2 November 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: NOVEMBER 3RD-NOVEMBER 9TH

Article Of The Week:
Simple list of tips to improve training:
http://articles.elitefts.com/training-articles/ten-simple-tips-to-get-bigger-stronger-leaner-and-smarter/

Video Of The Week:
Tight heel cords can affect running, jumping, squatting… well you name it! Make sure you unglue your tight heel cords!:
http://www.mobilitywod.com/2011/12/episode-350-tack-and-floss-heel-cord-edition/

Nutrition Information Of The Week:
25 Fat Loss Nutrition Tips:
http://www.poliquingroup.com/Tips/tabid/130/EntryId/2299/Top-25-Fat-Loss-Nutrition-Tips.aspx

Challenge Update:
Over 95%of people who completed there Post WOD beat there previous time! Awesome job everyone! Over the course of the past month many of you had made decisions and sacrifices with your food choices, use of time, workouts, and much more. The S3 Team just wanted to say how proud we are of all of you who committed themselves this past month.

Prizes will be in the mix for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place finishers:
1st- 3 Month Free Membership
2nd- $100 Hylete Gift Card
3rd- Bag Of SFH Protein OR 1 Container Of Fish Oil

Stayed tuned for the top 3 announcement

HYLETE Co-Brand Apparel:
CROSSFIT S3 is now “Powered By HYLETE” and officially endorses HYLETE apparel. As a benefit, all of our members will receive 50% off their first purchase ordered online and 20% off for life. Go to HYLETE.com/pbh to create an account and enjoy your discount! Please select CROSSFIT S3 as your referral to take advantage of this offer. CROSSFITS3 will offer bulk ordering 1x per month and so the gym will be able to save on shipping for members, unless you prefer orders to come straight to your household.

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD’s and please make sure to register for classes.

Save The Date:
Saturday December 6th, 2014 we will hold our S3 Christmas Party! More details soon!

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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Strength

A) Back Squat: 4X2-3 Reps @ 90%
B) Build To A 1 Rep Max Power Clean In 15 Minutes
C) For Time:
75 KBS (Rx=2.0/1.5)(T2=1.5/1.0)

Tier 3:
A) Back Squat/Box Squat Technique: 3×8-10 Reps
B) Hang Power Clean: 5X5
C) “Same”-Scale Accordingly

*Purpose- Strength/Explosive Power+Strength/Hip+Knee Hinge
*Focus- Continuation Of Our Back Squat Cycle; Make Sure You Are Recording Your Weights So You Are Not Guessing And Progress Properly/Quality Of Depth And Movement Before Addition Of Weight/; Short, Quick Heavy KB Workout.. Keep Intensity High On This One!

Tuesday
Speed.Stamina

A) Goat Work For 20 Minutes:
*Work On Double Unders, Muscle Ups, Lifting Technique, Pullups, Rope Climbs, Skill Work, Etc
*Just Don’t Stand Around
B) 10 Minutes AMRAP:
40 Double Unders (T2=120 Singles)
10 Burpees
200 M Row
-Rest 5 Minutes-
C) 10 Minute AMRAP:
15 Weighted Ab Mat Situps (Rx=45/25)(T2=35/15)
15 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
200 M Run

Tier 3:
A) “Same”
B) 10 Minute AMRAP:
60 Singles
8 Burpees
200 M Row
-Rest 5 Minutes-
C) 10 Minute AMRAP:
10 Ab Mat Situps
10 Wall Balls
200 M Run

*Purpose- Moderate Aerobic Power/Intervals/Recovery
*Focus- Good Movement Day/Try To Stay In Constant Motion At A High, Maintainable Pace For Part B+C

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Stamina.Speed.Strength

A) Deadlift: 4X4-5 Reps (Link All Reps)
OR
Clean Complex: 1 Power Clean+2 Squat Clean+3 Front Squat
B) 21-15-9:
Calorie Row
Pullups
Box Jumps (Rx=24/20)(T2=20/16)

Tier 3:
A) Deadlift: 3X8-10 Reps
B) “Same”-Scale Accordingly

*Purpose- Strength Or Explosive Power,Strength,Technique/High Aerobic Power
*Focus- For Cleans: Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Clean Positions With Moderate To Heavy Weight; For Deadlifts: Quality Of Movement With Correct Spinal Alignment/21-15-9 Says It All; Classic Cxfit Layout; Go After It!

Thursday
Strength.Stamina

A) Strict Press: 5X5
OR
Power Snatch/OHS Complex: 1 High Hang Snatch+2 Power Snatch+2 OHS
B) 12 Minute AMRAP:
2 Wall Walks
2 Rope Climbs (T2=8 Ring Rows)
8 Ring Dips
*Compare To 7/24/2014

Tier 3:
A) Strict Press: 3X6-8 Reps
B) 12 Minute AMRAP:
6 Inch Worms
8 Ring Rows
10 DB Hang Power Snatch L
10 DB Hang Power Snatch R

*Purpose- Strength Or Explosive Power,Strength,Technique/Muscular Endurance
*Focus- Continuation Of Snatch/OHS Cycle Keep Progressing With Your Lifts Or Begin Charting New Press Numbers/Part B Is A Repeat WOD Meaning Compare To Last Time/Good Movement Is Priority Today/Not A Lung Burner But Muscular Endurance Tester/Choose Movements Appropriate To Skill Level

Friday
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A) 3 Rounds: AFAP
10 Deadlifts (Rx=185/125)(T2=155/105)
15 Lateral Burpees
-Rest 4 Minutes-
B) 3 Rounds: AFAP
10 Front Squats (Rx=135/95)(T2=95/65)
15 KBS (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
-Rest 4 Minutes-
C) 3 Rounds: AFAP
12 Toes 2 Bar (T2=K2E)
200 M Run

Tier 3:
A) For Time:
40 Burpees
-Rest 4 Minutes-
B) 3 Rounds:
10 KB Goblet Squats
15 KBS
-Rest 4 Minutes-
C) 3 Rounds:
15 Ab Mat Situp
200 M Run

*Purpose- High Aerobic Power
*Focus- 3 Short Fast, High Powered Workouts/Choose A Weight Appropriate To Allow You To Move Quickly Without Flailing Your Body Around All Over The Place/Push Each Segment

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

24 October 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: OCTOBER 27TH-NOVEMBER 2ND

Article Of The Week:
Tips to improve the dreaded wall ball; read up if this is a challenge movement for you:
https://wodplanet.com/5-secrets-to-success-for-wall-balls/

Video Of The Week:
Upper body mobility checklist:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ9Z4PX_hF8

Nutrition Information Of The Week:
Stubborn body fat?? Training, nutritional, and general tips to help reduce unwanted body fat:
http://www.poliquingroup.com/Tips/tabid/130/EntryId/1250/Top-Thirty-Tips-to-Lose-Belly-Fat.aspx

Post Performance Challenge WOD: 
Reminder that the Post-WOD for The 28 Day Challenge will take place Saturday November 1st @ 10:30 AM Or Sunday November 2nd @ 11/11:30/12. Sign up sheet for selecting a heat will be posted by the office
WOD:
10 Burpees
20 Wall Balls (20/14)
30 Box Jumps or Step Ups (24/20″)
40 Calorie Row
30 KBS (1.5/1.0)
20 Wall Balls (20/14)
10 Burpees

HYLETE Co-Brand Apparel:
CROSSFIT S3 is now “Powered By HYLETE” and officially endorses HYLETE apparel. As a benefit, all of our members will receive 50% off their first purchase ordered online and 20% off for life. Go to HYLETE.com/pbh to create an account and enjoy your discount! Please select CROSSFIT S3 as your referral to take advantage of this offer. CROSSFITS3 will offer bulk ordering 1x per month and so the gym will be able to save on shipping for members, unless you prefer orders to come straight to your household.

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD’s and please make sure to register for classes.

Save The Date:
Saturday December 6th, 2014 we will hold our S3 Christmas Party! More details soon!

