Monthly Archives: July 2016

ARE YOU CELEBRATING ENOUGH?

 5 REASONS TO DO IT MORE OFTEN When’s the last time you whole-heartedly celebrated an achievement in CrossFit? I’m talking about a victory roar when you hit a new PR or dominate a workout. A manic fist-pump and war cry … Continue reading

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FOOD IS A DRUG.

 This may seem shocking, but think about the definition of a drug. Loosely, ingesting drugs causes physiological changes in your body.  Ingesting food has the same effect.  It can bring about positive or negative changes in your body.  Would you … Continue reading

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Your character comes out in your fitness

Whether you’ll let yourself take a break, make an excuse – or rise to the challenge in front of you. At the end of the day, who knows if you skip a rep or call a crappy rep a good … Continue reading

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Santa pays us a visit Monday…

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Training For the Future

Training For the Future Like Ramirez, 16-year-old Cookeville, Tennessee, native DiCicco opted to homeschool after the Games last year in order to “train smarter instead of cramming stuff all in one time period,” he said. He used to perform several … Continue reading

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Another Teen CF Superstar

Training Smarter, Not Harder For Vincent Ramirez, 15, the decision to abandon the brick-and-mortar schoolhouse was less about volume and more about recovery time. After one year at Oskaloosa High School in Iowa, he began homeschooling in the fall after … Continue reading

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School of Fitness

By:  Brittney Saline, published on CrossFit Games site Like many top CrossFit Games athletes, Nicholas Paladino, Angelo DiCicco and Vincent Ramirez begin their days with a workout—the first of several daily training sessions that total six to eight hours of work. … Continue reading

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