the public. Details on yesterday’s blog post.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE NOTE: Saturday and Sunday are both running on a normal schedule. Monday will operate on a Sunday schedule.

Friday 110902

A: Clean 5-5-5

B: Split Jerk Practice

Improving the clean through a better turnover
Intermittent fasting 101
I heart powerlifting (and I’m not bulky or masculine)
Cruising for (tennis) partners
Bigger, faster, stronger: New Yorker magazine profiles Tim Ferriss
Returning CFNYC member Ashleigh V. writes about CrossFit at The Beauty Bean

Member Jenny A. (picture below at right) recently visited 2009 CF Games champ (and new mom!) Tanya Wagner at the affiliate Tanya owns, CrossFit Apex, and sent us this pic:

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Here’s what’s on tap for Saturday’s WOD classes.

A: Mobility Work

B: “Jeremy” with Empty Bar:

For time, 21-15-9 reps of:
Overhead Squats


  • Madeleine

    Still on the road. In the company gym:

    Turkish get-up 5-5-5-5, alternating sides, 20kg dumbbell.
    clean and jerk 5-5-5-5, pair of 20kg dumbbells.

  • Steve Slo

    Am I drunk, or did I just see Stan S. on the corner of Santa Monica and Roberston (in Los Angeles)?

  • Lisa

    Love love love today’s focus on skills. I got a lot of pointers on cleaning from Sara that I can apply going forward.

  • Sam G

    5/3/1 Press 95%

    5@ 115
    3@ 130
    10 @ 145

    Up two reps and 5 pounds, really happy with that

    Met con After that with Sean M, Sean R, And Alex P

    12 min AMRAP
    12 DLs @185
    12 Push Ups
    12 cal Row

    5 rounds, Deadlifts were super hard for me, couldn’t string them together after 2nd round. Had lots of fun.

  • Cleans 115 – 135 – 155

    Split Jerks @ 135

    Total disconnect on split jerk form. Needs work.