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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…
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Snatches

Snatches By: Reuben Pearlman CrossFit is chalk-full (pun intended) of unique terms for exercises: WOD, AMRAP, and EMOM, just to name a few. Many athletes entering a CrossFit box for the first time are also introduced to the names for common…
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July 2015: Athlete Newsletter

Pre and Post WOD Fueling By: Jenessa Conner Everyone’s nutritional needs are different, and “eating for performance” means one thing when you’re on The Zone, but something else when you’re eating Paleo. So, what should you be eating…
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June 2015: Athlete Newsletter

It looks simple, but rowing can be tedious, exhausting and even dangerous when it’s not done properly. Make sure you’re set up for safety and success every time you get behind the flywheel by avoiding these eight common rowing mistakes. 1.…