Tuesday, May 29, 2012

 

 CHALLENGE OF THE WEEK
Pinch Grip Carry (2) 12 kg kettlebells for max distance.

For those of you who have been talking about doing the Tough Mudder the price goes up another $10 on May 31st.  Stop talking about it and join our team!  To register, go to www.toughmudder.com , go to sign up now, scroll down to Tri State and click on Saturday, October 20th, go to participant register, click on join an existing team, scroll down to CrossFit Great Barrington, our password is cfgbtough – follow the instructions from there.  If you are having trouble registering you may need to use a different browser – Internet Explorer seems to give some trouble – Firefox seems to work better.

W.O.D.

Max Effort: Push Jerk

Three rounds for time of:

7  Handstand Push-ups

9 Russian KB Swings, 2 pood/1.5 pood

11 Burpee Box Jumps 24″/20″

Can’t say enough about Nick DelGrande’s (that’s pronounced DelGranday) performance at the North East Regionals this past weekend.  His 21st place finish proved that he belonged on the same stage as the “big guys”.  Neither a 225# hang clean (or 30 of them) nor a 100# dumbbell one arm snatch could keep Nick from charging forward and making a strong name for himself as a future games contender. We were all so proud to be their cheering him on every step of the way!

 

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