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Back on Planet Earth. — by Coach Mary

If you had a chance to watch the Games on Saturday you might have found yourself yelling ‘Up’ ‘Up’ ‘Up’ to the TV in a rallying cry of support from the depths of your living room as you witnessed the prowess and sheer grit from athletes like Cody Anderson or Lauren Brooks as they work
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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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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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The motivation I get from the Crossfit games. –Coach Jim

For anyone who knows me or goes to the early morning WODs, you know that at times I fall off the wagon hard with my eating paleo and attendance at WODs.  It’s not something I actively plan for, in fact every time I do it, I tell myself “never again”.   Despite me telling myself “never
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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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The CrossFit Games. –Renee

What a mix of emotions watching them. It started with masters men….holy moly. Any and all age ranges was exciting to watch. When I watched the women,I got motivated, excited, loud and had tears when watching any one particular athlete finish right under the time cap or come from
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How the CrossFit Games look to a Non-CrossFitter. –Coach Adam

It’s Sunday at the Puorto house, dishes are clanging in the kitchen, the smell of olive oil on the stove is prominent, wine bottles are scattered throughout the living room and continue to the back porch, conversations overlap like a bad editing video… if you were to walk in during on
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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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