Archive for July, 2008

Don’t try this at home! Better yet, just don’t try this. Ever.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

  Yeah she’s nuts.  Almonds mostly.

For your birthday…

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

  What was that workout?  OH YEAH 5k Run or Row  We had Zone Cupcakes (Jesse had 6) and went on our merry way 13 times around!! For those that don’t know, Ann has been coming now for 6 or so months and she’s SO STINKING CLOSE TO DOING A PULL-UP IT’S JUST SICKENING.  You […]

The Overhead Squat

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Now that’s a nice lookin’ squat!  Notice several key points: Weight is on the heels! Lumbar curve is good! Bar is in the frontal plane! You can tell that the knees track the toes! Head is a little craned but he’s looking forward, not up! Arms are locked out!  Yes, even with this "light" weight!!!! […]

Up Close and Personal Spotting…

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

So this is about as "personal" as spotting could ever be!!!   And yes we’re gonna be doing more gymnastics training although this movement may take us a while to work in a WOD!!! Let’s start with forward rolls instead! Thanks to Barry and Keith for keeping me safe and in one piece!

The Alexis Ducheane

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Here is a piece of prose written by Deidra’s daughter Lexi while patiently (ha) waiting for D to finish a training session: -This will include her punctuation and spelling errors "Welcome to locals gym  we do crossfit. Now here our some rules pay Etetion to the trainer at all times no gum turn in the […]

Katie’s Our Favorite

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Look at this face!     And here she is!!!   Next time you see "trainer option" get ready to have a blast!!!!  :)

Off-Season Training for The Seattle Majestics!

Friday, July 18th, 2008

  Here’s the backstory:  I wanted to create an off-season training manual/program for our very own women’s tackle football team The Seattle Majestics.  Most of the ladies live far south (Kent, renton etc.) and hence are unable to make it here to train with any kind of useful frequency.  So I was thinking about making […]

August 2nd! Strong Woman Contest in Sumner!

Monday, July 14th, 2008

This contest is going to ROCK!!   We’ve got three of our ladies: Melissa, Abi and Lindsay – I’m pretty sure you know who they are! Events include: 28,000 Double Decker Bus Pull, Yoke Race with 275 or 325lbs, Pressing Medley 90lb Dumbell, 100lb sandbag, 110lb log and a huge log deadlift for reps!  It’s […]

Hot Fun in the Summer Time

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Hey internet!! I’ve got a couple of "Save the Date" kind of things to put out there to the fine people who browse this blog   FUND RAISERS!  I think these are a critical part of what we do as stewards of our people and planet. Saturday September 27th – Fight Gone Bad for Prostate […]


Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

I’ve found the internet!  Finally I’m in a hotel with a darned computer!   The Games were AWESOME I physically am destroyed – I’m certain that my hands will not be healed by the time I get back, certain of that.  My ego, maybe never…. Nah!  It was great to see and meet some of […]