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MBS CrossFit Summer Crush @ Snowmass- The Countdown Begins

We do because we can.

We do because we can. – PB

We are just 2 weeks away from the 1st Annual MBS CrossFit Summer Crush Competition in beautiful Snowmass Colorado, benefiting Project Sanctuary. Let’s  PACK Snowmass with CrossFitters and raise buckets of money for this awesome foundation which supports families of military personnel returning from active duty.

We currently have 20 Rx teams signed up and 10 Scaled teams signed up. We have room for 4 more Rx and 2 more Scaled for the heats to be full.  If you are in interested in competing.. IT’S  NOT TOO LATE.  Sign up HERE.  100% of  registration fees will be donated to Project Sanctuary. 

If you are interested in volunteering and/or judging please sign up HERE.

If you are unable to compete, volunteer or spectate but still want to be involved you can make a financial contribution HERE.

Over the next 2 week we will be accepting donations, in the collection buckets, at both gyms. Every little bit helps!

Please take a minute to watch this video. I thank all of you from the bottom of my heart for supporting us in this opportunity to serve others.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnqT-9vGQ_k&feature=youtu.be

Thanks,

PB

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Saturday max out session!

 

Steve hitting extension in the snatch!

Steve hitting extension in the snatch!

 

Join me, Coach Meriah, this Saturday at 9 AM out on the tarmac! We will be starting at 9 AM with a snatch session building up to a heavy one rep max. You’ll take a little break have a snack maybe watch some other lifters finish up their session and then hit a heavy clean and jerk. The sessions will go from 9 AM until 11 AM at our Broomfield location. We will be out in the sun so dress accordingly (or undress appropriately…?), wear sun block if needed, a snack to you keep your energy up, water to stay hydrated, and bring any adult beverages to celebrate your PR’s when you’re done! Sam will be there to take pictures, so please join us for some fun lifting in the sun!

Want more weightlifting? Join us for our strength classes Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:15 AM and 5:15 PM to help fine-tune your technique with a coach. Also check out our MBS strength group on Facebook for the latest on class updates videos articles pictures and more!

Saturday, Sunshine, Snatching and More!

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Join me, coach Meriah for a Super Saturday session out on the tarmac! Our Barbell WOD cycle has come to an end, and it’s time to max out our lifts. We’ll start around 9 am with a snatch session (20-40min) work up to a max effort. When we aren’t lifting we’re cheering our friend to hit big weights! You’ll take a short break, maybe eat a snack, stay hydrated, watch some of the big go down, and then be ready to hit a heavy C&J! We’ll be outside so dress accordingly, and as weightlifters you’re probably going to want some sunscreen! I’ll bring a small stash of adult beverages to celebrate victories afterward! Feel free to bring your own, and anything else you’d like! If you have any questions, contact me meriah@mbscrossfit.com! Also be sure to checkout our MBS Strength group for updates as well!

When: Saturday, June 25th 9-11am
Where: Broomfield location, out on the tarmac! (weather permitting)
What: Max effort Snatch then max effort Clean & Jerk and a whole lot of fun!
Why: Because it’s fun in the sun!
Who: Anyone who wants to lift!

Yoga on the Tarmac!

Our evenings on the airport here can be pretty awesome.

Our evenings on the airport here can be pretty awesome. Photo courtesy Shelly Rollison.

 

Yoga on the Tarmac

Hosted by Core Power Yoga of North Denver and MBS CrossFit

When: The 3rd Thursday of each month. June 16th, July 21st, and August 18th. Begins at 7:30 pm sharp.

Cost: FREE, but you must register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/third-thursday-yoga-on-the-tarmac-tickets-25351944348?aff=eac2

 

Additional details:

  • Please show up early to fill out waiver if you are not a member of MBS CrossFit.
  • Please bring your own mat and water bottle.

 

June Happenings at MBS

"Murph" at the park was a HUGE success. We had over 100 people do our Memorial Day tribute workout last Monday. Thank you.

“Murph” at the park was a HUGE success. We had over 100 people do our Memorial Day tribute workout last Monday. Thank you.

 

Summer Boot Camp at MBS II
New CLASS in Arvada starting June 6th!  Join us for boot camp/metcon WODs Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 8:00 a.m..

Bring-A-Friend Day
Wednesday, June 8th ALL DAY – BOTH locations! FREE!!!

Teen CrossFit Classes
Two sessions are available to provide your teen athlete at the Middle School to High School level a training program that uses the principles of CrossFit to physically prepare them for the fall sports season and beyond.  Both sessions will be held at MBS II in Arvada.

Morning sessions
Starting June 6th this 4 week session with Coach Jeremy will be held Mondays and Fridays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and costs $80.  Want to know more email Coach Jeremy@mbscrossfit.com.

Evening sessions
Starting June 13th this 6 week session with Coach Emily L. will be held Mondays and Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. and costs $125 or $100 per athlete if you sign up with 3 friends. Want to know more email Coach EmilyL@mbscrossfit.com.

Yoga Under the Stars
Flow Yoga Studio located inside MBS II in Arvada is offering FREE yoga under the stars this summer.  When? The first Tuesday of the month starting June 7th at 7:00 p.m.

