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East Grid League News

 

Jack and Jill: Race Six

Quick Definition: One man and one woman progress through increasingly challenging bodyweight elements. Smart substitutions and fast transitions among the highest skilled players will determine the victor. If you’ve ever seen this bloopers video of me, this...

The Ladder: Race Five

Quick Definition: The entire team is eligible to contribute in this seven minute ladder. The goal here is total weight lifted. The entire team’s total determines the win. Every rep counts, and speed is just as important as strength. The Ladder is one of my...

Echo: Race Three (and Four)

Quick Definition: Players work as a team in a full sprint across the GRID. Thirty seconds later, they do it all over again as a separate race. Though simple the first time through, these races require solid strategy to be successful twice in a row....

Mirror: Race Two

Quick Definition: “Three men and three women must match each other in each quadrant as they grind through heavy lifts down the GRID, without letting the barbell fall to the ground. Teamwork and communication are essential as they have to navigate the...

Partner Forward: Race One

Quick Definition: "One man and one woman on each team go back and forth through an increasingly difficult pair of movements. Each successive quadrant adds difficulty to the movements with fewer reps. Athletes can’t work unless their partner is standing in...

GRID vs CrossFit. The Science.

GRID vs CrossFit. The Science.

You might assume, by the headline and common assumptions these days, we are here to bash CrossFit. WRONG   We love CrossFit. Everyone that works for us does it regularly, and most participate in the Open, watch the Games, and spread the good word of...

GRID Is Not CrossFit

This article originally appeared in September of 2016 on the blog of professional NPGL athlete and 4x CrossFit Games competitor Jenn Jones, captain of the Miami Surge   The 3rd GRID season is coming to a close. My hope is that some of you were able to catch a...

Welcome to the East Grid League

The East Grid League is bringing the same intense, rewarding, and community building sport that is hugely popular in Florida, to the east coast, based out of Philadelphia.  We will be kicking our League off with a GRID 6 in September of 2018. Follow us on...

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