Homework?

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Hopefully thus far in your training you’ve learned a thing or two about yourself. You’re beginning to understand your strengths and weaknesses. With that comes a clearer picture as to what your limitations are, albeit strength, flexibility, or even some mental barriers. Chances are you’ve got at least one flexibility project to work on, if

The Mind of a Newbie

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I’ve got to say, quite¬†frankly, the idea of all this metal is hard to love. I mean, they used to call it “iron.” Do they still do that? It sounds outdated. All of it just seems so… not me. I do not “pump iron.” Heck, I just wanted to look good and feel better. Now,

The Test of Fitness is Here

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The term “fitness” can be a nebulous one. It provokes an array imagery and thoughts in different people, and defining it is even harder still.¬†CrossFit, however, is arguably the first entity to set out to define true fitness. It’s definition? “Fitness is work capacity across broad time and modal domains.” The definition is a combination

Fitness in the Field

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Studies show that students perform better if they take a test in the same room that they learned the material in. Environment truly does influence us, but what good is having a wealth of knowledge inside the gym, for example, if you can’t call on it out “in the field?” Not sure if you can

Intensity: An Acquired Taste

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We know that there’s a great deal of fitness to be gained from training in a state of intensity, especially when compared to training without intensity. We also know that this “state” is relative, meaning what’s intense for you may be different that what is intense for me. That being said, gaining a comfortably with