Truly honored and thrilled to finally announce the expansion of Paramount Barbell Club. We now have a second location in Estero FL (Fort Meyers area) headed up by my good friend, Coach Giovanni Squartino. We are extremely excited to welcome Giovanni and his group of talented athletes to #teamPARAMOUNT! It’s been a dream of mine to […]
Saturday, Sept 28, 8am – 6pm USAW SANCTIONED WEIGHTLIFTING MEET Registration | Facebook Event Page Cash Grand Prize! Prizes for top three male and female lifters (Robi points) Novice & Open Divisions T-Shirt included with registration REGISTRATION FEE: $80
Saturday, Oct 5th, 10:30am – 4:30pm INTRODUCING PARAMOUNT’S LEVEL 2 WEIGHTLIFTING CLINIC (Great for coaches & experienced athletes – not beginners) Registration Link | Facebook Event Page Picking up where our very popular Technique Clinic leaves off, we dive into addressing technical flaws while performing the Snatch/Clean & Jerk with specific exercises and drills to […]
We have our own Paramount Coffee!!! We teamed up with Fulcrum, a local roaster, to provide our members with some great tasting coffee! All blends are whole beans at $13/bag (plus tax) WARM UP Blend :: Medium Roast TECHNIQUE Blend :: Medium-Dark Roast MAX OUT Blend :: Dark Roast Orders need to be submitted by Tuesday; pick-ups are on […]
✨✨✨Celebrate with us! Paramount Barbell Club’s 5-Year Anniversary/ Grand Reopening / Expansion!✨✨✨ This Saturday we celebrate 5+ years as a USAW Weightlifting Club!!! It all started with one barbell and one platform and now we have 11 olympic weightlifting barbells, 12 platforms and 1 competition platform. It’s so exciting to see not only the growth […]
Here is another great article for some basic MEAL PREP TIPS!… Setup for Success! BASIC SHOPPING LIST – – two different proteins (one lean like chicken/turkey/shrimp, one fattier like steak/pork/salmon) – two veggie options (one green, one non-green/of color) – two starch options (rice, potatoes, quinoa, etc) – two fruit options – avocado, nut butter, […]
Here are some examples of how to prep for multiple meal options in large quantities, without taking all day! (*Some food items below may not be what you are able/prefer to eat, but these are some general examples of ways to help you meal prep for the week) **Pinterest is a great source for additional […]
Thank you EVERYONE for participating in our Open Competition! Congrats to Team Black! Both teams fought hard, but ultimately, Team Black finished on top.
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 […]