WOD 8/15

Performance – Week 6 of 8 Work Capacity 
Warm-up: OVHD Squat x15x2
*Narrow as possible

A. Front Squat Waveload 3-2-1-3-2-1 by feel Rest 2:00
*work to a challenging weight – try to set a new PR
*80-85-90-85-90-PR

B. DL x3x5 @ 80% Rest :60

C1. WTD Dips x3x5 @ Rest :90

C2. WTD Strict Pull-ups x3x5 Rest :90

Foundations 
Skill:
Handstand

20:00 AMRAP
500 M Row
5 V-ups
5 Box Jumps
*Rounds recorded

“One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Foundations – AM
Josh 3 2/3
Jim 3
Jonathan 4
Raj 4
Dawn 3 2/3
Humberto 4
Josh 5
Shaum 4
Val 3
Jeff 3
Jannica 3
Performance -AM
Gage
Jenny
Ivan
Carlos
Ken
Janice
Big Spoon
Kristi
Joseph
Tow Matt
Jessie
Lisa
Sarah
Silas
Ed
George
Michele
Nelly
Ray
Ladies Class
Emily
Heather
Josie
Mer
Foundations – Noon
Mercy 3 + 135m
Foundations – PM
Ed 5
Whitney 4
Jillian 4
Emmy 5
Emily 5
Lauren 5
Vance 4
Chris 6
Performance – PM
Dixie
Sean
Jeri
Gil
Sanchez
Ian
Michael
Taylor
Andy
Evil
Velvet
Darrel
Kristin
Larry
Can2
Carrie
Amanda
C2
KJ
Denise
Keith
Chrissy
Missy

Beyond The Bar PodCast Episode 6 – Mudz

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Today we welcome Mahdi Te Heuheu aka “Mudz” to CrossFit Austin! Mudz is visiting CFA from his home in New Zealand, and will be hanging out for the next 2 weeks. Mudz finished the Australian Regional of the CrossFit Games in 7th place and has been working with CFA Director of Training Aaron Davis for the past year.  In this episode we get a closer look of the evolution, and work ethic of one of the fittest Kiwi’s on the planet!

 

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Olympic Weightlifting and Gymnastic Skill Clinic

Don’t miss the upcoming 2 day Clinic hosted by Team Power Monkey with Coaches David Durante & Chad Vaughn!

September 7 & 8, 2013 at CrossFit Austin (8708 S Congress, A-180 Austin, TX 78745)
presented by: Power Monkey Fitness Equipment (www.powermonkeyfitness.com)

This clinic is based around providing athletes with elite technical training and progressions revolving around both gymnastics and weight training.  Both Durante and Vaughn have many years of experience under their belts on both the competitive and coaching sides of their sports.  Emphasis will also be put on the overlap between both sports to show athletes how one can help the other develop properly.  By the end of the clinic, athletes will have an extensive new repertoire of exercises and drills that they can take home to their own gyms to help train properly.

FULL PRICE: $525
EARLY BIRD: $475 (FIRST 5 PEOPLE) Use code “earlybirdcfa” at checkout
MEMBER PRICE: $450 Use code “cfamember” at checkout
**ONLY 20 SPOTS AVAILABLE** 

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David Durante


David Durante is a multiple time USA gymnastics national champion and was part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team as alternate. After retiring from competition, David helped coach his alma mater, Stanford University, to an NCAA Team Title in 2009 and has continued to be a part of the sport through his position on the Athlete Advisory Committee with the United States Olympic Committee. He is also the lead global gymnastics expert for adidas gymnastics.
He started crossfit after retiring from competition after the 2008 Olympic Games. He continued to get more involved in crossfit over the past couple years and is now a gymnastics coach at CrossFit LIC in NYC.

Chad Vaughn


Chad Vaughn is a renowned Olympic Weightlifter. He is a 2 time Olympian, 8-time National Champion, 2003 Pan American Games Gold Medalist, and the American Record Holder in the Clean and Jerk.
Chad Vaughn
With more than 15 years of developing and applying elite training programs, Chad has shared this knowledge with athletes of all levels throughout the world over the past three and a half years; mostly within the CrossFit community, through weekly weightlifting classes, seminars, and online coaching. Coach Chad also has had the privilege of assisting the Again Faster Competition team as a guest coach and has also written for the CrossFit Journal and continues to have more content in the works.

 

Beyond The Bar Podcast Episode 5 – Building a Base

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In today’s Beyond the Bar podcast Aaron and Wes discuss the importance of “building a base” in the sport of CrossFit, and in general fitness. The guys discuss a theoretical continuum of movement quality, strength, and aerobic capacity as ideal stepping stones for an athlete.

Program note: Many of you have asked if our Podcast is on iTunes.  We are currently in the process and hope to have it done by our next Podcast. Stay tuned!

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