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What’s Wrong with Sports is What’s Right with Crossfit. –Coach Chris

In football it’s the scream-filled, helmet-slap-laden sack dance on a second down play when the team trails by four touchdowns. In baseball it’s the bat-flipping, chest-beating homerun celebration the lands in seats already emptied by a lopsided score In basketball it’s the Jordan-esq
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Force = Mass x Acceleration. –Coach Andrew

Using Accommodating Resistance We use this equation each and everyday when we workout. The force we apply to the bar is equal to the mass (plates used) times the acceleration (speed at which the bar moves). All too often we only focus on increasing the mass aspect of this equation. It
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Squat Therapy – Episode 2

Our first interview and it’s a great one.  Greg Martino of CrossFit Virtuosity, heading to the 2014 CrossFit Games in a few short weeks.  In Part 1 of 2, Greg discusses how he first found CrossFit, his work with Virtuosity founder Keith Wittenstein, and being a part of the Cross
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June 2014 – Anthony Carroll

When I ask you to picture the top 10 male athletes at ACF–I doubt the latest Member of the Month comes to mind.  But go ahead, check Wodify and you’ll consistently find Anthony Carroll amongst the top finishers on a daily basis. He has an unassuming style and humility that
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Control Your Mind, Never Forget Why You Started. –Coach Adam

Listen up… Close the facebook machine, don’t pick up your phone, mute the television, and give me your undivided attention for the 5 minutes it will take to read this. Why did you start CrossFit? Don’t jump to a conclusion without careful thought.  Sure, the majority of answers
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Learn and Play new Sports!

      PADDLE BOARD YOGA!   Sunday mornings. 9:30am. Fish Creek Marina. Questions? Lindsay.Pirozzi@gmail.com I’ll be leading a SUP Yoga Class, aka BOGA! We’ll paddle out exactly at 9:30 so try to get there with some time to rent your board. We’ll a
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Visualize your Workout – Coach Andrew

It’s 6 o’clock, people are starting to file into the triple wide and you find yourself standing in front of the monitors looking at the WOD. Your coach then begins to go over what you will be doing that day. What kind of thoughts are running through your head? Are you still mentally s
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Fun in Competing – Coach Andrew

I remember witnessing my first competition like it was yesterday. I was just two weeks out of on ramp and I had heard we would be hosting a competition called the Hudson Valley Throwdown. At the time I was still learning the movements and had no clue who was who in the world of CrossF
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