So I've been putting it off for two years. Today I begin learning the hook grip. #oly #olympiclifts #olympicweightlifting #olympiclifting #cleanandjerk #crossfit #lift #lifting #gym #gymlife #masters #snatch #heavy #health #healthy #fitness A photo posted by Brad King (@thebradking) on Feb 17, 2016 at 5:12am PST
Last weekend, I had the chance to compete in my first Olympic lifting competition, the Broad Ripple Fit Club Barbell Lift Off on Saturday, February 13. My goal is to qualify for the National and American Masters events in 2017 when I’ll compete in the 45-49 age class in the 77 kg weight class, so I’m […]
The Mock Meet When I first started Olympic lifting, I was adamant that I wouldn’t ever compete. I wasn’t interested in pushing myself. I wanted to get in shape, learn the movements, and have a good time. What I really wanted to avoid was anything competitive. I put that part of my life behind me, the competitive, win-at-all-cost […]
The 2014 CrossFit Games Open started this week, and the CrossFit Broad Ripple competitors completed the first workout (14.1): As many reps as possible (AMRAP) in 10 minutes: 30 double unders and 15 75-lb power snatches. 14.1 CrossFit Broad Ripple, see the entire set on Flickr.
I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again: Strong women are badass. We’re fortunate that our home box, CrossFit Broad Ripple, encourages and supports everyone who walks through the door. The CFBR culture isn’t about how you look or where you are from, it’s about achieving your personal goals. However, I know the message that it’s […]
We know that the best way for humans to change their behavior patterns is through tracking mechanisms. If you want to lose weight, you have to count (somewhere) what you are eating. If you want to get stronger in the gym, you have to count what you are doing. Without that tracking mechanism, we lose […]
I think thematically. As each year comes to a close, I spend December sitting with the work of my previous year. I sift through what I’ve created, I look at what I didn’t create, and conceptualize what I want my next year to become. I’ve always been methodical and particular in my thinking, but I’ve become much […]