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Weekly WOD Insights 11/12/18

Happy week before Thanksgiving! While I know the smokey air has put a damper on our workouts the last couple days, I’ve made some indoor options ready for you if the air quality stays in the unhealthy range. There are several row, bike, ski options in the workouts this week.[…]

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Bring Back Planking

You heard it here first everybody, I want to bring back the trendy, but outrageous practice of laying flat on random objects. Take to your social media accounts and start posting pictures of you planking in the most random places. Lets work together and bring back this hilarious trend!….Okay I[…]

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Go Ahead. Challenge Yourself!

Someone told me that it’s good to challenge yourself. So I did. It’s no secret by now, but I’ve been on a golfing binge over the past few months. Still pretty awful, but I love getting out there and trying to improve my new craft. It’s been great! Instead of[…]

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Weekly WOD Overview 11/5/18

    Monday With the time change on Sunday it’s going to be getting dark really early now.  We’ll have head lamps at the gym for anyone in the later classes that still want to get out and enjoy a run in the mild evening temperatures.  I’ve also added some[…]

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Winner Week!

Congrats to our October rope climb challenge winners! The open division (<50) winners Jake/Art: 8 Reps (1:50) Jess M: 7 Reps (1:52) Masters 50+ winners Jen M: 5 (1:59) Chief Banks (:33) It was great seeing you all take a crack at the 2 minute challenge, and for the ones[…]

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10/29/18 Weekly WOD Review

Monday Starting off the week with some interval training! Each interval should take you 3:00 – 3:30 (at the MOST 4:00) so please plan accordingly by checking in with your coach in order to get the appropriate stimulis. Although your score will be total time to complete the workout, I strongly[…]

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Knowing When to Pivot For a Better Workout

About a month ago I attended a workshop put on by a company called Active Life Rx. In the workshop we learned how to do simple movement screenings that can give us a lot of insight as to what people need to work on in terms of their mobility, flexibility,[…]

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Weekly WOD insights 10/22/18

Monday  This week for our back squats we will be working with a format thats a little different than usual. Try to make each set challenging, but aim to not fail any. If you felt like you left a little in the tank on the first sets of 5 or 4,[…]

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New Skill = New Challenge

Over the past few months it’s not a surprise to most that we incorporate a few skill sessions throughout the week. As these are becoming a staple in our weekly programming, it’s important to remember that these are great opportunities to practice, build the necessary fundamentals, or condition certain skills in a controlled[…]

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Weekly WOD Overview 10/15/18

Weather you can make it in a for a couple days this week or not, try to get outside and enjoy this weather!  Oh man…you know you’re getting up there in age when you screen shot the weekly forecast. #oldman MONDAY The format for today is almost an exact replica of[…]

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