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MWod: Opening the Hips

“Your job is to hunt down your tightness…only you know where you’re tight, so that’s where you need to hang out” -Kelly Starrett This week we’re focusing on hip flexibility. Although the video is focused on a deadlifting application, hip capsule mobility is terribly important to any sort of down-and-up movement. When your hips aren’t…

This Week’s Mobility Wod: Hamstrings

Your tissues are like obedient dogs, they will always come around. Always. You just have to be consistent! – Kelly Starrett This week’s MWod focuses on loosening the hamstrings and getting better range-of-motion (ROM) in the whole posterior chain. To clarify, we’re referring to the calves, hamstrings, butt, and low back – all important to…

Certified

Congratulations to Shane, who got his CrossFit Level I certification in Santa Clara last weekend. Shane is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Expect to see him shadowing and student-teaching as an intern over the next several months. Can you find him below?

Introducing: The Mobility WOD (for your “nasty tissues” and “grody joint mobility”)

Your CFSR coaches have been inspired. By Kelly Starrett. Starrett is the quirky and entertaining owner of San Francisco CrossFit as well as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. When it comes to flexibility and mobility, and their impact on athletic performance, injury, and pain, he knows his stuff. He says that: “Every human being should…

Mmmmm….Meat

CrossFit Santa Rosa is a drop off spot for Gleason Ranch meat CSA subscribers, and our latest boxes showed up Monday night. Gleason Ranch in Bodega produces pasture-raised chicken, beef, pork, and lamb. They are “committed to sustainability, conservation, and good-old fashion family farming traditions” and practice “low-stress management, rotational pasturing, and hormone-free animal husbandry.”…