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Forum: Competitions 08-14-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,692
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: CrossFit New England Throwdown

We have reached our 100 athlete cap. Registration is now closed. Please check out our website for updates. Thanks.
Forum: Competitions 08-07-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,692
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: CrossFit New England Throwdown

83 registered....17 spots left. There going fast.

Check out our website for somemore details.
Forum: Competitions 08-06-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,692
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: CrossFit New England Throwdown

Yeah Wes, you're all set. We'll be sending out a confirmation email soon to all competitors.

60 spots gone...40 left.

The two wods have been created. It is difficult to test all 10...
Forum: Competitions 08-05-2009, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,692
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: CrossFit New England Throwdown

50 spots taken, 50 spots remain.
Forum: Competitions 07-21-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,692
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: CrossFit New England Throwdown

We have already received a bunch of registrations. Don't be left out of one of the biggest CrossFit events in the Nroth East. There is a 100 athlete limit, so sign up soon.

Breathe Fire....
Forum: Competitions 07-20-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,692
Posted By Ben Bergeron
CrossFit New England Throwdown

Didn't make it out to the Games in Aromas...Or maybe you did and now you have the itch to compete again. Here is your chance. We are hosting our second Throwdown on August 29th.

This...
Forum: Nutrition 04-09-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,810
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Gluten Free Beer

"Red Bridge" is a gluten free beer made by Anheuser Busch http://www.anheuser-busch.com/brandPages/redbridge.html (w/f/s). Instead of wheat and barely, it is made with sorghum.

I know beer...
Forum: Competitions 03-17-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

I have posted a couple short vid clips on our site of the throwdown, and will continue to do so.

There is also a bigger and better vid in the making....
Forum: Competitions 03-10-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

Throwdown Results.
WOD #1:
4 rounds for time of: 400 meter Run and 20 Burpees
Men
1. Danny H. 11:01
2. John F. 11:03
3. Ryan H .11:07
4. Ben K. 11:19
5. Alec C. 11:36
Women
Forum: Competitions 03-09-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,772
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: Fittest Person In CT challenge

Can someone from Mass be the fittest person in CT?:D
Forum: Competitions 03-06-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

Glad to hear you'll be swinging by Dale. There is no fee for spectators and anyone can come to watch.

We are expecting 50 or so athletes, so it should be a good show.

As for the favorite...
Forum: Competitions 03-03-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

There will be three events.
WOD1: Bodyweight Metcon
WOD2: Heavy Metcon
WOD3: Combo of the above.

The actual workouts are being picked out of a hopper the morning of the event. There will be...
Forum: Competitions 02-26-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

Time: 12:00 start, you can arrive any time that morning to register and warm up.

Date: March 7th, 2009

Location: 15 Tech Circle, Natick MA 01760

Reg Fee: $10

More Info: ...
Forum: Competitions 02-24-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

We will start at 12:00, on the 7th. Feel free to show up early to register and warm up.
Forum: Competitions 02-23-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

I am expecting between 30 and 50 athletes.
Forum: Competitions 02-19-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

We will be doing 3 wods.
1. Heavier Metcon.
2. Lighter more running/bodyweight based metcon.
3. Combo of the above 2.

Events will be 1-2 hours apart.
Scoring for each event will be as...
Forum: Competitions 02-18-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: New England Throwdown.

Josh- come up on the 7th and stay the week.
Forum: Competitions 02-18-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,507
Posted By Ben Bergeron
New England Throwdown.

On March 7th you'll have the chance to Breathe Fire and Raise Hell....

Are you competing in Albany this spring? Do you think you are one of the fittest athletes in the North East? Want to see...
Forum: Competitions 01-22-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,526
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: Team Challenges

Hey Keith,
We did a good one about a month ago.

Teams of 2 complete:
70 Clean and jerks, 135#
140 Pull ups
210 Squats
Only one athlete may work at a time, the other must rest.

Looking...
Forum: Exercises 11-07-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 40,936
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: To SDHP or not to SDHP?

For those wondering why a clean, snatch or rowing is safe while a high pull is questionable, try this…

With your arm by your side make a 90 degree angle with your elbow and hold your upper arm...
Forum: Exercises 11-06-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 40,936
Posted By Ben Bergeron
To SDHP or not to SDHP?

The Sumo Deadlift High Pull is one of the 9 essential CrossFit movements, but should it be? There has been much debate about the compromised position of the shoulder at the top of the movement.
...
Forum: Competitions 10-10-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,611
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: 2 min max squat challenge

We use this as a test with our high shcool athletes all the time. We have one athlete that did 132 (butt to ball) in 2 mins!
Forum: Competitions 10-02-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,478
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: Albany CrossFit's October Challenge

Great challenge Jason. I've been wanting to try this.

I know you try to keep the weights for men and women the same in these challenges, but can we make an exception for this one? I'm not sure...
Forum: Competitions 09-30-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,841
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: Albany CrossFit's September Challenge

Bubba and I got 355.

Video (wfs): http://crossfitnewengland.com/2008/09/30/10-minute-pull-up-challenge.aspx
Forum: Competitions 09-23-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,841
Posted By Ben Bergeron
Re: Albany CrossFit's September Challenge

The batteries in our camera died 1/2 way through. I'll try to get it on video early next week.
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