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Importance of Active Recovery. –Coach Andrew

We all have had days where we are so sore that we can’t even think about working out. Maybe the day before we did Karen and now your legs are looking at your stairs as if they are Mount Everest. It is important on these days that we try to stay active. In order to help speed up our re
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Why I didn’t watch the Crossfit Games, A Confession. –Coach Chantelle

During the month of July there was a special kind of excitement in the air at ACF. The games were upon us! The Super Bowl of our sport was about to begin!  Most of our athletes were buzzing with the excitement and anticipation of the crowning of the next fittest man and woman on earth
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Games inspires gains. –Coach Nick

As the dust settles on the 2014 CrossFit Games Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and Rich Froning are the fittest athletes in the world. After watching Rich’s four 1st place finishes Sunday with Matt Fraser nipping at his heals and Camille finally reaching the pinnacle of the sport of fitness I
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Forging an Elite Community. –Coach Andrew

While watching the CrossFit games there is one thing that really stood out to me. Even after pushing through a grueling workout just about every single athlete went back into the field to cheer on their fellow competitor. It didn’t matter how tired they were, they made sure that they
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Seven Lessons (Re)Learned at the 2014 Crossfit Games. –Coach Chris

On the surface, the Crossfit Games is the penultimate showcase of functional fitness.  Mere mortals look on adoringly as beasts and goddesses with bronzed, chiseled physiques dispose of seemingly impossible tests of fitness: a biathlon and its 45 muscle-ups; a 3k row, 300 double under
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July 2014 – Scot Obergefell

July’s member of the month is Scot Obergefell.  Scot is a member of the “morning mayhem” crew, regularly attending the 5:30 a.m. WOD.  Scot’s work ethic shines through his performance as he continues to improve his overall fitness, and he does this before many of us even get out of be
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I wish she was my teacher in elementary school. –Coach Kat

The games – I sit here in awe watching the CrossFit games. From the masters, to team, to the individuals. Who wouldn’t be in awe? These athletes are true role models of CrossFit and of beauty. I took interest in listening to the broadcasters talk about the lives some of th
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3 Movements that can help boost your performance. –Coach Andrew

1) The Turkish Get-up This movement is great for numerous reasons. The Turkish get-up is a requires that you fully engage your entire body in order to complete the movement. So, you are not isolating any particular body part, instead you have to coordinate yourself through the movemen
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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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