On Monday, January 26, an explanation and introduction to CrossFit was presented at the Police Officer Standards & Training Council / Connecticut State Police Training Academy in Meriden by Dale Saran of CrossFit HQ. Besides having owned CrossFit Veritas in RI, Dale has competed in the CrossFit Games, is a major in the United States Marine Corps Reserves, a USMC Judge Advocate and trial attorney, and served as a combat helicopter pilot in Afghanistan [Read More] …

Photos from the CrossFit Concept 2 Rowing Certification, held at CrossFit USA on Jan 23, 2010. CFC Coaches Greg Dillon and Marianne Urbanski attended this one day seminar presented by Angela Hart, a CrossFit Level II Instructor and Concept 2 Master Instructor. We received instruction in rowing technique and fundamentals, workout programming, and even maintenance of the rowers. I know, between the morning WOD and the afternoon WOD, I rowed more in one day than I had in any [Read More] …

The 1/20/10 WOD today was two fold: strength & endurance; first, 5 sets of 5 Back Squats, then 5 sets of 10 Presses. Finally a 1600 meter (one mile) row for time. Jess G and Justine L (two excellent athletes) each tackled it mid-morning. Jess came in with a row time of 7:15, which is a very good time, and Justine crushed it with a time of 6:45. Great job, especially after some heavy lifting! These girls rock!