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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105 Weighted!

Monday
Speed

A) Back Squat:
1 Set Of 4-5 Reps @ 80%
1 Set Of 3-4 Reps @ 85%
2 Sets Of 2-3 Reps @ 90%
B) 4 Rounds:
15 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
300 M Row

Tier 3:
A) Back Squat/Box Squat Technique: 3X8-10 Reps
B) 5 Rounds:
10 Wall Balls
200 M Row

*Purpose: Strength/High Aerobic Power
*Focus: Continuation Of Our Back Squat Cycle; Make Sure You Are Recording Your Weights So You Are Not Guessing And Progress Properly/Quality Of Depth And Movement Before Addition Of Weight/Fastest Workout Of Week; Make Each Wall Ball Money and Keep The Intensity High!

Tuesday
Strength.Stamina

A) Build To A 1 Rep Push Press Max
B) EMOM For 16 Minutes:
1st- 8-12 Ring Pushups
2nd- 8-12 CTB Pullups (T2=Pullups)
3rd- 8-12 V-Ups
4th- 2-3 Wall Walks

Tier 3:
A) Build To A 5 Rep Push Press Max
B) EMOM For 16 Minutes:
1st: 6-8 Yoga Pushups
2nd: 6-8 Ring Rows; 2 Seconds To Lower
3rd: 10-12 Ab Mat Situps
4th: 5-6 Inchworms

*Purpose: Explosive Power+Strength/Muscular Endurance
*Focus: Comparing 1 Rep Max To Previous Attempt/Quality Of Movement Priority Today On Part B; Not A Lung Burner

Wednesday
Stamina.Strength.Speed

Good luck in Idaho Tonya!

Good luck in Idaho Tonya!

A) Deadlift: 4X5-6 Reps (Link All Reps); Try To Increase From Last Week
OR
4 Sets Of The Following Lifting Complex: 1 Power Clean+1 Squat Clean+2 Front Squat
B) 4 Rounds:
6 Hang Power Cleans (Rx=155/105)(T2=95/65)
12 Box Jumps (Rx=24/20)(T2=20/16)
200 M Run

Tier 3:
A) Deadlift: 3X6-8 Reps
B) “Same”- Scale Accordingly

*Purpose: Strength OR Explosive Power+Technique+Strength/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus: For Cleans- Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Clean Positions With Moderate To Heavy Weight; For Deadlifts-Quality Of Movement With Correct Spinal Alignment/Part B Should Be Around 60-65% Of 1 RM On Hang Power Cleans; Don’t Redline Too Soon, Find A 85% Pace And Keep With It

Thursday
Strength.Speed

A) 3 Rounds:
7 Power Snatch (Rx=135/95)(T2=95/65)
7 Overhead Squats (Rx=135/95)(T2=95/65)
14 Bar Facing Burpees
-Rest 2 Minutes After Each Round-
B) 3 Rounds:
20 KBS (Rx=2.0/1.5)(T2=1.5/1.0)
20 Calorie Row
-Rest 2 Minutes After Each Round-

Tier 3:
A) 3 Rounds:
7 DB Hang Power Snatch L
7 DB Hang Power Snatch R
7 DB Goblet Squats
14 Burpees
-Rest 2 Minutes After Each Round-
B) 3 Rounds:
20 KBS
20 Calorie Row
-Rest 2 Minutes After Each Round-

*Purpose: Strength/High Aerobic Power Intervals
*Focus: Short, Fast Quick Rounds! Plenty Of Rest Involved Today So Make Sure To Go After Each Round 95-100%/Select A Weight On The Barbell Movements That Is Challenging But Allows You To Also Move Fluidly And Efficiently

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Lunges.. YAY!

Friday
Stamina

A) Goat Work For 20 Minutes:
*Work On Double Unders, Muscle Ups, Lifting Technique, Pullups, Rope Climbs, Skill Work, Etc
*Just Don’t Stand Around
B) 22 Minute AMRAP:
11 Front Rack Lunges Per Leg (Rx=95/65)(T2=75/55)
22 Ab Mat Situps
400 M Run

Tier 3:
A) “Same”
B) 22 Minute AMRAP:
11 DB Walking Lunges Per Leg
22 Ab Mat Situps
400 M Run

*Purpose: Aerobic Capacity+Sustainability/Muscular Endurance
*Focus: Find A Pace, 22 Minutes Is A Long Time! For Front Rack Lunges Try To Select A Weight That Will Keep You Moving

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

19 October 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: OCTOBER 20TH-OCTOBER 26TH

Article Of The Week:
Undo the damage of sitting:
http://www.artofmanliness.com/2014/08/05/undo-the-damage-of-sitting/

Video Of The Week:
Lower body mobility hit list:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yl53kPn_YXU

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
Quick and easy guide to workout nutrition:
http://www.poliquingroup.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/1247/The_Quick_&_Easy_Guide_to_Workout_Nutrition_Don%E2%80%99t_Let_Your_Hard_Work_Go_To_Waste.aspx

HYLETE Co-Brand Apparel:
CROSSFIT S3 is now “Powered By HYLETE” and officially endorses HYLETE apparel. As a benefit, all of our members will receive 50% off their first purchase ordered online and 20% off for life. Go to HYLETE.com/pbh to create an account and enjoy your discount! Please select CROSSFIT S3 as your referral to take advantage of this offer. CROSSFITS3 will offer bulk ordering 1x per month and so the gym will be able to save on shipping for members, unless you prefer orders to come straight to your household.

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD’s and please make sure to register for classes.

Save The Date:
Saturday December 6th, 2014 we will hold our S3 Christmas Party! More details soon!

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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Stamina

A) Back Squat:
1 Set @ 75%: 6-8 Reps
1 Set @ 80%: 5-6 Reps
2 Sets @ 85%: 3-4 Reps
B) 20 Minute AMRAP:
20 KBS (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
15 Burpees
400 M Run

Tier 3:
A) Back Squat: 3X8-10 Reps
B) 20 Minute AMRAP:
10 KBS
6 Burpees
200 M Run

*Purpose- Strength/Aerobic Capacity/Aerobic Sustainability
*Focus- Continuation Of Our Back Squat Cycle; Make Sure You Are Recording Your Weights So You Are Not Guessing And Progress Properly/Quality Of Depth And Movement Before Addition Of Weight/20 Minutes! Pace Accordingly

Tuesday
Strength.Speed

A1) Push Press: 4X2-3 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) RX= Find 1 Rep Weighted Deadhang Pullups
T2= Ring Rows 4X4-5 Reps; 3 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
*If In Between RX and T2, Complete 4 Sets Of Max Effort Dead Hang Pullups
*Keep Getting Lower*
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 12-10-8-6-4-2
S20 (Rx=135/95)(T2=95/65)
Box Jumps (30/24)(24/20)

Tier 3:
A1) Push Press: 4X5-6 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Ring Rows: 4X6-8 Reps; 2 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
B) “Same”- Scale Accordingly

*Purpose- Strength(Push/Pull)/High Aerobic Power
*Focus- Continuation Of Push Press/Pull Cycle; Make Sure You Have A Good Foundation On The Dip Portion Of The Push Press And Focus On Core Stability/For Some Find A 1 Rep Max On Weighted Pullup/Go After This One Today! Shortest And Fastest Workout Of Week

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Speed.Strength.Stamina
A) Deadlift: 4X5-6 Reps (Link Reps)
OR
4 Sets Of The Following Lifting Complex: 1 Hang Power Clean/2 Power Clean/1 Squat Clean
B) For Time:
40 Ball Slams (Rx=30/20)(T2=20/15)/800 M Run
30 Ball Slams/600 M Run
20 Ball Slams/400 M Run
10 Ball Slams/200 M Run

