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What We Can Learn from Watching the CrossFit Games? –Coach Christine

Every year I look forward to watching the CrossFit Games. I probably look forward to the Games more than NCAA Nationals for gymnastics, which now seems strange to me. Both are only on once per year. Both are sports that I love. Gymnastics was my only love for 16 years, and only being
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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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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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A Time and Place for Isolation Movements. –Coach Andrew

As Crossfitters, we typically perform multi-joint functional movements. These movements are designed to work core to extremity and to transfer over to our daily lives. The squat, deadliest, or push press are great movements for us to improve our daily quality of life. However, have yo
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Love the Struggle

As I sit here tonight, unpacking and washing clothes and watching the archived video from this past weekends CrossFit games, I started to process what actually happened this weekend. I looked forward to this weekend for such a long time.  It would be my first time to the CrossFit Regi
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Maternity Leave.

Announcing Albany CrossFit’s first ever maternity leave! As if you can’t tell…Kat is about to pop!  Next week will be her last week coaching, from there she will continue to show up Mondays and Thursdays at 7pm, but in an assistant role for our newest addition to the
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