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My Weightlifting Belt Must’ve Shrunk!

“My weightlifting belt must’ve shrunk while I was gone!” I distinctly remember saying this as I tried to get my lifting belt on the first time I needed it upon returning to work out. And that was on the first hole! Normally I had been on the third or fourth hole. I had just started…

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You Are Not Alone

We often post the words of wisdom and wit on Instagram and Facebook provided to us by CrossFit Modig member Eleanor Brown’s book “WOD Motivation.” They make us laugh, encourage us and speak a little bit of truth into our daily CrossFit experience. The following is yet another from her book, but it was deserving of…

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CrossFit Modig Transformation Story

This is the amazing, and ongoing, story of the transformation of CrossFit Modig member Nicole Dow. We love hearing how CrossFit, and not just the exercise part of it, but the community, the support, the nutrition, can impact people in such significant ways. Keep at it Nicole, we’ll keep cheering you on every step of…

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The Perfect New Year’s Post

Should we ask? The dreaded question that everyone asks, yet most don’t want to answer? The “what is/are your New Year’s resolutions” question? We won’t ask (even though we know it’s on your mind). Instead we suggest reading Lisbeth Darsh’s article “GYST with Lisbeth Darsh” posted a few days ago on Steve’s Palenotes.  It’s absolutely…

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Why Do You Do It?

The 2015 CrossFit Open has come to a close. Many of you are relieved, but chances are you will miss the extra excitement and challenge from the last five weeks. We also recently completed the Healthy Habits Challenge, something we hope all of you are continuing to adopt in your daily life. When a fellow…

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CrossFit: Replacing Resolutions with Habits

“First we make our habits, and then our habits make us.” -John Dryden It’s a new year, but ever since I started CrossFit three years ago, I stopped making New Year’s resolutions. Don’t get me wrong, I find value in setting and accomplishing goals, but for the first time in my adult life I don’t…

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The Proper Way to Do a Hero WOD and Honor the Fallen

Veteran’s Day was a little over a week ago and CrossFit websites were rife with Hero WODs. What’s the purpose of a Hero WOD? And as people are readying themselves to complete what are now often known as “long, grueling” workouts, do they truly honor the person (s) they are named for?  We are so…

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How To Stop Hating the Erg

Rowing. To many, a WOD that includes rowing often results in loud, painful groaning noises, coupled with “I’m just not good at rowing,” or “I just don’t have an extra gear when it comes to rowing.” Perhaps it’s because there are so many elements of CrossFit that are seemingly more complex and take longer to…

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Repost: Time Management Reloaded

Timeliness is an effort, or a commitment, we strive to make in all aspects of life. Things occasionally happen – traffic jams in the middle of the afternoon, sick children, a late work meeting, whatever. They are exceptions, however, and not the norm. While we can’t claim to have written the following article, we can…

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7 Habits That Wreck Your Feet

We often give our high heeled wearing members a hard time because of what they do to their feet, but there are a whole host of other ways we are wrecking our feet. Check out this article, written by Linda Melone and posted originally on Huffington Post on September 14th, to find out more. If you…

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