Tier 3:
A) Deadlift: 4X6-8 Reps
B) 3 Rounds:
20 Ball Slams
400 M Run

*Purpose- Strength Or Explosive Power/Technique; Moderate Aerobic Power/Muscular Endurance
*Focus-For Cleans: Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Clean Positions With Moderate To Heavy Weight; For Deadlifts: Quality Of Movement With Correct Spinal Alignment/Part B: Find A 85% Pace And Try To Stay In Constant Motion If Possible; Small Breaks If Needed

 Thursday
Stamina.Speed

A) Goat Work For 20 Minutes:
*Work On Double Unders, Muscle Ups, Lifting Technique, Pullups, Rope Climbs, Skill Work, Etc
*Just Don’t Stand Around
B) 2 Rounds:
1 Minute Max Effort OHS (RX=115/75)(T2=75/55)
1 Minute Max Effort: Hang Power Snatch (RX=115/75)(T2=75/55)
2 Minute Max Effort: Calorie Row
2 Minute Max Effort: Double Unders (3 Double Unders=1 Rep)(T2=90 Singles+ME Broad Jumps (6/4) With Remaining Time)
-Rest 2 Minutes Between Rounds-
*Rotate Movements

Tier 3:
A) “Same”
B) “Same”- Scale Movements And Weights Accordingly

*Purpose- Skill Work/Aerobic Power
*Focus- Quality Of Movement On Barbell Movements; If These Movements Are Challenging Work On Quality Of Reps Not Quantity/Try To Push The Row And Double Unders Each Round

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Strength

A) EMOM For 8 Minutes: 2 Front Squats
*Take 10 Minutes To Build To A Challenging, Doable Weight (75-80% 1RM)
B1) DB RFE Split Squats: 3 Sets X 6-8 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
B2) Single Arm KB Or DB Strict Press: 3 Sets X 5-6 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
C) Accumulate 5 Minutes Of Plank Holding

Tier 3:
A) EMOM For 8 Minutes: 3-4 Front Squats
*Take 10 Minutes To Build To A Challenging, Doable Weight
B1) DB Walking Lunges: 3 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
B2) Single Arm DB Strict Press: 3 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
C) Accumulate 2-4 Minutes Of Plank Holding

*Purpose- Strength/Core Work
*Focus- Build Quickly To A Challenging Weight/Focus On Form For Each Rep/Continue To Improve On Single Sided Movements

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

10 October 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: OCTOBER 13TH-OCTOBER 19TH

Article Of The Week:
Explanation of myofascial anatomy and how some basic understanding of the subject can help athletes take their health into their own hands and drastically improve their performance:
http://www.tabatatimes.com/myofascial-anatomy-i/

Video Of The Week:
How to master the mechanics of the standard push up:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h2TUz2eod4

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
Read up on how to increase insulin sensitivity and the benefits of getting out of an insulin resistant state:
http://www.poliquingroup.com/Tips/tabid/130/EntryId/2296/Lose-Fat-Build-Muscle-By-Choosing-Foods-That-Modulate-Insulin.aspx

HYLETE Co-Brand Apparel:
CROSSFIT S3 is now “Powered By HYLETE” and officially endorses HYLETE apparel. As a benefit, all of our members will receive 50% off their first purchase ordered online and 20% off for life. Go to HYLETE.com/pbh to create an account and enjoy your discount! Please select CROSSFIT S3 as your referral to take advantage of this offer. CROSSFITS3 will offer bulk ordering 1x per month and so the gym will be able to save on shipping for members, unless you prefer orders to come straight to your household.

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD’s and please make sure to register for classes.

Save The Date:
Saturday December 6th, 2014 we will hold our S3 Christmas Party! More details soon!

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

Monday
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A) Back Squats: 2 Sets @ 75% 6-8 Reps/2 Sets @ 80% 5-6 Reps
B) 5 Rounds:
7 Deadlifts (Rx=185/125)(T2=135/95)
5 Hang Power Cleans (Rx=185/125)(T2=135/95)
3 Front Squats (Rx=185/125)(T2=135/95)

Tier 3:
A) Back Squat/Box Squat Technique: 3X8-10 Reps
B) 5 Rounds:
8 Deadlifts
8 Med Ball Cleans
200 M Row

*Purpose: Strength/ATP-CP
*Focus: Continuation Of Our Back Squat Cycle; Make Sure You Are Recording Your Weights So You Are Not Guessing And Progress Properly/Quality Of Depth And Movement Before Addition Of Weight/For Part B This Geared Towards A Lifting WOD NOT A Lung Burner; Keep This In Mind When Performing WOD; It Will Be Okay To Take Breaks; Do Not Sacrifice Form/If Not Applying RX, Weight Should Be 60-65% Of 1 RM For Weakest Movement For New People And 70-75% Of 1 RM For More Experienced

Tuesday
Speed.Stamina

A1) Push Press: 3X3-4 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Weighted Deadhang Pullups: 3X3-4 Reps; T2= Ring Rows 3X5-6 Reps; 3 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
*Make Sure You Are Getting Lower Each Week On These Ring Rows*
-Rest 2 Minutes-
*Increase Weight From Last Week 5-10 Lbs.
B) 15 Minute AMRAP:
30 Double Unders (T2=90 Singles)
10 Lateral Burpees
10 S20 (Rx=95/65)(T2=75/55)
10 Toes 2 Bar (T2=K2E)

Tier 3:
A1) Push Press: 3X6-8 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Ring Rows: 3X6-8 Reps; 3 Seconds To Lower Every Rep
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 15 Minute AMRAP:
50 Singles
10 Burpees
10 DB Push Press
10 Ab Mat Situps

*Purpose: Strength (Push/Pull)/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus: -Continuation Of Push Press/Pull Cycle; Make Sure You Have A Good Foundation On The Dip Portion Of The Push Press And Focus On Core Stability; Find A Good Pace And Stick With It For Part B; S20 Weight Should Be Moderate To Light; 1 Break Tops Per Set Of 10

Wednesday
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A) 4 Sets Of Following Complex: 2 Power Cleans+2 Above Knee Hang Power Clean
B) 21-18-15-12-9-6-3:
KBS (Rx=2.0/1.5)(T2=1.5/1.25)
Calorie Row

Tier 3:
A) 4 Sets Of The Following Complex: 3 High Hang Power Cleans+2 Above Knee Hang Power Cleans
B) “Same”-Scale Accordingly

*Purpose: Explosive Power+Strength+Technique/Hinging Strength/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus: Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Clean Positions With Moderate To Heavy Weight/Push A Heavy KB Today; Better To Push A Heavier Weight Then To Go Lighter And Get Overhead; This Will Be A Gasser!

Thursday
Stamina.Strength

A) Goat Work For 20 Minutes:
*Work On Double Unders, Muscle Ups, Lifting Technique, Pullups, Rope Climbs, Skill Work, Etc
*Just Don’t Stand Around
B) EMOM For 20 Minutes:
1st: 2 High Hang Power Snatch + 3 Power Snatch
2nd: 5-6 OHS
3rd- 6-8 HSPU (T2=2 Wall Walks+5 Pushups)
4th- 6-8 CTB Pullups (T2=Pullups)
*Pick A Challenging But Doable Weight With Flawless Form On Barbell; Same Weight For All Barbell Movements

Tier 3:
EMOM For 20 Minutes:
1st: 5-6 DB Hang Power Snatch R+ 5-6 DB Hang Power Snatch L
2nd: 6-8 KB Goblet Squats
3rd: 6-8 Yoga Push Ups
4th: 6-8 Ring Rows

*Purpose: Explosive Power+Strength+Technique/Muscular Endurance
*Focus: Quality Of Movement Priority Today! Not A Lung Burner/Weight Should Be Around 70-75% Of 1 RM For Barbell Movements

Friday
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A1) DB RFE Split Squats: 3 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm KB Or DB Strict Press: 3 Sets X 6-8 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
*Try To Increase From Last Week*
B) 3 Rounds:
400 M Run
10 Thrusters (Rx=95/65)(T2=75/55)
10 Burpee Box Jumps (Rx=24/20)(T2=20/16)

