Sunday, February 19th, 2017

“Manage Your Macros” Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Sunday, February 19th @ CFD Lakeview from 12:00p – 1:30p

Next available On-Ramps: Contact Coach Cara@crossfitdefined.com, to schedule your intro sessions and hold your spot in our next beginner’s program!
- Lakeview: Starting Thursday, March 2nd
- Lincoln Square: Starting Monday, March 6th

Yoga Reminder:  today at 10:30a at CFD Lincoln Square.


Lakeview Training:
9a – Simulated Long Run
10a – KB WOD
9a to 11a – Open Gym
12p – Marcros Workshop (sign up here, you can stil attend)

Lincoln Square Training:
9a to 11a – Open Gym
9:30a – Hero WOD
10:30a – Athletes Yoga

SLR Programming:  Sandbags, pull-ups, burpees & a run repeats over the course of 40 minutes. Come see us at 9a for more details.

KB Programming: 

A) Strength Superset EMOTM for 12 min. Rotate between the two movements.

Station 1 – KB Complex
– KB Single Arm KB Clean x2
– KB Push Press x2
– KB Jerk (power or split stance) x2
– KB Squat in the front rack position x2
** Set the KB down and repeat on the other side.
** Build in weight as you feel comfortable.

Station 2 – Ab Wheels x10 – 15 reps.

KB WOD – 4 Rounds for time.
20 Jumping Pull Ups
20 Lunge Steps (hold the KB you are going to swing)
20 Russian KB Swings (heavy)
20 Double Unders (40 singles)
20 Cal Row
Rest 2 Min

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Saturday, February 18th, 2017

“Whole 30″ Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Saturday, February 18th @ CFD Lincoln Square from 12:30p – 2:00p

“Manage Your Macros” Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Sunday, February 19th @ CFD Lakeview from 12:00p – 1:30p

Next available On-Ramps: Contact Coach Cara@crossfitdefined.com, to schedule your intro sessions and hold your spot in our next beginner’s program!
- Lakeview: Starting Thursday, March 2nd
- Lincoln Square: Starting Monday, March 6th

Yoga Reminder:  this Sunday at 10:30a at CFD Lincoln Square.


Lakeview Schedule:
8a – Def Con
9a – Strength Bias
10a – Team WOD
11a – Intro Workout (sold out)

Lincoln Square Schedule:
8a – Team WOD
9a – Strength Bias
10a – Team WOD
11a – Intro Workout (2 open spots, sign up Here)
11a – Olympic Lifting
12:30p – Whole30 Nutrition Workshop

Team WOD Programming:

Team WOD (Teams of 3) – Move a lot of weight (40m cap)

1) Pick a weight/option.
Option 1: 7,000 Strict Press, 9,000lb F. Squat & 11,000lb Deadlift
Option 2: 9,000 Strict Press, 12,000lb F. Squat & 15,000lb Deadlift
** Note:  If you and your teammates usually go Rx then option 2 will probably be the way to go. Everyone should be using the same weight and rep scheme.

2) The workout. Strict Press your weight as a team, then go for an 800m run. When you get back you will Front Squat your weight then go for an 800m run and then you will finish with the Deadlift and an 800m run. Split the reps up any way you like.  Everyone must run together.

Strength Cafe / Strength Bias Programming:

Part 1 – Box Squat: 12 – 15 sets of 3

Part 2 – 4 or 5 Rounds of: DB Bench x10 + Death March x20 Steps

SWOD – 10 AMRAP of: Russian KB Swing x10 + Burpee Box Jump x5 + a Quick Sprint

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Friday, February 17th, 2017

Week 2/4

Schedule Changes this weekend: We are hosting our Free intro workouts at both gyms this weekend. (registration below)  The 11am Team WOD and Open gym are cancelled at LV.  The Olympic Lifting Technique class that is usually at LV on Saturdays has been moved to Lincoln Square for this weekend only from 11-12:30pm.

The 2017 CrossFit Open Starts in 6 days!  Register with the CrossFit Defined team HERE! 

“Whole 30″ Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Saturday, February 18th @ CFD Lincoln Square from 12:30p – 2:00p

“Manage Your Macros” Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Sunday, February 19th @ CFD Lakeview from 12:00p – 1:30p

Free “Intro to CrossFit” Class for anyone completely new to CrossFit. Tell a friend, bring a friend, support someone new! This Saturday, February 18th. 11am-Noon. Classes offered at both gyms. Register HERE.

