At Home Workout for March 23rd 2020

brutestrength

3 Rounds for Time 400m Run 21 Walking Lunges 15 Plank Get-Up Get-Downs *Going down and back up = 1 rep 9 Dumbbell Slams Hope everyone had a safe weekend. Let’s all take a step back, breathe and appreciate the ability to move our bodies and work on our health and fitness. There’s so much going on that’s out of our control, but you know what? There are a lot of important things that are in our control that we ...

At Home Workout for March 20th 2020

brutestrength

DB “The Chief” 3 Min AMRAP x5 4 Dumbbell Power Cleans 40/25 lb. 6 Push-Ups 8 Air Squats Rest 1 Minute between rounds   Many of you have probably done “The Chief”, but have you done it with dumbbells? This is an Outside The Box favorite. Simply swapping the barbell for a pair of dumbbells always seems to make things a little more uncomfortable. Let’s see how your score stacks up with the traditional version. Post your scores in the ...

At Home Workout for March 19th 2020

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For Time: 50 Dumbbell Front Squats 40/25 lb. 1 Mile Run   *Run substitute: 5 x (20 kick-backs + 30 High Knees in place)   Happy Thursday Brutes, We’ll be testing some serious lung and leg stamina today with this gritty workout. The question is, how are you going to break up those front squats to save your legs during that mile run? Do you bite down and hang on to those bad boys for all 50 reps? Post your ...

At Home Workout for March 18th 2020

brutestrength

5 Rounds for time 60 Double-Unders 30 Alternating Mountain Climbers *Touch knee to elbow 10 DB Burpees   Today’s workout is sure to get sweaty. In classic CrossFit fashion, we’ll be completing 5 rounds of the triplet above as quickly as possible. We’re not saying it HAS to be a race but…let’s see who can get it done in the shortest amount of time! Post times in the comments below and hey, don’t forget to warm-up properly. Check out this ...

Swimming for CrossFit Athletes

Nemanja Čolić

Swimming for GPP Swimming for GPP can be an athlete’s best friend. There isn’t one way to improve your general physical preparedness but here are a few reasons why I would recommend almost all athletes use swimming for GPP training. For an age group athlete (under 18), it can aid in helping build an aerobic base and improved lung capacity, along with coordination of arms and legs. When it comes to elite athletes who are fairly conditioned all season long ...