Tier 3:
A1) DB Walking Lunges: 3 Sets X 10-12 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm DB Strict Press: 3 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 3 Rounds:
400 M Run
10 Wall Balls
8 Box Jumps
6 Burpees

*Purpose: Single Side Strength/High Aerobic Power
*Focus: Focus On Form/Stability For Single Sided Movements/Good Lung Burner; Make Sure You Have High Elbows, Good Hip Pop, Breathing Properly On Thrusters/ Weight Should Be Unbroken Every Round Or 1 Drop Only Per Set

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

5 October 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: OCTOBER 6TH-OCTOBER 12TH

Article Of The Week:
A key foundation into any athletics, training, sport, etc is correct movement patterns. Proper movement is the cornerstone to progress towards any goals (gaining strength, improved running or rowing, gain in cardiovascular fitness, efficiency in Olympic lifting movements, etc). Be aware of your movements and move with a purpose; don’t move just to move your body will thank you:
http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-conditioning/3-reasons-you-aren-t-getting-any-stronger

Video Of The Week:
Mobility video of the week! Very easy way to loosen up those tight posterior muscle tissues of the shoulder:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GH0Ip8-Dkn0

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
Great article especially for all those who had questions about carbohydrate intake, timing, tips, etc:
http://www.poliquingroup.com/Tips/tabid/130/EntryId/2274/Five-Tips-for-Optimal-Carb-Intake-When-Trying-to-Lose-Fat.aspx

HYLETE Co-Brand Apparel:
CROSSFIT S3 is now “Powered By HYLETE” and officially endorses HYLETE apparel. As a benefit, all of our members will receive 50% off their first purchase ordered online and 20% off for life. Go to HYLETE.com/pbh to create an account and enjoy your discount! Please select CROSSFIT S3 as your referral to take advantage of this offer. CROSSFITS3 will offer bulk ordering 1x per month and so the gym will be able to save on shipping for members, unless you prefer orders to come straight to your household.

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD’s and please make sure to register for classes.

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS

Monday
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A) Back Squats: 1 Set @ 70%/1 Set @ 75%/ 1 Set @ 80%- All Sets 6-8 Reps
B) “Annie”
50-40-30-20-10
Double Unders (T2=150-120-90-60-30 Singles)
Ab Mat Situps (T2=30-25-20-15-10)

Tier 3:
A) Back Squat/Box Squat Technique: 3X8-10 Reps
B) 5 Rounds:
50 Singles
12 Ab Mat Situps

*Purpose- Strength/High Aerobic Power/Core Endurance
*Focus-Continuation Of Our Back Squat Cycle; Make Sure You Are Recording Your Weights So You Are Not Guessing And Progress Properly/Quality Of Depth And Movement Before Addition Of Weight/Benchmark Girl WOD Track It Down And Compare Against Previous Time

Tuesday
Strength.Stamina

A1) Push Press: 3X3-4 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Weighted Deadhang Pullups: 3X3-4 Reps; T2= Ring Rows 3X5-6 Reps; 3 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 3 Rounds:
25 KBS (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
15 Ring Pushups (T2=Hand Release Pushups)
3 Rope Climbs (T2=15 Jumping Pullups)

Tier 3:
A1) Push Press: 3X6-8 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Ring Rows: 3X8-10; 2 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 6 Rounds:
10 KBS
5 Jumping Pullups
5 Yoga Pushups

*Purpose- Strength/Moderate Aerobic Power/Muscular Endurance (Upper)
*Focus-Continuation Of Push Press/Pull Cycle; Make Sure You Have A Good Foundation On The Dip Portion Of The Push Press And Focus On Core Stability; Good Pace On KBS And Focus On Quality Of Movement For Pushups

Wednesday
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A) 4 Sets Of Following Complex:
1 High Hang Power Clean+1 Above Knee Hang Power Clean+3 Power Clean
B) 4 Rounds:
200 M Run
14 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
7 Deadlifts (RX=275/185)(T2=225/155)

Tier 3:
A) High Hang Power Clean: 4X5 Reps
B) 4 Rounds:
200 M Run
10 Wall Balls
6 Deadlifts

*Purpose- Explosive Power+Strength+Technique/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus- Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Clean Positions/Push A Weight That Is Challenging But Will Allow Correct Posture, Movement, Technique In The Deadlift (Around 65-70% Of 1 RM If Not RX)/Correct Depth And Elbow Position On Wallballs; For Those That Have Issues With The Wallballs, Work The Movement Correctly Or They Will Not Get Any Easier

Thursday
Speed.Strength

A) 4 Sets Of Following Complex: 2 High Hang Power Snatch+4 Overhead Squats
B) 10->1
Hang KB Power Snatch R (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
Hang KB Power Snatch L (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
Burpees

Tier 3:
A1) High Hang Power Snatch: 4X4-5 Reps
-Rest 1 Minutes-
A2) OHS Technique:4X5-6 Reps
B) “Same”- Use A DB

*Purpose- Olympic Lifting Technique+Explosive Power/High Aerobic Power
*Focus- Choose A Weight That Allows For Flawless Technique From The High Hang Position/Choose A KB Or DB Weight And Get After It!/85-90% High Intensity Pace For The Majority Of The WOD

Friday
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A1) DB RFE Split Squats: 3 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm KB Or DB Strict Press: 3 Sets X 6-8 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 18 Minute AMRAP:
15 Calorie Row
12 Box Jumps (Rx=24/20)(T2=20/16)
9 Thrusters (RX=75/55)(T2=65/45)
6 Pullups

Tier 3:
A1) DB Walking Lunges: 3 Sets X 10-12 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm DB Strict Press: 3 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 18 Minute AMRAP:
15 Calorie Row
12 Box Jumps
9 Wall Balls
6 Ring Rows

*Purpose- Single Side Strength/Aerobic Capacity+Sustainability/Muscular Endurance
*Focus-Focus On Form/Stability For Single Sided Movements/Find A Good Pace And Be Consistent/Short Breaks/Try To Stay In Motion

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

28 September 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 29TH-OCTOBER 5TH

Article Of The Week:
Rowing has more technique then just grabbing the handle and pulling. This article breaks down each part of the row and is a good reference to get the most out of your rowing stroke:
http://www.theboxmag.com/crossfit-workouts/row-row-row-your-best/

Video Of The Week:
Tight tissues will shortened ROM and cause many movement issues. Grab a partner and try these mobility fixes to help free up those soft tissues of your triceps:
http://www.mobilitywod.com/2013/01/triceps-smash/

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
Great explanation and breakdown of nutrition centered around training:
http://www.precisionnutrition.com/workout-nutrition-explained

HYLETE Co-Brand Apparel:
CROSSFIT S3 is now “Powered By HYLETE” and officially endorses HYLETE apparel. As a benefit, all of our members will receive 50% off their first purchase ordered online and 20% off for life. Go to HYLETE.com/pbh to create an account and enjoy your discount! Please select CROSSFIT S3 as your referral to take advantage of this offer. CROSSFITS3 will offer bulk ordering 1x per month and so the gym will be able to save on shipping for members, unless you prefer orders to come straight to your household.

28 Day Nutrition/Performance Challenge:
When: October 6th to 2014-November 2nd 2014 (4 Weeks); Sign Up Sheet Will Be Posted Next To Office
Who: Any Crossfit S3 Member
Entry Fee: $28 Cash (ONLY $1 A Day!) DUE BEFORE THE CHALLENGE STARTS
Pre/Post Performance WOD: A big part of this challenge will be the Pre and Post Performance WOD where everyone who is doing the challenge must complete both. The Pre/Post WODs will be identical and doable for everyone who enters the challenge! It will be exciting to see how the challenge will help and carry over to an improved performance. nutrition, rest, and training will improve scores. A scoring system will be set in place for everyone to push as hard as possible for both pre and post workouts. Prior to the Pre-WOD, we will hold a small meeting to go over any questions that any might have in regards to nutrition, training, recovery, sleep, etc etc. Please take advantage! Also below are some links to help you start prepare.

