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Friday, October 24, 2014

2014 October 23
by bk

2012 Integrity’s Revenge from CrossFit Integrity on Vimeo.

For time:
75 double-unders
20 dumbbell push press (45lb/25lb)
2 rope climbs (15ft ascent)
75 double-unders
15 dumbbell push press (45lb/25lb)
4 rope climbs (15ft ascent)
75 double-unders
10 dumbbell push press (45lb/25lb)
6 rope climbs (15ft ascent)

Core Development:
30 GHD situps
30 GHD hip extensions

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Thursday, October 23, 2014

2014 October 22
by bk


Back Squat
-2 sets of 3, using 78% of your 1-rep max
-2 sets of 3 using 83% of your 1-rep max
-2 sets of 2, using 87% of your 1-rep max


AMRAP in 5 minutes:
6 wallball (using slamball), (30lb/20lb)
6 burpees

Core Development:
hollow body hold, 3 sets of 35 seconds
40 arch body rock

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

2014 October 21
by bk

10 rounds for time:
9 pushups
6 box jumps (24in/20in)
3 power clean (195lb/125lb)

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

2014 October 20
by bk



3 rounds for time:
Run 400m
21 kettlebell swings (53lb/35lb)
12 pullups

Compare to 5/12/14

Core Development:
L-sit holds (parallettes or rings), 5 sets of 10-15 seconds

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Monday, October 20, 2014

2014 October 19
by bk



For time:
thrusters (95lb/65lb)

Compare to 8/11/14

Core Development:
35 hollow body rock
35 arch body rock
15 v-ups
2 minute plank hold (cumulative)

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Sunday, October 19, 2014 – Athlete Profile: Colin Piacentine

2014 October 19
by bk

Athlete Profile: Colin Piacentine

1. In general, what is your background?

I am from Philadephia, PA. I grew up playing lacrosse and football. I picked up wrestling in high school to stay in shape between seasons. Lacrosse took me to college. Played D2 ball for Saint Leo University down in Florida. Somewhere during that time I began putting down the lacrosse stick more and more and picking up beer more frequently. By the time I graduated I was pretty out of shape. Next up was grad school but I took a detour along the way. I took a summer lifeguard job for the beach patrol service in Hilton Head Island and wound up staying there for 2.5 years. Eventually I got things back in order and moved to Charleston in 2012. Finish up my master’s degree at CofC May 2014.

2. Age, Occupation?

26. Marketing Producer for Live 5 WCSC. I make TV commercials.

3. How did you get to know about CrossFit and why did you start?

I heard of it when I was in Hilton Head through friends. I had always toyed around with the idea of joining but never made the move. I can openly and honestly say it was not until my good friend and fellow athlete Ross Ramsay motivated me to join I actually did. He talked about fitness and results but more importantly, he stressed how fun it was. One day on the way to get a hair cut I passed by Integrity and on a whim just pulled in. No class was going on but BK was there by himself. It was all downhill from there.

4. How has CrossFit changed your life, lifestyle, level of fitness?

Truthfully, I am a much more motivated and generally a happier person thanks to CrossFit. I grew up an athlete and after college I had always missed playing sports on a daily basis. There was a competitive drive inside of me being unfulfilled. CrossFit allows me to fulfill it. It’s like I’m back in high school at wrestling practice except we get to wear cooler clothes. The focus on core and technique (stay tight! chest up!) has completely altered my level of fitness.

5. Name one goal and/or personal record you would like to accomplish through CrossFit?

There’s two. Strict muscle up and hand stand push up (no wall).

6. Favorite CrossFit moment so far?

First muscle-up.

7. What do you like most about CrossFit Integrity?

Easily the people. There’s a great group there. Athletes and coaches. You come for the WOD but you stay for the people. The voluntary post-WODs at the 10:30 class are starting to get intense!

8. Favorite WOD?


9. Least favorite WOD?


10. Favorite movement?

Pull ups/Burpees/Box jumps

11. Least favorite movement?

Deadlift… Power cleans are a close second.

12. Favorite place to eat in Charleston?

It was Pita Pit until they took it away from me. Probably Coast or Monza. But more times than none you’ll find me at The Roost in Avondale.

CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Friday, October 17, 2014

2014 October 16
by bk

For time:
11 strict pullups
33 wallball (20lb/14lb)
Run 400m
12 strict chinups
36 box jumps (24in/20in)
Run 400m
13 kipping pullups
39 slamball (40lb/30lb)
Run 400m
14 toes-to-bar
42 burpees

Substitute ring row for strict pullups and strict chinups
Substitute beat swings for kipping pullups
Kipping pullups must be kipping, no butterfly pullups

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Thursday, October 15, 2014

2014 October 15
by bk

“Bear Complex”

5 sets, 7 reps of the following sequence:
1 rep equals,
1 power clean
1 front squat
1 push press
1 back squat
1 behind the neck push press

Work one time through a single rep of each exercise. Complete 7 times for one round. Do 5 rounds total working up to your max. Rest as needed between rounds.

This complex is not done for time. It is a strength and tenacity workout. Rest as much as necessary between rounds, and even during them — you just must keep your hands on the bar and “touch-and-go” between reps. You may put the bar down when the round is over. Once you have finished your seven reps, you may rest, then add a little weight and go at it again. The bar may touch the ground only when you start the power clean, but it must be a touch and go thing.

Compare to 6/14/10

Core Development:
60 hollow body rock
60 arch body rock
30 tuck crunch

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

2014 October 15
by bk


For time:
30 muscle-ups


AMRAP in 15 minutes:
6 pullups
9 pushups
12 abmat situps

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

2014 October 14
by bk


Deadlift, 8 sets of 3 reps, using 65-75% of your 1RM
-each set starts on the minute


For time:
50 air squats
Run 400m
30 hang clean (155lb/105lb)

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CrossFit Integrity, Charleston, SC