Tag Archives: deadlift

5 Best Exercises Everyone Needs to do at the Gym

It's the 21st century, and everyone is occupied with their electronic gadgets, whether we're talking about adults or children. We're a couple of lazy or indolent humans who would prefer to stay on the couch rather than do something demanding energy. That is the primary reason for people getting sick and depressed since there is no outdoor activity going on. …

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I’m part of the CFK Wolf Pack and have a T-shirt to prove it

Busy days, busy days… but fortunately, as busy as my day gets, I always have time to WOD. This evening I stopped in to CFK (CrossFit Kitsilano) for the 5 o'clock throwdown.  And man!  I'm happy I did as Coach Fynn was just in the process of receiving their new CFK T-shirts.  And they are AWESOME! CFK Workout for April …

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Hello, CrossFit, can I have my shoulders back?

A few days post two attempts at CrossFit Open WOD 12.1 and a few other shoulder dominant workouts after the past two days, and now I'm in need of some serious down time for my shoulders… but of course, there's always room for one more WOD, isn't there?  LOL! This evening at CrossFit BC was a bit of running, some …

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My first dance with a CrossFit Invictus WOD

With the CrossFit Open only weeks away I've found myself wanting (or maybe needing is a better word) to up my training.  Yesterday I opted to try my luck at squeaking in two WOD's – the first early morning with a good friend of mine, Owen Clark, who is new to CrossFit.  Owen is on a 90-day challenge to regain …

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Choosing to do what you know you should be doing

Today, I didn't feel like working out.  My head just wasn't into it.  You know that feeling, I know you do.  However, as low energy as I was feeling it just reaffirmed me that I HAD to go and get a workout in.  It's those moments when we are at our lowest that we have to make the decision to …

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A CrossFit beat down with a smile

Well, well, well… hello deadlifts! Hello burpees!  Hello wall balls!  Hello v-sits!  Thank you for the beat down today.  I really truly want you to know that you all made my day.  Seriously!

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I don’t want to workout, but I need to

I had a long, long day today.  When 5 o'clock rolled around I found myself starting to make excuses for why I should skip my workout today.  There were so many other things I needed to do; so many things that required my immediate attention; so many things to keep me busy. But as soon as you take a step back and look …

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Crossfit Quickie WOD

Quick in and out workout.  Deadlifts, power cleans and push presses… with a bit of sprinting to round it off.  Need I say more? Warm-up:   3 Rounds 5 x 45lbs Deadlift (just the bar); 7 x back extensions; 4 x strict pull ups. Technique:  Deadlifts (3 rounds of 3 reps) 3 x 335 lbs 3 x 385 lbs 3 x …

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