*The Pre-WOD will take place on Saturday, October 4th @ 10:30 AM Or Sunday, October 5th @ 11AM*

WOD:
10 Burpees
20 Wall Balls (20/14)
30 Box Jumps or Step Ups (24/20″)
40 Calorie Row
30 KBS (1.5/1.0)
20 Wall Balls (20/14)
10 Burpees

Tips:
-Avoid sugar/dairy/wheat/gluten/alcohol for 28 days
-Make sure to eat plenty of vegetables/grass fed beef/lean meats/healthy nuts/seeds/little sugar
-Make sure you eat enough! Many severely cut down too many calories
-Train 4-5 days a week
-Make sure to take at least 2 rest days a week
-Sleep on average 7-9 hours of sleep per day
-Drink plenty of water; at least half your body weight in ounces
-Foam roll, stretch, lacrosse ball, etc etc will help with recovery
-Have an accountability partner; do the challenge with a friend
-Order Custom Fit Meals thru the key for quick, easy nutritious meals
-Convenience is key! Have meals prepped before hand

Prizes:
1st Place: TBA
2nd Place: TBA
3rd Place: TBA

Nutrition Links:
http://www.robbwolf.com/
http://www.thepaleodiet.com/
http://www.everydaypaleo.com/
http://nomnompaleo.com/
http://ultimatepaleoguide.com/

START GETTING READY AND PREPARED NOW! GOOD LUCK TO ALL !!!!! Make sure you follow all tips below for best results. If you take this seriously and really challenge yourself you will see great results over the next month. Any questions please do not hesitate to ask!
-Eric@crossfits3.com

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will NOT hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD and please make sure to register for classes.

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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Stamina

A) Back Squats: 3 Sets @ 75%- All Sets 6-8 Reps
B) 20 Minute AMRAP:
6 Front Squats (Rx=135/95)(T2=115/85)
8  Box Jumps (Rx=24/20″)(T2=20/16″)
10 KBS (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
200 M Run

Tier 3:
A) Back Squat/Box Squat Technique: 3X8-10 Reps
B) 20 Minute AMRAP:
6 KB Goblet Squats
8 Box Jumps
10 KBS
200 M Run

*Purpose- Strength/Aerobic Capacity+Sustainability/Muscular Endurance
*Focus- Continuation Of Our Back Squat Cycle; Make Sure You Are Recording Your Weights So You Are Not Guessing And Progress Properly/Quality Of Depth And Movement Before Addition Of Weight/20 Minutes! Pace Accordingly/Make Sure You Maintain Core Stability On Front Squats While Breathing Heavy

Tuesday
Speed.Strength

A1) Push Press: 4X4-5 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Weighted Deadhang Pullups: 4X4-5 Reps; T2= Ring Rows 4X6-8 Reps, 3 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
-Rest 2 Minutes-
*Try To Increase Weight 5-10 lbs. From Last Week*
B) 5 Rounds:
4 Hang Power Snatch (RX=135/95)(T2=115/75)
8 Bar Facing Burpees

Tier 3:
A1) Push Press: 4X6-8 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Ring Rows: 4X6-8 Reps; 3 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 5 Rounds:
8 DB Hang Power Snatch L
8 DB Hang Power Snatch R
6 Burpees

*Purpose- Strength/High Aerobic Power
*Focus-Continuation Of Push Press/Pull Cycle; Make Sure You Have A Good Foundation On The Dip Portion Of The Push Press And Focus On Core Stability; Hang Power Snatch Should Be Challenging But Doable To Get 4 In A Row; Push The Burpees! Short, Fast Workout; Do Not Over Pace

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Strength.Speed.Stamina

A) 4 Sets Of Following Complex: 2 High Hang Power Clean+1 Above Knee Hang Power Clean+1 Power Clean
B) For Time:
10 Power Cleans (Rx=185/125)(T2=135/95)
30 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
50 Calorie Row
30 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
10 Power Cleans (Rx=185/125)(T2=135/95)

Tier 3:
A) 4 Sets: 3 High Hang Power Clean+2 Above Knee Hang Power Clean
B) For Time:
10 Hang Power Cleans
20 Wall Balls
40 Calorie Row
20 Wall Balls
10 Hang Power Cleans

*Purpose- Explosive Power+Strength+Technique/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus- Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Power Clean/Push A Weight That Is Challenging But Will Allow Correct Posture, Movement, Technique/This Weight Should Not Allow 10 Reps In A Row For Most/Correct Depth And Elbow Position On Wallballs

Thursday
Speed.Stamina

A) Goat Work For 20 Minutes:
*Work On Double Unders, Muscle Ups, Lifting Technique, Pullups, Rope Climbs, Skill Work, Etc
*Just Don’t Stand Around
B) 3 Rounds:
500 M Row
-Rest 2 Minutes-
400 M Run
-Rest 2 Minutes-
*Time Cap: 28 Minutes*
*DON”T Go 100%;Try To Be Consistent @ A 85-90% Pace*

Tier 3:
A) “Same”
B) “Same”

*Purpose-High Aerobic Power/Recovery/Intervals
*Focus- DO NOT Try To Make Each Row Or Run A Max Effort; Be Consistent And Try To Make Each Row/Run Identical Or Within A Couple Seconds

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Strength

A1) DB RFE Split Squats: 4 Sets X10-12 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm KB Or DB Strict Press: 4 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
*Try To Increase Weight From Last Week*
B) EMOM For 10 Minutes:
3 Deadlifts @ 70-75% Of 1 RM
C) For Time:
50 Toes 2 Bar (T2=K2E)
*Compare To 8/1/2014 OR 5/2/14 OR 2/17/2014

Tier 3:
A) DB Walking Lunges: 4 Sets X 10-12 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm DB Strict Press: 4 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) “Same”
C) For Time:
50 Ab Mat Situps

*Purpose-Single Side Strength+Pulling Strength/Core Strength+Endurance
*Focus-Focus On Form/Stability For Single Sided Movements/Deadlifts Should Be Challenging; Focus On Midline Tightness And Spinal Positioning/Toes 2 Bar Tester! Compare To Last Time

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

21 September 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 22ND-SEPTEMBER 28TH

Article Of The Week:
Good read on the pros and cons of the whiteboard, how what is written doesn’t tell the whole story, and ultimately how good mechanics should be the main goal:
http://www.boxlifemagazine.com/community/pro-cons-of-the-whiteboard

Video Of The Week:
Correct posterior chain positioning and bracing tips:
http://bit.ly/1zSRJwR

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
15 healthy food items that should be consumed consistently:
http://eatlocalgrown.com/article/13469-15-healthiest-foods-stock-kitchen-year-around.html?c=jer

HYLETE Co-Brand Apparel:
CROSSFIT S3 is now “Powered By HYLETE” and officially endorses HYLETE apparel. As a benefit, all of our members will receive 50% off their first purchase ordered online and 20% off for life. Go to HYLETE.com/pbh to create your account and enjoy your discount and please select CROSSFIT S3 as your referral. CROSSFITS3 will offer bulk ordering 1x per month and so the gym will be able to save on shipping for members, unless you prefer orders to come straight to your household.

