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Saturday 27th June 2015

CrossFit Leeds Charity Row

Our team from CrossFit Leeds are putting their fitness to the test in a 10 mile row across Lake Windermere to help raise money for St. Gemma's Hospice this weekend.

Niki Simpson, Ferino, Emma K-P, Kristis, Helen Baker, Nath, Niall and Chris Russell will all be taking part in the challenge and have already done brilliantly to raise over £1000. You can sponsor them on the following JustGiving page. Good luck guys!


Today's Training


Barbell Club

Weightlifting - Snatch


CrossFit Class


"Fight Gone Bad"

3 rounds for max total reps

1 minute per station:

Wall Ball 10/7kg, 10/9' target

Sumo Deadlift High Pull 35/25kg

Box Jump 20"

Push Press 35/25kg

Row (calories)



Compare to 18th October 2014


Sunday Sessions

9am Hill Sprints

Meet 9am at Roundhay Park main car park just down the road from the Roundhay Fox pub (next to the skate park). All welcome.


11am Weightlifting - Clean and Jerk

At CrossFit Leeds. Free to all Barbell Club Members.



Happy birthday to Claire Stephen and to Khalil Bostan for Sunday. Here's Khalil leading the pack on the run WOD at last summer's One For The People.



Friday 26th June 2015

Today's Training

Power Clean + Push Jerk

20 minutes to build to a 1RM or work on technique


Compare to 10th December 2014



For time:

30 Clean and Jerks 60/40kg


Don't go beyond 70% of your 1RM from the first part of the class for this workout.

All reps should start from the floor. This can be a clean from the floor or a deadlift and then clean from hang.


Compare to 16th December 2014



Happy birthday to James 'Foz' Foster


 Have a watch of this video after today's WOD and realise how impressive it is!



Thursday 25th June 2015

Today's Training @ CrossFit Leeds

Endurance Class


4 rounds, each for time:

Run 800m

Rest 3 minutes


Fab Abs and other fun stuff at 6pm with Ferino! 


Competition Training at 7pm

Regionals 2016 Squad in Training!


Today's Training @ The Forge

Met Con


5 rounds

3 minute AMRAP:

6 Russian Swings

6 Burpees

6 Box Jumps (step down)


Rest 1 minute between rounds

Continue each round where you left off



Some old school CrossFit from 2010 - Chris Spealler vs Pat Barber (WOD is at 4:50)



Wednesday 24th June 2015

Today's Training

4 sets:

Bench Press 4 x 8

Rest 1 minute

Ring Row 4 x 8

Rest 1 minute


Partner WOD

In pairs and alternating exercises complete AMRAP in 15 minutes:

8 Shoulder to Overhead 40/30kg

8 Front Rack Lunges 40/30kg

8 Burpee Bar Jumps


Bars should be controlled to the ground throughout this workout. If you can't, it's too heavy!



Sunday Hill Sprints Team - good to see Peter, Gaz and Nat making their debut at the weekend.



Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Today's Training

Gymnastics Skills - Rope Climbs

Coaching will be focussed on rope climbs and their various progressions. Don't forget to bring a pair of long socks for extra rope protection!


If you are competent with rope climbs work through the following for 20 minutes focussing on quality movement:


1 minute Rope Climbs (Any variation of L-sit, Legless, Regular, Rope Pull Ups, Rope Rows)

Rest 1 minute

5-10 Strict Handstand Press Ups or 5-10m Handstand Walk (See our video for Handstand Press Up progressions)

Rest 1 minute


For time:

Row 500m


Compare to 28th July 2014



2 rounds:

20 Mountain Climbers

20 V-sits

20 Mountain Climbers

20 Reverse Crunches

20 Mountain Climbers

20 Sit Ups

20 Mountain Climbers

1 minute Plank



Happy birthday to original member, super athlete, top coach and 26th fittest woman in Europe, Niki Simpson.



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