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I just got done hosting my first big time Oly clinic at Crossfit Natomas with my training partner Mary Peck. SO MUCH FUN! So much to learn from this experience and grow as a coach! I’m going to wait to … Continue reading

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  Cecily Basques, here. I have been Olympic weightlifting for about three years now. I lift 18 hours a week and I also work and go to school. I recently made the top 20 of all female weightlifters, pretty cool. … Continue reading

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After an incredibly frustrating and rough day yesterday, I was pleasantly surprised to read today’s wod. Lately I feel incredibly run down which has had a direct effect on my eating, my mood, and my strength. I’ve been eating like … Continue reading


It’s time for me to go on a rant here. Let’s start off with some awesome pictures of the beautiful cherry on top of an awesome season… the blackhawks parade. ┬áCaptain Serious thrusting that shit in the air in front … Continue reading

HAWKS WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WE ARE THE STANLEY CUP CHAMPS!!! WOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We love coach Q! Yesterday’s wod (Monday, June 24th) was super heavy! *benchmark* 820m run for time! I’m really happy that I’ve been running over 2 miles every other day because … Continue reading

BLACKHAWKS WON LAST NIGHT! ONE MORE GAME! ONE MORE GAME! I’m a little bit nervous for Toews… we can only hope he’s back on the ice on Monday! Even though he’s been playing kinda crappy in the playoffs, just his … Continue reading

First of all, the Heat won. And that sucks. I feel like besides anyone that is from Miami, nobody on this planet wants the Heat to win. This is most likely because Lebron is the biggest douche on this planet … Continue reading


I’m going to keep this really short and sweet because it’s 10:56 pm and I just got home from work about 10 minutes ago. After a long and challenging day of training, I went to work for 9 hours with … Continue reading

Yes, you read that correctly. Today’s strength portion and wod were a shit storm of overhead work… which is a good thing, because I have always had very weak overhead/pressing strength. It was the DAY OF THE SNATCH! Strength= SQUAT … Continue reading

This week—and especially today—has been the day of the CLEAN! I can’t even tell you how many cleans I’ve done this week… it’s definitely up there in the 300s. It’s something that is so technical (and what my coach thinks … Continue reading