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2013-11-29 15.15.10

Training young athletes

Having worked with a large group of young individuals lately I was a wake up call to see just how little basic motor control some of them have, for example struggling to even pass a football in a straight line, well more that I hadn’t considered this for a while. However it did make me...
Archer push ups on gymnastic rings during a recent bodyweight seminar

The Push Up – A magnifying glass for a range of movements

While sitting in airport departure lounges and on trains in the past few weeks I was thinking about which exercises provide a clear picture of an individuals fitness, but also provide a broader picture of their strength and weaknesses. The first of these that came to mind was the push up. As a coach I will use...
2014-01-04 09.17.00-1

Should we listen to the media when choosing our diet?

Every couple of weeks or months there is a new diet that is picked up by the media, this is followed by a procession of claims that these are the greatest thing in health or dieting that the world has ever seen. But do these diets work and if they do are they sustainable or...

Making your new year fitness goals last

So it’s the time of year again when new years resolutions and fitness goals for the new year have just been set. While all of these are set with the best intentions, how often do they fail to last the year or turn into lasting actions? It is not uncommon for new years resolutions to...

Olympic Lifting and the benefit to all athletes

Olympic lifts can often be seen by amateur athletes as something only used by professional weight lifters or professional athletes in power sports such as rugby, and so called ‘trainers’ that don’t see the true benefit preferring to use exercises that isolate individual muscles. This isn’t helped …

The Squat – Common Problems and corrections

The squat is is one of the most effective and functional lower body exercises there is. However it is also an exercise that many people struggle with, a lot of the time without event realising. Stand in a gym or and observe people carrying out the exercise, or even people sitting down and standing back...

Is there an optimal time of day to train or compete?

People claim that they are a morning or an afternoon person and perceive that they perform better in their daily tasks at the corresponding time of day. The question here is does this also apply to athletic or sporting performance as well? If it does then is there any scientific evidence to support the finding?...

Should we be thinking smarter about our hydration?

A lot has been made in recent years on the debate about hydration and how much we should and shouldn’t be drinking, whether we should use isotonic drinks or just water and whether or not the 2% drop in body fluid will lead to a drop in performance. Now I am not really going to...

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This will be SO MUCH FUN! come and workout! listen to some awesome music and checkout DOXSA SOUTH with your friends!

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Sorry this took awhile! That whole vacation thingy! Thank you for letting us take a little time away for DOXSA we missed you all and will see you at DOXSA SOUTH tomorrow!!! And THANK YOU to our AMAZING, AWESOME Coaches that took such great care of everyone while we were gone! ❤️❤️

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and families involved in this awful situation.

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Check out these awesome wrist wraps custom made by one of our amazing CrossFitters ~ Aaimee!!! $20.00 a pair! More to come!

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Check out these awesome wrist wraps custom made by one of our amazing CrossFitters ~ Aaimee!!! $20.00 a pair! More to come!

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Check out these awesome wrist wraps custom made by one of our amazing CrossFitters ~ Aaimee!!! $20.00 a pair! More to come!

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Check out these awesome wrist wraps custom made by one of our amazing CrossFitters ~ Aaimee!!! $20.00 a pair! More to come!

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Check out these awesome wrist wraps custom made by one of our amazing CrossFitters ~ Aaimee!!! $20.00 a pair! More to come!

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savfmarie published the post Eating Paleo on a Budget on Tabata Times
Unless you’re actually a caveman, you’ve likely heard about the caveman diet: Paleo. The...
Rain City CrossFit posted on Facebook

Don't forget!!!! Going Away Brunch for Coach Amanda tomorrow at the box after the WOD. Please bring a brunch type dish to share. If you have a hot plate or griddle, bring it and we can cook pancakes, eggs, bacon....you get the idea..... AND have mimosas. YUM!!!

CrossFit X posted on Facebook

X-CAMP reminders: We have two sessions starting Monday! 6:30am and 6:30pm are your options to choose from, and we only have 6 spots available in each class so get your loved ones signed up today! It's going to be a great session!

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Three sets of: Bench Press x 6-8 reps @ 20X1 Rest 60 seconds Pull-Ups x Max Reps OR Pull-Ups x 3-5 reps @ 51X1 Rest 60 seconds For time: 50/30 Push-Ups 300 Meter Run 30 Heavy Kettlebell Swings 300 Meter Run 50/30 Push-Ups 300 Meter Run 30 Heavy …

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From your local CrossFit box all the way up to the larger commercial gyms; no doubt you've seen...
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I believe there's even a hefty burpee penalty for doing this in our gym...

