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Mobilizing for the Open

By: Jenessa Connor  With the Open less than a month away, things are getting a little serious around the box. We’re all paying a bit more attention to movement standards and confronting our GOATs head-on. We’re taking the time to fine-tune…
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The Power Snatch

By: Reuben Pearlman There are few things that CrossFitters get as excited about as hitting a PR on their snatch. As strength legend Bill Starr explains, “The full snatch is one of the most complicated movements in all of sports. An athlete…
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How to Survive a Wellness Challenge

By: Jenessa Connor Today is day one of the 718 Wellness Challenge, and we’re all feeling pretty motivated to kick some ass. Not to be a downer, but it’s easy to feel superhuman on the first day of anything. You’re in the honeymoon…
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Double Unders: A How-To

By: Reuben Pearlman A Double Under (or “DU” in CrossFit circles) is performed with a jump rope, with the rope swinging twice under your feet for each jump. That’s a deceptively simple explanation, so I offer you this definition from…
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Eating on The Wellness Challenge

For our upcoming wellness challenge, we’ve chosen to use Paleo/Zone dietary guidelines. So, what does that mean? When it comes to eating Paleo, you have three options: Primal, Normal Paleo and Strict Paleo. In general, each of these diets…
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progress & growth

In an effort to continually grow and improve CrossFit 718, Israel and I have recently made some changes and additions to the box and our programming. In case you missed it, here’s what’s new.  Leaderboards. They’re up! We’re displaying…
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Calling all Challengers!

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates. Before the New Year arrives (and yes through the holidays!!) we would like to organize a wellness challenge.   The goal is to make positive changes in your life that will…

718 Wellness Challenge

Get involved, be supportive & sign up! At our first meeting we will go over the specific guidelines for the challenge, as well as do an official weigh-in. Everyone will declare their level of commitment either Strict Paleo/ Normal Paleo…
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T2B: Toes To Bar

By: Reuben Pearlman T2B, or Toes to Bar, is an essential CrossFit movement. It is classified as a gymnastics movement, which I discussed briefly in last month’s article on the Muscle Up. Although T2B is fundamentally a simpler movement…
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WOD Tracking

Brush Your Teeth. Wash Your Hands. Track Your WODs. By: Jenessa Connor Regular WOD tracking is nonnegotiable. If you’re not recording the details of your work at the box, you’re ignoring one of the key components of CrossFit and getting…
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#WPZ Week 3 @ 718

CrossFit 718 is finished with the Wodapalooza’s online competition.  This challenge tested strength & conditioning over the course of 3 weeks.  Here are the overall standings.  Big Congratulations to our homie Tina, who crushed…
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#WPZ Week 2 @ 718

CrossFit 718 is closing out week 2 of Wodapalooza's online competition.  This week was all about mental toughness, the movements themselves were easy, but when combined with a never ending chipper, it was a whole new game. WOD#3:  7min…
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#WPZ Week 1 @ 718

Here we are folks closing out week one of WODapalooza over here at CrossFit 718.  We have 13 participants total 7 men and 6 women.. It's gonna be a tough competition.     WOD 1 - The 3 Postiton Snatch + OHS On the women's side of the leader…
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Thank You for Fighting

Israel and I would like to thank everyone for helping with the Fight for 718. We were able to meet our goal. There was so mcc great food at the potluck, but I think next time we are gonna have to go paleo.. LOL Check out these great photos…