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That’s why we started Work For Your Beer Spotlights, a series in which we highlight local fitness classes to show you how you can work for your beer at breweries and beyond (and support local businesses in the process).
Next up in the series, Team Bootcamp Tuesdays with CrossFit QC at Blue Blaze Brewing. This hour long bootcamp class is a CrossFit-style workout built around teamwork. CrossFit QC's goal for the class is "to transform your health in a safe and engaging community environment."
We're all about community, so when Meghan Sylvester, Co-founder of CrossFit QC, reached out to invite us try a class, we jumped at the chance.
Read on to learn more about our experience at Team Bootcamp Tuesdays with CrossFit QC.
Brewery: Blue Blaze Brewing
Location: West Charlotte
Address: 528 South Turner Ave. Charlotte, NC 28208
Instructors: Meghan Sylvester, Carrie Masto, or Jess Fischli of CrossFit QC
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Location: West Charlotte
Address: 1500-B West Morehead St. Charlotte, NC 28208
For more information regarding the investment to attend CrossFit QC, reach out to email@example.com.
Once we were warmed up, Meghan walked us through the partner workout we'd be completing. The workout was based around a deck of cards, where each suit represented a different movement. For our workout, clubs meant we had to complete goblet squats, hearts were burpees, diamonds were plank walks, and spades were slam balls.
The workout started with one partner selecting a card that represented a workout that their partner would complete. Once the exercise was completed, the partner who selected the card would hand it off to their partner as approval that they finished. Then, the partner would run to the other end of the warehouse to Meghan to return the card and select a workout for their partner. This continued until the time allotted was up.
While it may sound complicated, Meghan made it super easy for us to follow and to make sure we were completing the moves correctly. Before we started, she thoroughly explained each exercise and even had us all try them, to ensure we were completing the moves correctly to avoid injury.
This parter workout made up a majority of the class and we continued to work our way through the deck of cards until Meghan told us time was up. For the last ten minutes of class, we went through a series of deep stretch movements to cool down, like downward facing dog and reverse pigeon.
Then, in true Work For Your Beer fashion, we ended the class with a beer.
The Bottom Line
Are you ready to try Team Bootcamp Tuesdays with CrossFit QC at Blue Blaze Brewing?
Is there a class or fitness studio you think we should try for our Work For Your Beer Spotlight series? Would your gym or studio like to featured on the Work For Your Beer blog? In either case, you can reach out to Danielle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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