I hope you all had a happy, gluttonous, and inebriated holiday! Because its time to get back to work!
First order of business: Racks.
We’re going to start 2013 off on a good foot. Obviously that begins with having a good rack (front rack and back rack). As with some of the other basic...
Good to See You Again
After all the holiday parties, trips to visit family, mom’s famous cheesecake, NYE drinking, etc… it was nice to back to the box today for some normalcy. And, of course, it was nice to see all of your beautiful faces back in the box. During the holiday...
From Sanjit, who has volunteered to run this years Paleo Challenge…
It’s 2013, and that means it’s time for New Years resolutions and goals!
If your goals involve getting stronger and leaner, I invite you to join this year’s Paleo Challenge. It’ll give you a great...
The blog is on vacation. Please accept its apologies while it enjoys the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Of course, it will happily provide you with your daily medicine.
Workout of the Day 12/28/2012
Hang Squat Snatch 5 x 2 – 90 sec. rest
Workout of the Day 12/27/2012
100 Kettlebell Swings (1.5 pd/ 1 pd)
30 Toes to Bar
10 Snatches (145#/100#)
30 Toes to Bar
100 Partner Wall Balls (20#/16#)
One athlete does work at a time. If a class has an odd number of athletes, either go solo and...
Workout of the Day 12/26/2012
New CrossFit Total
Overhead Squat 1
Bench Press 1
Find your 1 rep max in each of the 3 lifts. Rest as needed between lifts. You can do them in any order you choose, but once you move on to another lift you can not go back and make another attempt...
This week’s movement clinic: The clean.
Common problem areas:
Curling the bar up to the catch
Not reaching full hip extension
Catching the bar with hips forward
Catching the bar with elbows low
Catching the bar on collar bone
The clean is such a quick and explosive...
Just throwing out a little tickler for the upcoming LAXCF Paleo Challenge starting on 1/7/12. Go out and do what you’re gonna do during the holidays. Then kick off 2013 on the right foot with our Paleo Challenge… AKA good clean living. More details will...
We posted it last week, but we figured we should throw out a reminder.
12/24/12 Christmas Eve, 10AM Class Only. Come WOD with everyone before going home to argue with your in laws.
12/25/12 Christmas Day, CLOSED. Do a home WOD: AMRAP 24 hours of 3 episodes of A Christmas Story...
Thank you all for taking the time to fill out the survey we sent out a few weeks back. Your feedback was very informative. Although we will not be able to accommodate all of your suggestions we will be making some improvements around the box based on what we have learned from...
A wild Saturday night out on the town or a potential new skill for upcoming WODs at LAX CF?
Constantly Varied… Check
Functional Movement… Check
Done at a High Intensity.. Check
Don’t be surprised to see “Blowies” in upcoming WODs.
Workout of the Day...
This week’s mobility class: Play time
Ok. So you hit the box 4 days a week. You’ve finally figured out how to do a proper split jerk, you PRd your deadlift, and you’ve finally strung together 10 double unders. Now what?
A lot of times us crossfitters get stuck inside...
It’s that time of year – sick season. That means people are more likely to get the sniffles, fevers, coughs, etc. We realize you’re all way too addicted to the good stuff that you may not stay away when you’re fighting off a bug or just recovering from one, and we love...
Before I cracked out on CrossFit, I used to geek out by Flashing websites. Back then Flash was doing some amazing things. It still does really, but unfortunately Apple’s touch devices have drastically reduced companies even wanting to tap into the technology.
Last week we told you all about our holiday/anniversary party. In case you missed it in the double post goodness, you can check it out here. They just came out with this Facebook thing and it has Events, so we decided it would be good to do one of those too. If you haven’t been invited...