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Sep032012

Labor Day: Gym Closed!


A Very Red Malcolm Does a Beach Headstand to Press Out

Attention Mobility Fans:

As many of you know, Kelly Starrett, creator of the infintely useful MobilityWOD is coming out with a book.  This mamoth hardcover book will be 400+ pages, contain 3,500+ photographs and no doubt be Kelly's magnum opus.  The gym will be buying a few copies and wants to know if you want in too. At retail, the book will cost $59.95 but pre-order sales will be $29.98 for orders of 10 or more.  If you'd like to get in on the pre-sale discount, please email David(AT)CrossFitSouthBrooklyn.com with "Leopard" as the subject line.

"Becoming a Supple Leopard"
The Ultimate Guide To Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance
By Kelly Starrett with Glen Cordoza
Website

Current Pre-Orders In:

1. Jason F
2. David McG
3. Tom S
4. Nino D
5. Laura M
6. Noah B
7. Alex H
8. Inka H
9. Gabriel B
10. Erica/Greg N
11. Joy M
12. Rickke M
13. Carlos and Christine G
14. Richard G
15. CFSBK!

If you're not on this list, you need to email me ASAP to jump on the pain train to mobility town.  I'll be ordering the books late this week and then will hit everyone up at the gym for the $$.

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Reader Comments (4)

MGMT: I know deadlifts are programmed for tomorrow, but can those of us who can't come in Wednesday squat as though it were a normal Tuesday where you can choose between Monday and Wednesday?

Happy not-laboring-day!

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterStella

LOVED the Starting Strength article.

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNino

Squat: 317.5x5x3
Press: 107.5x5x2, 9
Clean: 185x2x3


Squats were ok, body is really creaky right now but the weight was moving. Press was ok, A little burned out on the rep out. Bailed on the last set of cleans, after the rep out it just wasn't in me. Will have to repeat it on Friday.

September 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDeacon Ernest Frye

We've got almost 50 orders in for Kelly's book! Wow!

Fun labor day, went to Central Park with Sam and Herschel. Lovely day exploring and people watching, hope everyone else had a nice day too.

The press to handstand in the video is really difficult without a spotter. I feel like if I try it without someone there i'd immediately have to roll out of it.

September 3, 2012 | Registered CommenterDavid Osorio

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