The Kihon

When I lived in Tokyo many years ago, I had as good a training partner as anyone could ask for.  We were about the same level, with different strengths and weaknesses, and we both shared a serious passion for martial arts and training.  We trained at the headquarters of our system, a three story building.  The main training area was …

Changes

The box is changing.  CF West is remodeling in order to add nearly 400 more square feet of training space.  New equipment is also in the works. The electrician was in today moving wires, outlets, and switches, and the carpenters come this weekend.  We apologize for the disruptance and the closing of the box this weekend.  However, it is going …

The Clean part 1

For the intents and purposes of CrossFit, the clean can be broken into three parts–the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd pulls. The 1st pull goes from the ground to the hang position at mid thigh.  The weight is jumped up from the hang, not the ground.  Thus, it is crucial that the tension in the body manifest at the ground is …

Paleo Update

Right on schedule, Monday’s post is brought to you by Jocelyn. Two months and counting. Or are you? It’s been 2 months since we started the Paleo challenge and most people are so happy with the way they are looking, feeling, and performing that it has no longer become a countdown for them, but rather, a way of life. When …

New Class Times

CF West is happy to announce that due to popular request we are adding new classes starting this week. Tuesday and Thursday 7AM with Jason. Friday 5PM with Sam One more bit of nuts and bolts–the box will be closed this Saturday and Sunday for remodeling. We are sorry for any inconvenience. CF West is adding close to 400 square feet of …