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2024 Hero Challenge Partner: Adaptive Athletics Foundation of Maryland

At CrossFit Kent Island, our core values are Hard Work, Growth, Service, and Fun.  We put Fun last not because it’s the least important, but just because it’s good to remember at the end of the day what we’re doing should be fun.  And it usually is!  Hard Work and Growth are a symbiotic pair …

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Two Reasons You Are Not Achieving Your Goal

#1. You don’t try hard enough.  No, that is definitely not the case for those of you reading this!  As a CrossFit community, if there is anything that we do really well, it is try REALLY hard in the gym to get the results we are looking for.  It’s the whole competition thing, working out …

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KISS

“Keep It Simple, Silly” When we take on a new member at CrossFit Kent Island, one of the first things we want to know is “what is your goal?”  Keeping the KISS principle in mind, I like keeping it to one goal, hence the singular – it is easier then to focus.  The number one …

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CrossFit Open – Real Talk

We currently have 23 CFKI members signed up for the CrossFit Open.  This is the actual online competition run by CrossFit each year, rather than our Intramural Open.  I love that we have 23 athletes stepping up to take the challenge!  But I think we should have more.  My goal with this blog post is …

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4 Reasons Why You Should Not Do the Intramural Open… DEBUNKED!!

In my travels around the gym this week getting people signed up for the Intramural Open, I have come across some pretty good reasons people have offered for not joining in this year.  But one of my first jobs when I was in high school was as a telemarketer, selling magazine subscriptions to people over …

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The 2024 CrossFit Open

The CrossFit Open is near. According to the CrossFit Games website: Anyone, regardless of fitness level, is invited to join the largest participatory sporting event on Earth, where all members of the CrossFit community will have an opportunity to participate in the competition season. Participants will complete three workouts across three weeks at their affiliates …

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So you want to run an ultramarathon?

Oh you don’t?  OK… I thought you were going to say yes.  Well, I was in your same non-running shoes about 4 months ago, recovering from COVID when my high school buddy Joe texted me to ask if I wanted to run a 50K race with him near his home in North Carolina.  I knew …

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There Is No Tomorrow

We’ve talked a lot recently about finding your Purpose, and I’ve had some great conversations with some of you about it – I’m so glad you guys are putting in the work!  But where do we go from there?  Once we know what our true life’s Purpose is, we can start to distill that into …

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New Year, Who Are You?

New Year’s Resolutions are funny.  I think most of us take on some sort of lifestyle change that we want to make, because the New Year seems like a new beginning.  So it’s a good time to reset and refocus on establishing good habits and kicking out the bad.  But they generally fail within two …

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Stay Positive

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.” — Buddha Negative self talk can be an absolute performance destroyer, and as a CrossFitter you probably have some experience with it.  Reinforcing to yourself that this workout is going to be really hard, or …

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