CrossFit Kids : CrossFit Commercial Spot – from CrossFit HQ

Aug 29, 2014 No Comments by

Many years ago, deep in the heart of southern California, CrossFit Kids was created. Based on the formidable CrossFit system already gaining ground, Kids are taught mechanics first, consistency second, then finally intensity. We don’t load them until they’ve proven themselves with years of classes and spectacular technique. Most importantly, and possibly the most revolutionary, […]

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In Your Words Ranch Edition: Tyler

Aug 28, 2014 3 Comments by

Since the beginning, Tyler has throw-down at the Ranch for charity. He’s been there when we ran with ice, climbed ropes out of a lake, and belly-flopped into dumpsters. He’s seen it all and he keeps coming back for more. For charity … for fun.   Warm-up: Coaches choice Strength: Back Squat 7×5@75% (add 5 […]

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PCF Kids Corner: Tabata-Style Studying

Aug 27, 2014 1 Comment

Even the most well prepared students fail on test day. We can argue the merits or drawbacks to professional testing, or we can try to ovecome test-day anxiety with fitness. Studying while the body is under stress prepares the mind to deal with recalling information under pressure. Stress easily created by exercise. Combining study time with […]

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I Could Go Back …

Aug 26, 2014 4 Comments

When I stopped washing my hair life got better. No more wasted time in the shampoo isle. No more searching for the brand that refused to test on animals. No more lather, rinse and repeat. Life was good. Then I got my hair cut and life sucked again. My stylist told me to lay my […]

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The NOT Expendables

Aug 25, 2014 6 Comments

Barbells, rigs and ropes are replacing triathlons, 5ks and marathons. Athletes from all around are learning just how important, and fun, it can be to follow the prescription Coach gave us years ago: constantly varied. Endurance events, however, don’t take much man power. There isn’t an equipment army or squad of judges counting every good […]

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2014 BATR – powered by Hemm’s Glass: Review

Aug 24, 2014 6 Comments

On a frozen October morn four years ago, we began Back at the Ranch for a good cause. With the sun baking the earth, and the air thick enough to cut, the tradition continued one rain soaked August day. This year, 68 teams took on six Events. None more daunting than Event 1 — unending […]

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The Judgment Free Zone – from CrossFit Aggieland

Aug 23, 2014 No Comments

The CrossFit success stories just keep coming. The following is stolen from CrossFit Aggieland. I have read other CrossFit success stories and seen a lot of people who started out as athletes in grade school, or runners in high school, or competitive sports people in college. This is not one of those stories. Once upon […]

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Rogue Fitness at the CrossFit Games – from CrossFit HQ

Aug 22, 2014 No Comments

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

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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