A Newbie Again


If I had to choose one word to describe my experience so far with the latest training block at Crossfit Portland, it would be “humbling.” We’re only one week in and already I’m feeling challenged on a level that I haven’t experienced in a while. Between the difficult standards in the benchmark assessment and the range of new (or at … Read More

Block 1/1, Week 2/8 Nov 17 – 23


Weekly Priorities Monday Priority #1 Tuesday Make Up or Conditioning Wednesday Priority #1 Thursday Make Up or Conditioning Yoked Gymnast Training Block Resource Page (Videos, Tips, Etc.) Priority #1 Monday General body warm up if you are early to class. Run Building Loop (~300m) 3 rounds 5 Scap Pullups 5 Pushups 10 Squats 20m Walking Lunges WOD A1: Weighted Strict … Read More

6 Week Clean & Jerk Course

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Hello CrossFit Portland, Coach Jonathan here! Starting in the first week of December, I’ll be coaching a 6 week long course focused on improving the Clean & Jerk. 121kg cj from Jonathan Thom on Vimeo. I coached a weightlifting class at my old gym Jogo for about a year, and I can tell you from experience that it is not uncommon for folks … Read More