On Sunday, August 1st, CrossFit Cheshire members Tanner Cook and Eric Brandom competed in the 2010 Connecticut Open Olympic Weightlifting competition. This is an annual event sponsored by Connecticut Weightlifting and … [Read More]
Eric B, our Olympic strongman, assembled the Prowler and gave it its maiden voyage. I can attest it will challenge you. Hip and leg drive is key to moving this beast. It can be pushed from the low bar position or the horizontal posts (easier), or, thanks to Kevin E, pulled with straps. This will be the frosting on the cake of hurt.
Eric S, a 20 year old Quinnipiac University student, joined CFC in January and was barely able to do a legitimate pull up. After 4 months of regular training and working on his technique, Eric is now banging out consistent Kipping Pull ups, which certainly has helped reduce his times in WODs with pull ups in them. Great job Eric, your hard work and effort has produced tangible results!
It may have been April Fool’s Day, but the WOD was no joke….After a max rep set of Body Weight Deadlifts, we took it outside for 10 rounds of 10 KB Swings, 10 Push Ups, with a 50 meter sprint between both stations. Frank R and Kris S made the 12:30 class, then Jess G, John M and Eric S came in a little later to try their hand at it. Great to be outside again finally!
With our master webmaster off in Costa Rica looking for the cast of “Lost”, we stalled a bit on our postings, so now we are making up for lost time: on Monday, March 29th, we had a back breaker of a workout: 5 rounds of 10 Deadlifts, 10 Power Cleans, 10 Front Squats, 10 Push Jerks, and 10 Back Squats, with a 2 minute rest in between each round. Brutal. Everyone rose to the challenge, with no quitting, whining or crying (but plenty of sweating and groaning). Mike D, Matt B, Frank B, Joe G, Paul J, Justine L, Eric S, and John M featured.