Rest Day

Steph P 4 Rounds, 30 DU, 7SN (217 Points)

We've got some Box Squats on tap for tomorrow, please check out the videos below for some information on them!
Dave Tate Talks Box Squats Pt 1 CrossFit
Dave Tate Talls Box Squats Pt 2 CrossFit
How to Box Squat YouTube

Peter and Anne's Party!
Celebrate Peter H and Anne H's Matriomony this weekend!  Please RSVO to petehoppmann01(AT) if you're interested in going~

Day: March 26, 2011
Time: 3:00-9:00
Where: 503 1st Street, Brooklyn, NY
What: Open House Reception
Who: You and all the other cool kids
Why: Celebrate Our Union

Are you looking forward to any upcoming movies?
The Brooklyn Mutt Show is this weekend!
Timeline of Human Evolution
Anthropologists Trace Human Evolution back to One Large Goat The Onion
Nation Savoring Every Moment of Late-February, Early March Days The Onion


WOD 3.24.11

15 Minutes NRFs of:
14 Heavy Kettlebell Swings
13 Slow Toes to Bars
12 Push-Ups or Ring Push-Ups with a 2 second pause at the top

Rope Climbing 101

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For Real Final Day of Back Off Week

Scott L: 7 Rounds Flat

Congratulations to Alexis C and Steve K on the birth of their first dauther, Zora Simone Collins Kotev!

Congratulations to everyone on their PR's yesterday, here are a few:
David T: 185 BSQ, 125 Press
Aaron S: 185 BSQ
Peter H: 100 Press
Laurel M: 205 BSQ, 100 Press
Jess F: 225 BSQ

Did anyone else PR their pretest?  Does anyone have a specific goal for their Back Squat, Press or Clean in the upcoming cycle?
Free Standing HSPU "Diane" CrossFit Gymnastics
Questions with Rob Orlando CrossFit
A Word About Your Shoulder Health Mobilty WOD


WOD 3.23.11

Back Squat


Today's Max Effort Lifts are Pre Tests for the Upcoming Strength Cycle!

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Final Day of Back Off Week

Baby Felix dreaming about the 2035 CrossFit Games
Congratulations again to Yoshi and Josi on the birth of their first son!

Congratulations to "The Warrior", Jacinto B who currently is ranked 7th internationally for the Open Sectionals in the 60+ Masters Category!

Updated Events!
Check out the adjustments to the Upcoming Events Tab in the left column.  We've shifted around some of the dates for Open Sectionals, added some upcoming seminars and announced Memorial Day Murph for 5/29/11!  We also wanted to remind everyone that this weekend is a normal schedule, there will be a noon class as well as Active Recovery and CF Kids. Originally we were hosting a sectional event but it's been pushed back one week via a CF Headquaters mandate.

Clearance Items at the Gym
We're trying to get rid of all our old merch.  Check out the discounted prices on discontinued items by the sign in desk.  Hoodies as low as $25 down from $40 and old style SBK shirts and Tanks as low as $10.  Supplies are limited so first come, first serve!

Attention all MIL, LEO, NYFD, BTC and Student Members:
If you didn't already recieve an email from David last night, please contact him at David(at) to recieve some updated payment links for your memberships.

The Untapped Power of Smiling Forbes
the Home (Fire House) Gym with Bill Grundler CrossFit
A Technical Description of the Pull in Weightlifting Waxman's Gym
Olympic Lifting FootWork CrossFit Invictus
Frustration CrossFit Lisbeth


Rest Day

Baby Brash. Compare to 10.20.10

Congratulations to Coach Margie on her 120lb Bench Press PR!

"Helen" is a staple CrossFit workout consisting of three rounds for time of: a 400m run, 21 Kettlebell Swings and 12 pull-ups.  Take these three movements and make your own version of "Helen".  The workout can be longer, shorter or just somehow different.  The goal is to program a new, balanced workout
Have a hard time getting into a good "catch" position on the Erg? Use this Mobilization beforehand next time! Mobility WOD
Michele Kinney Does Mainsite WOD 110322 CrossFit
How To Miss with Coach Burgener CrossFit
Its not about the Calories by Gary Taubes Slate
A slow Motion Analysis of Barefoot Running YouTube


WOD 3.21.11

30 Minutes NFRs:
12 Walking Lunges
9 Back Roll to Squat
6 Handstand Kick Ups
3 Front Lever Negatives

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Back Off Week

Go hunting with a Foam Roller or Lax Ball
Find a new area to work on!

