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    New Focus: Olympic Lifting and Barbell Cycling

    With the CrossFit Open just around the corner, our focus this cycle is to improve technique and strength in the Olympic Lifts. For those of you new to Grassroots, the CrossFit Open is an annual competition hosted by CrossFit HQ at the end of February which allows thousands of people from across the world to participate.  We use the CrossFit Open as an “anchor date” so that we can build up your skills in an appropriate manner. This is beneficial even if you don’t decid...  Read More...

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    New Focus: Nate

    We are halfway through our latest cycle, “Nate!” As the end of the year approaches and the CrossFit Open looms around the corner, we will be continuing to work on those higher level gymnastics skills that we’ve spent so much time building a foundation for. As those of you who have tested know, “Nate” is a 20 minute AMRAP of 2 muscle-ups, 4 handstand push-ups, and 8 KB swings. The workout is a great opportunity to work at the edge of your ability, because the re...  Read More...

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    New Focus: J.T!

    Over the past few months, we’ve been working hard on the basics of pushing and pulling, along with building foundational strength with a barbell. We are now going to put some of that strength and stability work to the test with our new focus: J.T.!J.T. was the very first CrossFit Hero WOD ever, made to honor Jeff Taylor, a Petty Officer in the Navy who was an ardent CrossFitter and died in Afghanistan.   Read More...

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