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Sam Stewart 2019 Open Performance and Analysis

Workout 19.1 Complete as many rounds as possible in 15 minutes of: 19 wall-ball shots 19-cal. row Men throw 20-lb. ball to 10-ft. target Score: 335 reps 8 rounds + 19 wall-ball shots 12-cal. row Irish Leaderboard Placing: 39th Worldwide Relative Performance: 5th First...

Emily

Diagnosed with a severe herniated disc at 27 and following surgery, I was told by everyone from neurosurgeons to physios 'bad back for life'. It’s a tough pill to swallow, your back is bad, weak, chronic. What would the future be like for me? So, when 13 years later...

The Open is Closed – Now What?

The 2019 CrossFit Open/Panda Cup was just phenomenal. From the effort put in in each workout to the enthusiastic cheers for every achievement, it just blew us away. Put simply, you guys are amazing! It’s an exhausting and exhilarating 5 weeks and your progress has...

Story Time – Pacing

CrossFit is Functional Movement, Constantly Varied, executed at High Intensity. High Intensity doesn't mean MAX intensity from the get go. Looking at a workout we want to pick a pace that allows to get the most work done in the timeframe, not just at the start. We've...

Workouts 25 Mar – 30 Mar (Strict Season is Here!)

Monday Cardio At Minute 0:00 Row 2K At Minute 12:00 Run 1 Mile At Minute 24:00 Bike 4K Aim Cardio and Recovery Day The aim to complete each piece with 85-95% effort. Give equal effort to each (this does not mean equal time) Which piece needs the most work in the off...

CrossFit Games Open 19.5 Strategy

Frandurance (A phrase I'm 99% sure I just created) IT IS NOT FRAN! Don't pace as such! Rounds 33 and 27 are your "buy in" - which is weird considering it's 60 reps, 1/3 more than the 45 you feel in Fran. Then you're into chest to bar "Fran", which will be 25% plus...

Panda Cupdate 19.05

19.4 Review 🐼 Shout Outs - Noreen Pull Up - Andrew Pull Up (With A Skinful of Pints) - Tiare Pull Ups - Emer Pull Ups - Elaine Pull Ups - Mark Kenny, Robert Sheridan, Tall Kev Bar Muscle Up 🐼 Team scores Panda’s Always Judging - 21 Trouble Onders - 40 I Can, We Will -...

CrossFit Won’t Work For You

It won’t work for you if you’re not showing up consistently, putting in the effort when you are training, and trusting that it will work. Consistency is key. The best program in the world won’t work unless you’re putting in the necessary hours, and there’s no way...

Workouts 18 Mar – 23 Mar (Last Week of The Open!)

Monday ***BANK HOLIDAY. CLASS AT 10am. (19.4 REPEATS AT 11am)*** Metcon 10 Rounds 9 Thrusters 52/36Kg 1 Rope Climbs Aim Sam has called Thrusters and Rope Climbs for 19.5! Thrusters should be unbroken in at least half your rounds. The aim is to see how much rest you...

Panda Cupdate 19.04 – Between Two Culchies

🐼 19.3 Review 🐼 Masters National Weightlifting 🐼 Panda Cup Standings (including Sweet Bonus Points!) 🐼 Mid Season Gut Check Time 🐼 19.4 Predictions - no pull ups!

Olesea

Olesea shares her experience with CrossFit Ireland. Initially she'd no idea what CrossFit was about, but found she was able to take everything at her own pace. She also met amazing people and has developed some great health habits. In her first 10 weeks Olesea has...

Workouts 11 Mar – 16 Mar

MONDAY Metcon AMRAP 13 2 Strict Muscle Ups 2 Pistols 2 Power Snatches 80/57Kg 4/4/4, 6//6/6... Aim The workout 19.3 should have been (or Colm really wanted!) Use strict muscle ups and pistols as skill work Power Snatches should be intimidatingly heavy Skill/Muscle...

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