07
30
2014

Thoughts from Bri the Barista

Her name is Brittani Cicirelli, but you know her has Bri the Barista. She has been at CrossFit Uncommon for months now and is improving each day she is here. In order to better understand Bri and where she comes from, I asked her one simple question. “Why CrossFit?” An open ended question that leaves the door wide open for any kind of answer. Normally I get the Sunday School answer, “to be healthier.” Valid answer, yes. But 9 times out of 10, there is more to the story. A...

06
17
2014

Summer Heat Wave

Yes, it’s getting hot out there. And no, we don’t have air conditioning (unless you plan on working out in the kids’ room). We are getting into the warmer summer months where temperatures can reach upwards of 100 degrees with no wind and humidity through the roof. Here are a few tips to consider while working out at the box. 1)   Hydrate – Water. Not Gatorade, PowerAde or other sports drinks. Water. It’s free at our gym so drink up. Drinking water (and lots of it) is crucial to every funct...

05
28
2014

The 6 Stages of a Hero WOD

Memorial Day has come and gone. The weather was hot and the beers were cold. A full day to pay our respects and to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to ensure we wake up each day in a free country. Whatever your viewpoint is on war, politics, etc. we use this day to pay tribute to the men and women in the Armed Forces who have served or are serving still. Being in the CrossFit family, we all know the best way we can show appreciation is to suffer through a recognized Hero WOD. The...

04
30
2014

Teen Strength and Performance Camp – Powered by CrossFit Uncommon

  The Teen Strength and Performance Camp is a socially interactive strength and condition program for Teens between the ages of 13-19 years old. This program utilizes scalable movements suitable for teenagers that focus on pairing fitness with fun. With social tendencies geared towards becoming more sedentary and childhood obesity rising at an alarming rate, we see a need to incorporate health and fitness into the lives of our young adults. This program is designed to build a foundation of...

04
05
2014

Kid’s Night at Uncommon – April 26th

We know there is a time in every parents’ life when they just need to get away from their kids. This is your night. From 7:00pm-9:00pm, the coaches of Uncommon have volunteered to watch your Kidos. This night is designed as an added benefit for our members and cost you nothing. Registration begins at 6:45pm and pick up will be between 9:00pm-9:15pm. If you wish to sign up your children for Kid’s Night, please follow the link below by providing your children’s name and age. You...

04
02
2014

Regional Road Trip Party

Imagine the intensity of our Saturday Open workout and multiply it by a Gagillion. That’s the CrossFit Regional. The biggest names in CrossFit all converge during the dates of May 16th to May 18th battling for top positions which will take them onto the CrossFit Games. Some names you will see at the CrossFit Regionals include Graham Holmberg, Scott Panchik, Julie Foucher, Michelle Kinny and Rich Froning; ever heard of ’em?… (insert sarcastic tone). The Uncommon Road Trip CrossFit Unc...

03
19
2014

Week 4 Challenge Standings

Congratulations on a job well done! 4 Weeks of clean eating, training hard and pushing yourself past what you thought could be done. Although there are still teams needing to turn in their Points Summary Excel Sheets, we have been able to determine the winners. Team “No Name, So Lame” came in with a demanding 994 points to take 1st Place Prize while Team “Jiggles and Thickums” finished in a very close 2nd Place with 993 points. The teams highlighted in Blue will still nee...

03
12
2014

Week 3 Challenge Standings

One week to go! Once again, we have had multiple teams turn in perfect scores for the past week making the top 3 positions very competitive. But this is a race to the finish line. One slip up could make the difference so be diligent in your eating. Continue to stay the course and you will see great results. Reminder that the Measurement and Photo Schedule has been posted. If you are unable to make the scheduled time, please email Alec Williams to schedule a different time. Good luck in your fina...