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Crossfit Open: Why This Beginner Is In!

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This blogpost was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com

Lady winners from last year! That’s Julie Fouche — who I met and interviewed in November — on the right!

I did something I never thought I would yesterday.

I signed up for the Crossfit Open.

Totally not my style. I’m not into competition on a personal level.

But Team Trident was so enthusiastic, it ...

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Compete in The Open and win some cool swag

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The Open starts this Wednesday and to get folks in the competitive spirit, we’re offering some incentives. Here are the rules:

Rules:
- In order to be entered into the drawing you must have completed (or attempted) the WOD and logged it on the games site and if you scaled the WOD then logged it on the Trident website
- Drawing will happen on Monday/Tuesday and be announced that day on the Trident ...

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Trident at SuperFit Charlottesville 2013

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Update with who won what

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Working on your mobility outside the box

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Hey CrossFitters,

This is my first attempt at writing a blog so bear with me. I have been doing CrossFit for almost four years now and as one of the more seasoned CrossFitters, I say seasoned because no one likes to be called old, I have learned two things. First, I love doing CrossFit! I look forward to every WOD and the physical benefits I have gained over the past 3+ years. Second, as a seasoned CrossFitter ...

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Kettlebell slider

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Schedule reminder!

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Only two classes this Saturday: 6:30 a.m. and 7:15 a.m.!

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

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Skill Work: Squat Clean

EMOM for 15 minutes
3 Burpees, 3 Squat Cleans

 

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

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Bench Press 10@65%, 8@70%, 8@75%

Then:
3 Rounds of:
400 M Run
15 Pull Ups
20 Push Ups

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Dr. Fontaine: Training for a competitive race?

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I know there are Trident members who are training for races and Dr. Fontaine has several articles I’m sure those training would find helpful.

Check them out below:

What I learned from Training, Competing and Treating Athletes

Get a Proper Bike Fit

Why it is important to establish a proper training base

Get Good Quality Coaching

Yes, Endurance Athletes Need Strength Training

He’ll keep posting more tips over time on his blog ...

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Why I Signed Up Slider

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Friday, February 1, 2013

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500m Row for time

Then:

5 Deadlifts (275lbs/165lbs)
10 Burpees

8 Rounds for time

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Monday, January 28, 2013

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“Clean and Jerk Skill Work”

*Spend time working on technique and working up to the weight you plan to use in the WOD. If can’t do the first 7 reps with good technique and no rest, it is too heavy*

12 AMRAP

Clean and Jerks (135/95)
12 Chest to Bar Pullups

Enjoy,
Tom D.

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Friday, January 25, 2013

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“Time to pay the man”

20 minute ladder:

20 Stepping Lunges (select your pain-DB, BB, Sandbag.. etc)
20 Russian Side twist
then
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14.. etc..
C2B Pull-ups
HSPU

*Athletes will complete 20 stepping lunges, 20 Russian side twists followed by 2 C2B & 2 HSPU. Then 20 stepping lunges, 20 Russian side twist followed by 4 C2B & 4 HSPU.. etc..*

Cheers.

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Thursday, January 24, 2013

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“Embrace the freakin SUCK!!!”

4 Rounds of:
5 High Hang Power Cleans, 5 Low Hang Power Clean, 5 Power Cleans (135/95)
400 meter run or 400 meter Row or 2min on the AirDyne
2 minute rest

Cheers! ;-)

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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“Size Matters… Get Swole!”
Strength: Bench Press 6, 4, 4 @ 75%, 80%, 85%

10 min AMRAP / Partner WOD

Partner 1 Rows 200 meters
Partner 2 Max Dumbbell Floor Press
**Alternating**

Cheers!

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