Monday 170612

Take 20 minutes to establish a heavy single deadlift

Then, on the minute x 10 rounds:
20 Double unders
2 Deadlifts @ 85% of today’s heaviest

Post loads to comments and BTWB

The ladies of Verve swept the podium at this year's Triple threat!!

The ladies of Verve swept the podium at this year’s Triple threat!!

 

And the Gentlemen grabbed themselves a first place finish as well!!

And the Gentlemen grabbed themselves a first place finish as well!!

Congratulations to all Verve members that participated in the Cherry Creek Triple threat this Saturday. The women took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, while the men grabbed a 1st place finish. Several other teams took top spots in individual workouts. There were some solid ab photos, trophy shorts displayed, and mile times crushed. Way to kick butt!!

July 4th is steadily approaching, this year it is on a Tuesday. As this day approaches please check MBO for an abbreviated schedule for the day. While you are there be sure to sign up for one of the classes and enjoy a hefty hero WOD.

Verve will be hosting the CrossFit Kids Trainer Course Saturday and Sunday July 15th-16th.

The purpose of this course is to learn specific methods for teaching CrossFit to children and adolescents. Participants learn techniques to overcome the unique challenges of teaching kids CrossFit methodology, as well as how a CrossFit Kids program can help build one’s affiliate. Attendees will also see how CrossFit Kids is changing the lives of children and teens around the world for the better. Other topics covered include neurological development as it relates to exercise, weightlifting, health and safety, programming, teaching styles, class structure, and kids games. Throughout the course, participants learn how to pair fitness with fun – which is essential in promoting a lifetime of fitness. Affiliate owners, teachers, coaches, parents, home-schooling families and others benefit from learning this unique, kid-friendly approach to teaching CrossFit.

Prerequisites for this course include:

  • A criminal background check must be conducted prior to registration. More instructions can be found on the specific event registration page.
  • Recommended: Level 1 Certificate Course attendance.

Interested?? You can get additional information and get registered by clicking here.

For our Verve members, this means we will have an abbreviated schedule that will include an early morning class on Saturday and Sunday. Verve will be closed the rest of those days. Don’t worry, we will be sure to remind you when it closer.

Did you like watching the CrossFit Games Regionals? The CrossFit Games will be taking place August 1st-6th. For the first time ever they will be taking place in Madison, WI. New venue, new challenges. Get excited to watch a bunch of really fit people fight to be crown the fittest on Earth. We will stream the Games at Verve and possibly schedule some viewing parties at a nearby patio. . . with booze. Stay tuned for updates. 

Saturday August 19th Femme Royale is returning to Verve. This is an all ladies partner competition. There are 3 divisions to sign up for: For Fun, 50/50, and RX. This means there is something for everyone. The workouts have already been announced, so grab your gal pal, get registered, and start practicing. Gentlemen. . . we could use some solid judges and volunteers for the event. We will get a volunteer sheet set up soon, but start marking your calendars too please. Ladies, click here for more info and to register.

 

 

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