1) Push Press 5-5-5-5-5
Work up to a heavy, but perfect 5 rep push press. Start at or near your 5 Rep Max Press weight, or 80% of your 1 Rep Max Press.
2) Farmer Carry
5 x 50 meters. Work with a partner or two and rest as needed. Go heavy.
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Rich Froning and Camile Leblanc-Bazinet are the Fittest on Earth!
News and Notes
- Happy birthday, Alex K.!
- Ron W.’s friend is doing a comedy show on Thursday, July 31 at 8pm at Littlefield (right across from CFSBK!) to support an animal shelter. Check it out!
- LAST CALL TO PLAY SOFTBALL WITH THE CALAVERAS! CFSBK's team still needs a couple people for their game TONIGHT at 6pm, at the Red Hook ball fields. Pitching softball experience a huge plus! Email Dan H. if you're interested, dhalioua [at] gmail.com.
2014 CrossFit Games
The CrossFit Games concluded last night with these workouts:
1) For time: 4 rope climbs and 3 overhead squats at 245/165 lbs
2) For time: Double "Grace" (60 clean and jerks at 135/95 lbs)
Despite a not-awesome performance on Friday, Rich Froning kept climbing back and claimed the title of Fittest Man on Earth for the fourth consecutive year. IT WAS AWESOME. Check out the footage and highlights on the CrossFit Games website.
Claim One of the Last Spots in the Next Strength Cycle
The following two cycles still have a couple openings. Both cycles culminate in a CrossFit Total on Sunday, September 14th. If you have any questions, contact Jeremy at Jeremy [at] crossfitsouthbrooklyn.com.
B cycle: Tues/Thurs at 7PM and Sun at 10AM | Tues July 29th - Sun Sep 14th
Cont Ed/D Cycle: Mon/Wed at 6PM | Mon July 28th - Wed Sep 10th
3x Week: $260 paid upon registration and then another $260 at the halfway point
2x Week: $175 paid upon registration and then another $175 at the halfway point
Could Your Dog Use Some Lessons in Obeying You?
Anthony Newman of Calm Energy Dog Training was New York magazine’s pick for Best Dog Trainer of 2013, and he’s visiting CFSBK next Saturday to train your beloved dog.
When: Saturday, August 2, 2014, at 2:15pm
What: a 90-minute workshop will meet at CFSBK and include obedience exercises in real-world situations, techniques for calm city walking (including a packwalk down to the local dog park), and followed by a Q&A
Where: Your favorite gym
Cost: Specially-discounted cost for SBK: $55 per person/dog
This event is open to CFSBK members and their friends and dogs of all sizes, provided they are basically social and non-aggressive. Email Mare at mare [at] crossfitsouthbrooklyn.com to sign-up, and include any specific topics you would like to see covered.
QOD: Did you watch the Games? What was your favorite part?
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