Wendler 101

Last week we began what is known in the weightlifting world as a "Wendler Cycle." This four-week cyclic programming is designed to increase strength, and at CrossFit Unlocked, we measure this increase by testing a lift for a one-rep max both before and after the cycle.You may be asking yourself, who the heck is this Wendler person, and why should I follow their advice? I'm so glad you asked! Here is a brief bio straight from "Wendler" himself-Jim Wendler's website:"Jim Wendler is the creator and...
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Week 1 Check-In

We are officially 8 days into 2017, and with the long, snowy weekend, it's easy to lose sight of your goals. Time to do a quick-check: -What did you do well this first week?-What could you improve on?There will always be snow days, last-minute parties to attend, and other circumstances will come up.Don't lose sight of the goals you set for yourself just one week ago-look to your fellow CrossFitters and coaches for support. We are all in this together!See you at the box!
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The “Readjust”

In the blink of an eye, 365 days have gone and went (well, really 366 if you count the Leap Year). 2016 has been full of crazy happenings for many. Yet, it always seems that January 1st allows for all of us, no matter what point we are at in our lives, to hit the proverbial "reset" button. You know the one. The one that says you will be better/faster/stronger/more diligent/dedicated to whatever task you have set in front of you. Don't misunderstand. This button can do some major good. It can all...
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