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Enhance Your Performance With Positive Reinforcement

Many of my posts here at Tabata Times have been about athletic performance. Some of the readers may not connect athletic performance with CrossFit. In my view, every person who works out, especially in CrossFit is an athlete. Even if you’re never going to “officially” compete, when you can develop the mindset of an …

My journey through the CrossFit open 2014

It’s complicated. First off, it’s exciting and new and fun and a bunch of other warm and fuzzy things, including butterflies AND it sucked all at the same time. The first wod, 14.1 was scary. Mainly because of the unknown… how will I do? how will my friends do? how will this all go down?...

CrossFit: Changing Women’s Perspective on Body Image

As a former Rhythmic Gymnast and NPC Fitness & Figure Competitor, I’ve spent the majority of my life having an unhealthy obsession with my bathroom scale. It’s a love /hate relationship in which I put undue pressure on myself to keep my weight from doing anything but go up. Since starting CrossFit, I have …

10 Things You Must Know Before You Try CrossFit

Walking into a box for the first time can be intimidating and may bring back feelings of bubble guts from your first team try-out in grade school, but don’t let the fear and flashbacks get in the way of being confident. Go in prepared and leave feeling better than before by knowing these ten tips...

Minute Drills: Your Key to Improved Work-Rest Management

Does a minute really make a difference? When it comes to CrossFit, what you do for 60 seconds several times a day can take your fitness to the next level faster than you can say “Work Out of the Day!” In fact, minute drills are considered one of the keys to managing your work-rest times....

How Choice Affects Your Performance

Life is filled with a myriad of choices. The choices you make will have a significant influence on your behavior and your athletic choices behaviors affect your outcomes and your athletic performance. The challenge is that so many of these choices are made at the unconsciousness level, we’re not even aware we are making …

How Strong Is the Average Crossfit Regional Competitor?

With the incredible popularity of CrossFit, it’s no surprise that tons of CrossFit-related competitions have developed. If you Google those nearest you, you’ll find tons of opportunities for you to test your mettle against CrossFitters from your region. Of course, one of your questions might be whether or not you’re …

I cried at CrossFit

I cried at CrossFit. It’s true, so what. I have been an active crossfitter for just under a year. Basic training a year ago, then I joined with a limited membership and a full on membership in May of 2013. So basically I have been progressively increasing WODs in quantity over a period of time....

Weight-Lifting Takes Guts

Success is terrifying. It’s a weird thing to say or write, but it’s true. Success is exposing. It’s standing on stage naked and facing the crowd. It’s allowing the world to feel the weight of who you are. It’s accepting that failure could come at any moment. I’ve spent most of life afraid of success...

Strength Movements to Improve Your Muscle-Up

Do you feel like performing a muscle-up is about as likely as seeing Bigfoot stroll down your street noshing on a bag of Cheetos? There’s no doubt that the muscle-up is a coveted move among CrossFitters, mainly because it takes tons of practice, skill and determination. It isn’t for the beginning CrossFit enthusiast …
400 lb tire flip

Discovering the Olympic and Crossfit Edge in Strongman

In the summer of 2013, I competed in my first local Strongman Competition. I trained the specific movements necessary for weeks ahead of time. They included a 400 lb tire flip, a heavy rope pull, a heavy sled pull, an Atlas lift (lifting heavy logs over a pole), and maximum effort deadlifts in 1 minute...

My First Crossfit Workout

So you’ve taken the first steps and made the appointment at the box – and you’ve started calling it a box and not a gym. Your shoes are on. You’ve tried on four different outfits – wanting to make sure your butt and stomach are covered, that nothing is going to ride up and make...

Has Your Athletic Performance Leveled Off?

Do you find yourself doing the same ‘ole same ‘ole workout? Or worse yet, are you even unaware of how you are doing, good or bad, or if you are making the progress toward your personal goals? Maybe you are working-out on a consistent basis, but you’re simply going through the motions instead of training...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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