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Let Loose Of The Halloween Candy

We all have things we are proud of in our life. Whether it’s some kind of achievement, promotion, or recognition. I once did the CrossFit workout ‘Grace’, which is 30 clean and jerks with 135 pounds, in 1:24. That’s a pretty legit time. I’ve also eaten a 10-ounce bag of Reece’s Pieces in one sitting.

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At The End Of A Season It’s Time To Re-Evaluate

The Atlanta Braves are out of the Major League Baseball playoffs after falling to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series on Sunday. It was a great season for the Braves despite everything that went on this year. From the season being delayed to playing just 65 regular season games. The Braves

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Don’t chase the post-workout feeling

If you have been CrossFitting for a while, you’ve probably had this happened to you. You just completed a workout and you fall to the ground as time expires. You are breathing really hard and you can feel your heart in your chest-thumping up and down. You’re drenched in sweat and your arms and legs

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The Benefits of Olympic Weightlifting

There is never any absolute way of doing things in the fitness industry, specifically in exercise selection. However, there are certain exercises that pack more of a punch and accomplish a lot of things in one movement. The Olympic lifts are some of those movements. They teach us about coordination, balance, stability, and they cover

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Don’t go alone

Three good cyclists will always beat one great cyclist to the top of the hill. Going up that hill alone is harder. The whole way you have the wind in your face pushing you back. You have no time to rest. The only thing you can rely on is your legs and they’re starting to

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Has a kettlebell changed your life?

I know it sounds kind of odd, but has a kettlebell changed your life? Has a rower made you a better person? Did a barbell make you go to the gym? The answer to all three questions is probably the same — No. No, a kettlebell didn’t change your life and a rower didn’t make

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Going from inactive to active is tough

When you grow up playing sports, specifically football, working out is just part of your daily routine. Once football was over in college, I moved on to running, and then I found CrossFit. I’ve been able to stay active nearly my entire life. That’s what has made the last five months so incredibly hard. From

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Some good that came from COVID

This year has been interesting, to say the least. The COVID pandemic has brought many challenges to each of us, including businesses. Nearly every business has had to change something about how they operate and No Excuses CrossFit is no exception. But those changes can be good and for the better. The last six months

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4 ways to keep summer simple

The summer can sometimes be a roll of the nutrition dice. You may have a summer full of travel, outdoor parties, and schedule inconsistencies. These types of summer are memorable but can make it hard to stay on track with nutrition. Or, you may have a summer with a lighter workload, no school commitments, and

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What does it look like when you are ON?

That feeling when you have everything together and organized… How does this impact your self care, in particular, your nutrition and exercise patterns? When you feel ON, you may find it effortless to get to the gym regularly, grocery shop for healthy foods, do some meal prep and eat those healthy foods on a consistent

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How to Save Your Fruits and Veggies

We have all been there — you are super excited to start eating healthier so you go out and buy tons and tons of fruits and veggies. Then, before you know it, 75% of what you bought has gone bad before you can eat them! Important things to keep in mind are : 1) Don’t

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Progress Is Not A Straight Line

There are two misconceptions about losing weight and eating healthy in the long term that can be mentally challenging to overcome. 1. It is only hard at the beginning 2. Progress is a straight line We usually focus on the start of the healthy eating process. You start with action steps, slowly learn how to

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