Posts Tagged ‘CrossFit Rochester NY’

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CrossFit Training Preview: Week of 9/21/15

Strength Testing Starting this week we will be gauging maximal, or near maximal, strength. For most of that are more experienced, finding a “maximal” weight you can do in a lift is appropriate. This is the most weight you can lift for the prescribed rep scheme WITH GREAT FORM. For less experienced, finding a heavy […]

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CrossFit Training Preview: Week of 9/14/15

Reminder that this Saturday is the in-house Max Rep Bench Press Competition @ 10 am, followed by the picnic at Noon!!! The divisions are as follows: Men RX: Bodyweight Men Modified: 70% of Bodyweight Women Rx: 65% of Bodyweight Women Modified: 55% of Bodyweight Monday Strength: Lower Body Hinge (Deadlift variations) + Short METCON (Metabolic […]

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2015 RAA “Beyond the Barbell” Nutrition Challenge

In conjunction with other local CrossFit affiliates (14 total affiliates), we will be participating in a Rochester wide nutrition challenge! You have the opportunity to compete against the community at large and friends from other gyms right at NOVA. Although, winning is fun (and so are prizes)…it is not the only point. We are harnessing […]

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CrossFit Training Preview: Week of 9/7/15

We wrapped up the bodyweight block last week, and are ready to move into a strength block! Expect to see much more barbell work and some strength tests in a week or two (max effort bench, squat, deadlift, etc.). Going into this exciting phase keep this important rule for strength training in mind: don’t build […]

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CrossFit Training Preview: Week of 8/31/15 – “Cindy” Retest Week

We will be retesting this week on Friday, and before you start getting anxious, focus on the positive….NO Tabata Mash Up this week!!! All jokes aside, testing can be intimidating. Though, it also can help you improve. Here are a few ways that testing can help you improve. It gives you a snapshot of our current ability. How do […]

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CrossFit Training Preview: Week of 8/31/15 – “Cindy” Retest Week

We will be retesting this week on Friday, and before you start getting anxious, focus on the positive….NO Tabata Mash Up this week!!! All jokes aside, testing can be intimidating. Though, it also can help you improve. Here are a few ways that testing can help you improve. It gives you a snapshot of our current ability. […]

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CrossFit Training Preview: Week of 8/24/15

We are quickly coming up on the bodyweight retest (only a couple more weeks – Friday September 4th), and people are really excited about the jumps in numbers! This excitement about improvement is great, though sometimes it leads us to lose sight that we are training to improve our abilities. Keep in mind that numbers are a representation […]

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CrossFit Training Preview: Week of 8/24/15

We are quickly coming up on the bodyweight retest (only a couple more weeks – Friday September 4th), and people are really excited about the jumps in numbers! This excitement about improvement is great, though sometimes it leads us to lose sight that we are training to improve our abilities. Keep in mind that numbers are a representation […]

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