The 2019 Benchmark Series: The Process

The 2019 Benchmark Series: The Process

We first introduced the Benchmark Series at CrossFit Roots in 2014 at CrossFit Roots.  Because of the constantly varied nature and black box concept of CrossFit programming, we felt the need to implement a method to test the programming in relation to the goal of our...
Skill Work—With Videos!

Skill Work—With Videos!

We’ve written on the importance of Skill Work in this blog post. At Project Roots, we provide a short monthly video detailing the Skill Work for the month. The videos are intended for the coaches to help them coach skill work sessions better! While we won’t win any...
60 Hours a Month to Run a Great Class

60 Hours a Month to Run a Great Class

Project Roots was born out of what seemed like a simple effort 7 years ago. In an attempt to provide consistency and planning across all group classes of the day at CrossFit Roots, Shane Upchurch and I began to trade off writing a WOD Plan for every class. Whoever was...