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Jan 9th, 2014

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Thursday 1.9.14

Myofascial Release: Is it Important? Myofascial Relsease, or soft tissue work, is a therapeutic technique used for the preventative maintenance of your musculature to decrease muscle density, correct muscle imbalance, improve joint range of motion, maintain muscular strength, and improve the balance in your kinetic chain. Your kinetic chain is comprised of your muscle, tendons, […]

Jan 8th, 2014

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Tuesday 1.8.14

The 2014 Open is Near: Are you in? Registration for the 2014 Open begins on January 15th, which is next Wednesday. If some of you are new to CrossFit and aren’t really sure what the Open is all about, its the chance for you to compete against other CrossFitters all around the globe! The Open […]

Jan 7th, 2014

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Tuesday 1.7.14

24 Days of Christmas Challenge Winner! There was no better way to ring in the New Year than with some pounds lost and performance gained! While most of you were giving into temptations of holiday treats, John L was busy losing 16 pounds and 11 inches! He stayed very positive throughout this challenge and only […]

Jan 6th, 2014

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Monday 1.6.13

Upcoming Events! CrossFit CDR is definitely going full-throttle into 2014 as we gear up for the open and regionals, however that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun along the way! Make sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events! January 11th-12th: 2014¬†OC Throwdown–Cheer on Coach Calvin Davis at The Hangar at the OC Fairgrounds […]

Jan 4th, 2014

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Saturday 1.4.13

Did you know… Cold and flu season are hitting some people at the box pretty hard, so here are some “unusual” remedies that might help you steer clear of getting a nasty infection! Listen to jazz: Research shows that listening jazz for 30 minutes boosts your level of an immune protein (IgA), which helps to […]

Jan 3rd, 2014

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Friday 1.3.13

The Samson Challenge: Journey to the OC Throwdown! I hope everyone had a very wonderful and happy New Year and got to celebrate with good food, drinks, friends, and family, but now it’s time to get serious about the Samson Challenge! Starting today, January 2nd and ending January 10th, CDR members have committed to the […]

Dec 31st, 2013

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Tuesday 12.31.13

Happy New Year! Have any of you made New Year’s resolutions? Most think that the new year is a great time to start over, but you don’t have to wait until January 1st to start tackling some new skill or to make a change. I know many people want to get that first muscle-up, kipping […]

Dec 30th, 2013

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Monday 12.30.13

BCAA’s: What’s in Yours? The three BCAAs (branched-chain-amino-acids) isoleucine, valine, and leucine are essential amino acids that all have branched side chains in their chemical structure. In the muscle, these three amino acids serve both as an energy substrate during exercise and as a precursor for the synthesis of other amino acids and proteins. Many […]

Dec 28th, 2013

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Saturday 12.28.13

Did you know…. Alright get your thinking caps on for a bit of New Years Trivia! (answers at the bottom…NO Peeking!) What does “Auld Lang Syne” mean? What is the month of January named for? Which calendar uses animals to mark years? What year was the first New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square? […]

Dec 27th, 2013

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Friday 12.27.13

It’s the Small Things… We hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas filled with family, friends, laughter, and love. During the holidays sometimes we get so focused on material things like gifts, decorations, and elaborate holiday feasts that we forget that it’s the small acts of generosity that matter. This came to mind when my […]

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