Next available Onramps: Contact Coach Cara@crossfitdefined.com, to schedule your intro sessions and hold your spot in our next beginner’s program!
Lakeview: Starting Thursday, March 2nd
Lincoln Square: Starting Monday, March 6th


A.
Clean & Jerk: Athlete’s Choice!
Option 1:
-Take 15 minutes to build up to a heavy C&J for the day
-Power or full squat clean
then…
Drop Sets: Using 80% of heavy from the day; 80% X (1+1)X 2 X 2
Option 2:
-Take 10 minutes to build to working weight at 80%
then…
Every other minute on the minute: X 4 Rounds
Min 1: Power Cleans @ 80% X 3 reps, touch and go
Min 2: Rest
Min 3:  Power Clean and Jerk @ 70% X 5 reps, touch and go
Min 4: Rest
Min 5:  Power Cleans @ 80% X 3 reps, touch and go
Min 6: Rest
Min 7:  Power Clean and Jerk @ 7o% X 5 reps, touch and go
Min 8: Rest

B.
“CrossFit Games Open Workout: 16.5 & 14.5″
For time: (16 minute Cap)
21-18-15-12-9-6-3
Thrusters 95/65lbs
Bar over Burpees

*Barbell weight should be no more than 55% of strict press, 45% of Pushpress or 35% of C&J
Scaled & Master’s: 65/45lbs
Scaled Master’s 55+ & Teens: 45/35lbs

**Today is about building mental toughness.  Finding a balance between giving it all you have and keeping a pace that prevents you from redlining is what this workout is all about!  Today’s WOD  is a great example of an all out max effort workout we might find in the 2017 Open starting next week!

Legacy LeaderBoard
Best Men’s finish: Josh Bridges: 7:15
Best Women’s finish: Sam Briggs: 7:36
Top 100 in the world, Men: Sub 8:38
Top 100 in the world, Women: Sub 9:00
Top 100 in our Region, Men: Sub 9:58
Top 100 in our Region, Women: Sub 10:50

C.
Bonus: “The Grind”, (to be completed after class)

4 Sets:
Row or Run X 800 meters
Rest 3 minutes between rounds

**Recover from WOD fully before starting. For all post class bonus work, make sure to give class priority on space and equipment as well as check in with the coach on duty before starting!**

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Thursday, February 16th, 2017

“Whole 30″ Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Saturday, February 18th @ CFD Lincoln Square from 12:30p – 2:00p

“Manage Your Macros” Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Sunday, February 19th @ CFD Lakeview from 12:00p – 1:30p

Abs

 

Free “Intro to CrossFit” Class for anyone completely new to CrossFit. Tell a friend, bring a friend, support someone new! This Saturday, February 18th. 11am-Noon. Classes offered at both gyms. Register HERE.

2017 Onramp Dates: Contact Coach Cara@crossfitdefined.com, to schedule your intro sessions and hold your spot in our next beginner’s program!
- Lakeview: Starting Thursday, March 2nd
– Lincoln Square: 
Starting Monday, March 6th


CFD Lakeview Specialty Classes:
7p – Olympic Lifting (come early, warm up and be ready to go at 7p)

CFD Lincoln Square Specialty Classes
5:30p – Strength Bias
6:00p – Olympic Lifting (come early, warm up and be ready to go at 7p)

Open Gym Today: Come in today and challenge the coaches to help you improve a movement that you are struggling with. Challenge the coaches to create a training day that works just for you. Just come in the doors and work hard. Check the schedule for the entire list of open gym times. The options for “Open Gym” are endless. You just have to come ready to train, we will do the rest.

Strong website links for your enjoyment.  Click below.

Plan your day.  

Couples that lift.  Last. 

Sign up for the CrossFit Open.

More Abs

 

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Week 2/4

The 2017 CrossFit Open Starts in 8 days!  Register with the CrossFit Defined team HERE! 

“Whole 30″ Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Saturday, February 18th @ CFD Lincoln Square from 12:30p – 2:00p

“Manage Your Macros” Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Sunday, February 19th @ CFD Lakeview from 12:00p – 1:30p

“Mobility @ Lincoln Square” with Coach Cara, 6-6:30pm. Focus: SHOULDERS, ELBOWS & WRISTS- Free yourself of all those tweaks, pains and flareups in your lower limbs. If you are lacking range of motion you have to compensate in other areas. Come in and learn an effective mobility strategy to better your overall power.

