In 15 Minutes, work up to a heavy single of:
Fitness: Power Clean + FSQ + Split Jerk
Performance: Clean & Jerk
Add 5lbs from last weeks front squats.
Performance: Work up 90% of projected 1RM (based off the 3RM) for 3 singles
Rest 2 minutes rest between sets. You should not be failing today.
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Behind the Desk: Ruth Party!!
Here is the next installment in our new series called Behind the Desk, about our beloved and much appreciated Front Desk staff. These CrossFitters take care of the important duties of checking in our members, handling walk-ins, tidying up after classes, and so many other things that it would take forever to list them. They are the glue that holds this gym together!
Full name: Ruth M. Pardee (prounounced "Party!!" with two exclamation points.)
Where were you born and where did you grow up: Born and raised in Berkeley, California
First album that you loved: The Shrek soundtrack
What are you up to when you're not at 597 Degraw Street: I work part-time for a small tech company. Other than that I love to go out to movies, go on bike rides, and cook.
"Ask me about that time I...": Broke my nose while attempting to shoot a rifle. More me being stupid than an actual good story...
Earth is about to implode but aliens on a previously undiscovered planet named Euripides want to preserve one artifact from humans. What would you offer them? A Steinway grand piano (art, craftsmanship, and technology)
Favorite shade of blue: Teal
Favorite lift: Power Clean (from the floor)
Tough Titsday Powerlifting Meet Tomorrow
The TTD Powerlifting meet is happening tomorrow starting at 2:30pm. All are welcome and encouraged to watch some of CFSBK's strongest women hit the platform to test their strength. Excitement and awe inspiring performances guaranteed!
Each woman will have 3 attempts to hit a max single in Squat, Bench and Deadlift, in that order. All lifters will make their attempts in each lift before moving to the next. First, second and third place winners will be awarded in each weight class based on total combined weight of best lifts.
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