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End of Open/New Programming Blog Post

By Head Coach Gilly Boyd The 2020 Connected Fitness Open has come to a close! We want to sincerely thank everyone that participated, judged, cheered and coached these past 5 weeks. Two Opens in one year (6 months apart!) can be tough, but we were so proud of each and every one of your efforts each week. We witnessed PR lifts, first pistols and toes to bar, and people moving weights they never thought possible to move! The Open is special, but it’s the people who do it that make it magic.  Connected...

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20.4 Recap By Coach Gilly

The end of the 2020 Connected Fitness Open is upon us! With workout 20.4 we finally saw a heavy barbell! Strength athletes rejoice! However, we know that Dave Castro always has something up his sleeve, and this week you had to earn your way to the heavy weights with box jumps and pistols. Some athletes chose to do step-ups instead of box jumps, some athletes jumped the whole way to save their legs for the pistols, and still, others mixed the two. On the lady’s side of the competition,...

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Friday Update News – 11/08/19

Good morning! Here’s your Friday Update News for the week ending 11/08/19. Health News I know people who with a big smile would choose sugary cereal over ice cream. Yum, yum! Check out this approximate $30 million lawsuit settlement that will force Kellogg to change its marketing. It’s a sugary cereals lawsuit. Nutrition Are we still debating whether or not a calorie is just a calorie? Do people still believe that the quality of a calorie – the source of the fuel – does...

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20.3 Recap by Coach Gilly

Three down, two to go! Week 3 of the 2020 Connected Fitness Open saw a short and heavy workout, pairing deadlifts with Handstand Push-ups and Handstand walks. This workout tested both your ability to move load quickly and your gymnastic strength and stamina. The standard on the Handstand Pushups was very tough, causing a lot of frustration for many athletes. It was impressive for anyone to make it to the handstand walks!  On the men’s RX side of the competition, Mike Cattaneo came out on top...

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Friday Update News – 11/01/19

Good evening! Here’s your copy of the FUN for this week ending 11/01/19. News The “Keto” craze is everywhere and seems to be fueled mostly by people interested in weight loss. I am interested this growing body of work which looks at nutritional and supplemental ketosis for neuroprotective and even performance-enhancing effects.  Nutrition Check out this video – “The Role of Nutrition in Everything”. Mindset Check out this article about the relationship between...

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20.2 Open Recap by Coach Gilly

Week 2 of The Connected Fitness Open is complete! The workout was another long grinder with short reps: 20 min AMRAP of 4 DB Thrusters, 6 Toes to Bar, and 24 Double Unders or Single Unders. This workout was all about managing pace and your skill on the jumprope. Anyone else have super sore calves the next day?! Ouch!  Our custom Leaderboard results are in! On the men’s side, Andrew Albert dominated with a score of 622 reps (18 rounds + 2 reps). That’s almost one round a minute! Andrew’s score...

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