Bring a Friend

Great bring a friend day yesterday. Thanks to all those who brought friends and especially those who got teamed up with a newbie and made their first experience at MaD CrossFit a positive one 🙂

Always Learning

Today and yesterday, Rocky, Lou, Matt and Donna are attending a weightlifting seminar run by New Zealand Olympian Richie Patterson. At the same time, Josh is in Auckland attending his CrossFit Level 1 Certification. We are always looking to learn more and improve our knowledge in order to provide you with the best coaching we can.

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SCHEDULE CHANGES AND CLOSURES

WELLINGTON ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND
Sat Jan 18 and Sun Jan 19 – CLOSED

Monday Jan 20th – 6:30pm CLASS ONLY

Olympic Weightlifting Trainers Course
Saturday Feb 1st – CLOSED

We will post a body weight workout for each day we are closed.

More burpees anyone?

More burpees anyone?

Sunday Reading

Today you can find two types of CrossFit. One is that awesome exercise routine we all fell in love with that consists of functional movements done at high intensity for the betterment of our health. The other is the sport of CrossFit. Just like what you see on ESPN, CrossFit the sport continues to grow every day.

The Importance of Respecting the CrossFit Process

I field emails every day with questions about crossfit injuries.  The biggest complaint I hear from these individuals about other physical therapists is that they don’t understand crossfit.  Obviously, understanding what you’re trying to send your patients back to and what they’ll have to be capable of performing is going to be critically important in the rehab process.

10 Critical Principles Physical Therapists Need to Know About Crossfit for Successful Rehabilitation

 Some topics seem to generate more heat that others, and for some reason, the question of how a barbell should come into contact with the body during the snatch and clean seems to get some people extraordinarily wound up.

Hips, Meet Bar: The Extension of the Snatch and Clean