Natural

Natural means to be part of nature, not standing out from it. It means to be something that occurs without being overly artificed. The movements of CrossFit are exactly that. They can easily be found in nature. We run, jump, climb, throw, squat, pick things up, put things overhead without ever thinking about it. These are movements that are natural, …

O-Lifting Seminar

  Can’t get enough Olympic weightlifting? Already mourning Ian’s move to the OTC? Feverishly watching Ilya Ilin videos on youtube? I’ve got the answer for ya. Billy Bybee and his crew from Strength Specific Seminars will be teaching an all day weightlifting seminar at CrossFit Santa Cruz Central (in Soquel) this Saturday. Billy is a great teacher and this is …

Santa Cruz CrossFit Affiliate Cup 2012

The 2012 Santa Cruz County Affiliate Cup has been announced. It is Saturday, October 20th, at CrossFit Santa Cruz on the far westside. There are 3 divisions–advanced, intermediate, and 50+. Advanced teams should be able to complete any main site workout as prescribed. Intermediate include any age group team not covered in the 50+ division, and 50+ is just that. …

New Week

It is Monday. The start of a new week. What is your plan? What PRs are you going to set this week? A huge Happy Birthday to Lolo–CrossFit West Santa Cruz’s favorite Frenchman. Workout: 5 Rounds: Back Squat Heavy Double (~85-90% 1RM) 10 Dips Rest 2 Minutes between each couplet Then: AMRAP 5 Min: 10 Wallball (20/14) Kettlebell Swings (53/35) …