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Sunday School – “What’s the Difference…”

April 13th, 2014 | 1 Comment

We’ve been growing a lot lately!  And the question we get often from prospective teammates:  “What’s the difference between Prometheus and [local CrossFit box]?”  While I know the answer, it’s been hard to articulate.  Prometheus is a special place, and we’ve written about that before.  And because we have our own mojo, it’s definitely not for everyone.  So I always answer with something about culture and fit and finding the right box.  But what is a Promethean?  And what’s with this Prometheus Athletics? Instead of yammering about it, I’m going to give you examples of Prometheans.  Starting May 3rd, we will reintroduce the Prometheus Lecture Series.  On Saturdays (May 3, May 17, May 31), we will have two Prometheans tell you about what they do outside of the box.  These 20min-30min talks will showcase what your teammates do when they’re not sweating and swearing next to you.  The speakers will present between 5pm-6pm.  Then we’ll have a potluck reception following.

The theme of the first month will be the “Young Guns”.  Most of the  speakers in May have recently been awarded or  will soon be awarded their PhDs.

June already has committed speakers and we welcome anybody who’s interested in sharing their “brief spark of consciousness” with the Prometheus Community.  Let’s show everyone “what the difference is…”.

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April 12, 2014

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Deadlift 1×3

3RFT: 25 OH lunge (35/55) + 50 double-unders.

April 11, 2014

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Bench Press 3×3

4RFT: 15 ‘hand-release’ pushups + 25 squats + Run 400m.

April 10, 2014

April 10th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Gymnastics Play

For time: Run 800m + 30 Pull-ups, Run 400m + 20 Pull-ups, Run 200m + 10 Pullups.

April 9, 2014

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Front Squat 3×3

AMRAP15: 6HSPU + 6 T2B + 6 Box Jumps (28″/32″)

April 8, 2014

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Core Play

Paningcita: 3 Rounds of 7 reps of Power Snatch/Overhead Squat/Midhang Snatch/Overhead Squat.  Post Loads

April 7, 2014

April 7th, 2014 | 4 Comments

Happy Birthday, Brian!

Deadlift 1×3

“Crazed Giraffe” – For time: 5 rounds of 10 DL (1.25x BWT) + 10 1-legged burpees, then run 800m.

April 5, 2014

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Clean & Jerk 3x 2+1

4RFT: 400m run + 10 DH Pullups + 10 Ring Dips

April 4, 2014

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Gymnastics Play

The ‘Ole Ball and Pain

4RFT:  10 Burpee Wall Balls + 15 Med Ball Push Ups + 400m Run with Med Ball.

 

April 3, 2014

April 3rd, 2014 | 1 Comment

Kung Fu Panda 2 (movie) (L-R) Crane, Tigress, Po, Mantis, Monkey and Viper in "Kung Fu Panda 2."

Not sure why this comes to mind. --T

Back Squat 3×3

3 rounds: 50 air squats then max hold wall-sit.  Rest 2 minutes between rounds.

Prometheus Lecture Series – May 3rd!

We're kicking off the Prometheus Lecture Series on Saturday May 3rd.

"Negotiating Equality at Home" Rhona Mahony, JD
"The Science of Shape" Justin Solomon, PhD Candidate 2014.

Register here!
Cost: Free! But bring a drink or snack for the potluck reception after!

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