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Athlete Spotlight: Bethany Niese

Name: Bethany NieseAge: 42Occupation: ProfessorHometown: Miller City, OHWhich class time do you usually attend?: 8amFavorite WOD: Anything without double unders – kills my ego 😉Favorite CF Movement: Wall ballsLeast Favorite CF Movement: Snatch!Favorite Food: Pho!Favorite Movie: ZoolanderFavorite Athlete: I don’t follow any sport, really. Sooooo Brandon Brigman!Dream Job: Professor hahaDream Vacation Destination: World Tour!If you

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Spirit of the Open 21.3 & 21.4: Dave Drouault

Each year at the CrossFit Games, they honor someone with the Spirit of the Games award. This honor goes to the ‘athlete who embodies the spirit of the sport.’ Each week during the CrossFit Open, No Excuses CrossFit will recognize a member it feels represents the Spirit of the Games. This week’s honor goes to

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Why we perform band work

When it comes to workout equipment, most people think of a barbell and bumper plates, or dumbbells and kettlebells, or maybe even treadmills and elliptical machines. But there’s one piece of equipment that usually gets overlooked — rubber bands. I’ll be honest, we would use bands at No Excuses CrossFit from time-to-time. But it wasn’t

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Spirit of the Open 21.2: Lindsay Morris

Each year at the CrossFit Games, they honor someone with the Spirit of the Games award. This honor goes to the ‘athlete who embodies the spirit of the sport.’ Each week during the CrossFit Open, No Excuses CrossFit will recognize a member it feels represents the Spirit of the Games. This week’s honor goes to

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Spirit of the Open 21.1: RJ Patel

Each year at the CrossFit Games, they honor someone with the Spirit of the Games award. This honor goes to the ‘athlete who embodies the spirit of the sport.’ Each week during the CrossFit Open, No Excuses CrossFit will recognize a member it feels represents the Spirit of the Games. This week’s honor goes to

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Our Mission and Vision

At No Excuses CrossFit, our vision is to guide every member towards feeling good about working out. We don’t want you to feel like you have to go to the gym. Instead we want you to feel like you want to go to the gym. We want you to feel excited about improving your physical

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How to Find Fitness Motivation

Everyone knows working out is a good thing. It’s common sense. Yet the majority of people don’t work out.  Why is that? Well, “workout” contains the word “work,” and if you aren’t motivated, you won’t want to sweat.  But if you’re motivated, you’ll definitely dig into a program or routine. So how do you find

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CrossFit Open is 4 weeks away!

The CrossFit Open is about four weeks away and No Excuses CrossFit is excited to announce its plans for the three-week online competition. Beginning on Friday, March 12 and every Friday for the three weeks during the CrossFit Open, we will be doing the CrossFit Open workout in class. The CrossFit Open is a fun

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Exercise with Age

The Super Bowl is on Sunday and in case you haven’t been paying attention it’s the Kansas City Chiefs versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the big game.  The Chiefs have one of the bright young stars in the NFL with quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Meanwhile, the Buccaneers have the greatest quarterback of all time in Tom

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My Fitness Journey

In January 2006, I weighed 270 pounds. It had been four years since I had played college football and I was still in ‘playing shape’. It has now been 15 years since I began my fitness journey and there have been a lot of ups and downs.  I was tired of being fat. I was

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The Supplement You Need to Take When Starting a Fitness Program

So you want to start a fitness program, and you have questions about all the supplements out there. We understand! You might have even gone to a store and talked to a salesperson who no doubt recommended a huge pile of powders and pills—all guaranteed to make you fitter, healthier, stronger and leaner in no

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New Year’s resolutions and Parkinson’s Law

I’m going to go ahead and tell you right now, don’t make a New Year’s resolution. Seriously, why do it? You know you’re not going to follow through with it, so why set yourself up for failure. And do you know why you and millions of other people will not achieve their 2021 New Year’s

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No Excuses CrossFit 2020 Year in Review

2020 was a great year for No Excuses CrossFit. Check out all we accomplished this year.   January: We kicked off the new year with our annual visit from Mute Sports Equipment. Mute is a jump rope company that makes customized jump ropes. They also led our members through a jump rope clinic to improve their

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If I were Santa

One of the things I enjoy about the Christmas season is all of the holiday movies. All of the movies have different types of Santa’s. Some are traditional looking, some are young, some are really big and some are thin. If I were to play Santa in a movie, what would that look like? Would

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