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Don’t Be Afraid of Lemons

Don’t Be Afraid of Lemons

Annette has a Subaru and the mechanic said it would be $70 for a new bulb and replacement. Um no. I’m mechanically inclined so I decided to do it myself and bought one today for $14. There was a reason it was $70. I had to jack the car up and remove the tire, then...

Festivus Games

Festivus Games

If you weren’t here last weekend you missed a hell of a show. 72 Athletes from more than a dozen gyms around the state gathered together to compete in novice, intermediate, and masters divisions. The atmosphere was electric. For nine hours, two person same-sex teams...

Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

This month you’ll see more benchmarks programmed. Tuesday we hit a benchmark (new PR?) Overhead Squat and a classic Girl WOD, “Helen”. Helen 3 Rounds For Time: 400m Run 21 KBS 12 Pull Ups “Helen”is a classic CrossFit triplet. More specifically she is a “task demand”...

Are You Tough Enough?

Are You Tough Enough?

Obstacle Course Race: Six-Week Challenge CrossFit Themis is hosting a six-week training course to prepare for the Tough Mudder in Plymouth, WI on October 1st/2nd . Both a full and Half-Mudder are available. This class will be held twice a week: Tuesdays and Saturdays....

Kill Your WOD, Not Your Hands

Kill Your WOD, Not Your Hands

Inevitably there will come a time when the pull-up bar gets the better of you and you rip a callous on your hand. Here are but a few ways to help prevent or minimize this from...

Seeing is believing… Or is it?

Seeing is believing… Or is it?

Most of us started CrossFit to lose a little extra weight… or a lot of weight. Some of us started CrossFit to gain muscle, and others just to have fun. We all work toward progress in one form or another. Recently we purchased the InBody Body Composition Analyzer to...

“Ruck for 22”

“Ruck for 22”

Community Fundraiser "Ruck for 22" June 22, 2016 CrossFit Themis Coach Brandon Stroik, a 10 year veteran of the US Army Infantry, will be embarking on a 22 mile ruck march to raise awareness of the fact that 22 veterans commit suicide each and every day. At the end of...

My Thing

My Thing

By Korrin Black CrossFit is “My Thing”. I found it and I am never letting it go. When you find your thing you will get it. It’s like knowing your favorite alcoholic beverage or tastiest pizza topping. You want all your friends to try it because you want them to love...