Go, Jacinto, GO!!!

Congratulations to Jenna J on her 1/2 Marathon PR of 1:49:43 this weekend!

This weekend's Photos are up!
Photgrapher extrordinare, Asta F has uploaded all the photos from the Sectionals WOD this weekend. Check them out here! Thanks, Asta!

Running Seminar at CFSBK!
On April 17th, NYC Endurance is hosting a running workshop at CFSBK.  For all the dirty details, and to sign up, click this link!


WOD 3.20.11

5 Rounds NFT:
Run 270 meters
10 Strict Pull Ups
10 PVC Sit Ups
10 See Saw DB Presses

GHD Hip/Back Extensions 101

Back-off Week

Antoine goes for a Max Height Box Jump

Congratulations to Yoshi S. and his lovely wife on the birth of their son earlier this week!!

Sectionals WOD 1 is Done(ish)!

Thank you to everyone who participated to make WOD 1 of the Sectionals such a great success.  It took a lot of hard work from the organizers, volunteers, and athletes to get everything off the ground and have it run so smoothly.  Thanks to everyone involved in making yesterday such a great day!

Go Team CFSBK!

Congratulations to all the CFSBK members who represented CFSBK during WOD #1 at the 2011 CF Games Open Sectionals.  We thank you all for your hard work and are incredibly proud to have such a great stable of athletes repping SBK.

Scott L   7 Rounds (315 Points)
Kevin R   6 Rounds + 30 DU,1 SN (301 Points)
Josh M   6 Rounds + 10 DU (280 Points)
Dan R   5 Rounds +30 DU, 10SN (265 Points)
Dan B   5 Rounds + 30 DU, 7SN (262 Points)
John MD   5 Rounds + 30 DU, 3 SN (258 Points)
Dan L   5 Rounds + 25 DU (250 Points)
Jeremy F   5 Rounds + 1DU (226 Points)
Chris F   4 Rounds + 30DU, 14SN (223 Points)
Sean B   4 Rounds + 25 DU (205 Points)
Ryan P   4 Rounds + 1DU (181 Points)
Jacinto B   4 Rounds (180 Points)
Carlos G   4 Rounds (180 Points)

Kiki   5 Rounds + 17DU (242 Points)
Jess F   5 Rounds + 14DU (239 Points)
Steph P   4 Rounds, 30 DU, 7SN (217 Points)
Melissa L 4 rounds, 30 DU, 2SN (212 Points)
Sarah H   3 rounds, 30 DU, 7SN (172 Points)

Great work, Team SBK!!!  To see the full results, click here!
Deadline Change Crossfit


WOD 3.18.11

In 15 Minutes Find a Max Height Box Jump


Max Weighted Pull-up or Chin-up

Post Heights and Loads to comments.
Back off week

David B. works his shoulder position post WOD

Reminder: NO 12pm Group Class, Active Recovery or CrossFit Kids today due to Sectionals.  All other classes run as regularly scheduled.

Sectionals are here!
It's finally here! Today marks the start of the 2011 CrossFit Games Open Sectionals at CFSBK.  We'll have over 50 athletes competing in WOD #1 this afternoon. Good luck to all athletes competing today!  Feel free to join us to cheer on Team CFSBK and the other competitors as they fight for th title of Fittest on Earth. 

The first heat will begin today at approximately 1:20 PM.  Please join us to cheer on all the amazing athletes participating!

Good luck everyone!

Sectionals Heat Assignments
Here is the link to the heat assignments listed by time reflecting both the athlete and their judge:
WOD #1 Heat Assignments

If you are participating as an athlete and/or judge please review this information. Also, please take the time to review the movement standards and judges expectations in the following links. 

CF Games WOD 1
Judging Guidelines

If you have any questions please contact David at David(AT)