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CrossFit As Part of a Green Lifestyle

Being “green” is important to many people, which is why millions of individuals have eagerly adopted environmentally friendly living methods, products and philosophies. So, what is the “green” person to do when it comes to joining a gym? Right off the bat, there are some big issues to overcome: Most Gyms Aren’t …

Finding Your Fit: Jeans for Crossfit Girls

Strength and fitness do not equate to thin and slender. Certain physical regimes build up muscles, resulting in firm but bulky bodies. The bodies are healthy and strong, but may struggle to squeeze into standard-sized clothing. Women living in the Crossfit realm of exercise know this all too well. When you’re a Crossfit …

CrossFitters: How to Avoid Rhabdomyolysis

While it’s absolutely possible to get injured during any strenuous activity, the ultra-intense makeup of CrossFit can sometimes lead to athletes – especially first-timers – over-exerting themselves. While this isn’t unusual in and of itself, long-term exertion has been known to lead to physical issues, not the …

Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad CrossFit?

For some reason, whenever a fitness fad becomes super-successful, a lot of people begin to worry about it. The Internet buzzes with “why it’s bad” articles, and people “tsk, tsk” those who cheer it on. That seems to be exactly what’s happened with CrossFit, and it might be why it’s so doggone difficult to …

Are You Too Sick for the Box?

While most CrossFitters like to think of themselves as fairly durable and, in some cases, nearly invincible, they do sometimes encounter a problem that plagues every person who loves to work out: Illness. Once a sickness has befallen a CrossFit enthusiast, what is one to do? While it can be tempting to simply “ignore” …

Avoid Overtraining Yourself Right Out of the Box

It’s a common thread among people who join the CrossFit culture: They become so amazed by their workouts and progress that they pay no heed to the warning signals their bodies send. Those signals may indicate that they need to take a step back … or else they’ll be left looking at the box from...

How to Deal with Embarrassing CrossFit Situations

You’re at the box, work through your WOD as usual, and it happens: you experience something embarrassing. Before you run out in horror, vowing never to return again, remind yourself that you aren’t the first person to have these kinds of situations. In fact, doing something horrifying at the health club is hardly …

10 Fitness Tips That Will Change the Way You Work Out

Are you sick and tired of the same routine? Do you want to change your body without losing your mind? Try one or more of the following 10 fitness tips and revolutionize the way that you work out! #1: Buy Good-Quality Footwear Think that those discount sneakers will protect your feet? We wouldn’t guarantee it....

Is Your Energy Bar Sabotaging Your CrossFit Success?

If you haven’t seen the plethora of energy bars advertised everywhere from the grocery to your favorite sporting goods store, you definitely need glasses! They come in exciting packages, promising to provide you with everything from increased stamina to leaner muscle mass. Their price tags run the gamut from 75 cents to …

Five Postpartum CrossFit Activity Guidelines for First-Time Moms

Congratulations; you’ve become a mommy! Now, you can add to your long list of accomplishments a bouncing baby. While you enjoy your new responsibilities, don’t forget to take time for yourself. This can come in any form, from a trip to the spa to a lovely 10-minute catnap. It can also be attained through a...

The Ten Steps of Becoming a CrossFit Junkie

Every year, many people make a resolution to lose weight and take better care of their bodies. You get into a routine for usually about the first month of the year until you give up, or you go on a crazy and unrealistic diet that ultimately ends in failure. You don’t see the results that...

Getting Back on Track With CrossFit Resolutions That Tanked

By the time January is over, many people – some sources say up to 64% – have abandoned their fitness resolutions for the year. Unfortunately, rather than looking for a way to recharge themselves, they simply decide to shelve them for another 11 months. If that’s a description of what you’re going through …

Back to the Box After a Crossfit Break

If the winter weather has kept you cooped up and less likely to head to the gym, trust us, you are not alone. But spring is right around the corner, and with it comes the promise of renewal and temperatures that actually make you want to leave the house – so doesn’t picking CrossFit back...

