May Olympic Lifting with Aaron Adams

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Our friend Aaron Adams is back to town to coach at Athletic Asylum. 

Join us on Sunday, May 22 for 1 of 2 sessions:

  1. From 10-12 Aaron will host an Olympic Listing Coaching Session for Beginners. This session is for those that need more than just a few coaching cues and want to be taught the mechanics of the Snatch and Clean & Jerk.  If you don’t know if you are a beginner than you are probably a beginner.
  2. From 12-2 Aaron will host an Intermediate/Advance Olympic Lifting Coaching Session. These two hours are geared towards those who already lift regularly and want to iron out minor technique issues through detailed coaching and critique.

Who is Aaron?

Aaron Adams has been a competitive weightlifter for twelve years during which he has won 14 USAW national championships and has represented the USA in 3 Jr. World Championships, the Collegiate World Championships (finishing 4th overall in the world), the Senior Pan American Championships and the Senior World Championships. Aaron also has 4 national Records in the 62kg weight class. A graduate of Louisiana State University-Shreveport, Aaron has had the pleasure to train with 3 USA Olympians as well as members of other international Weightlifters. Aaron brings an expertise in Olympic Lifting to CrossFit in addition to a fun coaching atmosphere. 

CrossFit Open Prep Class and Olympic Lifting Coaching with Aaron Adams

Aaron Adams

Our friend Aaron Adams is coming back to town to coach two exciting 2-hour sessions at Athletic Asylum.

Join us on Sunday, Feb 28th from 10-12 for a special CrossFit Open prep class. Learn the strategies necessary to getting the best possible score. This session will include a great deal of stretch, warm-up, moblity as well as coaching of skills involved in the open workout and strategy to get the highest (or lowest score possible).

From 12-2 Aaron will host an Olympic Lifting Coaching session. These two hours are geared towards those who already lift semi-regularly and want to iron out technique issues through detailed coaching and critique in a small group setting with Coach Aaron.

Who is Aaron?

Aaron Adams has been a competitive weightlifter for twelve years during which he has won 14 USAW national championships and has represented the USA in 3 Jr. World Championships, the Collegiate World Championships (finishing 4th overall in the world), the Senior Pan American Championships and the Senior World Championships. Aaron also has 4 national records in the 62kg weight class. A graduate of Louisiana State University-Shreveport, Aaron has had the pleasure to train with 3 USA Olympians as well as members of other international Weightlifters. Aaron will brings an expertise in Olympic Lifting to CrossFit in addition to a fun coaching atmosphere

Bombshell Battle

Baltimore’s 1st Female Only CrossFit Competition

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On May 9th at 8:00am, 100 female athletes will compete for Cash and Prizes and the Title of Baddest Bombshell.  These athletes will battle through 3 WOD’s and a final in one day to prove who is the Baddest Bombshell.  We will accept the first 100 female athletes to register for one of three classes, Masters, Scaled and RX.  Over $2000 in Cash awarded.

Click the link below then open Events tab to register.

Register Here

 

 

Olymipic Weight Lifting

OLYMPIC LIFTING SNATCH SEMINAR

With Coach Aaron Adams (see his bio under our coaches tab)

Athletic Asylum Weightlifting Room

Saturday, April 4th at 12:30pm – 2:30pm

$25.oo per person

Click the link below and then click the SEMINAR tab to register.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=28762

 

 

The Baltimore Open 2015

USA Weightlifting returns to Athletic Asylum

The Baltimore Open 2015

Come out and see some of the strongest men and women in the Mid-Atlantic region competing for top honors and bragging rights.

This is one of the biggest weightlifting events in this region so if you have any time to stop by on February 7th or 8th you won’t be disappointed.

Doors open for spectators at 7:30am.
First session begins at 8:00am

Competitor registration sold out in record time this year.  Come out and support the sport of Weightlifting and cheer on Athletic Asylum’s very own Kyle, the Sara’s, Angel and Alliscia.

This isn’t the weightlifting you see at your Globo Gym.

This is train your butt off all year for 3 attempts to make it to the next level weightlifting.

Final WOD

Rest up and Ill see you in the morning!!

WOD #3

100 Double Unders/ 200 Singles

50 Thrusters 45/35 for both rx and scaled divisions

40 Calorie Row

30 Ghd Sit-ups/ Ab-mat sit-ups

20 Deadlifts (225/155) and (135/95)

For Time

 

Workout #2

Good Morning!

Here are the details of WOD #2 for Saturday’s in house competition.