28 Day Nutrition/Performance Challenge:
When: October 6th to 2014-November 2nd 2014 (4 Weeks); Sign Up Sheet Will Be Posted Next To Office
Who: Any Crossfit S3 Member
Entry Fee: $28 Cash (ONLY $1 A Day!) DUE BEFORE THE CHALLENGE STARTS
Pre/Post Performance WOD: A big part of this challenge will be the Pre and Post Performance WOD where everyone who is doing the challenge must complete both. The Pre/Post WODs will be identical and doable for everyone who enters the challenge! It will be exciting to see how the challenge will help and carry over to an improved performance. nutrition, rest, and training will improve scores. A scoring system will be set in place for everyone to push as hard as possible for both pre and post workouts. The Pre-WOD will take place on Saturday/Sunday (October 4th/5th) and Post-WOD will take place Saturday (November 1st/2nd).
WOD:
10 Burpees
20 Wall Balls (20/14)
30 Box Jumps or Step Ups (24/20″)
40 Calorie Row
30 KBS (1.5/1.0)
20 Wall Balls (20/14)
10 Burpees
Pre Meeting:
The Saturday prior to the challenge we will hold a small meeting to go over any questions that any might have in regards to nutrition, training, recovery, sleep, etc etc. Please take advantage! Also below are some links to help you start prepare.
Tips:
-Avoid sugar/dairy/wheat/gluten/alcohol for 28 days
-Make sure to eat plenty of vegetables/grass fed beef/lean meats/healthy nuts/seeds/little sugar
-Make sure you eat enough! Many severely cut down too many calories
-Train 4-5 days a week
-Make sure to take at least 2 rest days a week
-Sleep on average 7-9 hours of sleep per day
-Drink plenty of water; at least half your body weight in ounces
-Foam roll, stretch, lacrosse ball, etc etc will help with recovery
-Have an accountability partner; do the challenge with a friend
Prizes:
1st Place: TBA
2nd Place: TBA
3rd Place: TBA
Nutrition Links:
http://www.robbwolf.com/
http://www.thepaleodiet.com/
http://www.everydaypaleo.com/
http://nomnompaleo.com/
http://ultimatepaleoguide.com/

START GETTING READY AND PREPARED NOW! GOOD LUCK TO ALL !!!!! Make sure you follow all tips below for best results. If you take this seriously and really challenge yourself you will see great results over the next month. Any questions please do not hesitate to ask!
-Eric@crossfits3.com

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD and please make sure to register for classes.

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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Strength

A) Back Squats:
1 Set @ 65%  Of 1 RM-8 Reps
1 Set @ 70% Of 1 RM-8 Reps
1 Set @ 75% Of 1 RM-8 Reps
B) 3 Rounds Of 1 Minute On/1 Minute Off @ Each Station:
ME Squat Cleans  (Rx=155/105)(T2=95/65)
ME Thrusters (Rx=155/105)(T2=95/65)
ME Toes 2 Bar
*Rotate Thru Movements

Tier 3:
A) Back Squats: 4 Sets X 8-10 Reps
B) 3 Rounds Of 1 Minute On/1 Minute Off @ Each Station:
ME KBS
ME WallBalls
ME Ab Mat Situps

*Purpose- Strength/ATP-CP/Core
*Focus- Quality Of Movement On Back Squat With Correct Depth; Follow Percentages/Quality Of Movement With Heavier Weight Is Key Point For Part B

Tuesday
Speed.Stamina

A1) Push Press: 4 Sets X 4-5 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Weighted Deadhang Pullups: 4 Sets X 4-5 Reps (T2= Ring Rows 4 Sets X 6-8 Reps; 3 Seconds To Lower Each Rep)
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) For 18 Minutes EMOM:
1st- 8-10 Burpees AFAP
2nd- 100 M Run AFAP
3rd-10-12 Box Jumps (Rx=24/20″)(T2=20/16″)
*No Rebounding On Box Jumps

Tier 3:
A1) Push Press: 4 Sets X 6-8 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Ring Rows: 4 Sets X 8-10 Reps; 2 Seconds To Lower Each Rep
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) For 18 Minutes EMOM:
1st- 6-8 Burpees AFAP
2nd- 100 M Run AFAP
3rd- 8-10 Box Jumps AFAP

*Purpose- Strength (Push/Pull)/High Aerobic Power Intervals
*Focus- Part B Should Be VERY Fast And Intense With A Lot Of Built In Rest; As Fast As Possible At The Start Of Every Minute

Wednesday10647211_10204888014344026_1289067147722393710_n
Stamina.Speed.Strength

A) 4 Sets Of Following Complex: 3 High Hang Power Clean+2 Above Knee Hang Power Clean+1 Power Clean
B) 4 Rounds:
8 Deadlifts (Rx=185/125)(T2=155/105)
15 KBS (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
300 M Row

Tier 3:
A) 4 Sets: 4 High Hang Power Cleans+2 Above Knee Hang Power Clean
B) 4 Rounds:
12 KB Deadlifts
15 Russian KBS
300 M Row

*Purpose- Explosive Power+Technique/High Aerobic Power
*Focus- Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Power Clean/Correct Spinal Positioning For Deadlifts/Keep Intensity High; Do Not Over Pace

Thursday
Strength.Stamina

A) 10 Minute AMRAP:
3 Rope Climbs (T2=12 Renegade Rows W/ No Pushup)
6 Strict HSPU (T2= 12 Strict Pushups)
200 M Run
-Rest 5 Minutes-
B) 10 Minute AMRAP:
3 Wall Walks
12 Ring Dips (T2=Banded Dips)
250 M Row
-Rest 5 Minutes-
C) 10 Minute AMRAP:
3 Bear Crawls
12 Burpees
50 M KB Farmers Walk L (Rx=2.0/1.5)(T2=1.5/1.0)
50 M KB Farmers Walk R (Rx=2.0/1.5)(T2=1.5/1.0)

Tier 3:
A) “Same As T2″-Sub Cage Assisted Pushups
B) 10 Minute AMRAP:
5 Inchworms
10 Bench Dips
250 M Row
C) “Same”- Scale Farmers Walk Accordingly

*Purpose- Strength/Muscular Endurance (Upper)/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus- Good Quality Of Movements For All Gymnastic Based Strength Movements/Find A Good Pace And Stay Consistent

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Speed

A1) DB RFE Split Squats: 4 Sets X 10-12 Reps Per Leg (T2= DB Walking Lunges)
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm KB Or DB Strict Press: 4 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) For Time:
50 Double Unders (T2=100 Singles+15 Lateral Hops)
40 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
30 Double Unders (T2=60 Singles+10 Lateral Hops)
20 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
400 M Run”
*Compare To 6/23/14*

Tier 3:
A1) DB Walking Lunges: 4 Sets X 10-12 Reps Per Leg
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Single Arm DB Strict Press: 4 Sets X 8-10 Reps Per Arm
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) “Same As T2″-Scale Accordingly

*Purpose- Single Side Strength/High Aerobic Power
*Focus- Focus On Form/Stability For Single Sided Movements/High Effort+Quality Of Depth On WallBalls For Part B

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

14 September 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 15TH-SEPTEMBER 21ST

Article Of The Week:
Good article with excellent insight on how to properly progress with your training:
http://www.tabatatimes.com/five-things-every-crossfitter/

Video Of The Week:
Pec smash to help with internal rotation and psoas restriction:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGT2rLyURFs&list=UUnnB4zDBqZHhQ4uLTAX8eYA

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
Highly recommend supplementation with BCAA’s to help reduce DOMS and speed recovery:
http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/bcaas-and-taurine-reduce-doms

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD and please make sure to register for classes.

