Archiv für den Monat: Februar 2015


Rob Orlando, CrossFit-Superstar and former Strongman will be in Basel in January 2014 to host a Challenge and a Seminar. This is the second time he is in Switzerland and a rare opportunity to learn from him.

CrossFit Strongman Seminar: 25. January 2014, register here.

Rob O Strongman Competition: 24. January 2014, register here

Sign up NOW!

Rob Orlando - CrossFit Games Competitor and former Strongman

Rob Orlando – CrossFit Games Competitor and former Strongman

Both the competition and the seminar last time were amazing. The contestants had to do the following workouts in 4 Categories in the competition: Men’s rx’d, Men’s scaled. Women’s rx’d, Women’s scaled.

WOD1: 4min time cap
Farmer Carry
Pull Ups 10-8-6-4-2

Women scaled 30kg/hand
Women Rx 50kg/hand
Men scaled 70kg/hand
Men Rx 100kg/hand

WOD2: 3min Amrap
Stone over bar; scaled
Stone Squats, Rx

Scaled women @ 30kg
Rx women @ 40kg
Scaled/Rx men @ 65kg

Yoke Carry 90s
Burpees 60s
Yoke Carry 90s

Women scaled 90kg
Women Rx 130kg
Men scaled 170kg
Men Rx 210kg

Results CrossFit Basel 2013

Coach Ramon and Tom drove to Nürnberg and Wiesbaden in 2012 for the seminar and the competition. They both had a blast!

Tom, long arms help with Atlas stone lifting

Tom, long arms help with Atlas stone lifting

Here are some pics from the comp in Wiesbaden in 2012, where CF Basel coaches Ramon and Tom each won their category:

Ramon (winner men's rx'd), Rob and Tom (winner men's scaled) in Wiesbaden

Ramon (winner men’s rx’d), Rob and Tom (winner men’s scaled) in Wiesbaden

Ramon, Axle Deadlift 100kg for max reps in 2 min (47 reps)

Ramon, Axle Deadlift 100kg for max reps in 2 min (47 reps)

Sign-up now! The Rob O Strongman Competition includes typical Strongman movements in a short metcon. In Wiesbaden we had to do:

2min max lanes prowler push
2min max reps Axle DL

1 Burpee
1 Atlas stone to shoulder
4min amrap.

5 Log Shoulder to Overhead
8 Scissor Jumps
4 Log Shoulder to Overhead
8 Scissor Jumps
Amrap 5min.

If you are interested in Strongman in general drop us a message on We host trainings and competitions for all levels, beginner and advanced athletes, check out these reports (dates 2014 will be released until december):

Rob Orlando CrossFit Strongman Challenge & Seminar 2013
Resultate 1. Event Swiss Strongman Championship 2013 Swiss FSA
Resultate 2. Event Swiss Strongman Championship 2013 Swiss FSA
Strongman Saison 2013
1. Event Swiss Strongman Championship 2012
Swiss Strongman Championship 2012
Strongman meets CrossFit 2011
Swiss Strongman Federation

Freitag, 27. Februar 2015


10 Minutes AMRAP:

2 Plate ground to overhead – 2 Burpee to plate – 4 Plate russian twist (20kg/15kg)
4 Plate ground to overhead – 4 Burpee to plate – 8 Plate russian twist
6 Plate ground to overhead – 6 Burpee to plate – 12 Plate russian twist

"Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." ~ Winston Churchill

„Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.“ ~ Winston Churchill

Event Overview CrossFit Basel

It feels like the year has only started off, but we are just about to reach the end of February soon!

CrossFit Basel prospects a year full of events besides our usual training business which we keep up for you daily. To give you a little overview about what’s coming up, we pinned up two calendars at the box where you see everything that’s been and will be going on at CrossFit Basel. Aside from that, we regularly post all information about what’s coming up here on our Facebook page – make sure you follow us to be in the loop!!

Plus, today we list the events which are just around the corner and all the related information you need.

16172089591_860818eaa4_oFebruary 26 – March 30 2015: REEBOK CROSSFIT GAMES OPEN

This is a competition for which each one of you can register and participate! Check out all info on our blogpost from a few weeks ago, and check in on our Facebook Event for any updates.


It’s that absolute LAST chance to register NOW for the  Powerlifting Swiss Championship! All information about how to, where and when you can find in our Newsletter we sent out just a few days ago.

Read on for the recap of the Swiss Championship in 2014!

Level 1 CrossFit Certificate Course

  • March 21st and 22nd 2015
  • April 25th and 26th 2015
  • May 9th and 10th 2015

Level 2 CrossFit Certificate Course

  • March 14th and 15th 2015
  • April 11th and 12th 2015 

Headcoach Ramon Gysin is part of the CrossFit Level 1 staff and we host the seminars here at our box. Find out more about what the courses offer and what requirements are necessary to absolve it – here and here.

March 29 2015: Rob Orlando Seminar

Rob Orlando, CrossFit-Superstar and former Strongman is the creator of the Strongman seminars and one of them will be hosted in Basel in March. These seminars are highly efficient and guarantee a great learning effect!

Check out the seminar and challenge he hosted earlier at the box here.

June 20th, 2015: Swiss Team CHallenge

One of the biggest events at CrossFIt Basel is definitely the annual Swiss Team CHallenge. We are proud to host the biggest CrossFit Team Event here and are expecting all of you to team up and compete with us side by side!! It always is a day full of great workouts, team spirit, sweat and fun!!

Information about the competition are to be found on the website, plus you can read about the event from last year here!


Please be aware that whenever an event is hosted at the box, there will be changes in the schedule. So make sure you always check the calendar carefully in order to be up to date about eventual cancellations or shifts.

Sonntag, 22. Januar 2015


10 Minutes AMRAP:

15 Kettle bell american swings (32kg/24kg)
50m Shuttle sprint
15 Kettle bell sumo deadlift high pull
50m Shuttle sprint

“Whether you say, 'I can' or 'I can't,' you're right either way.”  ― Jordan Belfort

“Whether you say, ‚I can‘ or ‚I can’t,‘ you’re right either way.”
― Jordan Belfort

Samstag, 21. Februar 2015


16 Minutes EMOM:

1) 10 Cal row AMRAP burpee over rower
2) Box jump overs (51/61)
3) 15 Plate ground to overhead AMRAP russian twist (20kg/15kg)
4) Rest

“You make mistakes, mistakes don't make you”  ― Maxwell Maltz

“You make mistakes, mistakes don’t make you”
― Maxwell Maltz