The Teen Gauntlet is Near!

Sep 19, 2014 No Comments by

The Natives are getting restless! If, of course, by Natives you mean Teen CrossFitters and by restless you mean endless practice for the Teen Gauntlet October 5, 2014. Last April, 26 athletes threw down at Practice CrossFit in a nationwide fitness challenge just for them. Register here to see how you’ve improved or to test […]

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In Your Words: Jill B

Sep 18, 2014 2 Comments by

Jill started CrossFit seven years ago, soon after her husband, Scott. “I like the variety and the people,” she said about the program she’s stuck with. Jill has three daughters, a host of weekly obligations and a 300-pound deadlift. She was CrossFit before CrossFit was cool and we’re very happy to have her with us. […]

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PCF Kids Corner: Beat the Streets 2014

Sep 17, 2014 1 Comment

“Imagine a country where kids grow up valuing fitness and nutrition, where youth from disadvantaged backgrounds are given the opportunity to improve their health, fitness, and personal development. Teens from tough neighborhoods and difficult family lives choose to be involved in fitness, sports, and other positive outlets instead of drugs, gangs, and violence.” – Steve’s […]

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Intensity Is …

Sep 16, 2014 2 Comments

Intensity is confusing. In the Golden Age, back when Arnold fought aliens and Rocky fought communists, intensity was “no pain, no gain.” If you didn’t out curl, out bench or out squat everyone in the gym, you weren’t intense. Today we’re smarter … kinda. Intensity is exactly equal to power, as Coach said, but it’s […]

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Paleo with a Purpose: 3 Things To Do Post Paleo Challenge

Sep 15, 2014 3 Comments

Paleo challenges do different things for different people. Some learn that Paleo isn’t near as difficult as they imagined it would be and that eating well means performing better. Others learn that paleo isn’t like living in a bubble; you can still invite friends over for cookouts and find something good to eat on just […]

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Look Around

Sep 14, 2014 5 Comments

Several weeks ago, I caught a clean wrong and haven’t been right since. I can’t hold a frying pan in my left hand, much less toss 300-pounds over head. Frustrating isn’t the word. Infuriating is. I’m no rookie crybaby, though. I’ve been seriously lifting and training and dealing with injury for 15-years. I’ve had pain […]

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Monogamy is unnatural – from The Matt Walsh Blog

Sep 13, 2014 No Comments

Depending on the statistic, about 50-percent of all marriages end in divorce. Does that mean marriage is unnatural? Below is an excerpt from The Matt Walsh Blog. Monogamy. Monogamy is ‘unnatural,’ says the Professor. And he says this as a married man — or “married” man, I suppose. A married person who doesn’t believe in […]

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Blank Pages – from Nicholas Charles

Sep 12, 2014 No Comments

Selling ourselves short and making everything feel impossible is a talent some of us have honed for years. Where some see a problem, others see a challenge. The following is authored by Practice CrossFit athlete, Nick Cunningham. Lately my son has been asking me to draw pictures for him. He’s really into Transformers right now […]

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In Your Words: Scotty (River Bluff Sprint Tri Edition)

Sep 11, 2014 4 Comments

Last weekend, Scotty, along with three brave souls from Practice CrossFit, braved the River Bluff triathlon. “It’s my third,” Scotty says confirming that he’s no professional racer. After a quarter-mile swim, Scotty pedaled for 14-miles and finished with a healthy 5k+. “I did very little triathlon training for this one,” he said. At just over […]

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PCF Kids Corner: Parent’s Perspective

Sep 10, 2014 3 Comments

With adults it’s about reprogramming. Trainers are part movement specialist and part dumpster-diver. We spend just as much time fixing pull-ups as we do digging in the minds of our athletes; pulling, picking and tossing years of excuses, bad behavior and propaganda. We pray that when we’ve finally scooped out everything that doesn’t belong, there’s […]

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