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Video Tip 7: Barbell Hamstring Mash

Posted by on April 3, 2015 with 0 Comments
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Reflections on the 2015 CrossFit Open: Mechanics, Consistency, Intensity

Posted by on April 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

The CrossFit Open is over for another year. The past five weeks have provided the opportunity to review where we stand, beyond the walls of our box. Whether a beginner or a long-time member, it is valuable to observe the mind-blowing abilities of the athletes this sport is producing, both to inspire and to humble. […]

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Monday Meals: CrossFit’s Nutrition Philosophy

Posted by on March 30, 2015 with 0 Comments

Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to handstand, pirouettes, flips, […]

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Video Tip 6: Pigeon Stretch with Band Distraction

Posted by on March 27, 2015 with 0 Comments
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CrossFit Hand Care 101

Posted by on March 26, 2015 with 0 Comments

Painful palms are an inevitable reality of CrossFit. We wear them as a badge of honor, and I’ll be the first to admit I’ve posted a photo of my bleeding palms on Instagram. (That’s my right hand post-Murph.) That said, there really is nothing cool about tearing your hands. It hurts, it’s gross and it’s […]

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Monday Meals: Tuna Quinoa Pie

Posted by on March 23, 2015 with 1 Comments

Cheap, filling and easy, this is another recipe for which my mom deserves the credit. She made it with rice, but I prefer to use the gluten free, grain-like seed, quinoa for it’s protein content and nutty, rich flavor. Make sure you rinse your quinoa thoroughly before cooking to avoid a bitter taste. Some people do […]

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Confront Your Goat

Posted by on March 19, 2015 with 1 Comments

Because we speak a different language in the CrossFit world, a weakness is not a weakness; it is a goat. Do not ask me where the term came from, I’m at a loss on that one, but it is an expression used by CrossFit boxes all over. Your goat is the movement that terrifies you, […]

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Monday Meals: Chocolate Mug Cake

Posted by on March 16, 2015 with 0 Comments

This recipe is not pretty or glamorous, but when that insatiable chocolate craving hits once in a while, it always does the trick. It is a super easy, fast and healthy once-in-a-while treat, and by keeping the ingredients on hand I avoid devouring my husband’s bag of peanut M&M’s. Raw cacao is high in magnesium […]

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Video Tip 5: Better Front Rack

Posted by on March 14, 2015 with 0 Comments

 

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March Member of the Month: Connor Osgood

Posted by on March 13, 2015 with 0 Comments

Age and Occupation? 22 years old and I work as a contract representative at a defense contractor. How long have you been doing CrossFit?  I started in the summer of 2012 so 2 and a half years, but it still seems like yesterday that I was learning how kip. Why do you CrossFit? Initially it […]

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