WODder of the Week: Alli O’Malley

[by Fem] Alli O’ Malley has been a long-time member of CrossFit Rochester. She joined several years ago as a way to lose weight and have more energy to play with her two kids. “I started Crossfit a month after I turned 41. I was in the worst shape of my life and learned about [...]

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Time to Get Focused: Arenas for Autumn Achievement

[by Fem] Now that summer is coming to a close, it’s time to think about goals for the fall. Not sure where to begin? We’ve got you covered, with both a goal-setting program and the Lurong Paleo Challenge. Read on for info on both! Mandrew is starting Version 2.0 of our goal-setting program now. If [...]

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Weekend News

[by Fem] On Saturday we will be doing the 31 Heroes WOD during regular class hours (7am or 9am) so please show up to class on time so we can stay organized. Open gym is making a triumphant return starting this Saturday at 10am.  Come in to work on your GOATs or get some help [...]

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Lurong is Coming Up Fast

[by Fem] Mark your calendars. . . the 2013 Lurong Challenge starts September 16. Last year, CrossFit Rochester had 48 participants and we placed 7th out of 450 gyms nationwide. More important than our placement was the personal success achieved by every single person who completed the challenge. Weight loss, better sleep, improved performance, smaller-sized [...]

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Happy Birthday Mundy!

[by Fem] If you see Mike Mundy today, be sure to wish him a happy birthday! Mundy turns 50 years young today, and we thought a great way to commemorate the occasion would be to recognize him and his daughters as WODders of the week. Caitlin, a recent Brighton High School graduate, has made leaps [...]

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Tough Miller Success

[by Fem] Thanks to everyone who came out for the Tough Miller last weekend. We had a fantastic turnout: CrossFitters, lacrosse players, mountain bikers, and friends of the Miller family: everyone came together to celebrate the life of a great man. The weather even cooperated, offering a gorgeous blue sky under which it would have [...]

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Tough Miller Updates

[by Fem] Remember this muddy mess? Can you believe it was only two weeks ago? Well, we’re happy to announce that the field is back in business. It’s more of a dirt field than a grassy field now, but it is WOD-able.  Therefore both the lacrosse events and CrossFit workouts will take place in the [...]

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WODder of the Week: Natalie S.

[by Fem] Natalie is one of our 7pm college class crew, so you may not recognize her. But take notice: this girl is one of the hardest working people ever to walk through the gym doors. Back in May, she saw the flyers that Mandrew and I put up at St. John Fisher College and [...]

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Tough Miller Event Saturday

[by Fem] Call it a festival, a tribute, workout, celebration, fundraiser. . . all of these terms accurately describe what is going down at CrossFit Rochester on Saturday from 12-6. This extravaganza is in honor of the late Dr. Jeff Miller, a CFR member killed in a tragic accident last month. There will be music, [...]

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WOD-chester Results

First off – a really, REALLY, REALLY BIG THANKS goes out to… –  My man-chester.  A lot of folks commented the event went off really well considering the conditions…  I give dj/mc chester all the credit keeping the program running pretty close to schedule.  He figured out my how my mad plan worked despite my [...]

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