Yoga on the Tarmac
Core Power Yoga of north Denver and MBS CrossFit are teaming up to present 3 yoga sessions on our back tarmac of the Rocky Mountain Jeffco Airport this summer. Every 3rd Thursday of the month starting June 16th. Join us at 7:30 pm. Cost is FREE, but please register here.

Bring A Friend Day- Wednesday June 8th

 

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This is the perfect time to drag your co-worker, friend, or family member into the gym and show them what “fun” you have in these walls. Both locations- Broomfield/Arvada All day-All classes!

You love MBS and we bet they will too!

What: Bring a friend, co-worker, family member to the gym

When: All regularly scheduled classes on Wednesday,  June 8th  All Classes All Day 

Where: Broomfield (10900 W. 120th Ave) and Arvada (6945 Indiana Ct.) MBS CrossFit locations

Do my friends have to be “in shape”, or have CrossFit experience to participate? Absolutely not! We have 8 years of experience in helping all levels of athletes participate in CrossFit, regardless of current fitness level. Bring as many friends as you’d like.

The Game: MBS I VS. MBS II

We are going to have a little healthy competition between MBS I and MBS II.  Let’s see which of the 2 gyms can introduce the most new people to our awesome community.

Here’s how it’s going to work… The gym that posts the most member/guest pictures to social media on Bring A Friend Day with the hashtag #mbscrossfitlove WINS!!!! The winner win be announced the next day. The gym that win get bragging rights and ???

 

 

An MBS Event You Won’t Want to Miss- 2016 Murph

Monday, May 30th – Memorial Day Murph at Broomfield Commons @ 9:00 AM.

We are excited to be hosting our annual “Murph” workout outdoors and alongside the Broomfield Veteran’s Museum’s annual picnic and ceremony on Memorial Day.

The Murph workout is a 1-mile run, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats, and another 1-mile run. We will have a scaled version and will also allow teams to work together to finish this workout.

 

Friends and Family are welcome to join in.

All regular classes at both MBS locations are cancelled on Monday May 30th.

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In memory of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y., who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005.

This workout was one of Mike’s favorites and he’d named it “Body Armor”. From here on it will be referred to as “Murph” in honor of the focused warrior and great American who wanted nothing more in life than to serve this great country and the beautiful people who make it what it is.

More details here: http://mbscrossfit.com/2016/05/03/memorial-day-murph-broomfield-commons-park/

 

 

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Upcoming Weightlifting Events

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Last week I posted the video of some of the highlights of the Olympic trials.  While the big events are very exciting, local meets are also a ton of fun to watch!  In fact local events are great events to train for!  Just like your local CF competition, or Spartan race there are lots of local competitions for ALL levels and ages!  If you want to train or watch, you’re in luck! There are a few coming up on the horizon and including a very special event in June.

First up the 2nd Annual Mile High Olympic Day Weightlifting Open -This competition is open to USAW members of all skill levels and abilities. Last year’s event saw everyone from a 152-pound woman snatching 216 pounds, an 11-year-old, 76-year-old all lifting! This year’s event will be extra special as it  will be held outside (weather permitting), and will have 2 National referees, making this meet a qualifier for the 2016 World Masters Weightlifting Championships in Germany in October as well as for the 2016 University/U25 National Championships in Baton Rouge, LA, in September and the 2016 American Open in December in Orlando, FL. Click on each of the title for the qualifying totals for these events. BTW Masters in weightlifting begins the year you turn 35 and a new category begins every 5 years there after and you compete within your weight class within that age group! Click on the link above on to learn more about American Master’s Weightlifting (events, records, and more!). To register for the Mile High Meet here www.regonline.com/2016MileHighOpen.

Also coming up later this summer is the Rocky Mountain State Games in Colorado Springs, CO. July 23rd & 24th this meet is a bit bigger and a lot of fun! I’ll have more information on this event as it draws nearer.  If you’d like to train either of these events with the goal of qualifying for something higher or just for fun, please contact me (Coach Meriah) at meriah@mbscrossfit.com, on how to get started, training, technique, or any other questions about these events or weightlifting!

Want to be a better weightlifter? Join us Tuesday and Thursdays at 6:15 am and 5:15pm for the barbell WOD at our Broomfield location. Also join coach Meriah Saturdays at 9am for more weightlifting practice! MBS members be sure to join our MBS Strength Group on Facebook for the latest on class updates, videos, competitions and more!

Summer Bootcamp at MBS CrossFit Arvada

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MBS CROSSFIT SUMMER BOOTCAMP in ARVADA!
Starts June 6th M/W/F at 8am. Designed for all fitness levels. No prior CrossFit experience required.
Class is high-intensity interval training without complex barbell movements. Classes will include body weight movements, rowing, running, jumping/plyometrics, medicine balls, kettlebells, dumbbells, and many other movements, in longer metcon formats. This class is geared toward the athlete who wants more of a cardio burn without heavy Olympic lifting. All classes are lead by experienced coaches who will lead you through a fun, safe, energetic workouts.

Email frontdesk@mbscrossfit.com for more info or just show up! It’s gonna be fun!