Olympians Know How to Compete and Eat

As the world gears up for the twenty-second winter Olympics in Sochi, we’ll begin to see athletes from around the globe challenge each other, as well as themselves, as they go for a spot on the podium. Though most people will never get to that level of athleticism and competition, that doesn’t mean they can’t...

When to Bring Your Child to the Box

Kids love to imitate mommy and daddy, especially when they see how much fun their parents are having at their box. Nonetheless, many mothers and fathers aren’t certain when children are too young to be lifting weights. Because youngsters grow at different rates, there is no “set age” at which they become ready to …

Can Fibromyalgia Patients Enjoy CrossFit?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that’s not very well understood by many physicians, although it’s beginning to finally come to the forefront of people’s understanding and acceptable. Unfortunately, for years, the symptoms of it – mainly held by women – were viewed as simply annoying nitpicking by those who were …

How CrossFit Has Changed Sexy Forever, Especially for Gals

Remember about a million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth, people drew pictures of elk on the walls of caves and everyone thought that leg warmers were appropriate gym apparel? Yeah, those were definitely the stone ages, although not too many women were doing much heavy-lifting with the stones. Back then, skinny …
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"Glen" 30 Clean and jerks (135/95) Run 1 mile 10 rope climbs Run 1 mile 100 burpees Jody, we will miss your smile and "gentle" encouragement around the gym. We are all happy to see you and Gerald embarking on this journey and growing the crossfit community. We wish you nothing but the best with your new box and know that your family will always have a home at Crossfit 757.

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Happy Birthday wishes going out today to another one of our trainers - Holly Farris! As you know, Holly had her first baby this past week - Holly this is quite a PR week for you! Hope you have had a great day with BOTH of your men!

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INTRODUCING CROSSFIT LITE CLASSES! These classes are a great way to try CrossFit, enjoy CrossFit without heavy weights or even a way to get back into working out!!! Call to schedule your first class! :)

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Congratulations to last week's Minute Madness winner, Manal Azer, who completed an amazing 65 air squats in 60 seconds! This week's challenge is hand release push ups. Will it be your week to shine? Get your name on the board today!

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Monday 9/29/14 Back squat - 4 x 3, at 80% of 3rm Emom for 10 Even: 8 OH lunge 115/75 Odd: shoulder press max rep 115/95 For time: 10 min AMRAP 10 goblet squats 70/55 10 Russian KBS 70/55 10 ring dips

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Congratulations to all of those who represented CFCC in competition this weekend! We are super proud of you and thankful to have such amazing athletes and people representing our community. Tomorrow, we are testing Front Squat and Strict Weighted Pull Up numbers and then onto a deload week. Happy training everyone! http://crossfitcc.com/workout-of-the-day-monday-9-29-14/

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Buroees. Who doesn’t love them? (Yeah, I know….I’m being just a little sarcastic). Check out the video below for some burpee efficiency tips. I can’t promise it will make them...

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John S. - member since 2011 - has been putting in the time and hard work. Keep your eyes on him for a strong push in the 2015 Masters Competition.

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9/29/2014 WOD: Find your Split Jerk 1 Rep Max. Then: CrossFit Games Open 13.4 As many reps in 7 mins as you can of: 3 Clean & Jerks, 135/95 lbs 3 Toes To Bars 6 Clean & Jerks, 135/95 lbs 6 Toes To Bars 9 Clean & Jerks, 135/95 lbs 9 Toes To Bars 12 Clean & Jerks, 135/95 lbs 12 Toes To Bars 15 Clean & Jerks, 135/95 lbs 15 Toes To Bars 18 Clean & Jerks, 135/95 lbs 18 Toes To Bars If you complete the round of 18, go on to 21. If you complete 21, go on to 24, etc. This workout begins from the standing position with the barbell on the floor and the Athlete standing tall. Every rep counts in this workout.

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