Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

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Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby bjames » Sun Aug 02, 2015 4:12 pm

Hi,

This is my second year at Burning Man and I was wondering if there are any groups that meet for Crossfit style workouts. Does anyone know of a group or have any interest in starting one? I could probably bring a couple kettlebells.

Thanks,
Jim

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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby happydragon » Sun Aug 02, 2015 6:10 pm

I spend a lot of my day biking and doing 12/16/22oz curls as necessary... does that count? In all seriousness, I haven't seen a specific crossfit camp, but there is an ultra marathon every year, so it probably exists. I have seen people with TRX straps on various things, but I have also seen people try to swing around on them (spoiler alert, it ended badly).

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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby aoxfordca » Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:15 pm

Well, there's the pink gym at comfort and joy and there's also the ultramarathon if you really want to go balls to walls.

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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby torrey.smith » Sun Aug 02, 2015 9:37 pm

We call that Build Week.
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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby ACfromSAC » Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:49 am

Seems like every year there's a crossfit / WOD question. Pink Gym has everything you'd need to get a session in. I don't believe they organize official WOD's but you can get creative with their equipment. They have chin up bars, various free weights, etc... there are potential box jumps everywhere you look. If you want it, there are options all around.

As mentioned by others, the ultra marathon is where it's at. Wednesday, 5am at Pink Lightning. Do it.

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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby uncle sticky » Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:36 pm

I believe that Settle This Like Men will be offering Tabata workouts in the mornings. 7;15 and b. Not sure on the time, so come on by. We'll have a white board up.
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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby bjames » Thu Aug 06, 2015 5:09 pm

Thanks all for the replies.

The Tabata workout is exactly what I was looking for but the Pink Gym sounds cool too. I'll be checking both out this year. Thanks for all the feedback. I hope the post replies help others that are looking too.

Jim

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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby jjoseph082 » Thu Aug 06, 2015 10:38 pm

Was looking for something similar to crossfit, but happy to do something that fits the playa.

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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby Mz_AK47 » Fri Aug 07, 2015 10:50 am

So happy to hear about the Tabata workouts! I will by! =D
Is it August already??

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Re: Are there any Crossfit style workouts on the playa?

Postby Nipple » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:01 pm

Here's your WOD for the week of 8/30

Three rounds, 21-15- and 9 reps, for time of:
1) Go Climb that Thing
2) Sip a Beer
3) Bike out to Point 3
3) Run After That Mutant Vehicle
2) Post FB status update about WOD
5) Sprint to where you think you left your bike.


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