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Yankee CrossFit September Newsletter!
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September 2016

Starting this Saturday, September 10th, Saturday classes will be held at 9am and 10am. Class has been really light at 8am so we're switching back to the later class. 

There's still time to sign up for The Lurong Living Championship Challenge!

Just a reminder that YCF is doing The Lurong Living Championship Challenge which combines diet, fitness, and accountability in a fun and engaging nationwide Challenge built for CrossFit athletes and affiliates. 

Registration is currently open on the Lurong website and the challenge starts September 12th. Adam from Lurong Living visited YCF last week and there's a Facebook Live video of him and YCF's nutritionist Amanda Montalvo explaining the challenge. Click here to watch. For more information and to register, visit their website here. We also have some information on our website you can check out here.

BONUS!!!: If you sign up for the challenge, you'll also get 10% your Kettlebell Kitchen order for the entire 7-weeks! This will help keep you on track and make your life so much easier! (Discount codes will be given out).

We have been wanting to plan a fun group outing and what makes more sense than Yankee CrossFit checking out a Yankees Game?! YCF member Robert Mosback and his awesome new travel agency Paradise Found Travel is hooking us up! 

Yankee Stadium Trip: October 1, 2016 (game time TBD...according to rep most likely a 1pm or 4pm game...will know scheduled game-time 2 weeks in advance minimum)

Package (Total $111/person)

  • Includes transportation to and from stadium, 90-minute pregame party, ticket
  • Sunrun Rooftop Deck 
  • $65/ticket
  • Seats in Section 414
  • 90 minute pre-game party on our Rooftop Deck that overlooks the NYC skyline with all-inclusive Hebrew National hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, salad and Pepsi products
  • Option to add beer/wine/liquor package
  • Cash bar and bathrooms located on the rooftop deck
How to Sign Up:
We will have a sign-up sheet at the gym. Payment options below. Spots are limited and will sell out! 

If paying by cash or check, we can accept payment at the gym anytime. Please make checks out to Paradise Found Tavel.

If paying by debit/credit card, Bob from Paradise Found Travel will handle all these payments at the gym. He will be there for the 4:30pm class everyday and stay late if needed. Best plan is to call him at 1-800-378-2495 to make arrangements for payment as he can meet people during the morning class when needed as well.
 
Hookd2Hops Competition at CrossFit Hook'd!

Our friends at CrossFit Hook'd are gearing up for their 2nd annual Hookd2Hops on September 24! CrossFit Hook'd has again partnered with Two Roads Brewery—an awesome local brewery in Stratford, CT—for this 4 person, co-ed team competition (2 guys, 2 girls). There are scaled and RX divisions, 3 guaranteed workouts with a 4th for top finishers, and free t-shirts and beer coupon for all registered athletes! 

We already have one team heading down to represent YCF so it would be great to have another team compete as well. This one will definitely be a fun comp! (Did we mention there will be beer?!)

The competition is also raising money for the Catch a Lift Fund, a great cause that enables post 9/11 combat wounded Veterans to regain and maintain their physical and mental health by providing granted gym memberships, fitness programs or in-home gym equipment, anywhere in the U.S. Click here for more information on the fund.

Where: CrossFit Hook'd, 7 Turnberry Ln, Sandy Hook, CT
When: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 from 8:30am to 2:00pm
Cost: $160/team
RegistrationClick here to register (Tickets will only be available for purchase until Saturday, September 17th at 8pm. Don't wait! Each division is capped at 12 teams!)

All details can be found on their Facebook event page here.

Mark your calendars for the 6th annual MisFit Toys Throwdown!

We're partnering with CrossFit Revelation again to host the best partner CrossFit competition around! It'll be held on December 3rd at CrossFit Revelation in Enfield, CT. More details to come!
 
Jordan Banks
17-year-old Jordan Banks graduated from Bristol Central this past June and is set to play baseball at Southern Vermont College this Fall. He went from playing on the JV team to All-State in just one year and says taking CrossFit classes at Yankee CrossFit had a lot to do with that:
 
“Before, I couldn’t go as long [during games] and I’d get tired earlier. Now, I don’t get tired. I’m as strong at the beginning as I am at the end. CrossFit has helped me out with my flexibility. I play first base so you need to stretch to get balls. It made me quicker to the ball as a first baseman. I’m also able to hit the ball further because of CrossFit. I wouldn’t be working out [in the offseason] if it wasn’t for this. When it does start to hurt [during CrossFit workouts], it makes me push. I was used to giving up during practice—half assing it—but CrossFit teaches to you push through.”

Have you tried Kettlebell Kitchen yet? Kettlebell Kitchen is an easy and convenient way to clean up your nutrition, recover faster, work harder, and have fresh meals delivered right to the gym. Each meal is crafted by classically trained chefs and the macronutrients are labeled on each package! Fuel the hardest working machine you know, your body!

They deliver right to YCF every Monday and Thursday. The order cutoffs are:
• Wednesday evening by midnight for Monday delivery
• Saturday evening by midnight for Thursday delivery

The complete menu, along with ingredient lists and nutrition facts can be found here:
http://kettlebellkitchen.com/menu.php
Ordering instructions and FAQs can be found here: 
http://kettlebellkitchen.com/how-to-order.php

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