Here are a few shots of Belle, 1.8 pounds, daughter of Samson and Stella of Montana, born January 3, 2010 and the official CFC mascot. She will be visiting on occasion as her schedule permits.
One of three CFC members who will be competing in the CrossFit Qualifiers in Milford on March 20 & 21, is Tanner Cook. Tanner, age 16, is the son of Larry Cook, a CrossFit Level I Certified trainer and the owner of the Power Barn, until it became CFC last July. Tanner came in yesterday ready to tackle “Fran”, and tackle “Fran” he did; he was hoping to improve his previous “Fran” time of 6:31. He was hoping to get under “6” this time, but he blasted through [Read More] …
Great way to start the week! The Hamden crew, Ryan D, Rob J and the Stratton family grinded out a good one: 100 Jump Rope Singles, 80 Air Squats, 60 Wall Balls, 40 Box Jumps, and 20 Burpees into Knees to Elbows. Inspiring to see a father, mother, and daughter all training together…. encouraging, urging, pushing each other through the WOD to do their best. Now that is Quality Time.
As you can see from the video, this person in India shows the almost limitless potential of moving one’s body: full range of motion, remarkable body weight : strength ratio , flexibility, balance, speed, stamina, coordination — many of the attributes we seek in CrossFit training. Don’t be afraid to try new skills (muscle ups, hand stand push ups, rope climbs, L-sits, ankles to bar, levers, etc) when you have the opportunity. The human body is capable of tremendous things. Remember: every day at CFC, ordinary people accomplish great things.
The 10am Chaos went outdoors for the first time this year! Woo hoo! We finally got to take it outside. Threw in a couple of surprise runs to the CrossFit sign and back, along with the assorted decline pushups, KB exercises, box jumps, and what not. Great to see some of the newer members turn out for this one: Frank R, Matt A, Ashley and Paul, and Vilma O.