5 Min AMRAP

Rx Men/ Women

5 Front Squats (135/85)

5 Box Jumps (24/20)

Scaled Men/ Women

5 Front Squats (95/55)

5 Box Jump -OR- Step-ups (24/20)

 

In- House Competition Announcement

Now that the sign-ups are final, listed below is the heat schedule for Saturday’s competition. Please note that all times are tentative and are subject to change that day- but this should give you and idea on how to plan out your morning.

Also please note that all competitors will be partnered up with someone from another division to act as each others judge for the day.

With this announcement I give you WOD 1:

Clean ladder with max burpee cash out.
:50 secs work and :10 secs transition.

You may take as many attempts as you like in order to clean the weight within the 50 seconds. After an unsuccessful station athletes will have :50 secs for max rep burpees.  This will be used purely for tiebreaker purposes. Any athlete completing all bars successfully will have :50 secs for Burpees.

Rx Men – 115-130-145-160-175-190-205-220-235-250
Scaled Men – 115-125-135-145-155-165-175-185-195-205
Rx Women –-75-85-95-105-115-125-135-145-155-165
Scaled Women –45-55-65-75-85-95-105-115-125-135

Wod 1
9 am – RX Men

Cary Reed

Jack Roudebush

Eric Hanson

TJ Consentino

Chris Spivey

Stephen Anderson

Stephen Cattalo

920 am- Scaled Men

Ray Almsteadt

Sean Garrison

Pete Rizas

Clipper Clowes

Mark Hornberger

Richard Kochaniewicz

Cedrick McCoy

Jim Cioff

Greg Dahlem

Steve Barker

Waseem Shaik

Majid Wani

1000 am Rx Women
Sarah Woodman

Jill Baran

Alicia Moorfield

Jessica Donlin

Kelsey Roberts

Hannah Curd

Kayla Yi

Roni Noone

1020 am- Scaled Women
Rachel Almsteadt

Hallie Sellers

Marie Pie

Beth Harpel

Kristina West

Ashley Canter

Amanda Nelson

Jessica Cook- Nesbitt

Kelsey Linebaugh

Leslie Burns Laughlin

Cheryl Thim

Wod 2
11 am
Rx Men
1110 am
Scaled Men
1120 am
Rx Women
1130 am
Scaled Women
Wod 3
1150 am Men Heats Start

-1150 Heat 1

-1205 Heat 2

-1220 Heat 3

 

1240 Women’s Heat Start

-1240 Heat 1

-1255 Heat2

-110 Heat 3

 

In House Competition

Please join us at our first In House Competition for Athletic Asylum members only on Saturday, December 6th.  This will be an individual competition with both Men’s and Women’s Rx and Scaled Divisions.

Standards:

Rx Men: Pull-ups, toes to bar, Thrusters 95#, 30” box jumps, Deadlifts 275#+, Clean & Jerk (135#+) double unders

Rx Women: Pull-ups, toes to bar, Thrusters 65#, 24” box jumps, Deadlift 165# +, Clean & Jerk  (85#+), double unders

Scaled Men: Assisted/ jumping pull-ups, Thrusters 75#, Step-ups, Deadlifts 185# +, Clean & Jerk (105+)

Scaled Women: Assisted/ jumping pull-ups, , Front Squats/Thrusters 45#, Step-ups, Deadlifts 95#+, Clean & Jerk (55+)

We will have sign-ups on Mindbody in the coming weeks, so please start thinking about whether or not you want to do Rx or scaled.

We are not posting the workouts at this time, but as long as you follow the gym’s daily wod you will be more than ready.

Barbells for Boobs Fundraising Event

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On October 25th we will be hosting a Barbells for Boobs event.  Throughout the next month, we hope, as a team to raise $3,500 dollars to donate to the Barbells for Boobs organization.

The Barbells for Boobs mission?

“We’re a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the early detection of breast cancer, with an emphasis on women and men under the age of 40.

Inspired by athletes everywhere, local communities come together, fundraise, and help us detect potentially life threatening breast cancer occurrences.

Everyone Has A RIGHT To Know.”

On October 25th, we will gather as a team and perform Crossfit benchmark workout “Grace,” 30 clean and jerks at 135 for men and 95 pounds for women.  Over the next month we will be drilling jerks, clean and jerks in workouts, and overall form, consistency and efficiency in this movement. We would really love for the whole gym to get in on this amazing event.

If you are interested in participating in this event, please follow the link, https://fundraise.barbellsforboobs.org/fundraise/create?eid=29874 -make an account and join our team-Athletic Asylum. From here you can help us reach our goal of $3,500. 100% of the donations go to early breast cancer detection services in local communities.

If you do not wish to make an account, you can still make a donation by following this link: https://fundraise.barbellsforboobs.org/fundraise/team?ftid=37003 .

Share the link with your friends; let’s make a difference in as many lives as possible.