Monthly Archives: May 2011

You’ve got the power

Wednesday 110601 Power clean 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps Post loads to comments. Compare to 100108. * * * * * Post-Elements WOD w/Rickke @7:30pm: A. Power Clean 8-5-3-3-3 (Increase weight each set while maintaining good form.) B. As many rounds as possible … Continue reading


Intersecting ladders

Tuesday 110531 For time: 50 Pull-ups 10 Burpees 40 Pull-ups 20 Burpees 30 Pull-ups 30 Burpees 20 Pull-ups 40 Burpees 10 Pull-ups 50 Burpees Post time to comments. Commentary on today’s workout from Hari: If you’ve never done 100 pull-ups … Continue reading


Happy Memorial Day!

Just a reminder that today, Memorial Day, we’re running the gym on a Sunday schedule: WOD classes at 10am, 11am, noon, and 1pm. (No Post-Elements WOD class tonight at 7:30, as is usually scheduled.) Thanks and enjoy the holiday! Monday … Continue reading



Today and tomorrow, due to the holiday weekend, we’re operating on a Sunday schedule: 10am, 11am, noon, and 1pm WOD classes. Thanks for your understanding! Sunday 110529 “Amanda“ Three rounds, 9-7- and 5 reps, for time of: Muscle-up 135 pound … Continue reading


Game on, dude

A reminder that, due to the Memorial Day weekend, the gym will be observing a Sunday schedule (10am, 11am, noon, 1pm WOD classes) on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The Saturday Free Beginners’ class WILL happen as regularly scheduled. Also, please … Continue reading


Play along

Memorial Day Weekend Schedule: Today, Friday, May 27 is a regular schedule Saturday, Sunday, Monday will follow a Sunday Schedule: 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM (Please note that the regularly scheduled Free Beginners’ Class at 10:00 AM … Continue reading


The snatch is back!

Thursday 110526 BLACK BOX WOD (current skill: the snatch): snatch 3-3-3-3-3 Post loads to comments. * * * * * Level 2 WOD: A hang snatch 3×3 B 3 RFT: 5 thrusters, 135# 7 deadlifts, 255# Why fat, not carbs, … Continue reading


Mark Sisson tonight!

Important Schedule Change TONIGHT, Wednesday Evening, May 25: In order to accommodate those who are attending the Mark Sisson talk tonight at 8pm, we will be slightly shifting the start and stop times for the 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM … Continue reading


Dive right in

This Wednesday, May 25th, at 8pm, we’re proud to be hosting Mark Sisson of the awesome paleo/primal blog, Mark’s Daily Apple; he’ll be discussing “The Metabolic Paradigm Shift” and there will be cocktails to follow. John Durant of the Paleo … Continue reading


Bring a friend and win!

The next wave of competition is starting at the Black Box, but this time we are doing things a bit differently. Have a friend? A co-worker? Family member? Super-fit cousin? If yes, now is the chance to introduce them to … Continue reading

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