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Natural Energy Boosters

Ditch the Red Bull, Rockstar and other energy drinks. These highly caffeinated beverages will provide you with a quick boost and wicked crash soon after. If you want to boost your energy and keep it lasting all day long, these natural energy boosters will do just that. How To Boost Your Energy Naturally: 1. Get...

I Think a Brodown is Abropriate

So with this year just beginning, I began to really think about what motivates me, and even more so what motivates others. Some of us step into the box to just be generally healthy. Others want to go to competitions and to push toward the goal of making it to the Games or to Regionals....

Look Towards Community in 2014

Last Christmas, the pastor of my church, Father Dale, opened his homily by recounting an episode of The West Wing in which Leo sits up all night for Josh, who has spent hours meeting with a psychotherapist. Josh is surprised to find his boss and asks, “Did you wait around for me?” Leo tells him...

An eleventh domain – Rest and Recovery

The goal of any physical training program is to produce long term changes and improvements in one’s bodily functions. The idea of Crossfit encompasses the optimal competence in each of ten fitness domains as stated in the Crossfit website. The fitness domains being cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina …

16 Reasons NOT to Crossfit

by CrossfitterMama 1) Crossfit is hard. Why be uncomfortable? 2) You’ll look stupid. Even if you perform a move correctly, who wants to be outdone by someone twice their age and half their size? 3) Crossfitting is extreme. It’s only for pro athletes and former Olympians. 4) You’ll start using …

Are You a Loser?

There are plenty lists and quotes about how to be a winner, and positive thinking is good. But so is critical thinking and sometimes you need a reality check to see if you are headed down the path that will make you the kind of athlete, and person, you want to be. The points below...

Slow and Steady . . .

I am 15 months in. I am good enough to know that I have a long way to go in the Crossfit world. I am strong and flexible so I can lift more weight than most girls at our box, but running over a mile still kills me. I go to the box enough 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...

The Kettle Bell and Spinal Stability

By: Justin E. Creech, Hardstyle Kettlebell Instructor, Boot Camp Instructor at Carolina Strong, in Wilmington, NC  www.facebook.com/carolinastrongtraining Most of you have heard about kettle bells or even used them before, especially cross-fitters or any of the new age fitness crowds who have moved away from traditional …

Does 5 Minute Diet Reviews Program Work?

Losing weight is not easy because it is a task that requires pure dedication and perseverance. Choosing the right exercise plays a significant role in getting rid with the excess fat in your body. Nevertheless, it is also important to consider a diet plan that is suitable to your needs as well as the workout...

My Crossfit year in Review – forget the Holiday letters!

By Parisjat Umscheid “I may not be there yet…but I’m closer than I was yesterday”….Author Unknown Following in the footsteps of Barbara Walter’s 10 Most Fascinating People, I have learned 10 things that I have found out about Crossfit in the past 12 months. Although my list is not nearly …

The Music of Crossfit

If bars, plates, and rings are the bones of crossfit, and the people are the muscle, then music is the soul. With music, we can communicate our hopes, desires, dreams, and fears. Music can speak for us when we cannot. As we push through the last few seconds of a WOD, music conveys that feeling...

How to Stay Paleo Over the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… just not always for your health. The Christmas holidays bring time with family and friends, parties and presents; they also bring a full slate of tempting food, drinks and situations that can knock your Paleo lifestyle off-kilter. But fear not: With proper planning, you can …
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Crimes Against Rowing: A Series, Part III

Rowing out of order is a solid contender for the most common crime committed against rowing.  The offenders among us are likely thinking, “There’s an order to rowing, like an actual sequence?”  Yes, there is.  And it’s not sit, then pull as hard as you can.  Many untrained rowers are guilty …

The Paleo Diet and CrossFit: Rediscover the Basics

Little did our ancestors know they were creating a meal plan that would revolutionize the fitness world 10,000 years later! The Paleo Diet has made waves around the world, and for good reason: rather than tout a special series of shakes, a carb-free lifestyle, or low-fat everything, the Paleo Diet teaches its followers to …
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Health Inside, Beauty Outside – The Core Words of Zumba Fitness

What is that particular fitness program called when dance is mixed with it? Many people wouldn’t be able to answer the question. But, people who are slightly aware about their fitness level will surely come up with the answer. Yes, the answer is Zumba fitness, the latest sensation in the vast world of fitness. It...

