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Why You Should Do Personal Training

Personal training has become a more popular option at CrossFit Kent Island since we reopened the gym after the pandemic closure, and I’ve been trying to figure out why, while also realizing that I really enjoy it as a coach.  As I started to list the reasons that I believe personal training has now become ...

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CrossFit Open prep

The CrossFit Open is near. According to the CrossFit Games website, “The CrossFit Open unites hundreds of thousands of athletes around the world to compete in the world’s largest participatory sporting event in history.  The 2021 season kicks off March 11 with the three-week CrossFit Open. Registration is live.  Sign up today!” We are just over ...

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Goals: To Be, or To Do?

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”  — Tony Robbins As we are in the beginning of a new year, and thank the Lord in heaven for that, now is a good time to leave 2020 in the dust and forge ahead to 2021 with a purpose.  A goal ...

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2020, Thanks for the Memories!

Well, we’re almost there!  New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, and with it we will say goodbye to the strangest, most unique, and maybe most difficult year that most of us have faced.  2020 will not be added to anyone’s list of “Top 10 Years”, but as bad as the clouds of doom ...

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Patience

We have a lot of new members joining our CrossFit Kent Island community right now!  I love it!  It’s been a solid mixture of folks who are new to CrossFit and maybe fitness in general, and others that have experience and just moved to the Eastern Shore.  Welcome everyone, we’re so glad you’re with us ...

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Plan for the Worst, but Act to Avoid It

Bottom Line Up Front:  Wear your mask to help prevent a second shutdown. As rumors swirl around the timing of a second “shutdown” of gyms and other local businesses in Maryland (and a step was already taken to close restaurants early just yesterday), I’ve sensed a feeling of inevitability in talking with our members.  “It’s ...

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Thank You, Veterans

Veterans Day is a special American holiday because it sets aside a day for us all to think about and thank those in our local communities that have stepped up in service to our country.  Choosing to be a warrior, with all of its demands, sacrifices and risks, is no small leap.  There are many ...

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Specialize in Not Specializing

“The fitness that CrossFit advocates and develops is broad, general, and inclusive. Our specialty is not specializing. Combat, survival, many sports, and life reward this kind of fitness and, on average, punish the specialist.” — CrossFit Journal The finals of the CrossFit Games start in two days, and the people that we’re about to watch compete are the ...

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How We Will Make It Through

Sometimes I get writer’s block, and in fact last week I didn’t put anything out there in the blogosphere because there was just a blank space where my right-brain creativity (sometimes) is.  So this week I was all ears, and Denee suggested I write about how we made it through the COVID shutdown.  We not ...

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Leadership: Be a Copycat

Last Sunday a few of us completed a GORUCK Challenge event, one of many that I have done over the past few years.  In trying to count them all, I’m coming up with 10 GORUCK events that I’ve been a part of, although there may be more.  It started when someone at GORUCK HQ called ...

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