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Date registered: December 9, 2009

Latest posts

  1. Don’t Be A Failure — January 2, 2015
  2. 14.5 Tips and Tricks — March 27, 2014
  3. Plantain AKA PR Chips! — December 26, 2012
  4. Did You See Her Snatch!? — September 12, 2012
  5. Only the Strong Survive — August 9, 2012

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  2. Did You See Her Snatch!? — 3 comments
  3. 14.5 Tips and Tricks — 3 comments
  4. Don’t Be A Failure — 1 comment

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Jan 02

Don’t Be A Failure

Another year, another chance to wash away the habits and behaviors we have carried with us until this point and strive for self-improvement over the coming 12 months. The internet is awash in resolutions, goals, and optimism for the coming months.  Gyms will once again be filled with well intentioned people while those of us …

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Mar 27

14.5 Tips and Tricks

Wow!  What an exciting workout announcement. Was anyone else blown away watching the showdown between Sam Briggs and Rich Froning? Such a close one! 14.5 is here, a classic couplet of thrusters and burpees. Doesn’t get anymore CrossFit than that! As the last Open workout, some of you may be going into this one thinking, …

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Dec 26

Plantain AKA PR Chips!

Plantains turn yellow then black as they ripen.

I was recently in South America (Colombia to be exact) and one of the many delicious treats I had while traveling was homemade plantain chips.  I don’t know if it was the freshness of the plantains, being that most of the fruit comes from Colombia, or the fact that I enjoyed them while training in …

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Sep 12

Did You See Her Snatch!?

Christmas Abbott, a competitive weightlifter and top level CrossFitter goes for a snatch PR at the CrossFit Mid-Atlantic Regional.

Today’s post is dedicated to the women of weightlifting (WoW)! A sport that historically has been dominated by men (women’s weightlifting wasn’t contested in the Olympics until 2000), and in general is not covered much by the media has limited the endorsement of females in the sport.  In the last five years CrossFit has certainly …

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Aug 09

Only the Strong Survive


I’ve been thinking about starting this site for years.  I’ve talked about it with friends, mentioned it to clients, and written about 100 posts over and over again in my mind. But every time I sat down to write, I couldn’t seem to get my thoughts down.  Call it writers block, analysis paralysis, or laziness. …

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