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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 these at
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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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Work hard, recover hard. –Coach Andrew

As Crossfitters, we are willing to train like animals, eat like cavemen, and make tons of sacrifices to achieve our goals. When it comes down to taking care of our bodies, we typically wait until a significant injury occurs before we even consider seeing a chiropractor. I was guilty o
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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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New Member Highlight: Brandy Jacobsen

You may have seen her working hard in the triple-wide – she hits WODs on the regular, typically in the morning. Having graduated from On Ramp in January, Brandy is a newer member with a beaming smile and friendly approach, but don’t let that fool you… since day one we could tell
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A Message from the Preggo.

Warning: This post will not help your form.  This post will not help you mobilize.  This post will not help you eat right.  This post WILL solidify that you are in the right place for at least an hour a day. Work suck? Want to slap a co-worker? Argument with your significant other?  I
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May 2014 – Michele Sano

Day in and day out we as cross fitters put our bodies through a lot of punishment. Some do it to either get in shape or to stay in shape. This is generally a larger portion of our community. There are also those individuals that treat CrossFit as a sport. For these individuals every w
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