Saturday September 1st, 2012

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Congratulations to everyone who PR’D this month! Keep up the great work. The board will be cleared off tomorrow and a new month will begin.

Weekend WOD
15-12-9-6-3
Power Snatches @ 115/75
Burpee over bar

Visitors to CFS

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On Thursday Val brough in her Bell Mobility Business Marketing Team for a group WOD. Val loves CrossFit so much, she completed her Level 1 cert. in July!

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Leanne, Pam’s sister and her friend Miguel from Germany stopped by for a WOD. Miguel did Fran with strict pull ups in 12 minutes!

Paleo Challenge Meeting

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For those of you who are interested in participating in an 8 week paleo challenge, we will be having an information session on Wednesday September 5th at 7 p.m. at the gym. 

The challenge will start on Sunday September 9th.

Whether you simply want to try eating differently, improve your health and fitness level or lose some weight, this challenge is for you!

Please email info@crossfitselect.com if you are planning on attending


Friday August 31, 2012

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Look who’s back. We’ve missed you Joel!!!

WOD
5-4-3-2-1
Complex
(Power clean/front squat/push press/back squat/back  jerk)
With a 200m run and rope climb between rounds
*pick a challenging weight for the complex 


 


Wednesday August 29, 2012

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“Hey, should this be a hook grip?”

WOD
Strict Press 5X5 @ 55-65%

30 Wall Balls
30 Hang Squat Snatches @ 75/55
3 Rounds

Training for Speed!

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Join Runner’s Mark On Wednesday, August 29th @ 6:30pm for an interactive Speed Drill presentation with Anton Skerritt, former Olympic sprinter and 400meter  specialist. Anton will be sharing his experience and then taking everyone through speed drills at JC Saddington Park after the presentation. Details about Anton are indicated below:

Anton Skerritt
Affiliations: Toronto/Mazda Optimists Track Club
Country:  Trinidad and Tobago,  Canada
  Event: 400M individual and 4X400 relay
 Represented Canada in the 1988 Olympics at Seoul and Trinidad in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles

Significant accomplishments:

  • 1984 Olympics, Los Angeles, California, USA – 400 meters (Quarterfinals, 46.93); 4 x 400 meters Relay (Semifinals, Disqualified, with Derek Archer, Michael Paul, and Michael Puckerin)
  • 1986 British Commonwealth Games, Edinburgh, (Represented Canada) – 400 meters (Semifinals, 47.74); 4 x 400 meters Relay (3rd, 3:08.69)
  • 1987 World Championships, Rome, Italy (Represented Canada) – 400 meters (Semifinals, 45.62); 4 x 400 meters Relay (Semifinals, 3:02.90)
  • 1990 British Commonwealth Games, Auckland, New Zealand (Represented Canada) – 400 meters (Semifinals, 47.79); 4 x 400 meters Relay (5th, 3:06.73)

Personal bests
Event                         Result            Venue                                    Date
 400m                         45.62              Roma (ITA)                            01.09.1987
 400m ind.                   47.69             Budapest (HUN)                    04.03.1989 

Hope to see you all there