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Monday Meals: Paleo Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Posted by on December 14, 2015 with 0 Comments

I share this recipe with the warning that these cookies are by no means a health food and will not be a staple in the upcoming Nutrition Challenge. However, I think it is important that everyone be able to bake a good cookie, and this recipe is a little more nutritious that the traditional white flour, […]

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The Four Stages of Competence

Posted by on December 10, 2015 with 0 Comments

  In skill attainment, there are four psychological states that must be progressed through in the pursuit of mastery; unconscious incompetence, conscious incompetence, conscious competence and unconscious competence. Unconscious Incompetence We all start here, blissfully unaware of the extent of our limitations. Acknowledging your incompetence and understanding the value of learning a skill is the […]

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Regress to Progress

Posted by on December 4, 2015 with 0 Comments

Earlier this week I PR’d my jerk by 20lb, hitting 150lb. I’m not sharing this to boast- it’s far from a perfect lift and no big deal in the CrossFit world. I’m sharing it because of the very important lesson that accompanied putting that bar over my head. At the beginning of the year I […]

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Monday Meals: Moroccan Roast Carrots with Yoghurt Sauce and Pistachios

Posted by on November 30, 2015 with 0 Comments

This dish was one of my contributions to our Thanksgiving dinner last week. The multicolored carrots look beautiful and the roasting process brings out their natural sugars, resulting in an impressive, sweet and richly spiced vegetable side dish. The kitchen smelled wonderful from the za’atar and ras el hanout. The cooling yoghurt sauce and the […]

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November Member of the Month: Coskun ‘Josh’ Acar

Posted by on November 25, 2015 with 0 Comments

Age and Occupation? I am 29 and working as a Controls Engineer at FCA. How long have you been doing CrossFit? It’s been more than two and half years. Why do you CrossFit? I enjoy the physical challenge and it makes me fitter and healthier for other sports I do. What is your favorite movement? I can’t say […]

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Thoughtful Thanksgiving

Posted by on November 20, 2015 with 0 Comments

Hillary Levin Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we all want to be able to enjoy the festivities without feeling set back in our personal goals. I would like to encourage everyone to take the essence of INDULGENCE this holiday season and put it towards being around the ones you care about the most. […]

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Better Default Positions

Posted by on November 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

Why is it that we strive for correct form during our workout, but as soon as it’s over we revert back to ugly, default positions? When we are not specifically practicing a movement, we think it’s okay to forget about form. I’m talking about when you pick up that heavy bag of groceries or your […]

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Monday Meals: Paleo Pumpkin Walnut Bread

Posted by on November 16, 2015 with 1 Comments

This pumpkin walnut bread is a great healthier treat to take to holiday parties or as part of your Thanksgiving spread. This recipe is gluten free, grain free, dairy free and refined sugar free. It is great served cold or toasted under the grill, and if you have leftovers it makes an excellent french toast! Ingredients […]

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Heart Rate Zones

Posted by on November 13, 2015 with 0 Comments

We announced the introduction of heart rate training at CFB earlier this week. For more information on the details, check out this post here. Now let’s talk about what all the numbers on the screen actually mean! Your heart rate is divided into 5 training zones, based off your maximum heart rate.  Knowing what each […]

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New at CFB: Polar Club Heart Rate Training

Posted by on November 11, 2015 with 1 Comments

Starting next week, CrossFit and CrossFit Lite participants will have the opportunity to take their workout to the next level with heart rate training. Why? Improve performance by training all energy systems Optimize fat loss Accountability Apply intensity appropriately Track your progress There’s no hiding in the corner and cruising through the workout when your […]

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