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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 31, 2013 at 05:47AM

CrossFit-JournalPOST 2013: Beloved Suffering – Dave Castro, Nicole Carroll and a host of athletes and affiliate owners recall the workouts that made an impression in the year that was. Early in 2013, CrossFit Founder and CEO Greg Glassman and Dave Castro, Director of the CrossFit Games, sat outside a Starbucks in Carlsbad, Calif., brainstorming about the last workout of the 2013 Open. The meeting over coffee resulted in Open Workout 13.5, which was performed by more … http://ow.ly/2Cy0ke

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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 30, 2013 at 09:32PM

Tuesday December 31st

STRENGTH
5×5 bench press

WOD
THE END
3 rounds
1 min max effort strict press 95/65
Rest 30 sec
1 min max effort step ups 95/65
Rest 30 sec
1 min max effort strict pullups
Rest 30 sec

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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 30, 2013 at 12:27PM

Hey all! Please read the updated holiday schedule!

Tomorrow/ Tuesday December 31st:
Regular morning and day WODs. No evening classes. Meaning, 6 AM, 7 AM, 9 AM, 12PM WODS.
Wednesday January 1st (New Years Day): 8 AM, 9 AM and 10 AM WODs only. The rest of the week is back to normal. No specialty classes this week (oly, strength, or yoga wednesday).

Dec30No Comments

Letting Beauty Speak

If you ask 100 people to define beauty, you’ll get 100 different answers. Most will falter and offer descriptions instead.

CrossFit athletes are now rejecting previous definitions of beauty and putting forth their own, a definition researched and confirmed in every workout and every rep.

“There are people who spend their entire lives allowing the reflection in the mirror to determine their self-esteem, submitting to a cultural judgment established decades ago. But in CrossFit gyms all over the world, mirrors are conspicuous by their absence. Fitness is gauged in reps, in speed, power, virtuosity. And beauty is measured in joy. And in pride,” says narrator Marty Cej.

CrossFit presents a new aesthetic based on function, performance and confidence.

“I love the way that CrossFitters look because it’s just so real,” says three-time CrossFit Games competitor Ruth Anderson Horrell, pointing to an aesthetic that’s born of a relentless pursuit of work capacity and the inner strength that comes from achieving it.

“It’s beautiful to be fit, but I think … anyone who carries themselves with confidence will be beautiful,” says Michele Letendre.

Four-time Games competitor Austin Malleolo agrees: “If you want to look good, do stuff well, and do what life demands of you, and everything else will fall into place.”

Video by Jon Gilbert and Marty Cej.

 

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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 29, 2013 at 07:01PM

Don’t forget about comp class at 7 pm with the boss

Also, if possible, please plan on staying until 830. It’s a long comp class this time.

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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 29, 2013 at 05:32PM

CrossFit-JournalPOST Indignation for Self-Defense: “How Dare You?” http://ow.ly/2CvOES

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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 29, 2013 at 02:51PM

Monday December 30th

STRENGTH
12 minutes to find 3RM overhead squat
Then EMOM for 5 mins: 3 reps at 75%

WOD
20 minute AMRAP
13 burpees
13 thrusters 95/65
13 cal row

Dec29No Comments

Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 28, 2013 at 05:36PM

CrossFit-JournalPOST CrossFit Risk Retention Group: 2013 Update http://ow.ly/2CuFwp

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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 27, 2013 at 11:16AM

There will be no yoga tomorrow. (Saturday). There will be regular 9 and 10 am wods.

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Crossfit Great Salt Lake / December 26, 2013 at 05:38PM

CrossFit-JournalPOST CrossFit Firefight – Most CrossFit athletes know the cramping, burning ache in the forearms caused by Fran, but few have pushed through that to fire a gun at a target. At a Nov. 16 competition in Florida, three-time CrossFit Games champion Rich Froning did exactly that as part of a five-event challenge involving fitness and firearms. “I’m comfortable with guns. Doesn’t mean I’m accurate with guns,” Froning says. The champ competed against a field… http://ow.ly/2CrI5l