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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 29, 2013 at 05:50AM

CrossFit-JournalPOST CrossFit Radio Episode 306 – On Episode 306 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Alamo CrossFit owner Amanda Taylor, as well as Justin Bergh, General Manager of the CrossFit Games. This episode was webcast on Nov. 28, 2013. 2:21 Amanda Taylor owns Alamo CrossFit in San Antonio, Texas, and she described how her business plan has evolved since she affiliated in 2007. Taylor talked about learning from mistakes and explained how doing so … http://ow.ly/2BSquj

Nov29No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 28, 2013 at 09:23PM

Friday November 29th

STRENGTH
Isabel
30 snatches for time 135/95

WOD
10 min AMRAP
10 chest to bars
15 WBS
50 du

Nov28No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 27, 2013 at 05:33PM

CrossFit-JournalPOST Thanksgiving: Judgment Day – Holidays forces many CrossFit athletes to leave the comfort of their boxes and face questions about their workouts, eating habits and bloody shins from friends and family who think they’re completely insane. In the classic ’80s movie Say Anything, John Cusack’s character, Lloyd Dobler, is sitting at the dinner table and trying to explain his commitment to a sport nobody has heard of. It doesn’t go well. “What I’ve … http://ow.ly/2BQ1Nl

Nov27No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 26, 2013 at 05:44PM

Wednesday November 27th

WOD
The Big Clean Complex
4 sets of the following Complex :
High Hang Power Clean + Hang Power Clean + Power Clean + Push Press
High Hang Clean + Hang Clean + Clean + Push Jerk
High Hang Clean + Hang Clean + Clean + Split Jerk

One set consists of all 12 reps. Try not to drop the bar during the entire set; if you must drop after the Overhead movements, it’s allow – just be quick to get back on the bar. Rest as needed between sets and try to increase weight after each set.

High Hang – Start with the bar at “the pockets.”
Hang – Start with the bar just above the knee.
Squat Clean – Start with the bar on the ground.

Nov27No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 26, 2013 at 05:39PM

CrossFit-JournalPOST Daniel Rodriguez’s Big Win – Chicago student wins charter-school “education lottery” and earns full college scholarship. Daniel Rodriguez won the lottery when he was 13. A kid from Chicago’s inner city, Rodriguez faced a bleak outlook. His mom is from Puerto Rico, his dad from the Dominican Republic, and English is not the first language of either parent. Rodriguez struggled in elementary school, and his parents feared for his future in high schoo… http://ow.ly/2BO4nh

Nov26No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 26, 2013 at 08:58AM

Hey all!
This weeks holiday schedule is all regular classes Wednesday and Friday. But we are closed for thanksgiving. Enjoy your day off and be with your family.
Also yoga Saturday at 8 am and regular wods to follow.

Nov26No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 26, 2013 at 05:57AM

CrossFit-JournalPOST Go South, Episode 11: The Spanish F-Word http://ow.ly/2BMVcT

Nov26No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 25, 2013 at 05:37PM

CrossFit-JournalPOST “Snatch a Dumbbell? Madness!” – Pat Sherwood confesses to a history of biceps curls before detailing favorite WODs that helped him stay fit on an epic motorcycle trip. In early 2005, I received a phone call from my buddy Dave Castro, who told me I needed to check out the gnarly workouts on a website he had recently discovered. I pulled up CrossFit.com and saw “Deadlift 1-1-1-1-1-1-1.” At that moment in my life, I had been doing classic weight tra… http://ow.ly/2BM6hv

Nov26No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 25, 2013 at 04:56PM

Tuesday November 26th

STRENGTH
4 sets of:
6 front squats followed by 10 back squats
These will be performed at 60% of you front squat max

WOD
Ugly Annie
50.40.30.20.10
Double unders
Sit-ups
Air squats

Nov25No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / November 24, 2013 at 08:06PM

Monday November 25th

STRENGTH
Establish 1 rep max behind the neck jerk
Then 1 rep EMOM 5 minutes at 85%

WOD
10 min AMRAP
5 hang cleans
5 front squats
5 jerks
135/95