Fish With Bait

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When I was a kid, I remember watching an episode of The Simpsons. Bart and Lisa were sitting next to each other, lakeside, fishing. A stranger walked up to them and asked what they were using for bait. Lisa answered for both of them stating that Bart was using worms and she was using nothing. […]

Rest Over FOMO

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FOMO is a real thing. As humans, we have an inner desire to feel included, to fit-in, to be a part of something. We can have many of these “somethings” in our life and for us at the gym, CrossFit is likely one of them. The workout of the day. What is it going to […]

Immediate Results

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Receiving results from something we put a lot of time and effort into can feel very rewarding. For example receiving positive results in school from studying, at work for spending extra time on projects, or at the gym putting more work into getting stronger or learning new things. No matter the forum, I think we […]

30 Days Minus Caffeine

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I really really like coffee. And I know many of you do as well. In fact, when it comes to the question of the day, coffee may be the most popular answer in the two year history of Troy CrossFit. What can’t you live without? What’s the first thing you do in the morning? What’s […]

Scaling Benefits by Coach Tyler

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Scaling is an important facet of CrossFit as a whole. Without scaling, we would be assuming every single person is in the exact same situation physically, which is not the case. We all have limitations, whether they are injuries, range of motion limitations or others. These limitations are just a part of life but one […]

Benchmark

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Who likes to see progress? We all do. For many of us, that’s a key reason why we fell in love with CrossFit workouts in the first place. It is very effective at eliciting results and with that presents many opportunities for us to prove those results with data. Data is the key and that’s […]

Eating Eggs

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About a year ago, we had a question of the day: What do you do to get your nutrition back on track when you’ve fallen off? There were a lot of great answers that day that I’m sure they were helpful for those listening attentively. As one of the coaches that day, I heard many […]

Get Outside

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I am looking forward to this San Diego Spring and Summer. We live in one of the world’s main destination cities, San Diego. Living in SD, we tend to forget that millions of people, every year, save their hard earned money to come here and enjoy their vacation time. The weather is generally awesome, not […]

What Now?

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The 2019 CrossFit OPEN has come to an end. 5 Weeks of workouts that either pushed us to the max, slowed us down substantially, or shut us down completely. The Open, while a benchmarking opportunity, shows us where there is opportunity to improve. We ask ourselves, “How can I be better at that workout next […]

Accessorizing

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If you’re new to CrossFit you’ve probably noticed that there are a ton of accessory items that are worn at the gym. If you’ve been doing CrossFit as your main workout source for awhile, you probably own a few accessories! This write-up will tell you about some of the common items you’ll see, what they’re […]