How to Find the Right Box

A new year is a time for new beginnings. We want to do things better than we did last year, so we set goals and make resolutions to strive to become our very best selves. And after a season of decadent eats and sinful treats, one of the top resolutions on our lists is to...
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Losing Weight and Acquiring a fit Body with Mediterranean Diet

A Mediterranean diet is not just a diet to follow for a period of time. It is a lifestyle which needs to be adopted and practiced in our daily lives. The diet encourages generous portions of fruits, vegetables, nuts & seeds along with whole grains to be included in our diet while cutting down on...

Before The Whiteboard

’m a 6am’er. It’s the best time to WOD, but I think it puts me at a bit of a disadvantage because I have less time to focus on the tactics of my workouts. If you want to be a better Crossfitter, you need to become a tactician as well, and here is why. By...
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This group was given a task that would test them both mentally and physically. The task was achievable yet grueling, and would surely be one to remember. They gave it their all, and we couldn't ask for more. Cheers to the Tried and True!! #WeAreCFST CFST's "The Longest Yard" For Time: 400 yd Walking Lunges 400 yd Bear Crawl 400 yd Broad Jumps 400 yd Sprint Notable Times: Loren - 34:06 Adam - 35:18 Zach - 35:19 Gabe - 37:07 Isaac - 38:28 Jenna - 39:18 Kattah - 39:44 Michelle 39:18 Lauren - 40:13 Karen - 40:18 Courtney - 43:45 Chris - 43:46 Ashley - 45:22 Bill - 45:46 Bobby - 39:15 Brian.W - 48:32

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Reminder: we have one class today at 9:30 at Buckman Field- 300 NE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97232. It's an easy one today!

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Have a great and safe Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy your time with your endeavors, family or whatever you want to do. Many have kids (don't forget pets), spouses and commitments...so enjoy your time to even do nothing. Just like in our workouts, recovery is essential to our growth :) One thing is to please appreciateand acknowledge Deputy Jason Weber who just shot in his line of duty recently. He is not in the same privilege to enjoy this weekend as we all are. This 2014 Labor Day Weekend is for Klamath County Deputy Sheriff Jason Weber!

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We still have a couple spots left for Septembers On-Ramp classes. Call now to reserve yours! (Tuesday Sept 9th at 7pm!)

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Curious about Crossfit? Come by today at 11 for our free intro class and let us show you what it is all about!! :)

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Saturday's WOD: TIER 1 1 Minute at Each Station for 3 Rounds: Max Box Step Ups Max Push Press Max Calorie Row Max Wall Balls Max Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift High-Pull Rest 1 Minute Between Rounds TIER 2 & TIER 3 “Fight Gone Bad” 1 Minute at Each Station for 3 Rounds: Max Box Jumps @ 24”/20” Max Push Press @ 75#/55# Max Calorie Row Max Wall Balls @ 20#/14# Max Sumo Deadlift High-Pull @ 75#/55# Rest 1 Minute Between Rounds

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Tomorrow regular class at 9:00am open gym at 10:00-11:00am. In teams of two, with only one partner working at a time*, complete: 100 Kettlebell Swings (53/35) 400 Meter Run 80 Push-ups 400 Meter Run 60 Box Overs (24/20)** 400 Meter Run 40 Over-Unders*** *Teammates will perform the 400 Meter Runs together and must stay within arms reach. **Any way you get over the box counts. Hurdle it, on then over, step up and over. *** Partner 1 planks while partner 2 jumps over, crawl under and stand for 1 complete rep.

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