CFSBK Articles & Media

Enjoy these training articles written by our own coaching staff.

CFSBK Training Videos

Jeremy Goes For A Heavy Single On The Bench Press  David Osorio
Christian Reiss Goes for a 1RM Deadlift David Osorio
Kettlebell, Pull-Up WOD Demo with Josh and McDowell David Osorio
CFSBK Collected Training: V1 David Osorio
Matt Ufford: Fight Gone Bad 2010 Ari Bassin-Hill
David Slow Motion Snatch Malcolm Spittler
David 2 Methods Kipping Muscle Ups Malcolm Spittler
Brian D Clean and Jerks 280lbs


Back Off Weeks David Osorio
Understanding Sets Across David Osorio
How do I Prioritize When Training Only 2-3 Times Per Week? Chris Fox
Two Steps Forward, Then One Step Back... Then Two Steps Forward Again Chris Fox
Appropriate Scaling Chris Fox
20 Rep Squats Chris Fox
Developing Your Pull-Up Chris Fox
Thoughts On Scaling Pull-Ups (In Barbara and in General) David Osorio
Standardized Warm-Ups David Osorio
A refresher and new ideas on Standardized Warm-Ups David Osorio
Warm-Up Strategies For Developing Kipping Pull-Ups David Osorio
Preparing to 1RM Chris Fox
Wendler 5/3/1 and CrossFit Group Classes Chris Fox
Training vs. Testing Noah Abbott
Why Are We Discouraging Failing? David Osorio
Dynamic Effort Method: Deadlifts David Osorio
So Close to a Pull-Up David Osorio
Not For Time, A Primer David Osorio
A New Dawn for CFSBK Programming David Osorio

Exercise Psychology

More Work, Or a Sip of Water? Chris Fox
Getting Ready to Squat Margie Lempert
Goal Setting Chris Fox
Degraw Street Etiquette 101 David Osorio
Heavy: A Response Margie Lempert
Zen and the Art of Crush Week David Osorio
Gym Equipment Etiquette Reminders David Osorio
The Sophomore Slump Noah Abbott
Warming Up Wisely Noah Abbott
Why Compete? Chris Fox

Mobility, Recovery, and Injuries

Your Rotator Cuff Chris Fox
Beat the Heat David Osorio
Set Your Back, But What's My Back? Chris Fox
Ankle Mobility Chris Fox
Shoulder Disfunction, Where to Start David Osorio
General Informed Freestyling David Osorio
Ouch: Discomfort, Pain and The Space Between Noah Abbott

General Training

Rowing a 1500m piece Nick Peterson
Rowing a 2000m race Nick Peterson
Push-Ups 101 Chris Fox
Chip Conrad Interview Shane Williams
Good Training Habits, Part 1 David Osorio
Sett(l)ing for a new PR Chris Fox
Dude, Where's My 1RM? Jeremy Fisher
Opportunities David Osorio
Open Gym, A Refresher Margie Lempert
A CrossFit Shoe Primer Noah Abbott
DIY Cool Downs David Osorio
Gym Etiquette and Reminders David Osorio
Dumbbell Thrusters David Osorio
Strategies For Movement Development: The Olympic Lifts Part 1 David Osorio
Developing Your Handstand, Part 1 David Osorio
Developing Your Handstand, Part 2 David Osorio
CFSBK Membership Policy Notes MGMT


Ode to the Egg Margie Lempert
Bang for your buck Chicken Chris Fox
Curried Collard Greens Chris Fox
Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Vegetables Chris Fox
Changing Weight 1.0 Chris Fox
Got Meat? Got Veg? Need Variety? Add Sauce Chris Fox
Why Do I Feel Funny? (on Paleo) Margie Lempert
Why Am I So Hungry? Chris Fox
The Paleo Challenge is Over!!! Chris Fox
Body Recomposition Templates Chris Fox

Athlete Of the Month

John McCann Doyle Sept 10
David McGrath Oct 10
Jessica L Bailey Nov 10
Sarah Haskins Dec 10
Ryan Piester Jan 11
Bethany Benzur Feb 11
Carlos Guerra March 11
Josh Martinez April 11
Melissa Loranger May 11
Jack Levavi June 11
Chris Artis July 11
Katie Mohrhauser Aug 11
YOU!!! Sept 11
Dan Halioua Oct 11
David Makowski Nov 11
Allen Gaorian Jan 12
Rickke Mananzala Feb 12
Christine Naclerio
April 12
Samir Chopra
June 12
Kate Brash July 12
Barbara Krysko  Aug 12
David Turnbull
Nov 12
Marian Lai Aug 13
Willie and Nancy Hernandez
  July 13
Dr. Mike Cutaia
September 13
Joy Mele November 13
Peter Mattis January 14 

Underneath the Hoodie

Jessica Fox Margie Lempert
Nick Peterson Margie Lempert
Chris Fox Margie Lempert
Noah Abbott Margie Lempert
David Osorio Margie Lempert
Jeremy Fisher Margie Lempert
Laurel Madar Margie Lempert
Margie Lempert Noah Abbott
McDowell Myers Kate Reece

CFSBK Behind The Scenes David Osorio

Behind the Desk 

Matt Katz
Whitney Hubbard
Jaclyn Kahn
Danae Mcleod
Lisa Fernandez
Ruth Pardee
Lindsay Silva

More Media and Videos

ABC Nightline News Came to CFSBK to talk Training and Nutrition! (video)
Ashley McCullough from Well+Good NYC tries CrossFit at CFSBK

Healthbeat Brooklyn Checks out CFSBK (video)
USRowing comes to our gym to see how we incorporate rowing into our training methods (video)
Time Out NY gives us a 6/6 on their Barf-o-Meter
US News and World Reports comes to CFSBK for an boredom-free workout
"Starting CrossFit South Brooklyn" A CrossFit Journal Preview (video)
The Inspirational Trainer, Jacinto Bonilla Part 1 and Part 2 CrossFit Journal Previews(video)
We are huge in Europe. Exhibit A and Exhibit B