When it comes to most barbell clubs, they tend to be small in number. The usual barbell club is sub 30 members; there are some outlier clubs out there with huge membership bases and some with sub 10 people.

I think I can speak for most coaches when I say that I love the atmosphere of the big classes and yet I enjoy the dynamic between an athlete and myself in a 1-on-1.

The main point here is the atmosphere is what we make it. Whether it’s a 1-on-1 or 20+ people sharing platforms, we make the atmosphere.

I mean that there is no magic volume of music to make a good lifting session. No crowd of people will make you lift better.

In my opinion, it is the training partners and the coach that make the environment so good.

The coach and partners have to be present and in the moment.

The training partners know the struggle against the bar and can relate to the struggle you’re in. They should be cheering for you, just as you need to cheer for them; this is a two way street.

As I coach, I’m giving to you what I know and have experienced in order to make you a better weightlifter, I expect a good amount of effort to be put in in return.

What it comes down to is being a good friend. What would you do for your best friend? You would support them with what the task at hand is, a producer.

CrossFit and weightlifting alike, we have such a tight bond with each other because we have shared the struggle of a WOD or lift together. Isn’t that what makes relationships so meaningful, shared suffering/experiences?

Weightlifters can thrive on this successful environment and soak it up, and not give back to it. They rely on others for motivation when they themselves give nothing to others, the consumer.

Atmosphere is what makes training sessions so fun and productive. Support and competition are what drives success.

Now ask yourself, are you a producer or consumer?

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2/18/19

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-up (No Measure)15-10-5 air squats AKB push-ups + Snatch PVC 5 each: power to shrug hang to high pull power snatch snatch balance squat snatch + 1:00/side banded OH distraction :45/side KB dorsiflexionSnatch...

2/17/19

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2/16/19

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-up (No Measure)5min - hop to paper, scissor, rock + :45/side calf :45/side pvc front rack :45/side couchEMOMx10Competitive: 1 - 10 penguin jumps 2 - max DU Recreational: 1 - 10 penguin jumps 2 - 20 DU Lifestyle: 1...

2/15/19

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-up (No Measure)x2 10 air squats 5 kip swings 5/arm kb hang snatch + 5 each PVC snatch: power to shrug hang to high pull hang muscle snatch muscle snatch OH squat power snatch + 1:00/arm banded OH distraction...

02/14/2019

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-upEMOM x 8 8 Walking Lunge 8 Situps or Heel Touch + 1:00/side Couch Stretch 1:00/side Post OH StretchMetcon (AMRAP - Reps)"Heartbreaker, Dream Maker" Ascending Ladder in 20:00: 2 Air Squat - Partner 1 2...

CF 2/13/2019

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-upx2 20 Air Squat 20 Ring Row + 1:00 Lizard Stretch :30/arm PVC Front Rack 20 Pass Through + w/ PVC 10 Strict Press 10 Push PRess 10 Push Jerk 10 Muscle Clean 10 Power CleanPush Press (10x1, climbing )On the...

CF 2/12/2019

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-up30 Air Squat 30 Pass Through Pec Rollout Lat Rollout + x3 20 Hollow Rock 20 Arch Rock 10 Bar Kip 5 Floor Kip 1-3 Kip Pull upMetcon (Time)Competitive Strict and for time: 10 pull-ups 20 push-ups 30 squats Row...

PC 2/11/2019

FrictionCrossFit - Powerlifting ClubView Public WhiteboardWarm-up50 Air Squat 
 40 Box Jump 30 Push up 
 +
 Band Internal SH Rotation
 Band LizardBack Squat (10-5-3-2-1-1-1-1.. to Max)Bench Press (10-5-3-2-1-1-1-...to max)Hypertrophyx3-5 100’ Backward sled Drag- heavy...

CF 2/11/2019

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-upIn 10:00 100 RKB 53/35 + Rollout -Forearm -Glute -Trap -Hamstring + 50 AKB 53/35Deadlift (5x1)For Load C: 90-95% R: 85-90% L: 80-85% If you are feeling good hit a PR, but still hit 4 other lifts in...

02/10/2019

FrictionCrossFit - CrossFitView Public WhiteboardWarm-up15-10-5 Air Squat Box Step up/leg Banded Pull Through + 2:00 Frog Pose 2:00 Pike PoseMorrison (Time)50-40-30-20-10 Wall-Ball Shots, 20# Box Jumps, 24" Kettlebell Swings, 53#In honor of U.S. Army Specialist Scott...

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