Thanks for passing this article my way Lee!  Below is a very good article for those of you interested in improving your Olympic Lifts without sacrificing too much on the CrossFit side.  Also included in this article is the best description of CrossFit I’ve ever come across (the second sentence, in bold).

“Becoming an Olympic Weightlifter is like becoming a Samurai.  CrossFit is like hunting dinosaurs with a canon.  Both are awesome, but in totally different ways!  Despite this, the two groups seem to find themselves in bed together quite often.  And, increasingly, CrossFit athletes are become ever hungrier for knowledge about how they can train to compete in the sport of Weightlifting (or at least get much better at the snatch and clean and jerk) while staying true to CrossFit.

My CrossFit friends, this is for you”…(continue reading).


A little Monday morning motivation. If you can’t see it, it says “Don’t wish it were easier…wish you were better”.

Workout of the Day
21-15-9 for time of:
Front Squats (135/95)
Bar-Facing Burpees

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