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Nov 8th, 2012

Category: CrossFit CDR
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Friday 11.9.12

Think you’re too busy to workout? This article, Studying CrossFit at Kansas State University, highlights efforts to study the effectiveness of CrossFit programming. In one recent, 8-week study, participants either did CrossFit WODs or traditional aerobic exercise. The CrossFit group had greater improvements in their aerobic capacity despite drastically less time spent working out – an […]

Nov 6th, 2012

Category: CrossFit CDR
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Wednesday 11.7.12

HOW HARD ARE YOU WILLING TO PUSH YOURSELF? by Tony Schwartz, from energy project.com What do all people who achieve true excellence and consistently high performance have in common? The answer isn’t great genes, although they’re nice to have. It’s the willingness to push themselves beyond their current limits day in and day out, despite the […]

Nov 5th, 2012

Category: CrossFit CDR
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Tuesday 11.6.12

CONGRATULATIONS TO COACH JACOB This weekend, Coach Jacob qualified for the 2012 American Open Weightlifting Championships happening Nov 30th- Dec 2nd in Palm Springs. Congratulations to Jacob! Six Ways CrossFit Can Benefit Runners Are you a runner? Are you a recovering runner? An aspiring runner? Know any runners? Check out Six Ways CrossFit Can Benefit Runners from […]

Nov 4th, 2012

Category: Paleo
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Monday 11.5.12

PALEO RECIPES for you to try. Who said paleo food has to be boring or bland?? Paleo, with its emphasis on fresh, seasonal foods, lends itself to enjoying the most current food trends while you stay true to your commitment to clean eating. Here are a few I’m enjoying right now… Fennel and Tomato Soup from Vegetarian […]

Nov 2nd, 2012

Category: CrossFit CDR
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Saturday 11.3.12

2012 Qualifier for the American Open Weightlifting Championships Several of you have asked about the details for the event Coach Jacob will be participating in this weekend. CrossFit Shifted, 75100 Merle Drive, Palm Desert Men’s Weigh-in at 11am Men’s Lifting at 1pm This is a last chance qualifying event for the 2012 American Open Weightlifting […]

Nov 1st, 2012

Category: Results
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Friday 11.2.12

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE Our Anniversary Party will be Friday, November 30th, 6:30 at CDR. Sign up on the whiteboard. The week of Thanksgiving, we will be observing a week of rest and recovery. You are encourage to take days off during that week. No heavy lifting will be programmed during Thanksgiving week. The Thanksgiving schedule will […]

Oct 31st, 2012

Category: CrossFit CDR
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Thursday 11.1.12

Why don’t we DEADLIFT more? (We are sharing portions of this post from coachwinchester.wordpress.com. You can read the original post here. We couldn’t say it better ourselves, so we didn’t try.) Great question! This has come up recently and it’s a great observation. The way we are training is meant for high(er) volume work, especially with […]

Oct 30th, 2012

Category: Results
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Wednesday 10.30.12

WINNER OF THE CDR PUMPKIN CONTEST The CDR pumpkins were amazing! Our members are as creative as they are strong! Calvin announces the winner here. QUANTITY OR QUALITY? How many days a week should you WOD? That depends on your goals. More isn’t always better. If your main focus throughout the week is working out […]

Oct 29th, 2012

Category: CDR Community
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Tuesday 10.30.12

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO CHOOSE THE BEST CDR PUMPKIN! The pumpkin submissions were outstanding! We love the creativity and effort that went into all of the pumpkins! Here are the top 3. We need your help to choose the winner! Vote for your favorite by commenting on the Facebook link to the blog post. […]

Oct 26th, 2012

Category: CrossFit CDR
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Saturday 10.27.12

CONGRATULATIONS TO PRISCILLA MADRID Priscilla missed CrossFit Totals because of her game schedule but she came in and completed CFT yesterday. Priscilla is the new overall ladies leader on the board! With an 83lb press, 248lb back squat and 303lb deadlift, Priscilla took the top spot with her 634lb total. At 17 years old, she […]

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