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Why I Compete

I wasn’t quite sure where to go with this article…I first started with – “Why YOU Should Compete…” But the when I was writing, I realized everyone has their different reasons for competing or not competing and this extends further than CrossFit. As children we have friendly competition all the time …
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Stop Giving a **** and Go Shirtless!

I spent WAY too many years of my life worrying about what my body looked like and what other’s thought of me. I had enough. I was wasting too much time and energy focusing on others. In the past I found myself constantly saying: “When I lose weight…” “When I’m a size…” “When I lose...

Taking a Second Job Just to CrossFit

We all know a CrossFit membership isn’t the cheapest thing around. But is it worth it? Most CrossFitters will respond with a resounding “YES!” However, would you take on a second job just to pay for your membership? That is exactly what 20 year old Austin Rice did. Austin goes to school full-time, works at...

No Boots About It

Kirsten immediately felt defeated upon the release of 14.1. She thought double-unders would force her to submit a score of zero on the very first Open WOD. It’s not that Kirsten Able isn’t proficient in double-unders – because she is! However, less than 3 weeks before she had surgery on her foot to due to...

Mental Game – Your Body Hasn’t Given Up Yet

6 words uttered to me during an Open WOD last year changed my whole CrossFit mental game. During that hellish Fran workout also referred to as 13.5 I was dying…and I mean dying on the chest-to-bar pull-ups. I was panting, my hands were ripping and it was the longest 4 minutes of my life. I...

Slamming Bars, PRs and a Bearded Dummy Drinking Coffee

Jon North from Attitude Nation walked into CrossFit Embark on a Saturday morning. Admittedly a little late because he needed his coffee! I can’t completely blame the man… He was there to give a Weightlifting seminar and teach us the Catapult; a relatively controversial theory of lifting. If you aren’t too familiar …

There’s More to Life Than CrossFit

Routine is the enemy. You hear this a lot in CrossFit. So, why are so many CrossFitters stuck in the routine of only doing CF? I get it, you love CF and it has had such an impact on your life. You have seen more gains in body composition and performance than ever before. However,...

Are You Too Sick To WOD?

Its that time of year again…you have a cough, runny nose, and your head feels like its going to explode. Yep, you’re sick! Unfortunately, even if you eat all the right things, exercise, and take your supplements, you are still susceptible to getting sick. A number of things can compromise the immune system, including …

I Want To Do a Pull-Up!

The infamous pull-up…a movement that is at the top of many to-do lists (especially for the women)! So, how do you get your chin up over the bar? There are a couple schools of thought when it comes to training the pull-up. Some say you should gain the strength to do a strict pull-up before...

Can’t You Just Tell Me What To Eat?

I get questions similar to this all the time: “Just tell me how much protein, fat and carbs to eat and when…” Simple question, right? Don’t you think that if I, or anyone else for that matter, had the magic plan that worked for everyone – you would have heard about it by now?? Believe...

Why I’m a Paleo Drop-out and Carbs Are My Best Friend!

Paleo. This is what you hear all the time in CrossFit gyms and all over the Internet. It seems to be the diet that will not only solve all your physical and mental ailments, but will increase your performance. I’m not here to totally discount the Paleo diet by any means. Maybe it works for...

Strong Is The New Skinny – And That’s a GREAT Thing!

I’m not perfect and I’m by no means skinny – nor do I ever want to be. But strong – now that’s something I can get on board with! Over the past year my legs and butt have grown to the point where I no longer fit into my pants. This would send many women...

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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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Don't forget to partner up for the Dual II on Nov 22nd with our sister gym Jogo, registration goes out Monday! Remember 2 person teams: male/male or female/female. Have a great weekend everyone!

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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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Unless you’re actually a caveman, you’ve likely heard about the caveman diet: Paleo. The...
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Heads up WSCF anyone interested?

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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!!!

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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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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.

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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

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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!

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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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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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