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Week in Preview: 7/10 through 7/16

Another weekend done, another week to look forward to!

1st row: Megan, Tony, Jessie, Olivia, Eva, me, 2nd row: Jeffrey, Nathan, Lauren, Ali, Stacey, Michael, Ali, Devin, Scott, Grayson, Robyn, Jon

We had three teams compete at the 2017 Battle At the Ballpark at Safeco field, followed by the beer garden and the game.

On the agenda this week: the return of back squats, push press/tuck jumps, kettlebell snatches/toes-to-bar/box jumps, practice with the still rings, the retest of “Easy Plate”, deadlifts/burpees/cleans, the wrap-up of the deadlift cycle with a day to test your 1-rep maximum deadlift, the hero workout “RYAN”, a CrossFit Team Series workout, and finally a birthday celebration workout for Moonboots!

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CrossFit WOD for Monday 7/10

back squat 6×5, ascending

100 push press for time. every time you drop the bar do 6 tuck jumps.

Rx = 43/29kg. Performance uses 2×50/35 lbs dumbbells. Post time to whiteboard / comments!

Olympic Weightlifting WOD

snatch complex, back squats, snatch push press

Powerlifting WOD

back squats, presses, and pullups

Kettlebell WOD
– Primal mobility
– Squat and press ladders
– Getup and swing work. Ending with simple and sinister (100 single arm swing and 10 TGU)

Trident Championships 2017 Live Streams

Big thanks to Trident Athletics for always running a smooth, fun event!

Women’s Open Session B (Robyn S, Vicky B)

Men’s Open Session B (Nathan M, Guillaume C)

Women’s Open Session A (Gabrielle F, Kylie C, Bri M, Megan K)

Men’s Open Session A (Andrew B)

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Half IronFCFers

In case you haven’t noticed, 2017 is here! Trying to figure out what to do with all that fitness you’ve been building all winter? How about taking it outside!

Sarah and Colin are taking on a half Ironman this summer, this time in Victoria, BC. And we’re looking for a few brave souls to join us. What does it take to finish a half Ironman?

1.2 mile swim.

56 mile bike ride.

Ending with a 13.1 mile run.

All told it’ll take around 6 to 8 hours. Sound outrageous? It’s not bad! In fact, we’ve already got two friends joining us who have never attempted an organized endurance event before. To get ready, we’ll all follow the same programming that got us through our first Half-Ironman in 2015 (about 3-4 months of training). If you’re worried about the swim or have any other specific questions (most people do!), we’ll also be happy to help personalize a plan for you.

If you’re interested in learning more about what exactly Ironman training involves, track Sarah or Colin down at the gym, or email info@foundationcrossfit.com to get a hold of us.

Keep an eye out for training events this Spring. Even if you don’t want to complete a half Ironman, you’re welcome to improve your endurance and stamina by joining us on a run, bike ride or swim!