‘Tis Better To Give Than Receive…

The Holiday shopping frenzy is just kicking up into high gear, and hitting the mall in December can be a rather unpleasant experience.   So, why not kill two birds with one stone, and shop in the Zone Store while you’re at the gym getting in a workout?

If you’re looking for some creative Christmas gift ideas for the fitness enthusiast in your life, then you should wrap up some of these nifty items:


– Zone Gift Certificates
– WSF Wrist Straps
– Zone T-Shirts and Reebok CrossFit T-shirts (to arrive soon!)
– Kids Zone T-Shirts
– Zone Hoodies (Red ones coming soon!)
– ALTUS Resistance Bands
– Skipping Ropes
– Zone Water Bottles
– Lacrosse Balls





**If you like, we can also put together a special gift basket with items of your choice, including Q Energy Drink, Fish oil, T-shirts, etc. Just ask us!**

Happy shopping, gang!






  • High Performance Meeting: Don’t forget the High Performance meeting tonight starting at 7:30pm.  For more details on the meeting, check out the post from last week https://crossfitzonex.com/3-months-until-crossfit-open
  • Last day to get your Chistmas Party ticket for Saturday, December 10th (cash or cheque only please)

Today’s Workout:

Buy In – Sumo Deadlift 5, 5, 3, 3, 1, 1

  • Increase weight each set to a heavy 1 rep (90 % of 1rm) or 1 RM if rested and familiar with the movement
  • 15 min time cap

WOD – The “Strong is sexy” Barbie (25 min cap)

5 Rounds of:

  • 10 Pull ups
  • 15 Push ups
  • 20 Sit ups
  • 25 Squats
  • 1 min rest between rounds

Record your time minus the 1 minute rest between rounds.  If you don’t finish the workout in the time cap, record 25 minutes and make a note in MFT.

Zone 3- Band assisted pullups

Zone 2- Knee Pushups, scale to 3-4 rounds (remember the time cap)

Zone 1- Scale as needed

Cash – Out – MWOD 21

Test: Overhead squat/walking lunge/ any knee forward biased movement.
Mob: Collect 10 minutes messing around with the Ugly Four.
Re-test: Try butt-kicking yourself. How about kneeling butt to ankle? Pose running drillls? Squat?

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