Striving to get better?…. COMPETE!

Jan 5th, 2015

Category: Competitor

Striving to get better?…. COMPETE!

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    If you want to become a better Crossfitter you’ve gotta be willing to put yourself out there and compete. Competition exposes your weaknesses and illuminates your strengths. Take a look at some of the local competitions going on within the next few months. Grab a buddy and sign up!
  • First Responders Challenge
    Cynergy CrossFit invites your force to join in the 8th annual Cynergy CrossFit First Responders Challenge!
    Where: Various New England area (MA, CT, RI) CrossFit affiliates
    When: Monday, January 5th to Sunday, February 8th, 2015
    Cost:  $125/athlete
    The Challenge is open to CrossFitters who are active members of Fire, Police, EMT, K-9 Units, SWAT, Sheriff or Military.
    Weekly challenges take place at individual gyms, final event to take place at Cynergy CrossFit, 23 Commercial Waye, Hanson, MA.
  • South Coast Snowdown
    Where: Whaling City CrossFit, 475 Church Street, New Bedford, MA, USA
    When: Saturday, January 31st, 2015 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Cost: $200/team
    Teams of 4. Two (2) women and two (2) men. Three (3) WODs guaranteed.
    Official site: http://whalingcitycrossfit.com/the-southcoast-snowdown/
  • Couples out for Blood
    Where: CrossFit Storrs, 1768 Storrs Rd, Mansfield, CT, USA
    When: Saturday, February 14th, 2015 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Cost: $120/team
    Spend the day with your better half and kick ass! I can’t think of any other way I’d like to spend Valentines Day. For the second year now CrossFit Storrs will be hosting the Couples Out for Blood competition. This event will be an opposite-sex couples competition. This is only an RX competition but the movements and weights will be simple for anyone looking to work hard and have fun. Everyone is guaranteed 3 workouts. The top 4 teams will go on to a final 4th workout. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams!
    Registration site: https://www.eventbrite.com
  • Love Em or Leave Em
    Where: Crossfit Route 1 at 732 Newburyport Turnpike Melrose, MA
    When: Saturday, January 31st 2015 at 9:00 am
    Cost: $120/team
  • Jack and Jill Throwdown
    Red Island CrossFit is hosting the Jack and Jill Throwdown on February 21st!
    Where: Red Island CrossFit, 18 Industrial Dr, Smithfield, RI, USA (1 hr from Boston)
    When: Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 9:00am
    Cost: $120/team
    RX and Scaled divisions
    Co-Ed teams
    Cash Prizes and tons of Swag
    Awesome day at a great location! Please see our FB link for info on the event!
    Registration site: https://red-island-crossfit.theboxhq.com/events/2015-jack-jill-throwdown
  • Winter Whiteout
    Join CrossFit Reach for the Winter Whiteout on February 22nd!
    Where: CrossFit Reach, 930 Main Street, Acton, MA, USA
    When: Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 from 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Cost: $180/team
    The Winter Whiteout is a 2-person, same-sex team competition for Rx teams only.
    $500 Cash Prize to the winner of each division.
    Official/Registration site: https://crossfit-reach.theboxhq.com

Warm-up
4 Clean Pulls
4 Strict Presses
4 Power Cleans
4 Push Presses
4 Front Squats
4 Push Jerks
4 Squat Cleans
4 Split Jerks
Repeat with some weight

-Refine Box Jumps + T2B

Oly
Clean and Jerk
2×3 @85%
2×2 @90%
1×1 @95%
1×1 @100%
1×1 @102%

Strength
Front Squat with Chains
3-3-3-3

WOD
10 minute AMRAP
30 Shoulder to Overhead (115,80)
30 Box Jumps
30 Toes to Bar
20 Shoulder to Overhead
20 Box Jumps
20 Toes to Bar
10 Shoulder to Overhead
10 Box Jumps
10 Toes to Bar

Masters (95,65)

DISCUSSION 10 Comments

  1. Tom Kuchenreuther 01/06/2015 at 7:07 pm

    C+J: 225, F235
    FS: 205 w/ 4 chains
    WOD 174 – 95#

  2. Dave Chaput 01/06/2015 at 1:55 pm

    C+J: 235, F245
    FS: 205 w/ 4 chains
    WOD: 184 rx

  3. Andrea 01/06/2015 at 1:30 am

    C+J 190
    Wod 241 rx

  4. goose 01/05/2015 at 7:00 pm

    245X3x2
    255X2x2
    260×1
    265×1
    275×1
    285 squat clean pr – just missed the jerk

    ran out of time on the FS – will make them up later on

    WOD – 234Rx

  5. Mike Quigley 01/05/2015 at 4:32 pm

    C&J – 225. Jumped to 240 to try to sneak in a PR – caught it fine, but couldn’t stand up. 2015 is going to be the year of the front squat for me.
    Front Squat – 205 w/4 chains. back was rounding, so dropped back to 185 for the last set.
    WOD – 157 RX.

  6. Brendan Caslin 01/05/2015 at 2:49 pm

    C&J – 275
    Front Squat – 275 + 4 chains
    WOD: 206 rx

  7. Rob Hassell 01/05/2015 at 2:36 pm

    C&J – 225
    Front squat – 225+4 chains
    WOD: 165 rx

  8. Kurt Brumme 01/05/2015 at 2:26 pm

    C&J: 225 (10# PR)
    FS: 215 + 2 chains
    WOD: 150 Rx (woof)

  9. Marc Piccuirro 01/05/2015 at 12:38 pm

    Oly: 255 is a 5lb PR
    Front squat: 275 + 4 chains
    WOD: 190