April-May Buzz 2017

Hello guys, welcome to our April-May Buzz! After the 5 weeks where the Opens took place, we were all ready for the very popular wine tour! A jolly good time was had and we cannot wait for next year’s! In May, we continued on with Performance Training to prepare everyone for the Three Vs Three Showdown. A big congratulations to our Member of the Month, Kym Dabrowski! It is with great pleasure that we get to feature her in this edition. Here is a recap of what went down at the box, together with some helpful articles and what...
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CrossFit Open 2017 Wrap Up

The Open 2017 has come to an End and our weekends over the month of March have been nothing but electric for everyone involved, including family and friends. As always no one else cheers louder for you as our FibreFam box members. Great appreciation to all who helped out, being a minion and judging when some needed it. We have had a mixed bag of emotions throughout the Open and at the end of it we come out stronger than before. As a box we had 36 competitors participate and 12 first timers. The table below shows improvements of...
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Fibre FaceOff April 2

It was a great day for a Competition, Fibre FaceOff April 02. 22 Athletes in total for our little battle at home, and the wods did not disappoint either. There was plenty of thrash talk and plenty of friendships were forged even more with this little battle at home. WOD 1 – Sweat Logs 8 min TimeCap 30 Double Unders 20 Power Snatch 20 Pistols 30 Double Unders 15 Power Snatch 15 Pistols 30 Double Unders 10 Power Snatch 10 Pistols WOD 2 – Jet Pack 7min AMRAP 5 Bar Muscle Ups 10 Hang Cleans 10 Front Squats WOD...
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Which Grip do I Use?

When it comes to hanging on to the Chin Up bars or the Barbell, there are generally a few types of grip that we employ. Depending on the aim of the workout, having these different options will play to your advantage. Hammer Grip A very popular and easy to use grip that we use during strength components of the workout. The best way to build strength is to not take short cuts and use the hammer grip to build forearm strength and also a direct myofascial link from from your grip to your lat and chest system. This grip...
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FibreFam at Frantic Day Out

Frantic Day Out FibreFam went into Frantic Day Out. Athletes: Beginners Danielle Sherwood Gary Delaney Intermediate Jake Sutton Peter Devlin Keith McKinney Richard Clancy Day 1 In day 1, we were out in the beautiful Gloucester Park. The weather was warm, a little hot in the morning but turned beautiful overcast and cloudy in the afternoon. If anything it was one the best days for an outdoor workout in Perth. Our Beginner Men and Women went out hard and fast. Gary held on well at the start but was unable to complete the final WOD from an already fried...
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CrossFit Fibre House Rules

As our numbers grow, we need to establish some basic house rules at the box to keep the box tidy. 1. Arrive Early Get to the box on time. Never skip the warm up or explanation. If you miss the Warm Up, 50 Burpees will get you warm. 2. Mobility before the WOD Stretch and move your stiff muscles before the WOD. Open up your chest, perform a squat stretch or any stretch relevant to your body or as prescribed by coach. 3. Pack your weights away If you use it, you keep it, or you will cop 50...
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