Dissecting a Workout

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This blog is dedicated to those of you out there who, like me, enjoy geeking out on numbers and thinking analytically about useful and useless subjects. Today we talk about dissecting a workout with the goal of figuring out what is humanly possible, individually possible, how that applies to your workout, scaling, and in the […]

Stay Strong

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The Holidays are upon us. Things are going to get busy or at least feel that way. The excuses will start to present themselves. Tired. Work. Shopping. People. Family. Time. Traffic. Travel. There are hundreds. If you let the excuses win, you might find yourself staring in the mirror on January 1, wishing you didn’t […]

Choose The Long Road

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We want it now. Success, money, happiness, weight loss, muscle mass,………This list never ends. We envy those who have what we feel we don’t have. We hate on those who have what we feel we don’t have. We strive to be like those who have what we feel we don’t have.   If you want […]

Enjoy The Ride

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We are never satisfied. It’s engrained in our human nature. Even if we say we are or momentarily think we are satisfied, we aren’t. Little voices in the back of our heads want more. It’s important to understand that this is natural and it’s okay. Dissatisfaction can lead to hard work, improvement of processes, and […]

Reason Be Your Guide

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This weekend we hosted our third Rookie Rollout Competition. It was a ton of fun and served its purpose as a grounds for new CrossFitters to explore their fitness. Just like in the gym each day, this competition had an array of participants. It was clear that there were participants who wanted to see if […]

Get The Most Of It

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Derrick recently mentioned an article to me that stated three of the most emotionally stressful scenarios in life were: Death, Divorce and Career Change. At first I didn’t really think too much about it. He and I have both changed our careers multiple times so maybe we are just used to having high stress levels… […]

Energy Systems say, “Don’t Cherry Pick!”

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CrossFit is defined as,”Constantly varied, functional movements, performed at high-intensity, across broad time and modal domains.” Breaking that down this means that we perform movements that mimic actions we take in our daily lives. We perform them at higher speeds and loads relative to how we may traditionally do them. And we take on these […]

Choosing Technique

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Adding weight to the bar or choosing technique? What to do, what to do? This is something that I myself have struggled with at times. It’s fun to throw weight on the bar and see what we can do. Prove something to ourselves. Prove something to others? Right? Well not usually. One, this is usually […]