"The Chief"

Max rounds in 3 minutes of:
135 pound Power cleans, 3 reps
6 Push-ups
9 Squats

Rest 1 minute. Repeat for a total of 5 cycles.

Post rounds completed for each of the 5 cycles.
Compare to 9.15.08

Accessory Work
Max body weight dead hang off pull-up bar

Heather Keenan

Paleo in a Nutshell, Part 1: Food


Rest Day

Pat Sherwood hits the afternoon workout

May's Foundations Cycle will be taking place on Mondays and Thursdays at 8pm the following dates:
5/4, 5/7, 5/11, 5/14, 5/18, 5/21, 5/25, 5/28
Please email to reserve your slot today!

Does anyone know where we could procure a large amount of free tires? Normal car sized tires would be fine.

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Back Squat


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Accessory Work
3 Rounds NFT of:
3 Heavy Turkish Get-Ups, Each Side
30 Russian Twists

Nicole Carroll on "What is CrossFit?"


Level 1 Certification

Congratulations to all the CFSBK athletes who received their CrossFit Level 1 Certification this weekend!


Rest Day

Legit Burpees by Leonid

Attention South Brooklyn Athletes:
All classes this weekend will be canceled for the L1 certification.  Our normal schedule will resume on Monday.

Level 1 Attendees:
Welcome to South Brooklyn! Please don't hesitate to contact David (973-610-3628) or Margie (917-626-2816) if you have any questions about your visit. If you're driving and would prefer to park on the street there will be more availability towards on the named streets between Third and Fourth Avenues. The link below is a neighborhood map so that you can easily find your way around. Also, feel free to post a question on the comments section of this post and someone will get back to you ASAP.

Park Slope Neighborhood Map


Mid Hang Power Clean


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compare to 1.21.09

Accessory Work
2 Rounds of:
1 Minute Lateral Plank, right
1 Minute Lateral Plank, left
1 Minute Prone Plank
30 Sit-Ups

Dan L. gets his bouldering on

It would be much appreciated if anyone could either come a little early or stay a little late tonight so that we could move some stuff for the Level 1 Certification this weekend.  Thanks!

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The Filthy Fifty

For time:

50 Box jump, 24 inch box

50 Jumping pull-ups

50 Kettlebell swings, 1 pood

Walking Lunge, 50 steps

50 Knees to elbows

50 Push press, 45 pounds

50 Wall ball shots, 20 pound ball

50 Burpees

50 Double unders

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compare to 7.20.08

Accessory Work.

Sal trains for the Qualifier

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