Rogue Fitness at the CrossFit Games – from CrossFit HQ

Aug 22, 2014 No Comments by

The strength of Rogue Fitness didn’t happen by accident. It takes years of dedication and a team willing to rise above average. It takes vision and willingness to work for a community. For years the crew at Rouge Fitness have been hard at work making the CrossFit community better. We’re blessed to have them.   Join […]

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In Your Words: Shelby

Aug 21, 2014 1 Comment by

Shelby started CrossFit in High School and she hated it. When she was no longer forced to commit functional fitness at high intensity, she decided to CrossFit by choice. That was two years ago and she’s only gotten better. “I was the last person to finish (Murph),” Shelby said. “The entire gym came out to […]

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PCF Kids Corner: No Tryout Required

Aug 20, 2014 2 Comments

When we began flipping tires, slamming barbells and working out shirtless, our little town hadn’t heard of CrossFit. When we began Practice CrossFit Kids shortly after that, it was even more challenging to convince parents to let kids be kids. Now we have nearly 70 kids enrolled at one time or another. They all get […]

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Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness

Aug 19, 2014 6 Comments

There’s unavoidable pain in this world and then there’s what we do to each other. Cruelty we can stop anytime. Like the skinny chick telling muscular women they look too big: like men. Or the mom who’s had one kid and thinks she’s a doctor. The one who tells soon to be mothers that working […]

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Paleo with a Purpose: Challenge Tips and Tricks

Aug 18, 2014 3 Comments

Change is challenging. Frightening. Six years ago, Heather Taylor began CrossFitting soon after her husband, Chuck. She’s changed much in her time, and continues to refine and improve. We’re two weeks into Paleo with a Purpose, three weeks to go, and I asked her exactly how she stays so motivated day after day. What advice […]

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We’re All In This Together

Aug 17, 2014 7 Comments

There were fourteen athletes in class and three of them were having bad day. One athlete hated being out of bed early. Another moaned when he moved, remembering the squats from the day before. The third, a man who usually acts like he eats coffee grounds for breakfast, was quiet. Maybe it’s me, I thought […]

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Good Will Hunting – Park Bench Scene

Aug 16, 2014 No Comments

One of many grand appearances by a wonderful man.   Warm-up: Coaches choice Skill: Snatch *OTM for 12 Minutes Strength: Front Squat 8×4@80% (Add 5-10 lb. from last week) For score: 7-Dips 7-Power cleans 105/155 14-Wall ball AMRAP 9 Minutes Post impression to comments.

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BATR – powered by Hemm’s Glass: Why Charity?

Aug 15, 2014 No Comments

Hemm’s Glass owner, Jeff Hemm, has been CrossFitting for more than five years. This year, he’s powering Back at the Ranch for Hope and we can’t thank him enough. “As business owners, we don’t try and hoard money. We’re trying to make profits so we can reinvest in our communities and all the things that […]

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In Your Words: Jessie

Aug 14, 2014 No Comments

Seven months ago, Jessie started CrossFitting. She’s hasn’t quite conquered the double-under yet, but she’s close. “Don’t be intimidated to come in,” she said. “You can start wherever and scale to what suits you.” That’s exactly what she did her first day. She tolerated my constant cues and she didn’t get upset about using the […]

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PCF Kids Corner: School Lunches

Aug 13, 2014 6 Comments

School is starting; do you know what your kids are eating? “Sit down with your kids … make a big list of things that you know they like to eat … then meal plan for five days,” Mindy said. Don’t risk it. It’s not the school’s responsibility to provide clean food anymore than it’s the government’s responsibility […]

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