PCF Kids Corner: Attitude of Gratitude

Jul 30, 2014 3 Comments by

Thankfulness isn’t natural for some people. Neither is compassion. But like most things, virtues can be taught. In the clip above, Practice CrossFit Kids trainer, Mindy, challenges adults to question their kids early and often. She encourages a habit of discussion highlighting all the little things we have to be grateful for, the things we […]

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Paleo with a Purpose

Jul 29, 2014 13 Comments by

Some have been Paleo living for so long they forgot why they started–they need reminded. Others, well they’ve never really given Paleo a shot–they need an introduction. Paleo with a Purpose positions beginners with veterans in a 45-day challenge. Athletes will have the opportunity to test their skill across 14 levels of fitness, while detailing their nutrition […]

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Nobody Likes A Copycat

Jul 28, 2014 15 Comments

Someone told me that Americans go through four-million disposable coffee cups a day. Picture that in a landfill. A caffeine graveyard sponsored by Starbucks. That’s what Facebook feels like; millions of words saying the exact same thing, over and over again, people attempting to look like leaders in a room full of chiefs. The odds […]

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Excellence is Relentless

Jul 27, 2014 11 Comments

CrossFit was Coach when I signed up. Not Reebok or The Games or thousands of athletes crowded around computer monitors waiting for the release of the next Open Event. It was our CrossFit founder, Coach Greg Glassman, and that was enough for me. “It’s the blind and relentless constant pursuit of excellence,” he said. Adding […]

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What Your Gut Feeling Is Actually Telling You – from StoryLineBlog

Jul 26, 2014 No Comments

Never underestimate your gut reaction. The unexplainable can save you, if you’re listening. The following is stolen from Story Line Blog. I make a lot of decisions using intuition, which researchers are beginning to understand as more reliable and less mystical than previously thought. Intuition is really about pattern recognition, about subconsciously picking up on […]

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Cardboard Stories | Homeless in Orlando

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments

One percent of the US population is homeless. In a given year, that’s over 3-million people. Over one-million of them, are children.   Warm-up: Coaches choice For time: “Teams of three” 300-Double unders (Mountain climbers) 75-Back Squats 95/135 200-Air squats (While one athlete is doing back squats the other two are clicking off air squats) […]

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In Your Words: Caitlyn

Jul 24, 2014 10 Comments

Caitlyn first CrossFit experience was community Saturday. From her first day, she was home. “No matter where you start …you’re accepted.” Since then, Caitlyn has gone off to college, visiting when she’s home, still CrossFitting while she’s away. Her best 5k is 19:58 and our box is a little more sunny with her smile lighting […]

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PCF Kids Corner: Posting Goals

Jul 23, 2014 2 Comments

Worthy goals take time to reach. Constantly reviewing your dreams and keeping your goals front and center, makes them reality sooner. Our CrossFit Kids have posted their goals, now it’s your turn. What do you need staring you in the face, until that goal becomes a reality?   Warm-up: Coaches choice Skill: Get better at […]

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CrossFit Will Do The Rest

Jul 22, 2014 10 Comments

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 9 Comments

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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