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Cindy – first Impressions

What can be a more crossfit workout than Cindy. It is fully bodyweight,which means anybody can do it. I chose to do it as my very first crossfit workout, cause I didn’t know anything about crossfit, except watching crossfit games which was breathtaking, so I thought I should start with this tiny little thing. That...

Self-Doubt and Heroes: A CrossFit Newbie Takes on “Murph”

I’ve always loved Memorial Day. Maybe it’s because of growing up in Central Pennsylvania near the birthplace of Memorial Day, Boalsburg, PA. My parents always made sure we attended the festivities and later in life, I would return with my own family to run the 4 mile race that begins the day. But this Memorial...

The Invisible Enemy – Combating Hormones in Women’s Training

I am firmly convinced that everyone knows at least one woman who seems to be starting a new program every month in an effort to achieve her health and fitness goals. Whether it’s a new dietary program or work out regime, usually this person does great to begin with, but loses steam quickly when results...
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Memorial Day Murph 2014

Memorial Day Murph 1 mile run 100 pull ups 200 push ups 300 squats 1 mile run …in a 20 lb vest or body armor When I did Murph for the first time last year, I had been CrossFitting less than two months. It had been a personal challenge for me, a rite of passage...

In Defense of My Community

by Jan Dayleg, Head Coach of CrossFit 5 Triple 9 The island of Curaçao which I teach on (transplanted from CrossFit Dumbo of Brooklyn, New York) is fairly fresh to the Kool-Aid we all know as CrossFit. Back home in New Jersey and New York, I’ve read my fair share of articles about why CrossFit...

17 Reasons To Avoid Stress

Are you suffering from chronic stress? If so, you might want to consider the effect that it is having on your long term health. Research over the past few years has linked stress to all kinds of physical ailments, from headaches to cancer, and the list is growing every year. The infographic below lists 17...

How to Keep Safe with CrossFit

“You do CrossFit? Seriously? Aren’t you worried about getting hurt?” These are the words that CrossFitters become accustomed to hearing after dropping the bomb on friends, relatives and colleagues that they train in a box, not a posh spa. Most people who have never tried CrossFit have likely heard that it’s so …
Still swollen, 5 days later.  The chub went past my elbows.

So you got rhabdo…Now what?

In December 2011, I got rhabdo. Really, really bad rhabdo. What I found...is there is little to no information published about how to take an athlete who suffered a significant injury to one part of their body, but which had systemic effects throughout their entire body, and reintegrate them safely into physical …
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Will Moorad: Crazy Enough

Ever heard of Will Moorad? He just took the Central East Region by storm, earning a 3rd place podium finish and his first trip to the CrossFit Games.

The Kool-Aid

Coming off of this year’s CrossFit Games competition experience, I am compelled to reflect on why this sport is so near and dear to my heart. So, chances are if you are reading this you probably drunk off the same Kool Aid as I am and agree that CrossFit is the greatest gift to this...

Am I an Addict?

OK so I know this seems silly, but I’m actually not joking. My family was the first to bring up what they classified as “addiction” to my attention. Casually, at the dinner table of course. They were all asking about my workout because I was perhaps a tad late to dinner–I stayed at the gym...
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