CrossFit Will Do The Rest

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

There’s no way the world will miss a rude rental car clerk, I thought. After I bludgeon this lurch of a man with my wheelie suitcase, I might even become a hero to travelers everywhere. Then a baby whaled and reality chimed. I was one of many, lost in a sea of strollers and Donald Duck […]

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Expect The Unexpected: One Lifeguard’s Tale of Heroism

Jul 21, 2014 7 Comments by

Expecting the unexpected isn’t about paranoia. It’s about thoughtful preparation. The following is authored by, Presley. Before I saved a 10-year-old from drowning I thought my summer job was yelling at kids when they ran around the pool. It’s mostly that of course; duty and policy, cleaning and babysitting. Practicing things that will never happen […]

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Perfection is Overrated

Jul 20, 2014 12 Comments

All my pretty technique disappeared the moment I duct taped a 30-pound medicine ball to my stomach and did power cleans. Box jumps sucked too. At least I wasn’t the only one who looked like an idiot and moved like a gorilla on ice skates. My fellow pregnant posers struggled just as much as I did. Some […]

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Jul 19, 2014 No Comments

Asking for money sucks, unsolicited initiative does more harm than good, and Facebook likes don’t pay the bills. That and some other things that add to the calling of a missionary. The following is stolen from Trinity Kenya. Being a missionary is hard work. Everybody knows that. But the things we think of as the […]

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Tim’s Place Albuquerque: Service With A Smile

Jul 18, 2014 2 Comments

Tim Harris is the country’s only restaurant owner with Down’s Syndrome. Not only does Harris own Tim’s place, he’s also a Special Olympics gold medalist.   Warm-up: Coaches choice. For score: 200m-Run (with a plate) 25-Plate ground to overhead 200m-Run ( with plate) 25-Plate ground to overhead 50-Burpees 100-Pull-ups -then- Power cleans @ 95/135 and […]

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In Your Words: Dana

Jul 17, 2014 10 Comments

For almost five years, Dana has been a dedicated CrossFit athlete. An engineer by trade, she obtained her Level 1 certificate to lean more about the program she’s been immersed in for years. “Some people say it’s not for me, and I tell them ‘if you don’t try you can’t talk,’” Dana said. People like […]

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PCF Kids Corner: New Teen Blog

Jul 16, 2014 9 Comments

Practice CrossFit Kids and Practice CrossFit Teens are growing. So is their blog. Presley, one of our own CrossFit Teen athletes, is our newest author on the PCF website. In this clip, she gives us a glimpse of what we can expect to see each week on the PCF Kids Blog. Check out her weekly posts […]

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When You Weren’t Looking: Mindy

Jul 15, 2014 7 Comments

Mindy started CrossFit before it was cool.  Back then there were no Games or Sponsors, or even strong female examples to marvel at. With little more to go on than the humid air and overwhelming potential for growth, she took a chance all those years ago. Mindy is a CrossFit pioneer. One of the first […]

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CrossFit Makes Me Feel Like The Little Girl I Used To Be

Jul 14, 2014 15 Comments

No kid wants to be feeble and unhealthy when they grow-up. If you let it, CrossFit can take you back to the kid you once were; fearless and active. The following is authored by Practice CrossFit trainer: Krissy. Once I was the girl climbing trees, hopping streams, chopping wood and scraping knees. In junior high, […]

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Don’t Pull The Trigger

Jul 13, 2014 16 Comments

Before I could drive my mom took me to matinees on weekends. She payed for the ticket. I added it to my collection collect, then she bought me Twizzlers with a gallon of Mountain Dew chaser. When every young boys dream hit the screen: boobs, she covered my eyes and protected me from the worst […]

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