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CrossFitters: You don’t need that much chalk!

I had an epiphany about 4 years ago… It came after one specific day of leaving a CrossFit gym I had visited with chalk all over my hands, face, head, neck, and clothing. I was sick of chalk. So I dared to let the forbidden thought of «what if I used less chalk?» creep into my head. I went home and thought a lot about it. I mean its seems like an impossible suggestion right? Less more «

Don’t Confuse your Physical Strengths with Expertise

First let me apologize. I am no writer or social media expert. I am a Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Coach and I won’t pretend to be anything else, so please keep that in mind as you read. This post has been weighing on my mind for sometime now. I was reading an old Crossfit article written by Lon Kilgore last week and he discusses what he thinks people believe being a coach entails and more «

Flu Season Reminders

Flu season is here. We have had a nice warm fall but now it is starting to get down to more seasonal temperatures. What this means is an increased incidence of illness. Here are some FACTS with suggestions to help you stay healthy this flu season. First of all if you are sick, STAY HOME! You may feel better when you exercise but you are actually weakening your more «

«In defence of WOD’ing less»

This is link to a great article written by Taryn Haggerstone explaining why we do «technical» work. It also explains why you should be following the training percentages provided instead of thinking you need to make your work outs harder. We all need to work on mechanics, or do technical work, or practice, whatever you want to call it. The quality of movement is the most important part, not the speed of movement or the time of your more «

The CrossFit Games Open — Participation at IPC

The time is once again upon us for the 6-month journey which is the annual CrossFit Games! Please take the time to view this video and read this article so you have a full understanding of the who/what/why/when of the event. CrossFit Games Background The competition has been held since 2007 and is designed as a three stage qualifying process to determine the fittest CrossFit man, woman more «