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I am down for surfing, and far prefer a weekday lesson.
Toggle Commented Jun 26, 2011 on WOD 6.26.11 at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Day 1 of the 'Chicharrones and Hot Sauce' fitness challenge AMRAP 2 min Strict HSPU - 24 (first 15 unbroken in ~30s) 21-15-9 Pull ups Burpees 3:48 (first round unbroken and fast, middle round slower with some short breaks, last round unbroken and fast) This WOD seems to me like a bodyweight Fran and gave me the 'tingles' as such Shane - did you give me your best?
Toggle Commented Jun 25, 2011 on Tempo Front Squat at CrossFit South Brooklyn
"Those kettlebells really ARE dangerous!" --- There seems to have been a *mis-blog. Today is Front Squats plus WOD. For those of you following along outside of SBK: FSQ 2-2-2-2 Advanced 4x2 Novice 21-15-9 reps for time of: Burpee-Box Jumps DB Thrusters Rx load on DBs is 40% of BW total *Management assumes no responsibility for this error. Blame it on the ethers.
Toggle Commented Jun 22, 2011 on Front Squat at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Dan H - I thought you were just reeeeealy against stem cell research.
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2011 on Rest Day at CrossFit South Brooklyn
I'd give 25k each to my kids for a post-college 'find out who I really am' bout of world travel. Then the other 50k would go wherever Jess thought it should.
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2011 on Rest Day at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Toggle Commented Jun 19, 2011 on "Jerry" at CrossFit South Brooklyn
ran in (like a cheetah) on trhe WOD with the 10am class 6:36 that was hard, fun trying to keep up with Luca.
Toggle Commented Jun 18, 2011 on Front Squat at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Intensity day Squat 315x5x1 Press 140x5x1 Dead 385x5x1 Done and done, intensity day is fun!
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2011 on Rest Day at CrossFit South Brooklyn
New York boy, born and raised in Queens. I've done time in each borough except Staten Island, and also done 2 stints out in New Jersey. I had been living up in the Bronx when Jess and I decided to finally move to South Slope where all our friends were anyway. It took me about a month (or a day) to become a BK snob and I was forever done with hanging out in Manhattan. That apartment on 18th street that we moved in to was the first place I lived by choice intstead of circumstance. We doubled our rent from the place in the Bronx and it was always worth it. I'm a neighborhood person and I love it here. I like knowing people in my hood and socializing and running into friends and aquantances without having to plan it or drive somewhere. I love the diversity that this city has to offer and that it all works out. I know some really close minded people from some really nice towns around the world and I'm glad I'm not like that. Although, cost of living (and operating a business) lead me to periodically dream of living elsewhere. Whenever I have those dreams the terror creeps in. I think I might hate it anywhere else and not fit in at all. NYers are a specific breed: we joke sarcastically, we hate waiting in lines, we don't 'ride' escaltors, we can and will argue any point endlessly and with certainty, and we (mostly) also don't care if you're a gay, yellow, conservative, gun loving, free-range chicken eating, interracial illegal long as you can hang with our pace you're alright by us. I've yet to believe there's another place out there where we can all mix in well. I might like to have more space, a yard for the dogs, and to not have to worry about alternate side of the street parking and smelly garbage and tourists, but it's all a small price to pay for being a part of the greatest city in the world, Brooklyn.
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2011 on Rest Day at CrossFit South Brooklyn
welcome, Jefff!
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2011 on Jerk at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Sarah - I will bring a pump.
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2011 on Jerk at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Just wanted to post today about the great vibe in the gym last night. I'd had a pretty shitty morning but totally forgot about it by the time I started working at 3pm. I'm fortunate to work with and around so many cool people, so, thanks to you all!
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2011 on Jerk at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Recovery Day FSQ 185x3x3 Bench 135x5x2 Power Clean 175x3x3 Great energy in all my classes tonight. Thanks!
Toggle Commented Jun 16, 2011 on Front Squat at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Awesome shot of Noah! I, for one, am glad Shane is not dead.
Toggle Commented Jun 11, 2011 on WOD 6.11.11 at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Aaron - what Noah said. Cheers and good luck!
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2011 on Rest Day at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Early on when Jess and I first started at CFSBK we had the pleasure of eating a (paleo challenge) meal with Jack. He was downright nice and had some insights on loving your life that still stick with me hard. For all the pomp and comedy Jack is really just a sweet (and strong!) guy. Never a dull moment indeed. It was a pleaseure to interview him for this...Yoga?
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2011 on WOD 6.6.11 at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Squat 310x5x3 yikes
Would be Murphers...We aren't scheduling a make up for Murph and Friday night Open Gym would be a great time. Be sure to start by 6-ish, it takes a while. However, it would likely not be a great inconvenience to a class should a few people choose to make it up this weekend. It is crush week afterall. I'd suggest organizing to having a partner, Murph is hell alone. As always, ask the coach on duty how to best work in. This weekend that means Marg-asaurus...she's coaching every class this weekend! ------- David F (and anyone else interested) - I've wanted to do that race for a while. I just signed up. Thanks! I now have my one endurance event per year taken care of, at least registration-wise.
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2011 on WOD 6.2.11 at CrossFit South Brooklyn
I'm glad Jane Brody wrote an artcile with some truth in it. I take her with a heaping tablespoon of salt. I'm sure she's a nice neighboor, though!
Congrats, Sarah. Well deserved. Truly one of my favorite SBKers, you are the real deal.
Toggle Commented May 30, 2011 on CFSBK is Closed Today! at CrossFit South Brooklyn
46:08 Rx'd About 5 minutes faster than last year. Went 10x10-20-30 and I guess it worked well for me. That 2nd mile had a lot of walking, basically every time I got to the avenues.
Toggle Commented May 29, 2011 on "Murph" at CrossFit South Brooklyn
my soundtrack for Murph. Gloria Gaynor may pop into my head during the 2nd mile
Toggle Commented May 29, 2011 on "Murph" at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Squat 305x5x3 (short ROM on 5th rep of 2nd set) Onward.
Toggle Commented May 28, 2011 on Back Squat at CrossFit South Brooklyn
Nick - closed Memorial Day! ---- What was on the espresso this AM? I want some! ---- I just bought a motorcycle!
Toggle Commented May 26, 2011 on "DT" at CrossFit South Brooklyn