The weather’s finally starting to heat up, so it’s time for your regular reminder to hydrate.  Being even a little bit dehydrated can have a large, negative impact on your performance, and performance is what we’re chasing here.  How much water should you be drinking?  Half your body weight (lbs.) in ounces (oz.), plus 20 ounces for every hour of exercise, plus a little extra for the heat/humidity.

Only water or coconut water counts towards your daily total ounces consumed.  This is by no means an invitation to stop and get a drink in the middle of a workout.  If you’re doing even an average job of hydrating you will not drop from dehydration during a 5 to 20 minute metcon.  It’s free money you can put into your performance bank account that you could be leaving on the table.  If you want it, just make the effort to go get it, and drink up!

May 26, 2011

Press 5-5-5-5-5

5 Pull-ups
10 Hand Release Push-ups
15 Overhead Squats (95#/65#)


3rd Annual Navy SEAL Memorial Challenge – AKA “Murph Day 2011

In honor of Medal of Honor recipient Lieutenant Michael Murphy and all fallen veterans, CrossFit Fenway joins Windy City CrossFit, SEALFit and other gyms nationwide to host “Murph Day 2011″ at 9 AM on Saturday, June 4th.   Proceeds will go to the Navy SEAL Foundation.  Any size donation is required to participate, and this event will be open to donations from supporters and spectators as well.  All donations are tax-deductible, please donate online, direct your donation toward the “Navy SEAL Memorial Challenge” and specify CrossFit Fenway in the comment section.  E-mail Eric if you’d like to participate in the workout and be sure to bring your receipt as it will serve as your ticket to compete. This is a fantastic event for a great cause, so please do everything you can to get friends, family, and the greater community involved!

Support the Team!

Regionals are right around the corner, and the CrossFit Fenway team is training hard, readying themselves to represent our box against the best athletes the Northeast has to offer.  Be there to support our athletes Friday, June 17th, Saturday, June 18th, and Sunday, June 19th at Reebok World Headquarters in Canton, MA.

***No classes Monday, May 31st at CrossFit Fenway***

8 thoughts on “DRINK WATER!”

  1. Press – 80kg (84kg for 1)
    WOD – 12 + 30 (I think that’s how to write it?). 24″ Box jumps in place of OHS (possible sports hernia).

    20 min AMRAP was deadly.

  2. Press — 30kg

    WOD — 7 + 28 @ 55#

    I thoroughly enjoy the looks of confusion as I walk into the office with dirty quads and chalk on my face.

  3. Press: 45kg (50kg x 4)
    WOD: 3 + 35 (my shoulders are fried–not happy with myself, but it is what it is)

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