WOD 2.20.10

Complete the Following For TIme:

50 Double Unders
50 KB Swings 32/24/16kg
40 Double Unders
40 Box Jumps 24/20/16
30 Double Unders
30 Push Ups/Modified Push Ups
20 Double Unders
20 Pull Ups/Vertical Ring Rows
10 Double Unders
10 Burpees

Post times and Rx to comments.

Skill Work 

Backward Rolls
Headstand Practice

Avery Power Snatches

Happy Birthday Maggie G.!

Strength Intensive A Cycle SOLD OUT    

The A Cycle  of Coach Jeremy's Strength Intensive sold out faster than a Justin Bieber concert.  We look forward to seeing a new crew hit some major strength milestones over the next 8 weeks.  

Remember, the current cycle will be wrapping up 8 weeks of hard work with their CrossFit Total.  Each athlete will get 3 attempts at the Squat, Press and Deadlift to hit a new personal best.  We wish the participants luck and hope you join us to show support this Wednesday, February 25 starting at 6pm.  Join us for one of the most electrifying nights in the gym.

C.R.A.S.H-Bs Today! 

Stay tuned to the blog today for updates on how Charmel, Collete and Dan do at the 2011 C.R.A.S.H.-B Regatta under the iron fist of Coach Nick!  Good luck guys!


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Front Squat

Complete the Following Every Minute on the Minute for 10 Minutes:

1 Front Squat
5 Box Jumps 24"/20"
(E3/8) For FSQ add 2-10lbs to your last exposure.

Post loads and box height to comments.
Compare to 2.16.11 and 2.12.11

3 Rounds (NFT):

5 Bulgarian Split Squat/leg
10 Romanian Deadlifts
10 Knees-to-elbows

Post loads to comments. 

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Happy Birthday Shaun M. and a very Happy Belated Birthday to Joe W.!

Good Luck to the C.R.A.S.H-B Crew This Weekend

Join us in wishing Coach Nick and his fearless band of merry men and woman up to Boston for the C.R.A.S.H.-Bs. This is Nick's second year leading SBKers up to the great white north to spend 7 minutes in Hell in search of a lifetime of glory.  We wish Charmel R., Dan R. and Collette K. the best of luck and big new PRs!

PRs, Leaderboard Scores and Bears Oh My!

Speaking of PRs we wanted to recognize some of the awesome achievements of our membership over the last few weeks so here is a thorough albeit not exhaustive list of some of the awesome work you guys have put in over the last few weeks:

John McD. 76 Pistols
Katie M. 5 Kipping Pull-ups
Steph "3 Years In" Paddock 20 Kipping Pull-ups
Jess B. 8 Kipping Pull-ups
Felipe  56 PUsh-ups
Trey 61 Push-ups
Laurel M. 46 3/4" Box Jump, 25 Kipping Pull-ups
Ryan P. 40 Kipping Pull-ups
Margie L. 30 Push-ups
Theresa B. 42 Push-ups
Avery W. 110 Snatch, 153 Clean, 158.4 Jerk
Rolando "Nasty Girls" 9:20
Bethany B. 205 Deadlift
Robin R. 175 BSQ (30# PR), 225 DL (20# PR)
Dave P. 365 Bench Press
David O. 43 Kipping Pull-ups

Amazing work everyone!!

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Rest Day

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Just in time for spring our CFSBK Skull & Bones T-Shirts are back in stock.  If you've been waiting to grab one (or forced to wait) pick one up the next time you're in the gym. 

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If you drink all the water in the water pitcher please take the time to refill it.  Courtesy is contagious. 


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Push Press

(E1/4) Sub max load, no fails.
Consider using 85-90% of 1RM Press.

Post loads to comments.
Compare to 10.25.09

For Time:
Row 1000 meters
15 Push Jerk 135/95
15 Pull Ups
10 Push Jerk 135/95
10 Pull Ups
5 Push Jerk 135/95
5 Pull Ups

Post loads and times to comments.

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 March AM/PM Foundations is Now Open

Great news for those looking to join the gym.  Our new Foundations Cycle is available for registration.  The cycle will meet Wednesdays at 8-9:15pm and Sundays 10-11:15pm.  This cycle starts Wednesday, March 13!  For more information and to register click here!

Rest Day Dinner Reminder

Michele and Craig's rest day dinner is almost upon us!  Remember is starts at 8:30pm and will be held at Craig's house just a couple of blocks from the gym.  For full details including location go here.

If you plan on coming out then we need you to RSVP!  So if you're in for some of the best food this side of the East River email mignyc(AT)


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Front Squat


(E2/8) Today's lifts are done at a 2-2-X-1 tempo.  Use a submaximal load adding 2.5-5lbs to your previous exposure. 

Post work load to comments.
Compare to 2.12.11

3 Rounds for time of:
7 Thrusters 95/65
14 Burpees
21 Double Unders

Aaron & Ariel breaking down a bunny during this weekend's SBKitchen event

March Strength Intensive Sign-up

The current Strength Cycle is almost finished and will culminate in the always awe-inspiring Total next Wednesday at 6pm!  The upcoming cycles are now available for registration now!  If you're interested in spending 8 weeks getting seriously strong using the Squat, Deadlift, Press, Bench and Power Clean then sign up for Coach Jeremy's March Strength Cycle here!

C.R.A.S.H-Bs This Weekend

This Saturday, Coach Nick will lead an intrepid group of SBKers to the annual C.R.A.S.H-B's Indoor Rowing World Championship in Boston!  Dan R., Charmel R. and Collette K. will compete against hundreds of rowers in the widely-feared 2000m.  They've been training hard for this and we wish them all the best!


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Rest Day

Whitney H. and friend Tyra W. at the Taj Mahal

Happy Birthday Scott J.!

Beast of the East Competition

We may be midway through winter but October will be here before you know it.  Those looking for fierce competition look no further than the 2-day Beast of the East Competition to be held October 8 & 9, 2011 in Durham, Connecticut. (Where?!).  They promise a slew of events featuring Strongman, Olympic and Powerlifting and Endurance and cash prizes.  Check the website here for more information and to register. 


Friday Rest Day Dinner

All info can be found at the link here!  Don't forget to RSVP!


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3 Position Snatch

(E1/4) 3 Sets of the Following Complex: High Hang Snatch/Hang Snatch/Snatch
*Bar should stay in the hands for the entire complex. Work up as heavy as you can with good form. 

Post loads to comments.
Compare to 10.18.10 

Snatch Balance 

*Attempt to catch each rep as deep as possible 

Post loads to comments. 
Compare to 12.29.10

Steph P. Squatting in Iceland


Craig and Michelle K. have teamed up to bring you the next Paleo Challenge Rest Day dinner.

Time: 8:30 PM

Place: Casa de Craig, only 2 blocks from the box.

What to bring: Drinks!

RSVP to: mignyc (at) gmail dot com for details and directions.


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