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Video Tip 2: Glute Activation Exercises

Posted by on March 6, 2015 with 0 Comments

 

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Video Tip 1: Band Pull Aparts

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Squats versus Deadlifts

Posted by on March 5, 2015 with 0 Comments

  In the simplest sense, a squat is sitting down then standing back up, and a deadlift is bending over and picking something up. They serve two very functional, but very distinct purposes. Despite this obvious difference, when it comes to performing these exercises with a barbell or other equipment in the box, I often see […]

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Monday Meals: Cauliflower Pizza

Posted by on March 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

I Can’t Believe it’s a Vegetable, Part One   I LOVE pizza. But pizza does not love me. It is one of the foods I missed the most after I developed a gluten intolerance, and gluten free pizza is neither a satisfying nor healthy replacement.   When I first heard of cauliflower pizza, I was […]

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Why I Became a CrossFit Coach

Posted by on February 26, 2015 with 0 Comments

  A year ago I would have laughed you off if you told me I was going to be a CrossFit coach. Sure, I’d entertained the idea in my mind before. CrossFit is a non-negotiable part of my life and has been for 3 years. I planned my first month in the United States around the […]

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February Member of the Month: Leslee Klein

Posted by on February 25, 2015 with 0 Comments

  Hello! I’m Leslee and I’m so excited about being nominated for member of the month at CFB!  I’ve had quite the journey so far with Crossfit and I can’t wait to see where I go with it. Age and Occupation? I’m 24, a graduate from the University of Michigan (go blue!), and I returned […]

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Monday Meals: Nori Rolls

Posted by on February 23, 2015 with 0 Comments

  Weekday Lunch Inspiration: Nori Rolls   Packing a healthy lunch to take to work or school is essential to keep you on track when you’re trying to eat well. With a little bit of preparation, you won’t end up eating a bag of chips at your desk or forgoing lunch altogether, causing you to […]

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What ‘Knees Out’ Really Means

Posted by on February 19, 2015 with 0 Comments

  Recently, there has been debate over the safety and efficacy of the common cue ‘Knees Out’, used by CrossFit coaches the world over. Criticism has come from renowned Olympic weightlifting coach Bob Takano and powerlifter Dan Green, among others, who adopt a ‘Knee In’ squat technique, citing the success of the Chinese Olympic weightlifters who […]

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New at CFB: CrossFit Lite

Posted by on February 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

  At CrossFit Bloomfield we’re now offering CrossFit Lite classes. The focus of these high intensity bootcamp style classes is metabolic conditioning, eschewing the barbells for lighter weights and body weight movements. We’ll play with the prowler, battling ropes, slam balls, dumbbells and a little bit of TRX too. Come for a free trial class […]

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Monday Meals: Banana Blueberry Protein Pancakes

Posted by on February 16, 2015 with 0 Comments

  Think getting in to shape means you need to give up your Sunday morning pancakes? Think again. These babies are packed with a balance of protein, healthy carbohydrates and good fats, and are so good for you that you could eat them every day!   Take this recipe and modify it to meet you […]

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