Workout: For time:
25 walking lunges
50 box jumps, (20)
25 ring dips
30 kettlebell swings, (55,35)
20 Dumbbell hang squat cleans, (35,20)
25 Hip Extensions
30 wall-ball shots, (20,14)
3 rope climbs, 15-ft. rope
✌🏼 And That’s A Wrap ✌🏼️
Specialty cake, compliments of Masters athlete Tom Graff.
Workout: CrossFit Open Workout 17.5
10 rounds for time of:
9 Thrusters (95, 65)
For the sake of all participating athletes, we will be capping this workout at 20 MINUTES. If you plan to perform the workout RX, you must be able to do in 20 minutes or less. Otherwise, we will ask you to either perform the workout scaled, or make arrangements to perform the workout on either Saturday morning or Monday.
Workout: Shoulder Press: 1-1-1-1-1
Accessory: 100 Banded Tricep Press Downs
The 2017 ‘Spirit Of The Open’ Award Goes To…
This year, we start a new tradition that will acknowledge and honor one of our stand-out CrossFit Open athletes for what he or she accomplishes and how he or she accomplishes it.
In searching for this year’s recipient, we ask questions such as: Who exhibits extraordinary character in a field of already extraordinary human beings? Who inspires and motivates us to live life, even in the face of the most extreme challenges, with a little more grace, a little more kindness, a little more resilience?
This year’s winner will be announced very soon. Stay tuned…
Workout: Overhead Squat: 10-5-3-1-1-1-3-5-10
Accessory: 4×12 Barbell Good Mornings
Congratulations to Sarah M., Ben S., and ‘Topher T. for completing yet another grueling Spartan race, this time in an all-desert environment just outside Las Vegas, Nevada.
It’s worth noting this race marked Sarah’s first back-to-back Spartan challenge, in that she completed one race on Saturday… and then ANOTHER race on Sunday. That’s right, back-to-back Spartan races… in the desert… 12.4 miles… countless obstacles… and 340 burpees thrown in just for the hell of it. 340!!! Can you say “mental toughness”!?!
Also, Sarah’s goal this year is to be awarded the ‘Triple Trifecta’, culminating in the completion of an Ultra Beast in October. Each Trifecta is the completion of a Sprint, a Super, and a Ultra Beast race — totaling 25+ miles and 80+ obstacles. And suffice to say, doing so will place Sarah in a very small population of people just crazy enough to call themselves BEASTS!
Workout: Complete as many reps as possible in 8 minutes of:
Shoulder Press: (115, 75)
Each time you break, perform 50 double-unders
Rest 4 minutes
Then, complete as many reps as possible in 8 minutes of:
Front Squat (155, 105)
Each time you break, perform 15 Burpees
Friday Night Lights Potluck!
We’ll be celebrating the conclusion of the 2017 CrossFit Open this Friday night from 7:00-8:30 with a potluck! This is a community event and is open to everyone — even if you didn’t participate in the Open!
If you would like to attend, please sign-up at the front desk to bring an entree, appetizer, beverage, or utensils — we’ve already got dessert covered!
Congratulations to everyone on surviving another crazy Open season, and maybe hitting a few PR’s in the process!
For time –
30 Box Jump (24″, 20″)
40 DB Power Clean & Jerks (35#, 20#)
50 Air Squats
40 DB Power Clean & Jerks (35#, 20#)
30 Box Jump (24″, 20″)
Brass Knuckle Baby
Little Ada can’t wait to watch her momma tackle her favorite birthday workout for the ninth year in a row -Happy (belated) Birthday, Meg!
Disclaimer: This workout is a straight-up punch in the mouth. It’s no joke.
Workout: Complete As Many Rounds As Possible In 10 Minutes Of:
20 Wall Ball Shots (20#, 14#)
Accessory: Roll out!
2017 USA Powerlifting Washington State Championships
Best of luck to Kelly H this weekend, as she is set to compete at the Washington State Championships -being held at Tacoma Strength & Conditioning.
Kelly H. current stats:
Back Squat 260lbs (last meet-PR Aug 27th at 231.5lbs)
Bench Press 155lbs (last meet-PR aug 27th 148.3lbs)
Deadlift 355lbs (last meet-PR aug 27th 308.6lbs)
Suffice to say, Kelly is ready to power it up this weekend!
Workout: CrossFit Open Workout 17.4:
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 deadlifts, 225 lb.
55 wall-ball shots, 20-lb. ball to 10-ft. target
55 handstand push-ups
Workout: Push Jerk: 2-2-2-2-2
The 2017 American Open Series 1
CrossFit Belltown’s very own Nadia Shatila and Lincoln Brigham are headed out to Reno, Nevada this weekend to compete in the first series of this year’s USAW American Open! The top 3 lifters overall in each weight category will qualify for the American Open Finals later this year.
USA Weightlifting will be live-streaming the entire three-day competition here starting at 6:00am this Friday, March 17th. Nadia will be lifting on the blue platform at 11:00am on Friday, while Coach Lincoln will be lifting later that afternoon (also on the blue platform) at 4:00pm — both Pacific Standard Time. Be sure to tune in and support both of our lifters!
Good luck, Nadia and Lincoln!
Workout: Complete as many reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
10 Power Cleans (155, 105)
Accessory: 100 Banded Face Pulls
Sign Up For The 2017 Trident Championships!
With the 2017 CrossFit Open quickly coming to a close, this is the perfect time to switch focus and prepare for your very first weightlifting meet! Whether you are new to weightlifting or a long-time enthusiast, join us June 24th for the Trident Championships in Tacoma, Washington!
CFBT Resident Weightlifting Coach, Lincoln Brigham will be taking a group to lift at this meet; Thursday and Saturday weightlifting classes will be geared towards prepping you for the competition.
No experience necessary! Lincoln will help you prepare; there is nothing to lose and a lot of fun to be gained.
We want to get a lot of folks involved in this meet, so sign up ASAP as this meet sells out VERY quickly.
Click here for info and registration — please register for the OPEN session on Saturday, and email email@example.com once you have done so!