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Growing up I played a lot of team sports. My performance and effort directly effected a whole lot of other people, and I’m convinced this made me try harder and push further than I might have on my own. Even now as an adult, I know I go a little harder on the workout if I’m […]

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When I started CrossFit in 2013, The Open was just another daily workout. What’s that? How do I do that? Am I doing it right?!? It wasn’t until 2014 that I finally started feeling proficient at CrossFit. And then came 14.1 … and 14.2 … and 14.3. Sigh. I spent every Thursday night praying for […]

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“Thanks for the business,” he said. He being an orthopedic surgeon, me being a CrossFit coach. Get it? We’re in church, so I don’t punch him in the throat. But honestly; I’m not even mad. More surprised. It’s funny, and I’m impressed he’s so bold. Besides, he’s right. CrossFitters do get hurt. But so does […]

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Do you come out hot and burn down early? Do certain movements always trip you up? Do you know how to pace for maximum work capacity? That’s where Practice ZONE comes in. Join your coach twice a week and focus on cardiovascular interval training. Watch your heart rate recover on the screen in front of you. No weights […]

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The Following is from The Overhead Press. Columbus– After nearly three days of rigorously following the Zone Diet, amateur powerlifter and occasional CrossFit participant Graham Kraakors took a break from his bag of Spicy Doritos to explain the failures of the diet protocol to the 32 friends and family members that follow his blog. “The Zone […]