FANTASTIC story: Chuck got a little careless on Saturday night and took a fall down the last four stairs in his house. He hit a couple of walls but never left his feet!! Frankly, that would be almost impossible for a sedentary 77 year old. But Chuck isn't sedentary. He puts his time in; squats, deadlifts, and WOD's. And he'll be the first to tell you that's why he was upright at the bottom of those stairs. It's all about the strength, folks. (It's also a tremendous honor to make such incredible … [Read more...] about Last Man Standing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMKec1KROdU Nice work, Chuck!! … [Read more...] about And yes, we can scale Inverted Burpees
Honestly, we don't believe there is an age limit on fitness. And Chuck is showing us the answer certainly isn't his tender age of 76! When Chuck started in March we used depth-scaled Air Squats in his program. When a proper range of motion was attained, we started loading with Goblet Squats. Yesterday marked the advent of the Back Squat in Chuck's programming; something he couldn't have even attempted at the beginning of the year! Way to go Chuck!!!! … [Read more...] about How old is too old?
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsY7d2onKKo&feature=youtu.be]How do you scale Burpees for a 75 year old newbie? Kinda like this. We've said before; we'll say it again: CrossFit is for EVERYONE! Great work, Chuck! … [Read more...] about Yes, EVERYONE.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqEi9OaH_Mo]"CrossFit is only for really fit people. I could never do that." Really? Tell it to Jack. He's 73 years young and he's just as much a CrossFitter as 2012 CrossFit Games champ Rich Froning. We scale reps, weight/resistance, range of motion, intensity, etc to make CrossFit accessible to everyone. "The needs of Olympic athletes and our grandparents differ by degree not kind. One is looking for functional dominance; the other for functional … [Read more...] about You Don’t Know Jack!