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Why Do I Celebrate PRIDE?

Why do I celebrate PRIDE?

I am passionate about our incredible gym family and I want to nurture the diversity, inclusion and equality that makes us our community so special. It’s important to me that our gym is safe, welcoming and respectful to all who come in. Pride Month is an opportunity to show my support for the LGBTQ community and explore new ways in which I can advocate for LGBTQ rights. As one of your coaches, I try my best to show my advocacy of LGBTQ issues through participation in events and through my words and actions. For me, it’s not enough to say that I believe in equality for all. I’ve made changes in my everyday life, like using language that promotes inclusivity (15kg bar vs. “women’s bar”) and taking a stand (and engaging in discussion) when I hear anti-LGBTQ slurs and remarks made.


Pick up a #LiftHeavyLoveStrong rubber wristband at the gym- we’ll be handing these out at the parade

If you identify as a straight ally for equality, I encourage you to check out some ways you can become active in creating a community (and world!) where diversity is the norm and all people have access to equal rights. It’s important to voice our advocacy for our fellow gym-mates, friends, family, coworkers and even those whom we aren’t close with. Don’t be afraid to speak up and come out!

Pride Parade is a great way to show your support, I’ll see you there!

ToeS-to-Bar Tuesday

Use your lats when you hang! Think about pushing your hands down into the bar (with straight arms), or by trying to bend/break the bar with your hands, elbows, and shoulders.

CrossFit WOD for Tuesday 6/6

EMOM for 8 minutes: 3 touch & go power snatches, ascending weight

2 rounds for time:
50 wall balls
50 toes-to-bar

Post time to whiteboard!

Gymnastics Strength WOD

ankle prep and pistols, muscle-up positional strength development

Endurance WOD

Short Interval: 2 rounds
– 5x 100m run
– 4x 200m run
– rest 1:1 between efforts

CompEx WOD (6am)

tabata flutter kicks, dumbbell back ext + row, YGIG back squats for 10 minutes

“ELIZABETH”

21-15-9 reps for time:
power clean, 61/43kg
ring dips

3-5 rounds:
30 UB double unders
30 UB situps

3 pausing TGU/side

HORTON

Our special edition 2017 FCF PRIDE shirt pre-order closes after the weekend! Make sure you don’t miss out on choosing the color/style shirt you want!

ARTICLES

+ According to Donald Trump Jr., Donald Trump Jr. Is a World-Class CrossFit Athlete – Deadspin

CrossFit WOD for Friday 6/2

“HORTON”

9 rounds for time with a partner of:
9 bar muscle-ups
11 clean & jerks, 70/50kg
50m buddy carry

Olympic Weightlifting WOD

2-position snatch, 2-position clean, alternating push press, abs, back, obliques

Gymnastics Strength WOD

 

Kettlebell WOD

– Abridged Primal Movement Warmup and Mobility
– Carries