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

Workout of the Day at Trident (You can see me, nose to the ground, behind the #30 box)

Been loving my crossfit workouts the past two weeks. Could it be because they have included lots of running? Probably.

Lots of shoulder work, rounds and reps of moves I really enjoy like push ...

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Friday 5 April

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DEADLIFT 10, 8, 8 @65, 70, 75% of 1RM

 

Diane”

21-15-9

Deadlift (225/155)

Handstand Push ups

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Should we be stretching before working out?

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You should always warm up, but how much should you stretch?

Check out this article from The New York Times:

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/03/reasons-not-to-stretch/

As someone who was taught to stretch all his life before starting to exercise or play a sport, this was a strange read.

What do you think? Should you not stretch to better your performance? Have you ever noticed a difference in a WOD with or without ...

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13.4 was a jerk, but Team Trident persevered

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One victory at a time.

To those who got 95 or 135 lbs over your head for the first time or touched your toes to the bar for the first time… BOOM!!! Now you have to do it every time we have it programmed into a WOD! We knew you had it in you, so huge high fives!! You know who you are and so do we, no ...

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Wednesday 3 April

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4 min clock: Cash in with 500 M Row, then max reps with remaining time of:

1.)   Chest to Bar Pull Ups

2.)    Ring Push Ups

3.)    Single-Arm Russian KB Swings (L)

4.)    Single Arm Russian KB Swings (R)

 

*2 Min Rest between rounds

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Are you a Tough Mudder?

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UPDATED: Due to a scheduling conflict, we may change dates. We’ll let you know once we know for sure

Do you like mud? Do you like having fun? Do you like getting shocked with more voltage than you probably should?

If you said yes to all these question, join Team Trident for this year’s Tough Mudder race.

Email us at staff@tridentcrossfitva.com if you have any other questions.

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13.3 raffle winners – come get your swag!

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Paging Patricia Gibson, Adam Hudson and Pauline Khamo – please pick up your swag at Trident for battling through 13.3!

Sorry for not posting this sooner, but we wanted to make sure the winners knew they won. Send us an email at staff@tridentcrossfitva.com to claim your prizes.

We’ll have the 13.4 raffle winners posted shortly.

Keep up the hard work Team Trident.

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Tuesday 2 April

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15 Minute Clock – EMOM

Minutes 1-5: 1 Squat Clean (185/115#), plus 1 Front Squat

Minutes 6-10: 1 Squat Clean (155/100#), plus 3 Front Squats

Minutes 11-15: 1 Squat Clean (135/85#), plus 5 Front Squats

 

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MONDAY 1 April

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Monday 1 April:

Strict Press 10,8,8 @65, 70, 75% of 1RM

 

21,18,15,12

Push Press (115/75#)

Burpees

200M Run after completion of each full round

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Remembering the fallen, one name at a time

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In Afghanistan, 2,176 service members have given their lives, according to Honor the Fallen

For those of you who haven’t seen the whiteboard right next to the pull-up bars near the main entrance, Team Trident has been doing push-ups for the fallen. It’s our way of remembering those who gave everything.

Ron White is a Fort Worth resident and former Navy intelligence specialist who has committed ...

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For those who did 13.3, give yourself some props!

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Let's not do these again for awhile. (Photo from CrossFit Brier Creek)

Let’s not do these again for awhile. (Photo from CrossFit Brier Creek)

Doing 150 of anything is a daunting task, but then follow that up with 90 double unders and 30 muscle ups, then tie a ribbon on that and make it a 12 minute AMRAP! Welcome back 12.4, I did not miss you.

Big ...

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Weather Update

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We are open today normal schedule

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13.2 raffle winners – come get your swag!

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Hard works pays off.

If your name is Tracy Ocker, Reid Owen or Mark Espinoza – you should email us at staff@tridentcrossfitva.com and claim your prize. You’re our lucky winners of the 13.2 prize drawing.

Thanks again to everyone who came out for 13.2 last week and 13.3 today. As someone who is terrible at wall-balls, anyone who did today’s WOD is a champ.

Onward to 13.4!

 

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Two WODs down and Team Trident keeps getting better

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Janna Marks found her limit, then blasted through it.

WHEW! 13.2…

We said ‘Bring your A-game’ and you listened! 13.2 is all wrapped up and Team Trident did not fail to keep the momentum during the second week of The Open. The energy was off the charts, providing that extra push everyone needed for this triplet WOD. The theme for this week was to just keep moving and ...

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Andrea Slider

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