Monthly Archives: April 2014

Thinking of cutting back on strength building exercises for race season?

Think again! There’s a big misconception that circulates the endurance community. This false idea is the idea that strength training in heavy rep ranges will make endurance athlete’s big and slow. Whether its runners, triathletes, rowers, or just about any other … Continue reading

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At CrossFit 7220 the trainers are dedicated to providing a worthwhile experience at every WOD, everyday. Although each athlete has different strengths and weaknesses, we hope to focus our activities during classes to optimize your performance during the WOD as well … Continue reading

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WOD and WASH!

East gym now has 2 fully functioning showers for post-WOD sweat and grime removal.  Enjoy! (Don’t forget to also wipe down your equipment)

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Pink Ladies of CrossFit

(and one who didn’t get the memo…)

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It can always be worse.

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Tips for Wednesday’s WOD!

  Click here for Quick Rowing Tips with Jason Khalipa   An honest push-up (CrossFit Journal excerpt) So, “what is an honest push-up?” An honest push-up moves slowly from full extension to a point of maximum depth without “reaching” for … Continue reading

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Is pull-ups one of your goals?

CONQUERING YOUR FIRST STRICT PULL-UP -from BoxLife Magazine, April 10, 2014 Ah, the good ol’ strict pull-up. Nothing like having to elevate your entire body weight! Some people have no problem banging out strict pull-ups. However, a large population of … Continue reading

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On CrossFit and Risk

  “We walk around every day not knowing the exact level of risk and benefit associated with most of our actions, yet it remains our responsibility to decide what’s worth pursuing.” —Julie Foucher, medical student, CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff … Continue reading

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Time to focus

It’s Spring (some days)… time for fresh starts and new beginnings. Maybe during the Open you discovered weaknesses you didn’t know you had. Maybe you just finished Boot Camp with a skill (or two) you really want to master. Maybe you … Continue reading

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7220 Open Results

2014 CrossFit Open results for 7220 are below. Full leader board is posted in the gym. Great job everyone!  Top 20 1. Jesse Feinsod 2. Chris Michael 3. Christa Munari 4. Josh Dorell 5. Mike Kmetz 6. Marty McKinney 7. … Continue reading

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