Monthly Archives: August 2012

Monthly Archives: August 2012

Graduation Day

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Congratulations to Division St. CrossFit’s inaugural group of On-Rampers!!! You’ve completed your training with flying colors and I am IMMENSELY proud of ALL of you. Seriously. I told you all ahead of time about the amount of improvement you would see within JUST TWO WEEKS’ time and you’ve EXCEEDED my expectations. Incredible. Don’t just take my word for it….check out your times: I’m speechless. I knew you guys had done well but it didn’t hit me until I looked at …

Out with the old, In with the new

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Check out our brand-new logo courtesy of Scott Reinhard! You can see all his work at scottreinhard.com. Soon you’ll be able to rock your very own Division St. CrossFit t-shirt, hat, hoodie, etc. all around Wicker Park, Bucktown, and Ukranian Village!

Second Wave of On-Ramp Comin Right Up

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The next wave of our two-week On-Ramp program will begin next week! There will be a morning and evening option: 7 am: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30 pm: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Sign up now via the “SIGN INTO CLASSES HERE” link at the top of the right-hand column of the home page. Set up an account with your email and a password, find the program which you’d like to enroll in on the “On-Ramp” tab, and enroll! *Due to the Labor …

Great Job Saturday 9 am First Timers!

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We had a big group of first time CrossFitters come out for this morning’s FREE beginner WOD. It was a pleasure meeting Frank, Melissa, Izabella, Mike, Jaime, and Adnan and we hope to see you guys come out for our second wave of On-Ramp beginning the week of Monday, 9/3! There will be a morning and evening offering so let us know which time slots (6 am, 7 am, 6:30 pm, or 7:30 pm) work best for you. We’ll do …

Week 1 is Done

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Great job by all of our On-Rampers as we finished up the first week of the program this morning. I know we covered some complicated movements but there will plenty of time across your CrossFit career to master them all. We will get there! In the meantime, enjoy your weekend and come ready to get after week two next week. Peace!   PS If you haven’t had enough, come to our free WOD on Saturday morning at 9 am. Sign …

Day 2 of On-Ramp

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Whether you’re a morning person or a night person, everyone is getting a dose of Day 2 of On-Ramp today. I’d typically post the WOD here but since we’re still just getting acclimated to the movements I’ll just let you know we’re covering deadlifts and press variations. Yup, you got it. BARBELLS! Get excited.   Post times and weights used in the WOD along with music preferences to the comments.

“Day 1” is in the books!

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Thank you and welcome to our first wave of CrossFit athletes! We’re pretty pumped to have you all join us. With that being said, check out our times from the Baseline WOD: 400 m run 15-12-9 air squats push ups body rows 400 m run Until we have a chance to get together as a gym, this is how we’ll get to know each other!!! Can’t wait to see what improvements come after Day 6. Post your times, scales, and …

And it begins

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A BIG thank you to everyone who made it out these past two weeks to join us for our free trial classes. Free classes will continue to be run on Saturdays at 9 am if you happened to miss out! With that being said…. PM On-Ramp classes begin tonight and AM On-Ramp classes begin tomorrow. There’s still time to enroll if you haven’t yet! (just click on the “SIGN INTO CLASSES HERE” link to the right, create a MindBody account …

Meet Cindy

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She’s a 20 minute AMRAP (as many rounds as possible) and stands at: 5 pull-ups 10 push-ups 15 air squats She’s just waiting to meet you…. :*

The Rig is Up!

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And Spealler is in the house! No, not really. But his bare steel pull-up bars are. No more slipping off those powder coated cross-members. So get in here and let’s start the pull-ups. A little bodyweight Fran never hurt anyone….