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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 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 […]

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 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 […]

Dec 24th, 2013

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Tuesday 12.24.13

Merry Christmas! I hope everyone has had time to enjoy the holiday season, and hopefully have finished all your shopping! If, however, you are like me (I tend to procrastinate), there is still time to buy an amazing last-minute gift! Starting in January, the New Year-New YOU challenge begins! This makes a great gift for […]

Dec 23rd, 2013

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Monday 12.23.13

**Important Schedule Updates!!* This Week’s Schedule Mon: Regular Christmas Eve: 9 am WOD only Christmas Day: Box CLOSED Thursday: Regular Friday: Regular   Remember to wear your most festive red, green, and white holiday clothes for the Christmas Eve WOD! The better the outfit, the more fun the workout! Schedule Changes Starting this week, our […]

Dec 21st, 2013

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Saturday 12.21.13

Did you know…. Christmas is less than 5 days away, and I know you all have been dying to read about some Christmas trivia… Canada is the largest exporter of Christmas trees. Theodore Roosevelt banned the use of Christmas trees in the White House. Instead of hanging stockings, people in the Netherlands hang shoes. Oklahoma […]

Dec 18th, 2013

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Wednesday 12.18.13

Energy Systems Prt II: Glycolytic In the last blog I discussed our short-term energy system, and now I will move on to our second pathway, the glycolytic system. Glycolysis is the second-fastest way to re-synthesize ATP, and it occurs for workouts lasting several minutes and those that are moderately-powered. It would be used while performing […]

Dec 17th, 2013

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Monday 12.17.13

Energy Systems Part 1: Phosphagen Pathway During a CrossFit Level 1 certification, trainers discuss the importance of the three metabolic pathways used during exercise: phosphagen, glycolytic, and oxidative. A CDR member asked me to break down these systems and further explain their importance and function during exercise. I know that for a lot of you, […]

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