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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…
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Muscle-Up, Brooklyn

By: Reuben Pearlman CrossFit uses the term “gymnastics” not only to include the traditional competitive sport but all activities where the aim is body control. It is within this realm of activities that athletes can develop extraordinary…
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August 2015: Athlete Newsletter

WOD for the Road By: Jenessa Connor Vacations are great and work trips are unavoidable, but it’s tough to be away from the box for an extended period of time. We all worry about losing ground on lifts and missing our favorite benchmark…
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The Clean & Jerk

Personally, I was introduced to the benefits of barbell lifts early on. My strength and conditioning coach in high school drilled us in four basic lifts; the back squat, deadlift, bench press and the power clean. For my coach, and I imagine…