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The Language of CrossFit. –Coach Mary

Tabata, AMRAP, WOD, RX, ATG, EMOM, Globo, SDHP, TBF, RX, TTB, CFT, and a personal favorite, PR. And that’s just a small sampling. A sampling of the Language of CrossFit. Go anywhere and hear one of these terms across a crowded room uttered by a perfect stranger, and if you’re a CrossF
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Wednesday 041614

Main – WOD – (Be)tter View Public Whiteboard Metcon Randy (Time) For Time: 75 Power Snatches, 75# Sport Metcon (10 Rounds for reps) 10 Minute EMOM Odd: 200m Row Even: 3-5 Muscle ups Fitness Metcon (10 Rounds for reps) 10 Minute EMOM Odd: 200m Row Even: 3-5 Pull ups
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Learning and growing: An “Open” discussion (Part 3) –Coach Nick

Setting goals and reaching milestones The Open is a great test to see where you stack up against the rest of the world. It unveils an athlete’s strengths as well as their weaknesses and because of this we are able to set goals and reach milestones. While a number of athletes reached m
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Tuesday 041514

Main – WOD – (Be)tter View Public Whiteboard Weightlifting Clean and Jerk (3 RM Touch and Go ) Fitness and Sport Metcon (Time) For Time: 50-40-30-20-10 Wall Balls, 20/14 25-20-15-10-5 Box Jumps, 24/20″
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Learning and growing: An “Open” discussion (Part 2) –Coach Nick

Determination Some people say Crossfitters walk a little bit taller (not literally in my case), and I would have to agree. There is sense of accomplishment that you feel at the end of a WOD that is infectious. It stirs a drive, a passion, a determination within that carries over to ou
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Monday 041414

Main – WOD – (Be)tter View Public Whiteboard Weightlifting Clean Complex Work up to a max effort: Clean Deadlift + Hang Squat Clean (mid thigh) + Low Hang Squat Clean (below knee)Work up to a max effort: Clean Deadlift + Hang Squat Clean (mid thigh) + Low Hang Squat Clean
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Learning and growing: An “Open” discussion (Part 1) –Coach Nick

Now that the 2014 CrossFit Games Open has come to a close, I had a few weeks to process what actually went down during those 5 weeks. CrossFit itself is a unique journey for each individual and I would like to use the Open to illustrate some of the things I have learned about CrossFit
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Sunday 041314

Main – WOD – (Be)tter View Public Whiteboard Metcon (Time) For Time: 20 Handstand Push-ups 15 Kb Swings (53/35) 30 Pull-ups 15 Kb Swings 40 Toes to Bar 15 Kb Swings 50 Calorie Row 15 Kb Swings 100 Double Under’s
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Member Spotlight – Kathleen Wilkinson

written by Stacia. Kathleen’s first official WOD was the 10k row with Marybeth and I. Who does that?  –  Meet Kathleen Wilkinson. I am grateful that I have known Kathleen since she started crossfit. Like me , she is a staple at the noon class. She attends Varsity at ACF re
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Saturday 041214

Main – WOD – (Be)tter View Public Whiteboard Metcon Fight Gone Bad (3 Rounds for reps) Three rounds of: Wall-ball Shots (Reps), 20# Sumo deadlift high-pull (Reps), 75# Box Jumps, 20″ (Reps) Push-press (Reps), 75# Row (Calories) 1-minute rest
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