Thank you EVERYONE for participating in our Open Competition! Congrats to Team Black! Both teams fought hard, but ultimately, Team Black finished on top.
Archives for March 2019
Our New 6-Week Lifestyle Challenge is LIVE! Click here to learn more & register. 10 bonus points available if you register by March 31st!!! Paramount’s Spring Into Summer 6-Week Lifestyle Challenge Earn Points | Win Prizes | Make Progress | Smash PRs! Starts Monday April 22 – Ends Monday June 3 Body Composition Test & Re-Test with […]
Friday, March 29th at 7PM Come dressed in Team Red or Team Black workout clothes Bring your favorite dish to share! (food and/or beverage) Potluck/RSVP sign-up sheet will be at the front desk all week Be prepared for a little Fitness Fun & CrossFit Trivia! Team Red & Team Black will go head to head, one […]
Lots of Paramount Funtivities on the horizon!! Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss out! Stay tuned for more details—coming soon.
First and foremost, let me start with a thank you. Our Paramount family is amazing! What a thrill to participate in the Open each week, cheering each other on, pushing ourselves to our limits. Whether you were ‘officially’ signed up or not, or doing the Open Rx, Masters, or Scaled – I hope our weekly strategy posts brought you […]
Our awesome 19.5 crew capped off the last edition of Friday Night Lights with a pizza party celebrating another Open under our belts. Whether this was your first or fifth CrossFit Open, congratulations on your hard work and community spirit. The Open teaches us as much about our character as it does our physical abilities. And that’s […]
CrossFit 19.5 workout has officially been announced, and we continue to follow the long-standing tradition of thrusters popping up in the final workout of the Open. Ready? Let’s dig in. VARIATIONS Rx’d: (Ages 16-54) Men use 95 lb. Women use 65 lb. Scaled: (Ages 16-54) Men use 65 lb. and perform jumping pull-ups Women use […]
Be Sure You Are Eating Enough Even though it’s the final week of the Open, make sure you are eating enough food to recover from this workout! If one of your goals is weight loss and you also want to do well in this Open Workout, direct your focus to eating enough calories to sustain optimal performance. These […]
Paramount is starting a new Friday Tradition: Paramount Weekly Wins (PWW), to help celebrate everyone’s weekly victories as a community. We encourage everyone to share any weekly wins you’ve had in our Paramount Facebook Community. Here’s How It Works Make a post on Friday with the heading PWW: Share one weekly win, highlight, or PR you had that’s related to the hard work and effort […]
Any member who biked 5,000 calories in 6 weeks got a workout named after them and a plaque on the wall. We have three winners: congratulations Elizabeth Davis, Billy Bunn, and Thomas Reynolds. We look forward to completing these WODs!
CrossFit Open 19.4: Ultimate Workout Strategy for Rx, Masters, Scaled CrossFit Open 19.4 is here, and it’s a great week for a first bar muscle up…. or maybe a pull-up, if you’re going after 19.4 scaled. In week 4 we have three movements, and some programmed rest. Let’s take a look at the workout, and […]
Post Workout Nutrition Tips — we’ve talked a little bit about what to eat…now let’s talk about when to eat it! 0-2 HOURS AFTER This meal enhances your recovery for the next day and the earlier you can refuel, the better! The Open Workouts can be more challenging than your average day at the gym […]
Well, we knew it was coming… Week 3 is officially that “separator” workout that we see each year. Many of the athletes who were grinning after 19.1’s announcement are now contemplating their existence and/or sobbing. There were a lot of predictions leading up to this that “strict gymnastics” would be making their appearance in 2019, and […]
Onto Week 3…Let’s talk a little bit about FIBER! Keeping your fiber intake on point throughout the Open will provide optimal energy and joint function during the workouts, along with faster recovery afterwards, getting you ready for the next one. Fiber is essential because: It is usually found in foods that are high in micronutrients […]
A repeat workout? Almost. Anyone who’s been around for awhile now might remember the triplette 16.2. 19.2 is very similar, yet the time requirements have been changed. Before breaking down each individual movement, let’s first take a look at the workout… CrossFit Open 19.2 Beginning on an 8-minute clock, complete as many reps as possible […]
Are you eating enough protein? Week two, here we go! This week’s workout has the potential to range anywhere from 8-20mins long. Regardless of how far you make it, this week’s nutrition tip applies to all! PROTEIN is made up of building blocks called amino acids. They play a big part in the building of […]
This workout begins with the athlete standing under the pull-up bar. After the call of “3, 2, 1 … go,” the athlete will have 8 minutes to perform 25 toes-to-bars, followed by 50 double-unders and 15 squat cleans, then perform 25 toes-to-bars, 50 double-unders and 13 squat cleans, this time at a heavier weight. If […]