Sustainable Motivation

Sustainable Motivation

19

Jul

2012

Everyone is "going green." Sustainability is an uber-popular buzz word these days, largely because people, businesses, and communities are searching for ways to eat, live, and work sustainably. I'd bet you hadn't thought about sustainability issues with regards to your mood, however. How about motivation?We all, it seems, e ...
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FFOTB Presents: Organic Meal Service

FFOTB Presents: Organic Meal Service

18

Jul

2012

When you don't have a roof, let alone walls at your gym, you're community is EVERYTHING. Our community has been the glue for this entire operation and many of our students have stepped into roles much larger than that of "classmate." Student, Reyna Pecot, is no different. Her career is that of an exceptional chef, splitting ...
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Keeping Failure Close

Keeping Failure Close

16

Jul

2012

Failure has a very clear connotation. It's negative. Make no mistakes about it. Failure is almost never the ideal end result. What I'm about to do, however, is ask you to push the envelope of your relationship with failure. How well are you acquainted with with failure? Is it familiar? It doesn't ever have ...
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Dynamic Duo PR Challenge Finals

Dynamic Duo PR Challenge Finals

16

Jul

2012

This Saturday will be an epic battle of front squats and shuttle runs to close out our 6-week partner challenge. For the first time ever, a community challenge became more than just a personal journey for improvement. We added a second wheel. Teams of two are forced to improve together to succeed. Doubling the responsibilit ...
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Energy

Energy

14

Jul

2012

-- No Classes - CrossFit Games -- No matter what, you’re always emitting energy. This energy is felt and it’s impact can change everything. We often notice this most around people that exude extremely positive or extremely negative energy, but you don’t have to be the life of the party (or it’s oppo ...
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Hugs

Hugs

12

Jul

2012

Well, I am a hugger.  I will pretty much wrap just about anyone up in a good man hug, with no regard to how the person reacts.  Every once in a while this will lead to an awkward moment.  But most of the time, it is a welcome way of greeting one another.We decided a long time ago that the bluffs was going to be a place w ...
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The CrossFit Games are here!

The CrossFit Games are here!

12

Jul

2012

This weekend the CrossFit Games will crown the fittest man and woman on the planet at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. How will they do that? Well, athletes who have qualified through a series of preliminary competitions all over the world have earned the trip to Carson where they will take on a series of tasks from wei ...
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4 Primitive Habits for Modern Health

4 Primitive Habits for Modern Health

11

Jul

2012

You don't need to be a die hard Paleo eating, barefoot running advocate to recognize the toll that modern day life takes on humanity. Sure, our ancestors get eaten by lions at an early age sometimes, but they did find a way to live without many of the ailments we often patch up with medication and science today.R56C stud, J ...
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Sticking Up for Yourself: An Emotional High

Sticking Up for Yourself: An Emotional High

9

Jul

2012

We've had lots of growth in our community in the past few weeks and with it has come a rush of positive energy. Do you remember your first few days training here? The nervousness? The soreness? The anxiety of the unknown? 16 Bars Overhead.These are all emotions that the newest members of "The Nation" are e ...
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Sales 101

Sales 101

9

Jul

2012

As some of you know, in my previous career I was an insurance salesman. I despised this job, but it was a fantastic learning experience of the inner workings of the sales process.  After all, people were not busting down the door to buy life insurance. It was quite the opposite.  It felt more like hunting very elusive pre ...
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