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  • My friend Dr. Emily Stuart

    I held off putting up this post, mostly because I was secretly hoping Emily would stay here in Phoenix. When she sent me a text with her new address, I realized it was official. Our very own Dr. Emily Stuart has moved to Ohio. Three years ago Emily came to one of our trial classes

  • Thursday, June 27 2013

    “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” -J.K. Rowling  Level 1 Clean Progressions then EMOM for 15 Minutes 2 Deadlift 2 Hang Clean 2 Push Press Level 2 Strength Clean and Jerk 3 sets of 3 reps @ 70%, 70%, 75% Clean 2 sets of 3 reps @ 75%, 80%

  • Wednesday, June 26 2013

    “A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” -Mahatma Gandhi  Level 1 5×5 Press then 4 Sets 5 Pull Ups Resisted Run Level 2 Strength Bench Press 1RM Conditioning Against a 10 minute running clock “Fran” Thrusters Pull ups 21-15-9 With the remainder of the time, establish a 1RM

  • Tuesday, June 25 2013

    “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” -Cassie Robertson  Level 1 5×5 Front Squat then 21-15-9 Wall Balls Kettlebell Swings Push Ups Level 2 Strength Snatch 4 sets of 2 reps @ 70%, 70%, 75%, 80% Conditioning “Emily” 50x Doubleunders 45 second Plank (both sides)

  • Monday, June 24 2013

    “I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.” -Michel de Montaigne  Congratulations to Emily, Dina, and Chris for their spectacular performances at East Valley CrossFit’s weightlifting competition this past weekend! Level 1 5×5 Deadlift then 8 Sets 150m Row Level 2 Strength Back Squat

  • Friday, June 21 2013

    “If you are going through hell, keep going.” -Winston Churchill  Level 1 7×1 Bench Press then 4 Rounds, 1 Minute at each station Sit Ups Row For Calories Back Squat (5 Reps only) Level 2 Strength Front Squat 5 sets of 3 reps @ 85 % with a 2 second pause at the bottom 8x

  • Thursday June 20 2013

    “On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.” -Thomas Jefferson  Level 1 7×1 Front Squat then Death By Thruster s+ Hand Release Push Up Level 2 Strength Snatch 5 sets of 3 reps with 1 second pause at bottom of squat @ 75%, 75%, 80%, 80%, 85%

  • Wednesday, June 19 2013

    “The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit the bottom.” -George S. Patton Jr. Level 1 Rope Climbs then 8 Rounds 5 Push Press 60 Single Unders Level 2 Strength Clean and Jerk 5 sets of 3 reps with

  • Tuesday, June 18 2013

    “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Level 1 7×1 Deadlift then 15 Minute AMRAP 8 Pull Ups 10 Wall Balls 12 Single Arm DB Push Press Level 2 Strength Press 5 sets of 3 reps @ 30X1 Tempo @ 65%, 65%, 70%, 70%, 75% 45 second

  • Monday, June 17 2013

    “If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.” -Malcolm X Goodbye, Jenna. Core will truly not be the same without you, as you have left a footprint that will not soon be forgotten. Your wonderful presence and smile will be missed sorely by all.  New York has gained an excellent friend and