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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Speed

A) Find 20 Rep Max Back Squat; Breaking/Stopping Over 2 Seconds Terminates The Set
B) 5 Rounds:
10 KBS (Rx=2.0/1.5)(T2=1.5/1.0)
5 Burpees
200 M Run
-Rest 2 Minutes EXACTLY Between Rounds-

Tier 3:
A) Back Squat: 4X6-8 Reps; Rest 2 Minutes Between Sets
B) “Same”-Scale Accordingly

*Purpose: Strength/High Aerobic Power/Recovery
*Focus: Quality Of Movement On Back Squat With Correct Depth (20 Reps Is Around 60-65% Of 1 RM)/Go HARD And Do Not Let Up On Any Part Of The Round/Push The Run

Tuesday
Strength.Stamina

A) 12 Minute AMRAP:
100 M KB Farmers Walk L (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
100 M KB Farmers Walk R (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
12 S2O (Rx=155/105)(T2=115/85)
9 Pullups
-Rest 6 Minutes Between A+B-
B) 12 Minute AMRAP:
100 M OH Plate Walk (Rx=45/25)(T2=35/15)
3 Wall Walks
6 Toes 2 Bar (T2= Knees To Elbow)
9 Push Ups

Tier 3:
A) “Same”-Scale Accordingly
B) “Same”-Scale Accordingly

*Purpose: Strength/Muscular Endurance (Upper)
*Focus: Solid Movement; Choose A Moderate Weight For S2O (60-65% Of 1 RM)

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Stamina.Speed.Strength

A) 5 Sets Of Following Complex: 4 High Hang Power Clean+1 Above Knee Hang Power Clean
B) “Christine”
3 Rounds:
500 M Row
12 Bodyweight Deadlifts
21 Box Jumps (24/20″)

Tier 3:
A) 5X5 Reps Of High Hang Power Clean; Rest 2 Minutes Between Sets
B) “Same”-Scale Accordingly

*Purpose: Explosive Power+Strength/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus: Olympic Lifting Positioning/Technique For Power Clean/Benchmark! Make Sure To Chart/Correct Spinal Positioning For Deadlifts

Thursday
Speed.Strength

A1) Single Arm KB Or DB Strict Press: 4 Sets X 10-12 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Ring Rows: 4 Sets X 6-8 Reps; 3 Seconds To Lower Every Rep
-Rest 1 Minute-
B) 10 Minute AMRAP:
100 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
50 Alternating KB Snatches (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75); Each Rep From The Ground
Max Effort Burpees To 6″ Target With Any Remaining Time

Tier 3:
A1) “Same”-With DB
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) “Same”
-Rest 1 Minute-
B) 10 Minute AMRAP:
4 Burpees
6 Hang DB Snatch R
6 Hang DB Snatch L
8 Wall Balls

*Purpose: Strength/Aerobic Capacity/Muscular Endurance
*Focus: Single Arm Strength+Movement/Stay After It; See If Burpees Are Possible

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Stamina

A) Goat Work For 20 Minutes:
*Work On Double Unders, Muscle Ups, Lifting Technique, Pullups, Rope Climbs, Skill Work, Etc
*Just Don’t Stand Around

B) For Time:
800 M Run/60 Double Unders (T2=120 Singles+16 Broad Jumps (6/4′)/15 Ball Slams (Rx=30/20)(T2=20/15)

400 M Run/45 Double Unders (T2=90 Singles+12 Broad Jumps)/15 Ball Slams (Rx=30/20)(T2=20/15)

200 M Run/30 Double Unders (T2=60 Singles+8 Broad Jumps)/15 Ball Slams (Rx=30/20)(T2=20/15)

100 M Run/15 Double Unders (T2=30 Singles+4 Broad Jumps)/15 Ball Slams (Rx=30/20)(T2=20/15)
*25 Minute Cap*

Tier 3:
A) “Same”
B) 5 Rounds:
200 M Run
50 Singles
10 Ball Slams

*Purpose: Aerobic Capacity+Aerobic Sustainability
*Focus: Find A Good Pace And Stay In Constant Motion For Part B

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

7 September 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 8TH-SEPTEMBER 14TH

Article Of The Week:
How to become a better rower??? Read below as little tips can make a big difference:
http://breakingmuscle.com/rowing/the-17-commandments-of-rowing-my-journey-from-hate-to-happiness

Video Of The Week:
Elbow tendonitis? Grab some voodoo floss or a broken band and give this one a try!:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dgbCDtqdlI&index=100&list=UUnnB4zDBqZHhQ4uLTAX8eYA

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
Great article on the numbers of benefits of simply drinking lemon water in the morning:
http://www.fhfn.org/5-incredible-benefits-of-drinking-lemon-water-in-the-morning/

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD and please make sure to register for classes.

AMRAP 4 AUTISM:

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Date: Saturday September 13th 2014 At Crossfit S3
Address: Crossfit S3, 520 Zimmer Rd. Fort Mill, SC  29707
Time Slots: 8AM/9AM/10AM/11AM
Cost: $30
Workout: 32 Minute Partner AMRAP With 6 Reps Per Person For Each Movement

HOPE 4 LANDON:
Handstand Pushups
Overhead Walking Lunges Per Leg (45/25)
Pull Ups
Evil Wheels

400m Partner Run

Lateral Burpees Over Barbell
Alternating Jumping Lunges Per Leg
Narrow Hand Push Ups
Dead Hang Chin Ups
Overhead Squats (115/75)(95/65)(75/55)
No Kip T2B

*Remember, this is a partner WOD so you and your partner must both sign up. The $30 fee includes a t-shirt, recovery protein shake (so don’t forget to bring your shaker!) and a donation to Autism Speaks.
*There will be some prizes and a raffle for 4 Panther tickets (game on Sept. 14th ), courtesy of our wonderful friend, Steve Canale.   
*Bring your kids! We will have a supervised bounce house and corn-hole games for the kids while we break a sweat!!

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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Stamina

A) Take 20 Minutes To Build To A 1 Rep Front Squat Max
B) 18 Minute AMRAP:
30 Double Unders (T2=60 Singles+15 Lateral Hops Over KB)
15 KBS (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
10 KB Goblet Squat (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
200 M Run

Tier 3
A) KB Goblet Squats: 3X10-15 Reps; Rest 2 Minutes Between Sets
B) 18 Minute AMRAP:
60 Singles
12 KBS
10 Ball Slams
100 M Run

*Purpose- Strength/Aerobic Capacity+Sustainability
*Focus- Quality Of Movement On Front Squat With Correct Depth For 1 Rep Max/Compare 1 Rep Max To Previous Number/Find A Good Pace And Stay In Constant Motion If Possible For Part B

Tuesday
Speed.Strength

A1) Push Press: 4 Sets Of 5-6 Reps (Moderately Heavy)
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Strict Ring Dips: 4 Sets Of 6-8 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
B) For Time:
25 Burpees
300 M Row
20 Burpees
200 M Row
15 Burpees
100 M Row

Tier 3
A1) “Same”-Scale Accordingly
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Bench Dips: 4 Set Of 8-10 Reps
-Rest 1 Minute-
B) “Same”

*Purpose- Explosive Power/Strength/High Aerobic Power
*Focus- Use The Timer For Part A And Rest Exactly 1 Minute Between 2 Movements/Scale Ring Dips Accordingly/Part B Should Be VERY Fast And Intense

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Strength.Stamina.Speed

A) Take 20 Minutes To Build To A 1 Rep Deadlift Max
B) 10 Minute AMRAP:
8 Chest To Bar Pullups
6 Deadlifts (Rx=155/105)(T2=115/85)
4 Hang Power Clean (Rx=155/105)(T2=115/85)

Tier 3
A) Deadlifts: 4X6-8 Reps; Rest 2-3 Minutes Between Sets
B) 10 Minute AMRAP:
5 Pullups
5 Hang Power Cleans
10 KBS

*Purpose- Strength/Moderate Aerobic Power/Pulling Endurance
*Focus- Quality Of Movement On Deadlifting With Correct Spinal Alignment/Compare Max With Previous Number/For Part B, Base Weight Of Bar From Hang Power Clean; Deadlifts Will Be Light And Should Keep You In Motion

Thursday
Stamina.Speed

4 Rounds:
20 Box Jumps (Rx=24/20)(T2=20/16″)
20 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=20/14)
400 M Run
-Rest 2 Minutes Between Rounds-

Tier 3
4 Rounds:
10 Box Jumps
200 M Run
-Rest 1 Minute-
10 Wall Balls
200 M Run
-Rest 1 Minute-

*Purpose: Aerobic Capacity Intervals
*Focus: Find A Challenging And Doable Pace/Try To Make Each Round As Close As Possible

