The Synergy of Yoga and CrossFit

In many ways CrossFit and Yoga are polar opposites – CrossFit is fast and intense where Yoga is slow, methodical and reflective. So it’s understandable that people that are attracted to the intensity of CrossFit might not prioritize having a regular Yoga practice. In Crossfit you build strength by tearing the muscle fibres and they […]

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Huge Turnout for Sanitas Athletes’ Competition in Wheat Ridge

What a weekend it has been! CrossFit Sanitas had 7 teams compete in a local competition hosted by West Metro CrossFit and we made quite a showing, not only in the workouts, but in the cheering sections, as well! For many it was their first competition… For others it was business as usual… But whether […]

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What to Do the Week Before a CrossFit Competition

The Spring Fling at West Metro is coming up this next weekend and we have 7 teams competing! I know everyone will do awesome and have some fun. I’m excited to see how everyone out there going hard and competing! Some of you have asked how to go about the final week of training leading […]

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How to track your PRs (with downloadable spreadsheet!)

PR tracking CrossFit

Given the infinite number of workout possibilities in CrossFit, the first question is “how many PRs should I track?” The answer, I believe, is around 50 — it’s not as many as it sounds.  You want to track PRs for things you are likely to see again, namely:  core individual movements (e.g. 1 rep max […]

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Tracking PRs can Improve Your Quality of Life

“He who is not busy being born, is busy dying” – Bob Dylan Doing something better than ever before is one of life’s great pleasures.   When I knocked out unexpected Personal Records (“PRs”) for 500M row and handstand walk last Tuesday night, it felt amazing to ring that bell!  And it’s also a blast to […]

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CrossFit Pull-Up Program | How to Get Pull-Ups Quickly

This program is for athletes who do not quite have pullups or maybe only have a few. The goal is to build pure pulling power and strength. The emphasis will be on pure pulling strength. You should attempt to do a full, kipping chest-to-bar pullup any time you feel you are ready throughout the program. […]

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WODS: What To Expect Over the Next Two Months

Over the course of the last 5 weeks we have seen many members here crush PR’s, get their first muscle-up, their first handstand push-up, and flat out push themselves to highs they did not think possible. I just wanted to thank everyone for their awesome enthusiasm! It’s been contagious and has created a very fun […]

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Heat Sign Up for Final Open Workout!

Remember that on Saturdays during the Open, there are only 7:30a and 8:30a regular classes! For the Saturday throwdown event, here’s the deal. Sign up for a heat on Saturday. Please judge a couple times if you can (here’s the link to take the course). Saturday morning when you arrive, fill out a scorecard located […]

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Paleo Meals Available This Week at CrossFit Sanitas

This meals 100% paleo and use only locally sourced, high-quality ingredients from pasture-raised, grass-fed animals. Just $14 for a gourmet, ready-to-eat meal in its own to-go container. Perfect lunch or dinner for when you’re on the move or just don’t feel like cooking! What’s on the menu this week? “Pilot Brands” Grass-fed Smoked Prime Rib […]

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Caveman Chefs Paleo Meals Now Available at Boulder’s CrossFit Sanitas

Why Caveman Chefs? 100% Paleo Grass-fed and pasture-raised meats Locally sourced veggies and sides whenever possible Gourmet, ready to eat, 400-500 calorie meals without the hassle of cooking They’re fricken delicious! To give you an idea of what they serve, this week they dropped off: Tandoori Chicken Breast w/ saffron rice pilaf, tzatziki sauce Herb Roasted Wagyu […]

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