|Name||CrossFit Falls Church|
|Address||130 West Jefferson St|
Falls Chuch, VA 22046
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Tuesday's WOD: TIER 1 A. Push Press 3RM B. 18 Minute EMOM: ODD: 8 Burpees EVEN: 10 KB Swings TIER 2 A. Jerk 2RM B. 18 Minute EMOM: ODD: 10 Overhead Walking Lunges w/ Plate @ 45#/35# EVEN: 25 Double-Unders TIER 3 A. Jerk 2RM B. 18 Minute EMOM: ODD: 7 DB Thrusters @ 50#/35# EVEN: 15 Russian KB Swings @ 53#/35#
Kay started the fundamentals program in October 2013. Like any good boyfriend, Andrew was the one who dragged Kay out on the first day for the intro and assessment session. You all know how it works. A couple that works out together, stays together! They both were dying, but came back for more. After completing the fundamentals program, they both then did additional personal training with me to get themselves ready for the group classes. Kay and Andrew joined the group classes mid January 2014 and are doing well. Andrew, you are rocking it in the mornings and having fun in Weightlifting 101, but I am going to shine the light on Kay today. Check out her before and after pictures. Kay dropped several clothes size going from size 16 to size 10/12. Her weight went from 182lbs to 159lbs. Besides the numbers, her story is pretty kick ass. When she first started CrossFit, she didn't care for PRs and nutrition, until April 2014, when she had blood work done. It was a wake up call for her. Her triglyceride was high at 458 and cholesterol at 254, and Kay was also diagnosed as being pre-diabetic. Kay got scared because her family has a history of heart diseases and diabetes. Her father and brother both started taking heart medication at the age of 34. In addition, her father's family also has a history of early deaths; from the ages of 37 to the 60's. She did not want to end up down the same route and made changes with the help of her nutritionist and personal trainer. Kay started to monitor her food and used a food diary app which was checked weekly by her nutritionist. She learned to cut out grains and processed foods, and followed a semi paleo diet, with the exception of cutting out legumes and a little bit of dairy. Kay started losing weight in April of this year and learned that nutrition, exercising, and weight training go hand in hand. She thanks Andrew for convincing her to do CrossFit as she feels like she's gained her life back. Kay's goal is to lose more weight, lift heavier weights, and just to be stronger overall. She believes this is her year... as they say life begins at 40, she turns 40 this September. Keep up your hard work and dedication, Kay! She is a great example of changing her lifestyle and becoming healthier. We are all proud of you and support you!
WOD- Tuesday, July 29 SKILL OF THE MONTH: Come early, stay late, or practice during open gym. Here is homework to get you closer or better at muscle ups. 1. Ring dips or Ring Supports 3 x 5-10reps 2. Jumping MU Transition 2×5 3. Swing Hip to Rings …
Our very own Meghan H. has graciously offered to host gym night out this Friday, Aug. 1st. Her house - 6:30 pm. She will be providing hamburgers and sausages and asks that everyone bring a side dish or appetizer to share, as well as your drink of choice. Kiddos are welcome. Bring swimsuits and towels - it's going to be hot! There is a sign-up sheet in the gym and be sure to thank Meghan when you see her! More details to follow...
BATHROOM UPDATE: We now have access to two more restrooms. The keys are on the wall next to the front door. If you grab a key and walk out the front, turn right and walk two doors down (right next to the youth symphony), there's a door to a hallway with the spare bathrooms. Use these if a line is forming for our bathroom. Thanks!
This Sunday is the LaLanne Summer Throwdown 2014!! Come out and cheer on our athletes: Charis, Erin, Jenna T., Kelly, Lani, and Scuba Steve. Heat times will be posted tonight! Check out the awesome layout for the event! 200 California Ave San Francisco, CA 94130 Purchase your tickets ASAP online for $5 or at the door $10: http://lalannefitness.brownpapertickets.com/
Prehab/activation: SMR - rhomboids/Lats 2 min banded rack stretch 3x20 second superman hold 3x10 banded air squat -then- Work to a conservatively heavy triple in Snatch Balance (Beginners, work on overhead squats) -then- "Nate" AMRAP in 20 minutes: 2 muscle-ups* 4 handstand push-ups** 8 KB swings (70/53) Modifications: *5 strict pull-ups, 3 bar muscle ups ** 2 wall walks