9 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Do Crossfit

By Allison Gapter  12 months ago 9 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Do Crossfit I love Crossfit. I love the emotional release it provides, the fitness, the friendships, and that there’s always something new to learn or improve upon. Kids Should Do Crossfit? What do you think? As a good mother should, I have recruited my ...

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CrossFit Mentality: Starve The Ego, Feed The Soul

Enter a CrossFit gym, and you’ll be sure to step over a pile of unattended egos left at the door. Nobody really wants to admit that they have one, especially not in CrossFit, where egos are particularly frowned upon. To be honest, it’s a topic that’s not really talked about enough when it comes to ...

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Change Your Life in 24 Hours

You’ve almost decided to try CrossFit. You’ve picked out the gym. You’ve been to the website to get familiar with the trainers. Maybe you even walked past during a class and admired what appears to be choreographed chaos. You have one step left, and it’s through the front door. I know you have a dozen ...

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When You Never Rx Anything

The timer beeps, signaling the end of your workout. You normally feel pretty exhilarated after it’s over, but this was one of those workouts. One where there wasn’t a single movement you could come close to performing. The rest of the athletes had hung from the rig, doing variations of toes-to-bars and hanging leg raises. ...

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The Open is over, now what?

The Open is over, now what?  Train FTW Team,  Just a quick note to congratulate everyone on the Open and communicate the upcoming focus for all training tracks. Congratulations on Open #1 for 2019, let’s get the rest of 2019’s party started! – Our TrainFTW Team Coming Up For TRIBE New focus every 6-8 weeks ...

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The Power of Choice

Most of us have an area in our life we wish we were performing better in. That part of us that doesn’t quite fit into our own skin. It could be a touchy subject that our spouse and friends know to steer clear of, the elephant in the room. It could be the promotion you ...

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Energy Systems Exploration

As a living, breathing, blog reading individual you’ve probably learned the basics around how food provides the body with energy. There are actually several different ways that this can occur and they depend on the activity being performed. Depending on our sport or activity, nutrition, genetics, and level of training will each play a role ...

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Maximize Your Macros:

A Consumer’s guide to Fat, Carbs, and Protein… Diet and nutrition are a highly individual journey and no one answer is true or right for everyone. The simple fact of the matter is that when it comes down to it, you have to figure out what works best for you. However there are some overarching ...

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Strength Training for Injury Prevention

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin Life is unpredictable and sometimes in our sports, exercise, and daily life we come out of these unpredictable situations a little bit worse for the wear… Some folks try to prevent these situations from happening through avoidance, but if you want to have ...

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5 Reasons to get STRONG

Fitness trends come and go and most fall to the wayside for good reason. Most programs fail to produce consistent results. It’s a wonder why so many folks stray away from what is tried and true when it comes to exercise programs? “The rule is: the basics are the basic, and you can’t beat the ...

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