Kettlebell Snatch

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Kettlebell Snatch 10 minutes, as many reps as you can get. Switch hands at 5 minutes. We introduced the the kettlebell snatch for Thursday’s workout. For endurance snatching, technique and efficiency of movement is of utmost importance to achieving higher scores with heavier kettlebells. Your last rep should look like your first rep in quality and energy used. The swing … Read More

This Is How You Clean & Jerk A Baby

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6 Rounds 5 heavy Clean and Jerks or 10 light Clean and Jerks Rest 1′ If you have been paying any attention to the Olympics, you might have heard about Olympic lifting and the clean & jerk. You lift the barbell from the ground to overhead in two separate moves. The power generation for this exercise is unmatched – a … Read More

Top Heavy

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Taking a weight overhead is always exciting and a great challenge. It tests your total body coordination, control, and really brings to light any mobility restrictions you may have. Kamal hit a huge PR today with a bodyweight overhead squat at 170! We suspect there is a little Tarzan in Matt. We can’t prove it but watching him achieve one … Read More

Brachiating

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Brachiating is a form of locomotion where you move by swinging from object to object using your arms. “Although humans do not normally brachiate, our anatomy suggests that brachiation may be a preadaptation to bipedalism, and healthy modern humans are still capable of brachiating. ” Welcome Wendy and Jill to their first CrossFit Portland workout! These two girls have come … Read More