THURSDAY 140227

Wendler Strength Series for Front Squat and Press (Week 2 plus add 10lb.)

Rest as needed then,

2 Rounds on a 4:00 Running Clock of:

Row 500 Meters
As Many Repetitions As Possible of Double-Unders

Note: For the metabolic component of todays workout, each Athlete will have 4:00 to row 500 meters and then, in the remaining amount of time, complete as many Double-Unders as possible. Your “score” is the number of successfully completed Double-Unders.

Jeff Butler and Alex Spencer – CFA Barbell Subject Matter Experts

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Jeff Butler joins the CrossFit Amundson Coaching Team from the University of Montana. There Jeff served as the AD of Sports Performance. CrossFit principles were utilized in the training of several of his teams and played a large role in their success. In addition to Montana, his strength and conditioning experience includes working at the University of Arkansas, Dartmouth, and North Carolina State University. Jeff got his start in Coaching 7 years ago working under Gayle Hatch, Coach to the 2004 U.S. Olympic Weightlifting team. jeff has also served as an intern with CrossFit’s Level I Seminar Staff aiding in the implementation of their seminars. Welcome to the family, Jeff!

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Jeff Butler will be teaching a Olympic Lifting Workshop this Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at our Krav Maga gym. This workshop is free to all CrossFit Amundson Athletes and is highly recommended. Following the Workshop, Jeff will be teaching a regular Tuesday night 7:00 – 8:00 PM Olympic LIfting Class at our Krav Maga gym.

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CrossFit Games Update! The CrossFit Open begins tomorrow, Friday, February 28. Every Friday, we will be completing the Open Workout in our gym. On Sunday from 12:00 to 2:00 PM, registered Games Athletes will be able to complete the workout again, at their discretion. The gym will be hosting a free BBQ, with the one and only Coach Alex on the grill. We encourage everyone to come to the gym on Sunday for the BBQ social, and to encourage and support the competing Athletes.

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Good luck to the CrossFit Amundson Athletes competing in the CrossFit Open: Adam Lowry, Andrew Weybright, Katherine Weybright, Brett Freliche, CJ Powell, Jenna Langseth, Lindsey Locke, Tobias Aguirre, Alex Spencer, Areli Pina, Carianne Skinner, Corey Demers, James LaNier, Jonathan Glancy, Lilly Webber, Naomi Silva, Zach Reed, Lee Bowden, Ryan Monahan, Grayson Miller and Greg Amundson.

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A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.” – Steve Prefontaine

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