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Strength

A) 3 Sets Of Following Complex: 3 High Hang Power Snatch + 1 Above Knee Hang Power Snatch
B) Power Snatch: 3X2 Reps
C) “Isabel”
30 Snatches (135/95)
OR
“Grace”
30 Clean And Jerks (135/95)
OR
For Time:
40 KBS (Rx=1.5/1.0)(T2=1.25/.75)
500 M Row
D) V-Ups: 3X12-15 Reps (T2=Weighted Ab Mat Situps)
-Rest 1 Minute Between Sets-

Tier 3
A) 4 Sets: 10-12 DB Hang Power Snatch Per Arm
-Rest 1 Minute Between Sets-
B) For Time:
25 KBS
250 M Row
15 KBS
250 M Row
D) For Time:
50 Ab Mat Sit Ups

*Purpose- Explosive Power+Strength/ATP-CP/Core Assistance
*Focus-Continue To Focus On Olympic Lifting Positioning For Power Snatch/Don’t Go To Heavy On Part A, Focus On Bar Positioning/Try To Go Heavier On Part B And Continue To Hit Positions/Part C Is Your Call; Make Sure Weight Is Within Your Capacity For 30 Reps With Proper Technique As Priority

Saturday
Team WOD: *CANCELLED DUE TO AUTISM AMRAP*
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00

29 August 2014

WEEKLY UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 1ST-SEPTEMBER 7TH

Article Of The Week:
Simple, straightforward list that if performed daily can help not only your training but also the S3 community:
http://www.theboxmag.com/crossfit-blogs/10-daily-crossfit-to-dos/

Video Of The Week:
Good video on fixing a tweaked knee:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XCMefKFw1Q&list=UUnnB4zDBqZHhQ4uLTAX8eYA

Nutrition Information Of The Week: 
Look at all the amazing health benefits by simply adding these herbs and spices to your food:
http://www.takepart.com/photos/health-benefits-of-spices-and-herbs/?cmpid=foodinc-fb

S3 Conditioning:
S3 Conditioning will NOT hold class this upcoming Monday night at 6:30 PM due to the holiday. Check out the Facebook S3 page for the regularly scheduled 11 AM S3 Conditioning WOD and please make sure to register for classes.

Labor Day Hours:
We will be open this upcoming Labor Day Monday with limited hours. The regularly scheduled 8/9/11 AM classes will take place and ALL other classes will be cancelled. If you plan on attending class, please remember to register as these classes tend to be very full. Please enjoy the holiday and be safe!

AMRAP 4 AUTISM:

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Date: Saturday September 13th 2014 At Crossfit S3
Address: Crossfit S3, 520 Zimmer Rd. Fort Mill, SC  29707
Time Slots: 8AM/9AM/10AM/11AM
Cost: $30
Workout: 32 Minute Partner AMRAP With 6 Reps Per Person For Each Movement

HOPE 4 LANDON:
Handstand Pushups
Overhead Walking Lunges Per Leg (45/25)
Pull Ups
Evil Wheels

400m Partner Run

Lateral Burpees Over Barbell
Alternating Jumping Lunges Per Leg
Narrow Hand Push Ups
Dead Hang Chin Ups
Overhead Squats (115/75); Dean+Rudy say heavier
No Kip T2B

*Remember, this is a partner WOD so you and your partner must both sign up. The $30 fee includes a t-shirt, recovery protein shake (so don’t forget to bring your shaker!) and a donation to Autism Speaks.
*There will be some prizes and a raffle for 4 Panther tickets (game on Sept. 14th ), courtesy of our wonderful friend, Steve Canale.   
*Bring your kids! We will have a supervised bounce house and corn-hole games for the kids while we break a sweat!!

THIS WEEKS WORKOUTS:

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Strength

A1) Front Squats: 5X2 Reps; Each Set @ 90% Or Above
-Rest 1 Minute-
A2) Weighted Dead Hang Chin Ups: 5X2-3 Reps (T2=Max Effort Ring Rows; 3 Seconds To Lower Each Rep)
-Rest 2 Minutes-
B) 4 Rounds:
4 Squat Cleans (Rx=185/125)(T2=135/95)
200 M Sprint
-Rest 1 Minute Between Rounds-

Tier 3:
A1) KB Goblet Squat: 3X10-12 Reps; Rest 1 Minute
A2) Ring Rows: 3X8-10 Reps; Rest 1 Minute
B) 4 Rounds:
6 Hang Power Cleans
200 M Sprint
-Rest 1 Minute Between Rounds-

*Purpose: Strength/ATP-CP
*Focus: Quality Of Movement On Front Squats With Correct Depth/Squat Cleans Should Be HEAVY For You And Also Should Be A Weight You Feel Comfortable With/Go After It On The 200 M Sprint/Rest 1 FULL Minute

Tuesday
Speed.Stamina

A) Split Jerk: Build To A 1 Rep Max
B) 5 Rounds:
10 Burpee Box Jumps (Rx=24/20″)(T2=20/16″)
15 Calorie Row

Tier 3:
A) Push Press: 4X6-8 Reps; Rest 2 Minutes Between Sets
B) 5 Rounds:
250 M Row
8 Box Jumps
4 Burpees

*Purpose: Explosive Power+Strength/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus: Quality Of Movement Of Split/Push Jerk/Find A 1 Rep Max (A PR Would Be Nice)/Find A Pace And Try To Maintain For Part B

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Stamina.Strength.Speed

A) Deadlifts: 5X2; Each Set @ 90% Or Above
B) 3 Rounds:
12 KBS (Rx=2.0/1.5)(T2=1.5/1.0)
15 Wall Balls (Rx=20/14)(T2=14/10)
400 M Run

Tier 3:
A) Deadlifts: 4X6-8 Reps; Rest 2-3 Minutes Between Sets
B) 5 Rounds:
6 Wall Balls
9 KBS
200 M Run

*Purpose: Strength/Moderate Aerobic Power
*Focus: Quality Of Movement On Deadlifting With Correct Spinal Alignment/Part B Should Be A Good Little Lung Burner/Try Not To Take Huge Breaks

Thursday
Strength.Stamina

A) 3 Sets Of Following Complex: 4 High Hang Power Snatch+1 Above Knee Hang Power Snatch
B) Power Snatch: 3X3 Reps
C) 8 Rounds:
10 Pullups (T2-Scale Accordingly)
10 Pushups (T2-Scale Accordingly)
*15 Minute Cap*
D) Plank Holds: 5X:30 On/:30 Off

Tier 3:
A) High Hang Snatch: 5X5 Reps; Rest 2 Minutes Between Sets
B) For Time:
50 Renegade Rows
25 Burpees
C) “Same”- Scale Accordingly

*Purpose: Explosive Power+Strength+Technique/Muscular Endurance (Upper)
*Focus: Continue To Focus On Olympic Lifting Positioning For Power Snatch/Part B Is Mostly Muscular Endurance Based/Good Form And Body Positioning Is Main Focus For All Movements/Do Not Worry About Your Time As Much Today As Quality Of Reps Is Priority

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Speed

A) “Death By 10 Meters”
*On The First Minute, Complete A 10 M Sprint. On The Second Minute, Complete Two 10 M Sprints. On The Third Minute, Complete Three 10 M Sprints. Continue This Upward Pattern Until You Are Unable To Achieve The Numbered Sprint Within That Given Minute. Score Is Number Completed + Remainder Of Incomplete (Example: 15+14; Was Unable To Reach 16)
B) For Time:
200 Double Unders (T2=5 Rounds:60 Singles+150 M Row)
*7 Minute Time Cap*

Tier 3:
A) “Same”
B) “Same As T2″

*Purpose: High Aerobic Power
*Focus: Don’t Go Out To Hard On The Early Rounds, Save It For When It’s Needed In The Later Rounds/Push Hard On Part B, ALL OUT EFFORT

Saturday
Team WOD: 8:30+9:30
Free Intro: 10:30
Foundations: 12:00

Sunday
Foundations: 10:00
Open Gym: 11:00+12:00