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HALLOWEEN SCHEDULE! We will be open from 3:30-5:00pm. You are welcome to come in anytime between these hours to do your pre-trick or treating WOD!

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Join us tomorrow for a fun-filled and always exciting Saturday WOD! This is a FREE event for CFX members of all levels so come join us :)!

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It's o.k. if you're intimidated. I'm kind of awesome.

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No one believes that a disease as complicated as Alzheimer’s can be warded off by an apple a day or by faithfully hitting the weight room. But a breakthrough study presented Sunday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference shows that after just two years, people who underwent lifestyle interventions showed improvements in their mental functions, including in memory, executive function and speed tests of their cognitive skills.

CrossFit Outcome posted on Facebook

Couple of updates for everyone: Starting Monday, November 3rd, the 3:30 PM CrossFit Kids and the 4:30 PM CrossFit Adult classes will be put on hold until February. We do this to train the Girls and Boys Bainbridge Island Rowing team for their upcoming season. Over the last two years they have made it to Nationals and we are excited to train another crew of crewers! We look forward to seeing you all at the regular 5:30 and 6:30 PM classes. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out and ask. Thank you, Sal

CrossFit Southwest Portland posted on Facebook

Friday: WarmUp Run 600m 1 Lap SpiderMan 3 Rounds (barbell) 6 FrontSquat 6 HPClean 6 Press WarmUp for PowerClean+PushPress **Mobility: couch, bandy ham 1 min each side 5 Sets 6 PowerClean+PushPress TnG 9 TTB AFAP Run 400m Rest :90 Cool Couch Roll $$ 3X20 GHD

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Chiropractic Functional Movement Clinic this Saturday at 11:30 with Dr. Bigge! Learn about chiropractic and it's benefits. Discounted adjustments after the clinic! 23OCT2014.

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20141023 Ok so I had to jump on the TBT ban wagon ;-)! About a year ago these shenanigans were happening under our roof! Lol! Love our Fearghal Family (whether they are near or far). Finishing up our deload week! Hope you are all feeling refreshed! I know a few of you took today's WOD and made it a PR kind of day!! Great job! A Coach H Warm Up :-) Skill: Press 5-5-5 WOD: 2 mile run

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Friday 10/24/14 Part I 1 Minute Plank 1 Minute Rest 1:30 Plank 1 Minute Rest 2 Minute Plank Part II 3x10 Deadlift (same weight for 3 working sets) Part III TEAM WOD

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Jake you're an animal! Nice squat and row times bud:)

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Friday Deloading Oct 24th/tier-2

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Check out this awesome event we will be hosting in December!

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4 sets of: 1 DB Power Snatch + 2 OH Squats Rest 60 seconds 30 Second Side Plank (each side) Rest 60 seconds 4 Rounds of 30 seconds on/30 seconds off Row Sit-ups Mnt. Climbers DB Push Press

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Nice work 9:00am Warriors!

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You'll be seeing Coach Jonathan Thom around at CrossFit Portland. Here is a Q&A with him and please welcome him to CFPDX!

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Please come in a drop off toilet paper and paper towels for the Henderson house. The domestic violence house in McMinnville. Not only is October breast cancer awareness month it's also domestic violence awareness month !!! Let's show our support!!

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**SCHEDULE CHANGE** Tonight only. Kids Barbell class starts at 5:30. Also, kids halloween party is next Wednesday! All past, present and future kiddos are invited to join the fun!

Seth Oberst DPT CSCS published the post Going Barefoot for Strength Training on
Whether or not you've read my prior piece on the short foot position, this bears repeating: the...
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No video. D had a Pr on her Pw/Jerk+Split jerk at 125lb. That's 5lb's more then her best jerk.

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No 5pm or 6pm on Halloween http://wp.me/p3iDcO-2VG

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Logan hitting a Behind the neck Pw/Jerk+Split Jerk @ 210lb. His best jerk is 225lbs. Brandon hitting 205lb Pw/jerk+Split Jerk. Brandon's best jerk is 225lb. 5 weeks to GO!!!

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Week 3 Thursday - We'll post an image of the workout card so you can share it, save it, pin it or just come do it!!!

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So your back squat hasn’t PR’d squat in six months. The box owner is bedroom WOD’ing with his...
McMinnville CrossFit IMUA posted on Facebook

Not sure who put the big trash can outside last night, but please don't do that again. If you must, bring it back in before you leave. It was full of rain water this morning and extremely hard to get the bag out. Also, there are several cats around that can get into it if it's left outside. Do don't mess with it especially if it's raining, or if you do, make sure it's back inside before you leave.

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