10am til 12pm. Not limited to lifting, you can work on your body weight skills or anything you like really. Don’t forget about Benchmark Training, still time to hit a “Girl”, “Games” or “Hero” workout. You can also use this time as an Open Gym Session, just make sure you have a plan.

SUNDAY READING/WATCHING


IWF Rule Changes: Challenge Cards and Feet Touching the Barbell

“The International Weightlifting Federation made some rulebook changes recently, and social media has been tittering with conversation about them. There were quite a few changes, but two specific ones caught my eye.   1) Lifters are no longer allowed to touch the barbell with their feet. If this happens on the competition platform, that attempt will automatically be red-lighted.   2) Lifters are now going to be given challenge cards when they compete.”

Scared of CrossFit?

Starting a fitness program can be intimidating. Even clicking on a website to read about CrossFit can raise heart rates and set palms sweating.

But the rewards for overcoming those fears are many: weight loss, long-term health, friendship, improved self-esteem and more.

If you’re fearful of walking into a CrossFit gym, read on. Below you’ll find five stories of people just like you. They faced their fears and found fitness and friends on the other side.

And so can you.