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A few short months ago Glen was competing at NAGA and suffered a devastating, life-changing injury. Within seconds of the start of the match, in what can be described as a freak accident, his opponent fell with all his weight onto Glen's knee. Glen sustained an injury which can only... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Congrats to Josh Sampo on his dominating win last night! I've trained Josh for some time now and he NEVER fails to impress me with his level of dedication, tenacity, and intensity, while at the same time being such a coachable, kind, and all around great guy. Thank you for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Battle Ready Strength & Conditioning / CrossFit Ares is excited and also proud to announce we will be "on" as one of the sponsors of FACTION MMA. This will be a great show and I encourage EVERYONE to come out and support these fantastic Athletes / Martial Artists, for all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Matt Ricehouse defeated Ryan Couture by unanimous decision friday night in Kent, WA on Strikeforce. Matt looked damn impressive. He was calm, collected, very poised, and for the most part stalked Couture the whole fight. Matt is still young, and has so much promise. Keep training hard, and more importantly,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Please everyone tune in to Showtime tomorrow evening to support Matt Ricehouse in his Strikeforce fight against Ryan Couture (son of Randy Couture). He is the Co-Main Event has trained VERY HARD. It's rare to see an athlete come into the gym everyday with absolute target lock in their eye's.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
PROVE THE IMPOSSIBLE! Courtesy of EliteFTS Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Biceps...? Right on. What's the real name? :)
It's been a while since I've posted a motivation for the week. I ran into this one and can't resist posting. This is truly what life is all about. Whether you're an athlete, or not... Caution: THIS VIDEO WILL GIVE YOU CHILLS! Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Not too shabby for such a young dude... Great job Joe & Charlie. So proud of you guys! Keep up the hard work and you'll enjoy watching em crumble underneath you! Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Below are some photos of our recent Olympic Weightlifting Clinic, that was held Saturday, and instructed by Derrick Johnson and Darren Barnes. Both were extremly helpful and we plan on doing this again soon. Covered this time was the Snatch and several accessory lifts. A huge thank you to Derrick... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Our Gym Hours for tomorrow will be from 10am - 2pm. See you there! Thank you to all of our brave Men & Women of the Armed Forces, who have served to protect our way of life and freedoms. THANK YOU! Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Our OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING CLINIC will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 4:30 - 6:30. The cost will be $40.00 and will be Instructed by USA Weightlifting Athlete, Derrick Johnson. This clinic he will be going over: Snatch technique, and the importance of the Snatch in Sports, and how to... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
I had the very cool opportunity to meet the future 2011 CrossFit Games Champion, Josh Bridges this weekend when he decided to stop by to train. It was a unique sight, to see someone do double unders backwards! Josh is a SUPER COOL guy and I look forward to cheering... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Hero Wod Week Starts tomorrow! Hope you're ready.... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Devon Thomas, Kirk Huff, and Jason Slattery, cursing me while simultaneously increasing work capacity. Ain't it grand... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Nobody believed I could get a 66" box jump. I told them to just check this post and they'll see... 66" So there you have it. A 66" Box Jump. Not hard really.... I should have been at the Games this year. Thing is, I just can't make it due... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Team Vaghi, St. Charles MMA, and Battle Ready Strength & Conditioning's, Matt R. is set to fight Ryan Couture in Strikeforce Challengers on June 24th! As far as I know this will also be the Co-Main Event. We are currently looking for sponsors to help Matt with his fast rise... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Battle Ready Strength & Conditioning's, Kenny R. took second place in a 16 man, 170-179 pound Intermediate White Belt Divsion at NAGA. Way to go Ken! Word.... Impressive... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Suzie, Dave B, and Dave R. - Great athletes, great trainees, and great people! I'm so lucky to be able to train / coach people like this everyday. Thank you to ALL my athletes, for being such good trainees, and putting your trust in me. I will not fail you. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Proper Air Squat Mechanics Tony Lucas First, we have to understand that there are a lot of factors regarding Squatting. The following is a general guide for proper air squat mechanics and is not the, end-all-be-all, nor is it a substitute for a coach or trainer. We must distinguish between... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
New Class Times are as follows: Effective Tomorrow! CrossFit Classes Mon - 5:00pm, 7:00pm Tues - 5:00pm, 7:00pm Wed - 5:00pm, 7:00pm Thurs - 5:00pm, 7:00pm Fri - 5:00pm Sat - 10:00am, 11:00am (Advanced Movement & Mechanics Class) Open Gym hours Mon - 10:00am - 4:00pm, 6:00pm - 7:00pm Tues... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
The Limited Edition Ashley "Smashley" Cummins Shirts have been ordered and there are still some left! Ashley has been chosen to represent the USA as one of only two females chosen! Make at least a $25 donation, get a T-Shirt, and help Ashley get to the Ukraine! Thanks to a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Eric Cusson - Mixed Martial Artist, CrossFitter, and Police Officer Courtesy of CrossFit Inc. Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at CrossFit Ares
Donate to the "Ashley Cummins Team U.S.A. Fund" To help off-set travel costs for her trip to the Ukraine, to represent the United States as one of only two females chosen, we are giving away this Limited Edition - Ashley "Smashley" Cummins T-Shirt, for a donation of $25.00 or more.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2011 at CrossFit Ares