8/1 “Thursday”


8/1 “Thursday”

1a)4X8 close-grip bench press(hands 12″ apart, keep elbows tighter)-heaviest possible
-rest :60 sec
b) 4X4 weighted chin up-heaviest possible :rest 90 sec

5-rope climb, 5-power clean and jerk, 4/4, 3/3, 2/2, 1/1
RX: 185 / 135, L-3: 85% 1RM Clean, L-2: 75% 1RM Clean, L-1: 85 / 45
*Sub x2 STRICT pullups for rope climbs if unable to climb – no up downs today.
Recovery: Supine back, arms

Important BCF news you should know ASAP:

There is a Going Away Social Wod tomorrow, August 1st ,7:30pm at Leff’s. Come out to say goodbye to those that are leaving BCF and moving away! Kelly Conway and Elisha Colson to Colorado and Lisa Vanderbloomer to North Carolina. Thanks for being a part of the BCF community Kelly, Elisha, and Lisa! We will miss you dearly and we wish you well!

Thurs this week only we will have open gym at 7a as there is no Elements.

If you want to join the Badger CrossFit Spartan Race Team, please contact us at [email protected] We will send you a code for free registration! BCF athletes only will get this code.


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The social WOD committee is turning 1 in September and it’s time to celebrate with a few new committee members. If you are interested in joining shoot us an email at [email protected] and you will be on the list for potential social WOD committee members. For obvious reason we cannot accept everyone but don’t be discouraged, for larger events like throw downs and holiday parties we can always use the help.

The committee requires the following commitment:
3-5 hour/month
Attend meetings every other month
You will be in charge of organizing and leading events
You must attend the majority of events
You will be responsible for helping to promote events at the gym

Unfortunately all of you guys don’t know Jeff S, he was an original member at BCF and he is currently in BUD/S on his way to be a Navy SEAL. He trained for 8 weeks in Illinois before heading to California for 3 weeks of indoc where he lost a quarter of his class. He has made it to week 3 which is Hell Week. All of his buddies have either quit or have been rolled back and only about 1/3rd of his original class remains. Say a prayer that he stays healthy and keep him in your thoughts this week.

Up for new Reebok Nanos? Want some swag? We will be making a large order. New catalog in my office. I will get it in PDF soon. Shirts, shoes, accessories etc. all at a way better price through BCF.

We will be adding new members in August in preparation for the upcoming fall events.

Interested in mastering ring dips and pullups? Check out Tyler’s progression program:
dips: http://tylersullivan.net/2013/07/ring-dip-progression-template-for-crossfit/
Pull ups: http://tylersullivan.net/2013/07/pull-up-progression-template-for-crossfit/

***Do you have UnitedHealthCare for your health insurance? If so, you may be entitled to fitness center reimbursement. BCF is a registered facility and you could get back $20 every month per person from UHC for attending > 12 times a month! http://www.gym.unitedhealthallies.com/

CrossFit Kids is coming soon, after or nearly after expansion is done! If you are interested, please contact Tyler with your child’s name and age!

Our Sunday morning Bradford Beach WODs and Hooverball are coming soon!! Stay updated on the calendar and Facebook!

Our L2 classes will be starting up soon (we will be changing the name to Advanced CrossFit). We plan to have a test out day every month for which you test out to enter this class. It’s an advanced class for advanced athletes looking to take their fitness to another level, either as a competitor in the Sport of CrossFit, or just to be better in general. The guidelines are here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B7HSJg7IcSg0MzZiT0hScjdJUnM/edit?usp=sharing

Original Paleo Kits and Beef Jerky are back in stock! Also, be sure to try the RX bars coffee flavor!

Want “Voodoo” bands but hate the price? After all, it’s just rubber! I’d go with the black or orange ones here: http://smrtools.networkfitness.com/compression-straps/

If no one RSVPs to open gyms, they will be canceled! So be sure to RSVP if you are planning on stopping in.

If you leave a pool of sweat, there is a mop and bucket. Use it. It’s not only for coaches.

Final note, when you touch it, you must clean it. If you use it, put it away (cups, tape, boxes, rings, etc). The more that the coaches have to clean up, the more it takes away from coaching.

Summer = heat = humidity = sweat = more to clean. Please keep YOUR gym the cleanest gym around.