Category Archives: Benchmarks

Lynne Came to Visit

Benchmark workouts are always a great occasion and my club schedules them every week. Today we had Lynne which reminded me never to joke about traditional gym rats doing benches for hours. Maybe I can learn a thing or two… … Continue reading

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The CrossFit Scientist

In a sport where you are on the clock and measured for every movement, it is expected that there are great tools for tracking performance. In fact there are countless WOD trackers and planners available both online and off. Many … Continue reading

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300

This WOD was made famous by Mark Twight from Gym Jones who designed the training program for the actors in the movie “300”. Even if you missed the film, this little workout can give you a sense of accomplishment any … Continue reading

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Doing Overtraining Right…

I have a hunch that I’m violating many of Mark Sisson’s overtraining rules… We all have weeks like this. I had a race Saturday then 3 benchmark WODs already and the 4th scheduled next Saturday. Recovery is nice, but I can still walk … Continue reading

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Benchmark Mania

So this week I have 4 benchmark workouts which may defeat the purpose of benchmarks – you’re tired after benchmark 1 so the others will certainly be worse than your best. No matter. Getting better is sometimes mental. Like not … Continue reading

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