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CrossFit to Offer Olympic Lifting Seminar on Sept 11

Clay Reed to lead Seminar

CALLING ALL ATHLETES & COACHES: Olympic Lifting Seminar

Offered by CrossFit Big Island

Saturday, September 11th (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Join renowned Olympic Weightlifting Coach, Clay Reed, for a day-long seminar guaranteed to improve your lifts. With correct technique, Oly lifts help build explosive power and teach athletes speed, coordination and agility. The movements are common to many sports and will help to improve performance and avoid injury.

The day will include demonstrations, teaching progression with hands-on instruction and fault correction for the Snatch, the Clean and the Jerk. You’ll also have the chance to meet some great people from CrossFit gyms around the islands, enjoy Paleo food throughout the day and finish off with a potluck-style BBQ. Open to all ages/ability. Register today!

 About Clay Reed:

USA Weightlifting Club Coach & CSCS

Clay Reed is a marine scientist with a stubborn olympic weightlifting habit. His coaching focuses on strong fundamentals he learned from Steve Gough, Mike Karchut, and Mike Burgener. Clay’s goal is to teach a solid foundation in olympic-style weightlifting to help athletes of all ages and levels develop explosive power. He has competed nationally and internationally as a master-level lifter and coached students at the University of Montana, including one to the national collegiate championships. Clay is certified as a USA Weightlifting (our official national Olympic weightlifting organization) Club Coach and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. References from current and former clients are available upon request. 

 Contact Clay for information about individual and group coaching at heavyh2o@gmail.com.

 Cost: $100              Register 3 Ways:

Email: crossfitbigisland@hotmail.com          Phone: (808) 990-3863

In Person: CrossFit Big Island ,18 Pohaku St., Hilo, HI          http://crossfitbigisland.com/

September 2, 2010 Posted by | Weightlifting | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Olympic Weightlifting Seminar being offered at CrossFit in Hilo

The Clean

The Snatch, The Clean, The Jerk and You!

 On August 18th, CrossFit Big Island is having a FREE Olympic Weightlifting seminar with master-level lifter and coach, Clay Reed.

 No matter what age or athletic ability, you’re going to want to check this one out. Learn the foundations of olympic-style weightlifting; improve your technique with hands-on instruction and learn how you can add speed, coordination and agility to your strength training and athletic performance. The more the merrier, bring a friend and get ready to lift!

 Wednesday, August 18th (5-8pm)     CrossFit Big Island, 18 Pohaku St., Hilo

(808) 990.3863     crossfitbigisland@hotmail.com     http://crossfitbigisland.com/

About Clay Reed:                                   USA Weightlifting Club Coach & CSCS

Clay Reed is a marine scientist with a stubborn olympic weightlifting habit.  His coaching focuses on strong fundamentals he learned from Steve Gough, Mike Karchut, and Mike Burgener. Clay’s goal is to teach a solid foundation in olympic-style weightlifting to help athletes of all ages and levels develop explosive power. He has competed nationally and internationally as a master-level lifter and coached students at the University of Montana, including one to the national collegiate championships. Clay is certified as a USA Weightlifting (our official national Olympic weightlifting organization) Club Coach and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. References from current and former clients are available upon request. 

 Contact Clay for information about individual and group coaching at heavyh2o@gmail.com.

August 3, 2010 Posted by | Weightlifting | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ladies Boot Camp Starting Up

CrossFit Big Island Staff

CROSSFIT BIG ISLAND STARTING LADIES BOOTCAMP

Joel Tessier from CrossFit is excited to inform you of a new ladies boot camp program about to start up. 

BIG ISLAND BOOTCAMP LADIES is a great way to Get Fit! By using randomized movements and cardiovascular training you can get the lean toned body that you have always wanted.

CrossFit programs are both general and specific in design. We’ve trained everyone from senior citizens to marathon runners to triathletes. These programs are for individuals who are committed to making a change in their life with the support of a strong community, no matter what walk of life they are coming from.

What to expect from Boot Camp:     Core strength and a tighter back side.   Function that will apply to any sport as well as everyday life.    Accountability of goals for maximum results.

Increase in strength and cardiovascular endurance.    Increase in coordination and agility.   Have a blast working out with like-minded, motivated people          Program length:                 6-weeks            3-days a week    For more information on how to jump start your fitness call Mahina at 895-6063.     CROSS FIT BIG ISLAND is a sponsor of this blog.  

March 3, 2010 Posted by | Health and Fitness | , , | 2 Comments

CrossFit Baseline Challenge & Open House

Baseline Challenge, Oct 2nd

Baseline Challenge, Oct 10th

Joel Tessier
Joel Tessier

Joel Tessier – Owner and Operator of CrossFit Big Island is having an open house and “Baseline Challenge” competition on Saturday, October 10th starting at 5:30 p.m.
(808)990-3863
Crossfitbigisland@hotmail.com

“Baseline Challenge “

500m row

40 squats

30 sit ups

20 push ups

10 pull ups

Finals Day: Saturday, October 10, 5:30 p.m.
Entry Fee: $15.00
Prize: Win the pot!
Winner Prizes for both most improved and fastest times!

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*Followed by a showing of “every second counts” the CrossFit games movie and Paleo Pot Luck with drinks provided!               

Categories : beginner (jumping pull ups/knee push ups) fastest time/ most improved

                         Advanced:  Fastest time/ Most improved

September 25, 2009 Posted by | Health and Fitness | , , | Leave a comment