110524 – Tuesday/Athlete Profile

  • 1 week until Memorial Day Murph! Don’t forget, next Monday, 11am, with a BBQ to follow. It’s going to be tough and it’s going to be fun (before and after).
  • Big Congrats are in store to Carly and Brian Oki, who just completed their Level 1 CrossFit Coaching test last weekend in San Diego! They each performed great, scored excellent on the test, and were great representatives for our High Voltage Community! I’m very happy for both of them. Brian had one of the best times at the Cert with a 3:30 Fran. Not too shabby…
  • And as for Carly, I’m just very happy that we were finally able to make this happen. We’ve wanted to get her certified since the box opened up almost 2 and 1/2 years ago, but every time we wanted to, it was time to buy more bumpers, or kettlebells, or more pull up bars. She’s been such a trooper, a
  • No Classes this coming Sunday, for Memorial Day. Rest up, and be ready for Murph!!! If you haven’t signed up yet, please do so by this Wednesday so we can get an accurate head count and begin to organize the heats.

6am has already gotten their work done this morning! DD not only completed 45 seconds of her L-Sit, but got her first Handstand Push Up and Kipping Pull Up. Yeah Buddy!

  • 1 week until Memorial Day Murph! Don’t forget, next Monday, 11am, with a BBQ to follow. It’s going to be tough and it’s going to be fun (before and after).
  • Big Congrats are in store to Carly and Brian Oki, who just completed their Level 1 CrossFit Coaching test last weekend in San Diego! They each performed great, scored excellent on the test, and were great representatives for our High Voltage Community! I’m very happy for both of them. Brian had one of the best times at the Cert with a 3:30 Fran. Not too shabby…
  • And as for Carly, I’m just very happy that we were finally able to make this happen. We’ve wanted to get her certified since the box opened up almost 2 and 1/2 years ago, but every time we wanted to, it was time to buy more bumpers, or kettlebells, or more pull up bars. She’s been such a trooper, a
  • No Classes this coming Sunday, for Memorial Day. Rest up, and be ready for Murph!!! If you haven’t signed up yet, please do so by this Wednesday so we can get an accurate head count and begin to organize the heats.

6am has already gotten their work done this morning! DD not only completed 45 seconds of her L-Sit, but got her first Handstand Push Up and Kipping Pull Up. Yeah Buddy!

  • Memorial Day Murph, coming up on this next Monday, May 30 @ 11am. BBQ to follow.
  • No classes this Sunday, in preparation for Murph. Be there on Monday.

Check out our friends from DogTown CrossFit and CrossFit Gymnastics showing the CrossFit Gymnastics Total we did yesterday.

Athlete of the week profile: Setrak Tfnakjian!

Setrak putting on some WORK!

Hometown: Glendale, CA
Age: 25
Occupation: Public Work City of Glendale
When did you start CrossFitting at CrossFit High Voltage? December 2010
Favorite W.O.D.: Fran
Least Favorite W.O.D.: The Filthy 50

Q. Tell us about your fitness and or athletic background before crossfitting. I used to do Soccer and strength training on my own.

Q. How did you find about CrossFit? I found out about CrossFit through my supervisor Bryan Torres, who also trains at CFHV.

Q. What was your first W.O.D. like? I thought my first WOD was so intense,  it felt like it was impossible to complete, but hey, I did it and I survived!

Q. What are your CrossFit goals? I want to maintain a healthy lifestyle, be stronger, and earn a nickname 🙂

Q. Who’s your favorite member to sweat with? Anyone, everyone!

Since joining CFHV, what can you do now that you never thought you would ever be able to do? I never thought I would be able to do pull ups and learn the power clean…now I can!

What kind of changes have you noticed in your life since joining the CFHV family? My body image has changed for the better, and I feel so much stronger and fitter.

Tell us about your experience with the community of CFHV.
It has been awsome, everyone is so encouraging, and if I don’t come for a day I miss it.

What’s your best advice for someone starting at CFHV?
Just don’t give up…keep showing up!

Monday’s WOD:

All Levels CrossFit:

A. CrossFit Gymnastics Total

Max Reps of

-Strict Muscle Ups (feet together)

-Strict Handstand Push Ups (feet together)

-L-Sit (Feet together at 90 degrees, legs straight)

Coaches will be prepared help everyone scale this workout to their proper level, so when we attempt it again, in a month, we will be able to have measurable, observable, and repeatable results.

B. 20 Min AMRAP

400 Meter Run

7x Muscle Ups

(sub 3&3 Pull Ups & Push Ups for each Muscle Up)

Level 1 CrossFit

20 Min AMRAP

200 meter run

5x Pull Ups

10x Push Ups

15x Squat