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Wed Nov 18, 2020

1 Jerk (from a rack) OT90 x 7

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12 rounds:

30 Sec Bike or Row

10 rest rest

30 Sec Hold (HS or high plank/low plank/R side/L side)

10 Sec rest

Hi Guys,


As some of you may know, the Province of Saskatchewan released a few updates to the health guidelines on Friday afternoon. We have many questions that need to be answered (is CrossFit an aerobic activity? What if we just do strength training? Is it a class if I just write the WOD on a whiteboard? Why do they consider is safer without a coach??) and have reached out to our MLAs, the Health Minister's office, and the Sask Business Support line. As of yet, we've received no response. If you're interested, I made an update video to explain our current situation. As always, our goal is to keep you guys as safe as possible! 20,834 workouts have been completed at BRIO since we re-opened on June 8 and ZERO transmissions. We're working as hard as we can to keep it that way!


Jocelyn


Below is the email we sent to our MLA and Health Minister Paul Merriman...

My name is Jocelyn Rylee. I live in the Lakeview area of Saskatoon and have owned a fitness business called CrossFit BRIO in Sutherland for the last 12 years. I was in contact with both your offices this afternoon hoping to enlist your help to make sense of the new health guidelines released today. Long story short, the new guidelines make the situation less healthy and less safe for my gym members in every possible way. I'm writing to you to advocate on their behalf for a better, safer solution.

Our business is in a 4000 sq ft warehouse and we run only group fitness classes. CrossFit-style training is a varied mix of weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio led by a certified coach. There is a strong group component to a CrossFit gym, where the shared suffering of training together creates tight social bonds between the members. A workout at CrossFit BRIO is not just about physical health, but the mental health aspects of social belonging and stress management too.

Since re-opening in June, we've had a very intense COVID protocol in place which includes: