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Michael Jordan – “Failure”

Posted: November 18, 2009 in Uncategorized

CrossFit Bath are hosting a CrossFit Kettlebell Cert with none other than Jeff Martone on the 6th & 7th June.
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The European Qualifier starts today at CrossFit Northern Ireland.

Good Luck to everyone taking part.

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Random Training Clip

Posted: March 11, 2009 in Uncategorized

Here’s some recent training clips.

Today’s Highlights

Posted: January 22, 2009 in Uncategorized

Here’s a short clip of some of the things we got up to today.

What is CrossFit?

Posted: January 8, 2009 in Uncategorized

Explaining CrossFit can be tricky and although the best way ‘get it’ is to try it, there are some pretty good video explanations out there.

Here’s a great video from CrossFit Fire which gives you an idea of what we do here at CrossFit Westcountry. 

Stay tuned to the end for a pretty stunning example of the results CrossFit brings.

 LaLanne Fitness image

Do you know why you join a gym every year and go on a diet when January 1st rolls around?

BECAUSE YOU WANT TO FEEL BETTER!!

And do you know why you always quit the gym and give up the diets?

BECAUSE YOU STILL FEEL LIKE CRAP!!

…and yet you still try the same low-fat diets and follow the same gym programs – convinced that its YOU who is doing something wrong.

Well, it isn’t you.  Low fat diets don’t work and most gym programs suck.

Getting it right is actually pretty simple and several years back CrossFit came up with its statement of how to achieve world-class fitness in 100 words. 

  • Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and NO sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat.
  • Practice and train major lifts: deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics:pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to handstands, pirouettes, flips, splits, and holds. Bike, run, swim, row, etc, hard and fast.
  • Five or six days per week mix these elements in as many combinations and patterns as creativity will allow. ROUTINE IS THE ENEMY. Keep workouts short and intense.
  • Regularly learn and play new sports!

There is very little else you need to know – the hard part is actually putting it into practise which is what we’re here to help you with.

Here’s to a great 2009 🙂