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Points of Performance: The Push-Up


Bodyweight movements like the air squat, sit-up and push-up are simple and effective. With the push-up, you can increase strength and core stability from pretty much anywhere - the gym, your living room, a hotel room, or a neighborhood park. Points of Performance: The Push-Up Locking in the points of performance for the push-up can [...]

Points of Performance: The Push-Up2021-06-14T08:30:58+00:00

Sport-Specific Training – How CrossFit Can Enhance, Hone + Strengthen Your Performance


By Alan Shaw, Co-Founder and Head Coach of Rhapsody Fitness in Charleston, SC “I’m not ready for CrossFit because I’m training for <insert sport of choice here>.” Misguided.  The reality is that CrossFit is an ideal program for enhancing, honing and strengthening performance across any and all sports.  There’s a reason CrossFit in and of [...]

Sport-Specific Training – How CrossFit Can Enhance, Hone + Strengthen Your Performance2021-06-09T11:32:45+00:00

Cherry Picking Workouts


If you conveniently miss workouts that are full of your weaknesses and show up 10 minutes early for WODs stacked with your strengths, then you might be a cherry picker. Does any of this sound familiar? “I can’t do muscle-ups. I’ll just skip today.” “Running?! Nope, I’m not going.” “It’s only Olympic lifts. Meh, [...]

Cherry Picking Workouts2021-06-07T13:36:47+00:00

Full Send – Team Rhapsody Sets Sights On Atlas Games


The day of, they came together for the CrossFit Open - now this unlikely band of misfits is a force headed into the CrossFit Games Semifinals at Atlas Games. On the last day to register, Rhapsody Fitness athletes Owen Bernstein, Cristian Mathes, Stephanie Rodriguez and Jared Shaw with team alternates Gina DiGiacomo and Clay [...]

Full Send – Team Rhapsody Sets Sights On Atlas Games2021-06-29T19:46:03+00:00

My Rhapsody: After Running Out Of Reasons To Say No, Fabi Says Yes


Fabiana Pinillos said no way to CrossFit. Then, after some convincing, she decided to show up and give it a shot. The rest is history.  What is your story?  Born in Peru, my family moved to Charleston when I was 5 years old. My parents and little brother, whom I adore, live in Charleston too. Both [...]

My Rhapsody: After Running Out Of Reasons To Say No, Fabi Says Yes2021-05-30T19:35:41+00:00

Benchmark: Daniel


Daniel is a benchmark Hero WOD with pull-ups, running and thrusters. With pull-ups and thrusters, Daniel is somewhat reminiscent of Fran. But it's still a benchmark WOD that stands on its own to challenge and test your fitness level. The Workout For Time: 50 Pull-Ups 400m Run 21 Thrusters (95/65) 800m Run 21 Thrusters (95/65) [...]

Benchmark: Daniel2021-05-27T09:12:32+00:00

How To Stop Negative Self-Talk


Whether you're aware of it or not, you have a constant dialogue going on in your head. This ongoing self-talk includes the positive and productive things you tell yourself throughout the day. But it also includes the negative and more harmful thoughts that tend to sneak into the conversation. What we say to ourselves, both [...]

How To Stop Negative Self-Talk2021-05-20T09:52:13+00:00

Rhapsody Recovery – Molly MacLean Is Here To Get You Ready For The Next


Intended to revive fatigued muscles and rejuvenate the tired mind, Rhapsody Recovery encompasses deep stretching, enhanced mobility, breathing techniques and mindset work. Agile by design, each session is prompted by the programming done in the days before and adapted to ready you for the programming planned for the days ahead.  One of our newest programs, [...]

Rhapsody Recovery – Molly MacLean Is Here To Get You Ready For The Next2021-05-14T19:27:43+00:00

Benchmark: Nate


Nate is a CrossFit Hero WOD that consists of muscle-ups, handstand push-ups, and kettlebell swings. In this WOD, you’ll end up with a high number of reps for two gymnastics movements that require practice and skill. The Workout 20-minute AMRAP 2 Muscle-Ups 4 Handstand Push-Ups 8 Kettlebell Swings (2/1.5 pood) Complete as many rounds [...]

Benchmark: Nate2021-05-13T08:15:40+00:00

Rhapsody Presents – The Fishers


After suffering a severe stroke, Jeffrey Fisher defies the odds and makes a miraculous recovery with CrossFit. Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC, Rhapsody Fitness is raising the bar on fitness by developing humble, hungry and happy members through our prime coaching, top-of-the-line facility and prioritized member care. Ready to let [...]

Rhapsody Presents – The Fishers2021-05-09T22:34:49+00:00
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