Free “Intro to CrossFit” Class for anyone completely new to CrossFit. Tell a friend, bring a friend, support someone new! This Saturday, February 18th. 11am-Noon. Classes offered at both gyms. Register HERE.

Next available Onramps: Contact Coach Cara@crossfitdefined.com, to schedule your intro sessions and hold your spot in our next beginner’s program!
Lakeview: Starting Thursday, March 2nd
Lincoln Square: Starting Monday, March 6th


A.
E.O.M.O.T.M. X 9 Rounds (18 minutes)
Odd minutes: Sumo Deadlift with pace, heavy 3
-Add 10-20lbs from last week’s heavy set
-Pace: 1 second up, 1 second at top, 3 seconds down, touch and go!
Even minutes: Seated Tall Box jumps X 3
-Building in height each round

B.
15 minute Amrap
25 X Wallballs 20/14lbs
20 X Single Arm Snatch 55/35lbs
15 X Toes to Bar

C.
Bonus: “The Grind”, (to be completed after class)

Gymnastics Conditioning
5 X Rope Climbs
Rest 2:00
4 X Rope Climbs
Rest 1:30
3 X Rope Climbs
Rest 1:00
2 X Rope Climbs
Rest :30
1 X Rope Climb
-Option to sub rope climbs with strict pullups or strict ring rows x 3.  5 rope climbs = 15 strict pullups
-Rest as needed after each set!

**Recover from WOD fully before starting. For all post class bonus work, make sure to give class priority on space and equipment as well as check in with the coach on duty before starting!**

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Some Hollow body and Superman position drills at CFD Lakeview

 

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Week 2/4

The 2017 CrossFit Open Starts in 9 days!  Register with the CrossFit Defined team HERE! 

“Whole 30″ Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Saturday, February 18th @ CFD Lincoln Square from 12:30p – 2:00p

“Manage Your Macros” Nutritional Workshop Registration: This Sunday, February 19th @ CFD Lakeview from 12:00p – 1:30p

“Life Lifting @ Lincoln Square” with Coach David and Coach Frank, 8-9pm. All members welcome, no experience needed.

“Mobility @ Lakeview” with Coach Cara, 6-6:30pm. Focus: SHOULDERS, ELBOWS & WRISTS- Free yourself of all those tweaks, pains and flareups in your lower limbs. If you are lacking range of motion you have to compensate in other areas. Come in and learn an effective mobility strategy to better your overall power.

Free “Intro to CrossFit” Class for anyone completely new to CrossFit. Tell a friend, bring a friend, support someone new! Saturday, February 18th. 11am-Noon. Classes offered at both gyms. Register HERE.

Next available Onramps: Contact Coach Cara@crossfitdefined.com, to schedule your intro sessions and hold your spot in our next beginner’s program!
Lakeview: Starting Thursday, March 2nd
Lincoln Square: Starting Monday, March 6th


A.
12 Minute Skill Amrap
1. Review of Hollow position + Rock the boat Partner Drill!
2. Tabata Mashup X 6 Rounds: 20 on/ 10 off
Hollow Hold + Superman Extension
3. 5 Minute Amrap
Choose an option that is attainable and challenging!
Kip Swing with block X 10-15 reps
Kipping Pullup X 10-15 reps
OR
Kipping Chest to Bar Pullup X 10-15 reps
Follow each set with:
Reverse Crunch X 10-15 reps
Rest as needed

B. 
2-Position Power Snatch
-Hi Hang + Hang  (1+2)
-Take 12 minutes building in weight
-Focus on using legs to drive the bar and high elbows to keep the bar close!
*Advanced athletes: Full Squat Catch is an option!

C.
For time: (10 minute cap)
50-50-50-50-50
Double Unders
-Sub with Double under practice for 1 minute each round or 1 minute of fast single unders
25-20-15-10-5
Pushups with Hand Release

D.
Bonus: “The Grind”, (to be completed after class)

4 Rounds X 400 Meter Run
Rest 2 minutes between rounds

**Recover from WOD fully before starting. For all post class bonus work, make sure to give class priority on space and equipment as well as check in with the coach on duty before starting!**

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Congratulations to Lincoln Square athlete Mel for starting our coaching internship program! If you see him shadowing a class give him a big high five and wish him luck as he grows into more of a coaching role!