Wednesday, August 26, 2009

CrossFit ATL 3989 Jenni shows some typical effects of intensity.  A willingness to push hard and suffer in the present in return for a future reward is a selection mechanism in CrossFit, and Coach Glassman thinks it is also an indication of character,  “So much of repugnant behavior is about trying to get something for
nothing, and the CrossFitters inherently don’t believe that it’s
possible.”  See his interview in the CrossFit Journal.

Workout of the Day


Complete as many rounds in twenty minutes as you can of:
2 Muscle-ups
4 Handstand Push-ups
8 2-Pood Kettlebell swings

Post rounds completed to comments.


In response to several requests CrossFit Atlanta has signed up for a web based workout log, Beyond the Whiteboard (BYW) 
Follow these steps:

Method 1. 

Send an email to Dan
([email protected]) and ask to be added to BYW.

Method 2

1.  Go to sign up page for Beyond the Whiteboard.

2.  Fill out all the information, and authorize payment through Amazon Payments.  You can use any credit card.  Don't worry, you won't wind up being charged anything.

3.  When you first sign up, you will be automatically added to the BYW "main
site." Find CrossFit Atlanta in the "Gyms" link in the header and click on it. Then click on "Join CrossFit Atlanta" located near the upper right hand corner of the page, and wait to be confirmed as a member. Once you are confirmed, you will be placed in that gym. After you make your first post, your the CrossFit Atlanta page will become your home page, and your credit card will not be charged because CrossFit Atlanta is paying for the service.

Questions?  Start with Beyond the Whiteboard's Frequently Asked Questions page.

Below, a picture of some adhesive tape that managed to wrap itself around the wheel of the seat roller on one of our rowers.  This is but one of many reasons why leaving adhesive tape laying about is a "Flogging Offense".  This piece has been sent to the Crime Lab for DNA analysis.CrossFit ATL 3991

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  • Jeff

    I need some recovery time after yesterday, which was my third day in a row anyway, so today’s a rest day for me.
    On a different note, a lot of you have asked about what I do as an industrial designer. It’s a very wide field of design and can sometimes be difficult to explain. I just finished updating my portfolio and thought I would share it with you guys to clear up the confusion. Enjoy:

  • roy

    probably deliberate sabotage to slow a competitor down

  • RIEP Crossfit Atlanta

    That has Ken Gall written all over it.
    He is a taping fool and has no respect for our equipment.

  • VAS

    I called this workout yesterday at 4:45pm – you can ask Phil.

  • peterbassi

    Amazing dude, absolutely amazing.

  • Marie_CFATL

    Dude- get me a pair of those running shoes. Those things look hot.

  • Ken

    Riep is right. I also put a penny on the track in the hopes it would stall the seat and vas would go flying off again backwards like the time he tried to do a one legged row. I laughed so hard I dropped my weight on OHS (which at the time I think was probably 35#).
    vas, I’m gonna have to do this one when I get back. You are going DOWN!
    Jeff, impressive portfolio. Some really cool designs in there…

  • Leah

    I didn’t know you were a fellow Bearcat, Jeff! Don’t meet many of those down south…
    Great portfolio, by the way!

  • Matthew Queen



    Nate as RX’d….10 rounds
    Shoulders are shot from Mary and yesterday. Argh.

  • Steve

    That is awesome news about getting CFATL on Beyond the Whiteboard! I’m going to sign up tonight.
    Love the CSI-Atlanta picture of the tape in the roller. Ken, you should have argued that the damper setting of “10” wasn’t high enough and you were just trying to make it a little harder. Or possibly that it wasn’t you, but you did see the culprit — it was that guy (or possibly girl) who is always doing pull-ups with his/her hands taped. That narrows it down quite a bit.

  • Jeff

    Thanks a lot guys. Marie, could you please relay your sentiments to Reebok? Maybe they’ll hire me the next time around.

  • peterbassi

    Big thanks to Dan for taking care of the bill for Beyond the Whiteboard! Definitely wasn’t necessary but nonetheless appreciated.

  • Jason Bourgeois

    Nate Rx
    13 rounds.
    To all of you who beat me:
    I hate you. I hate you. I hate you. I don’t even know you, but I hate you. I hate your guts. I hope all the bad things in life happen to you and only to you.
    Now, if you’ll excuse me. I’m gonna go put water in Rob’s Mama’s dish.

  • peterbassi

    Nate Rx: 9 rounds.
    I could have done more if I could have kept my hands drier. I lost my false grip on the way up and cursed at the rings on the way down several times. HSPUs and KBSs unbroken. I really like this workout.

  • Steve

    “Nate”, with HSPUs scaled to one ab-mat, 6 rounds + 1 muscle-up.

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