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  • 10/13/15 WOD

    Evening class working on their pistol squats!

    Reminder: There are no classes on Saturday because of the Metro Games!!!!

    Working on your Double Unders? Need some tips? Check out the article How to Master CrossFit Double Unders from DailyBurn. Check it out!

    Today's WOD


    Week 3, Cycle 2 of Wendler

    We're on Week 3! This means your work sets are 5/3/1+

    Front Squats


    Use your Cycle 2 starting weight to calculate your work set percentages. If you need help, talk to a coach!

    Your last work set is a 1+, meaning you will do 1 rep PLUS as many more as you can do with good form.  Record your weights and the number of reps done!

    You have 20 minutes to complete your lifts.

    Met Con

    For Time

    50 Calorie Row
    100 Double Unders*
    30 Weighted DB Step Ups 15/leg (45/25)

    * There are multiple options for the DUs depending on your skill level

    Mobility: Glutes, hammies, and calves

  • The Metro Games are Saturday!!!! (And 10/12/15 WOD--Regular Schedule Today!)

    The Metro Games are Saturday, October 17 at CrossFit Petworth! Because we are hosting this awesome event, there are no regular classes on Saturday! Come on by and support the competitors, volunteers, and vendors. WE CAN'T WAIT!!!

    Also, we have a regular class schedule today. Yay!

    Today's WOD


    EMOM 10


    There are several options!

    Advanced: If you are able to do 7-10 strict pullups unassisted, this is for you! 

    5 Chest to Bar Pullups
    If you need to band the Chest to Bars, then do it!

    Intermediate: If you are able to do 1-6 strict pullups either unassisted or with a purple or red band, this is for you!

    5 Strict Pullups, with the first 1-3 reps as Chest to Bar
    Attempt at least 1 Chest to Bar Pullup each round.

    Beginner: If you use a green or blue band for strict pullups, this is for you!

    5 Strict Pullups
    Work on your pullup strength!

    Met Con

    3 AMRAP 3

    4 Shoulder to Overhead (115/75)
    4 Bastards

    3 minute rest between rounds

    You are doing 3 separate AMRAPs with a 3 minute rest in between each. Each AMRAP starts with the shoulder to overheads. #Spoileralert, this is one of the workouts in the Metro Games!

    CASHOUT: 50 Hollow Rocks

    Mobility: All of the shoulder mobility

  • Bring a Friend Friday!!! (And 10/9/15 WOD)


    Friends that workout together...make the best Zombie Apocalypse Survival Team. 

    Bring a Friend Friday is TONIGHT in the 6:30pm class! Bring your friends for a fun workout and something to nosh on during the Happy Hour BBQ afterwards! Register you and your friends online here.

    Renn Fest on SUNDAY. Meet at the gym at 11am (after Yoga). We'll carpool there and spend a few hours making merriment. Tickets are $24 at the door. Check out all the details here. It is totes fun! If you're planning on coming, shot us an email at so we know who will be there!

    We'll have a regular class schedule on Monday even though it is Columbus Day!

    Today's WOD


    Cycle 2, Week 2 of Wendler

    Front Squats

    3 sets x 3 reps

    Use your Cycle 2 starting weight to calculate your work set percentages. If you're not sure what to do, ask the coach! 

    Your last work set is 3+. This means the last work set is 3 reps plus as many more as you can do with excellent form.

    Met Con


    3 Rounds for Time

    400m Run
    21 KB Swings (24/16)
    12 Pullups

    This is one of the "girls!" Be sure to record your time, KB, and any bands if used. You WILL see her again (and our last attempt was 4/17/15--compare the attempts!)

    Mobility: All the things

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