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Reebok CrossFit Back Bay
28 Mar
by: Published in Uncategorized

Team WOD 1: For time:

50 Burpees (1 at a time)
50 Pull Ups (5 reps at a time)
50 Box Jumps (24/20) (5 reps at a time)
100 Wall Balls (14/10) (10 at a time)
200 Double Unders (20 at a time)
100 KBS (20/12) (10 at a time)
50 Box Jumps (24/20) (5 reps at a time)
50 Pull Ups (5 reps at a time)
50 Burpees (1 rep at a time)

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Does this make sense?…

When doing partner workouts, the repetitions are often split anyhow, but today you and your partner have to split things a certain way.  The Burpees must be split one at a time; that is to say that you do the first Burpee, then your partner does the second one, and you the third and so on.  From there, each exercise has different repetition splits.  So even if you wanted to, you could not do like Snoop Lion says:

I’m tryin’ to work this cold thing
And take this whole thing

That was a quick turn into Sorta Irrelevant Avenue,

CG

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27 Mar
by: Published in Uncategorized

WOD:  14.5:  For time:

21-18-15-12-9-6-3 reps of:

Thrusters (95/65)
Facing the Bar Burpees

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This is it…

Burpees and Thrusters!  I have a hunch that we have practiced these CrossFit movements thoroughly since forever.  If this is your bread and butter, than you should be smiles all around.  If you are wincing every time you see Thrusters and Burpees show up (which are some of the most common movements in CrossFit workouts) it’s kinda time to bite the bullet and get used to it.

Because this workout is for time and not an AMRAP, we will officially create a time limit that is the beginning of the next class.

Good luck,

CG

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27 Mar
by: Published in Apres Crossfit, WODs

Hey Athletes and Visionaries,

 

Two of our members, Steve Cardillo and Ben Eischen are apart of an awesome organization called Minds Matter, which is a youth mentoring organization that they care deeply about.

WHEN:     Saturday, April 5, 2014, 8pm – 12pm
WHERE:  The Black Falcon Terminal in South Boston
WHAT:     An unforgettable evening featuring top shelf drinks all night, hors d’oeuvres, dancing, and a silent auction!
WHO:       You and 600 of Boston’s young professionals.
WHY:       A benefit for Minds Matter of Boston
 
Tickets are available at Ticketleap HERE, or through our event on Facebook
 
Bring your friends, family, significant others, and anyone else who’s up for a great evening.
The Spring Soiree is our #1 source of funding, so the more guests, the better!
 
The event is fully catered through donations from many local Boston restaurants and we receive support and sponsorships from nationally recognized brands such as Sam Adams, Ketel One Vodka, Blue Ribbon BBQ, and UBER among many others!
 
 
Some More Information about Minds Matter…
 
Today, it seems that a college education is more important than ever.  For some, attending a four year collegiate education is the forgone conclusion after completing high school.  For many high achieving students in the Boston area from low-income families, however, this is not always a realistic expectation.  Without the resources for tutoring, test preparation, study textbooks and other support, these students face an uphill battle to reach their highest academic potential in today’s competitive academic environment.
 
This is where Minds Matter comes in.  The Boston chapter of this national non-profit organization is dedicated to helping these talented and underprivileged students to reach their goals of attending a four year college.  We aim to help students who show initiative through a weekly mentoring program, aiding directly with developing academic skills and preparation for the college application process as well as answering the questions that come up for students navigating this complex time in their lives.  In addition, the program provides professional SAT classes and sends each student to a collegiate summer program every year.
 
Of course, such a comprehensive program requires a great deal of financial support for each student.  Each year, we provide the majority of the funding for this program through our annual Spring Soiree, which in Boston has become one of the largest charitable events aimed at our demographic.  This year over 600 young professionals, most of which in their twenties, will join together at the Black Falcon Terminal in South Boston.  
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Follow Minds Matter of Boston on Twitter @MindsMatterBOS, on Instagram @mindsmatterboston, and like us on Facebook!
 
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