Month: December 2010

Out with the Old

Thank you to everyone for a great year at CrossFit Santa Rosa. It has truly been a full and fulfilling year for me, and I have enjoyed working with each and every one of you. Thank you for sharing part of your lives with me; I’m so proud to play a role in the journey…

Bits, some important

1. Bowling this Saturday at Double Decker Lanes in Rohnert Park, 7-9 pm. CFSR has the lanes and shoes covered. You get your own drinks. Oh, and significant others are welcome too! 2. Christmas and New Year’s Week Hours: Friday, December 24th – Tuesday, December 28th: CLOSED All other days and classes are as usual,…

MWod: Opening the Hips

“Your job is to hunt down your tightness…only you know where you’re tight, so that’s where you need to hang out” -Kelly Starrett This week we’re focusing on hip flexibility. Although the video is focused on a deadlifting application, hip capsule mobility is terribly important to any sort of down-and-up movement. When your hips aren’t…

This Week’s Mobility Wod: Hamstrings

Your tissues are like obedient dogs, they will always come around. Always. You just have to be consistent! – Kelly Starrett This week’s MWod focuses on loosening the hamstrings and getting better range-of-motion (ROM) in the whole posterior chain. To clarify, we’re referring to the calves, hamstrings, butt, and low back – all important to…

Certified

Congratulations to Shane, who got his CrossFit Level I certification in Santa Clara last weekend. Shane is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Expect to see him shadowing and student-teaching as an intern over the next several months. Can you find him below?