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Commitment Issues

Commitment Issues

We’re big on commitment at Modern Monkey. Before every workout we want to know what are you committing to completing in that workout specifically. It can be a commitment to reps, weights, movement standards, etc. This catches people off-guard in the beginning,...
A Proper Warm-Up

A Proper Warm-Up

I often hear people joking in class that after the warm-up they’re not sure they have anything left to do a workout. It was also the joke in the early CrossFit days that “our warm-up is your workout”, so today I want to address what is involved in a...
Benchmark WODs – The Girls

Benchmark WODs – The Girls

Have you done one of the “Girls”? You know, the workouts that have an associated female name like Grace, Fran or Annie. These have been benchmark workouts since the very beginnings of CrossFit. They’re perfect tests of the efficacy of our program, and they are setup...
The Magic Behind CrossFit

The Magic Behind CrossFit

What does high-intensity mean and what does it look like? This is important to understand because this is really where the magic of CrossFit can be found. Lucky for us, Coach Glassman defined intensity for us as power output. In this video we dive into what that means...