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WOD Wisdom: What does CrossFit look like?

If you’ve ever seen a Reebok CrossFit advertisement then you probably have an idea of what CrossFit looks like. Good looking, genetically-gifted people lifting an absurd amount of weight or doing some sort of cool gymnastics movement. Or maybe you’ve watched the CrossFit Games and that’s what you think CrossFit looks like. Dozens of athletes

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WOD Wisdom: Baby Steps

The first day out of the womb, we don’t walk. We don’t talk (unless you count crying), we don’t have much strength or coordination. It’s a fresh new beginning. It’s a lot like when we step into a CrossFit gym. Most people can’t do a pull-up when they start. A lot of people struggle to

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WOD Wisdom: The secret to CrossFit is …

The secret to CrossFit is … consistency [kuh n-sis-tuh n-see] steadfast adherence to the same principles, course, form, etc.: There is consistency in his pattern of behavior. I’ve been doing CrossFit for more than four years and just recently I figured out the secret to it. It’s really nothing exciting or earth shattering. The secret

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Get Low

Yes, this is the title of a rap song, but it is also our aim when we squat. We want to create the most stable, comfortable and functionally sound bottom position in our squat. It’s healthy, it is how we are designed and it will keep us independent and capable for the rest of our lives. read more…

Tracking your progress

Hopefully you have picked up a composition notebook at the gym. With our new programming and the implementation of an assessment based model, it is going to be vital for you to take ownership of your fitness and your progress by tracking your workouts. CrossFit by nature is empirical fitness; it’s data driven. read more…

My Goal is Weight loss…….. How do I achieve it with training?

I have spent the last 8 years training athletes for various activities and modalities of sport and one consistent theme I have discovered is that weightlifting is the most effective tool for increasing one’s fat metabolism and by doing so, decreasing their body fat.  Time and time again we see that when athletes focus on

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10 Performance Tips- 90% Mental/10% Physical – “The Battle between the Ears”

10 Mental Performance Tips for CrossFitters Sports Psychology for Elite Fitness 1)    Figure out what exactly motivates you and embrace it fully and continually.  Write it down and share it with others.  Constantly remind yourself what motivates you. – My motivation is Jesus Christ.  His love for me is what motivates me to bring Him

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