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How to Run Without Getting a Stitch

Runners frequently get stitches, also known as side cramps, especially when they first start when their training intensity is increased. Although the reason for stitches has yet to be fully understood, several ideas exist. What percentage of runners experience a side stitch? According to research, up to 70% of runners had experienced side stitches during …

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The Most Dreaded Workouts and Why You Should Do them

Working out is essential for leading a healthy and active lifestyle. However, many people tend to avoid certain exercises because they are challenging or uncomfortable. In this article, we will discuss the six most dreaded workouts that our  members moan and groan about most frequently, plus why you should do these dreaded CrossFit moves and …

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The CrossFit Open is upon us! Top CrossFit skills to sharpen if you want to bring your ‘A’ game

It’s that time of year again. New Years, Valentine’s day, and then, kicking off on February 29th, the ACTUAL most important event of the year – the CrossFit Open! As thousands of athletes get ready to participate in THE event of the season, let’s look at some of the skills you should be devoting a …

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Is CrossFit Dangerous? The Endless Debate Rages On

Let’s be honest, any kind of physical activity carries a risk for injuries, which in some cases could lead to permanent disability. Take the example of these Scandinavian studies that found that sports injuries represent 10 to 19% of all acute injuries seen in an emergency room.  In sports like soccer, football, basketball and volleyball; …

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Crossfit gear essentials you need to survive the WOD

Remember your first time at a Crossfit box? You got there a little early, you were leaning up against the wall, bracing yourself for what was about to happen, the unknown Crossfit workout full of complex-sounding movements like kipping pull ups, when in walked the regulars. Their ponytails were high and tight, they were wearing …

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  • Will CrossFit Make You Big?
  • I started CrossFit in order to take up space. In order to be powerful. And explosive. And physically present in my life. How does that happen? How do we lose that? The ability to be visible. To stand with our shoulders back. To walk into a room and fearlessly connect. To unapologetically take up space …

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  • TO SCALE OR NOT TO SCALE?
  • To Scale or Not to Scale
  • To scale or not to scale, that is the question. I’m sure if you are like me, that question runs through your mind when you see the prescribed WOD. “Can I do this and sustain it for the whole workout?” is the question that always runs through my mind before a workout. For a long time, I …

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