The story is classic: Gabe Subry and Vince Carter were training out of a traditional gym, and when their clientele grew and the space wasn’t able to accommodate CrossFit training, the pair opened CrossFit 209 Sport, the first box in Stockton, Calif. Now they’ve got all the toys they need.
The 4,200-square-foot facility has the requisite CrossFit equipment but also boasts dumbbells that go all the way up to 100 lb… Continue Reading
On Episode 211 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit 1525 owner Nikki Goldin and CrossFit Gymnastics subject-matter expert Jeff Tucker. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from CrossFit Fairbanks in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Complete 10 rounds for time of:
315-lb. deadlifts, 3 reps
“You were born to do this,” Rob Orlando says. “We have to put you in the right position and it’ll happen naturally.”
Join Orlando, owner of Hybrid Athletics, as he teaches tire-flipping technique to CrossFitters in the U.K.
Orlando asks his assistant, Carey Kepler, to demonstrate proper tire-flipping technique, and she sets up with her chest and shoulders against the tire, gripping underneath.
“We’re not going up and… Continue Reading
Join Shane Sweatt and Laura Phelps-Sweatt of Westside Barbell as they introduce the bamboo bar for stabilization training.
“This bar is great for stabilization. It’s great for shoulder rehab—also teaches you a really good release (the negative phase of the lift),” Sweatt says.
Sweatt spots a lifter using the bar with bands and kettlebells to safely work on the athlete’s stabilization. Sweatt says you can perform reps or… Continue Reading
On Episode 201 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Advantage owner Cody Looney, as well as Jon Gilson, owner of Again Faster Equipment. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from CrossFit South City:
95-lb. thruster, 21 reps
135-lb. clean and jerk, 5 reps
135-lb. clean and jerk, 5… Continue Reading
In Part 2, Orlando continues drilling the athletes on technique. In the last video, athletes learned how to deadlift a stone. Now the athletes take the stone from the ground into their laps.
From the stable lap position, the next step is to shoulder the stone.
“I want you to generate power in a… Continue Reading
In the first segment of the series, he teaches how to shoulder a stone using the two-stage lift, which is useful for heavier loads and at failure, and the “one-timer,” which is best for lighter loads and met-cons.
To perform the two-stage lift, the… Continue Reading
Chance Hughs, co-owner of Predation CrossFit, shows an innovative way to move plates around the gym.
“To me, the less time I can spend building stuff and get focused on other things, the cheaper it is for me,” he says.
For his homemade plate movers, Hughs bought wheeled plastic trashcan movers from the local hardware store to serve as bases. While the bases aren’t rated for more than 300 lb., Hughs says they were cheap… Continue Reading