Top 5 Misconceptions about CrossFit Infographic

CrossFit is an incredible  program for taking control of your health, physique and appearance. Because it is so effective and different, there are a lot of misconceptions about CrossFit; these are the top five misconceptions keeping people from trying CrossFit or taking control of their life. Continue reading Top 5 Misconceptions about CrossFit Infographic

CrossFit Hiking

CrossFit Hiking at Cibecue Falls, Arizona

CrossFit saved my life last Saturday, slight exaggeration, it did save my hike, though.
Last Saturday, 6 families in my neighborhood decided that it would be fun to do the Cibecue Falls hike with our kids. We’d heard it was an easy 1.5-mile walk on a broad smooth path, on the Apache Reservation, at the bottom of the Salt River Canyon. Continue reading CrossFit Hiking

Welcome to Build Up

Welcome Build-Up CrossFit

By Jon Arnett

It’s Not a Gym Membership

Jon Arnett Build Up CrossFit Welcome
First, I want to start off by saying how thrilled I am for the opportunity to contribute in some small way to our gym. For many of us, Build Up is more than just a gym. Our workouts are more than just a slice of fitness in our day. It’s a means through which we connect with friends and (for some of us) family. Continue reading Welcome to Build Up

May 9, 2016

Ok everyone, it’s TESTING WEEK!!!

With all the changes we’ve been making, we’ve also made a changes to testing week.  New workouts and new benchmarks to record.  We still record all of our times in the folder on a new sheet.

If you miss a day, you can do the day you missed on another day or Saturday.  The benchmarks we will be doing this week are Max Deadlift, Max Shoulder to Overhead, 2k row for time, 1 rep max Clean & 1 rep max front squat.  You can do these if you know you’re going to miss one of the days in order to get ahead of the  game.

Monday – ‘ The Muy Caliente’

Group warm up
25 min amrap
30 thrusters (95/65)
30 push ups
Run 400 m

May 5, 2016

Every 2 minutes for 10 minutes (5 rounds)
-200 m run
*if legs feel good push these if not cruise them out legs will get plenty of work tomorrow

15 min emom
Min 1- 30-45 Sec hanging L-sit
Min 2- 15 hollow rocks
Min 3- 150 m row

May 4, 2016

Turkish get ups
4×12 (6 on each arm)
*weight will depend on comfort and control of movement

9 power cleans (185/115)
40 burpees
12 power cleans (155/95)
30 burpees
15 power cleans (135/85)
20 burpees