McLaren Cup Suicide Awareness Throwdown is a two-person same-sex competition hosted by Rio Rancho CrossFit to raise money for Breaking the Silence New Mexico. Breaking the Silence NM is an organization raising community awareness about the myths and stereotypes that reinforce the silence about mental illness and suicide.
This year marks our 10th Annual Bugaboo Cure Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Fundraiser WOD. 200 thrusters for time. Help raise money to find a cure for SMA. The event will be held at CFABQ, heats begin at 8am.
Cesar and Cecilia Rodriguez are hosting a Super Bowl party and have invited the gym members over to watch the game and eat delicious tacos. Please bring a side, appetizer, or dessert. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and she will send you the address and gate code.
We are super stoked to have Thomas, an SFG Kettlebell Instructor Level 1, coming to CFABQ for a kettlebell workshop. He will teach us proper technique when it comes to the many different kettlebell movements, how to be efficient, and then run us through a kettlebell only workout!
The New Mexico Games is a weightlifting meet that will be held at the UNM Olympic Sports Weight Room. Our very own, Mitch McClune, will be lifting on Sunday, June 4th at 12:30pm. Go out and support him and all the other athletes! http://nmgames.swcp.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/2017Weightlifting.pdf
May 27th we will be participating in the Melissa Memorial WOD in honor of Becky Freeman's mother.
Melissa, Becky's mother, passed away last year in May from PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy), an uncommon brain disorder that affects movement, control of walking (gait) and balance, speech, swallowing, vision, mood and behavior, and thinking.
May is also PSP Awareness Month. Becky and her sister, are making strides to create a bigger impact on awareness month in May for PSP and fundraising for research for a cure, here in ABQ.
Held at the historic Albuquerque Railyards, this competition will test all levels of functional fitness over the course of 3 days.
Masters (40+) and Elite will be individual competitors, RX will be same sex teams, and Scaled are co-ed teams.
This Memorial Day we will be doing Murph, as we do every year. We will only have 3 classes doing Murph at 6am, 9am, and 12pm. There will be no Open Gym this day, so please try to make it in to one of the scheduled class times.
If you would like to wear a wighted vest, please bring your own from home or find a friend's to borrow.
Please come out to support Jen and Jose as they lift this weekend! Details are below.
What: New Mexico State Games
When: May 21-22, 2016
Jen- Saturday @2pm
Jose- Sunday @12:30pm
Where: UNM Weight Room/Olympic sport performance center (bubble building just west of UNM tennis courts and football stadium and east of the Pit)
Join us for our usual Saturday Team WOD at 9am. We will be taking donations to help our friends at lululemon raise money for the Fight For Air Climb on 4/30/16. Join us and if you can, donate a couple dollars to a great cause!
Join us for an all ladies WOD! Bring your friends and family who are interested in trying CrossFit. This will be an h'ordeuvre potluck and we will be raising in-kind donations for All Faiths Receiving Home. Please see the blog post for more information on items All Faiths needs (for example: canned food, toiletries, etc.)
Work on your basic gymnastics skills in this clinic. From kipping pull-ups to handstand push-ups to muscle ups, our coaches will help you develop the necessary foundation to help you eventually master these movements.
Join the CFABQ coaches for a gymnastics clinic to work on your kipping or butterfly pull-ups, handstands, handstand push-ups, muscle-up progressions and muscle-ups. This will be a hands on clinic free to CFABQ members.
RSVP by emailing Joe@crossfitalbuquerque.com
This clinic is free to members and will teach you rowing basics- drag, pull, how to have more efficiency when rowing, etc. It starts at 2pm and will take approximately 1.5 hours. Please RSVP by emailing: email@example.com
In memory of Kiana O'Neil, our past members, Lucas and Tyra Medina's, niece who passed away. Let's honor her and her family and wear purple! WOD starts at 9am and can be done individually or as a team.
Park Wods have returned! Every 3rd saturday of the month our 9am team workout will be replaced with a park wod. The location will be TBA via email and website that week. Childcare will not be provided at the park wods, sorry for the inconvenience. Lets get out there and enjoy some ABQ sun!
Whitney’s next Boot Camp session begins Tuesday May 28th @5am. Boot Camp is an 8 week program that meets 2x/week (Tues/Thurs) and is the perfect introduction into Crossfit. Over the course of the 8 weeks you will develop strength and conditioning fundamentals and work your way up in difficulty as the session progresses. The classes are designed with beginners in mind, and can accommodate any and all fitness levels. The atmosphere is low key and aimed towards building the skills and fitness to advance quickly and build confidence. You will learn how to properly and safely perform basic body-weight, weightlifting, and kettlebell exercises and develop the intensity Crossfit athletes thrive on. If you are new to functional training methods or just would like a smooth transition into Crossfit then the Boot Camp is the perfect place for you. Share this with your family and friends! There is no better gift than a healthy body and strong mind! Thanks!
The perfect place for beginners to start Crossfit. Boot Camp is an 8 week session that meets 2x per week and will cover all the fundamentals in a low key atmosphere. The goal will be to ramp up skill and conditioning for normal Crossfit classes.
The Perfect place to start with Crossfit, boot camp is an 8 week 2x/week session aimed towards beginners. You will learn fundamentals and build up basic strength and conditioning to on ramp into our normal classes.