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Functions Check COMPLETE

For the past week, I have been challenging myself with what GORUCK founder Jason McCarthy called a Functions Check.  Molly and Bo from the gym joined me in this challenge.  It was short, just 7 days, and very specific in nature.  Stop doing things that distract you from real life, and start doing things more ...

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The Comfort Crisis

My favorite podcast at the moment is Glorious Professionals, from the leaders of GORUCK.  They interview people with a service focus – often current or former members of the military, but also service-based leaders that are trying to make a difference like Kelly Starrett (The Supple Leopard himself!), Ryan Manion from the Travis Manion Foundation, ...

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Step Up to the Challenge

You may have noticed that since we started our new CrossFit Affiliate Programming workout plan this week, we have posted the full week of workouts on the gym whiteboard for everyone to see.  This week’s workout schedule is also available in your Wodify app – if you change the date to a future date (in ...

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Be Present. Stay Humble

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus Giannis Antetokounmpo, often referred to as the Greek Freak due to his size and athleticism, won the NBA championship with the Milwaukee Bucks last week.  He was the NBA Finals MVP.  The ...

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What is your Why?

One of the questions that I’m most often asked about CrossFit, once someone understands all the hard work and dedication to our craft that it entails, is, “Why?”.  Why do you do CrossFit?  Sometimes this question is rhetorical – the person asking doesn’t really expect an answer.  But if they’re really interested, I’ll tell them. ...

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When Showing Weakness is a Strength

There’s a saying that goes, “Slow is smooth, smooth is fast.”  The intention here is that if you want to get something done quickly, you have to work smoothly, efficiently.  And in order to work smoothly, you must take each step slowly, carefully.  In the end, it can be boiled down to, “If you don’t ...

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Nutrition: If It Works, It Works

This week’s blog comes to us from Coach Jason, who has always been very interested and knowledgeable on the topic of nutrition, and has recently started to dive even deeper.  Jason opens a conversation around nutrition today with this simple message:  If It Works, It Works! If you watch enough TV or scroll through your ...

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Win First In Your Mind

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war and then seek to win.” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War, ~ 500 BC I took on a workout the other day that totally ate my lunch, and midway through I felt the nagging negativity creep into my head, ...

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Trust Your Body

Like all businesses, we need to be able to recruit new members based on how we’ve done and how that could happen for overs.  We’ve asked a lot of folks to write us a story that would use showcase our results — a special anecdote that really describes what we do and how it works.  ...

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Leave No Doubt

The CrossFit Open is officially over, and the concluding workout 21.3 left a lot of us with a bad taste in our mouths.  We were force-fed the bitter pill that we couldn’t do a legitimate pull-up, or toes-to-bar, or muscle-up, whatever it was, it was highlighted in full force, in front of all of our ...

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