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  • 10-1 Upper & Lower Body Workout

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    Happy Saturday! I just had to use all the motivation I had in me to get myself to the gym this afternoon. I ran there as an easy way to get my cardio in - just under 2 miles! Once I got there I quickly programmed this great upper and lower body workout featuring some [...]

  • The Time I Sucked at CrossFit (Open Workout 13.2)

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    I promised you weekly updates on the five CrossFit Open workouts and weekly updates I shall provide...even though this one is tough to write. I dreaded this workout for days. I tried the 75# shoulder to overhead to test out how it felt and it felt HEAVY. I skipped the group WOD on Friday night [...]

  • Fight Gone Bad, Round 2

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    Oh Fight Gone Bad, we meet again. Why do you always do this to me? Fight Gone Bad is a benchmark CrossFit workout that consists of three rounds of five stations, one minute at each station and a one minute break between each round. So total, it's a 17 minute workout. That doesn't sound so [...]

  • Throwdown and Touchdown

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    My Saturday was packed with excitement. A group of CrossFitters in Charlotte have started a Throwdown series where different CrossFit boxes take turns hosting a free friendly Saturday afternoon competition. Yesterday was our turn to host the Throwdown and it was so amazing! We had a huge turnout - over 150 people - and Sean, [...]

  • Preparing For The Mud: Run, Climb, Jump

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    I'm a little less than one month out from my first mud run and I'm doing my best to get prepared for it. I don't know if you really can prepare for a three-mile run full of unknown obstacles and lots of mud, but I'm doing my best. First, I've started talking up the run [...]