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Travis Marunde: My Story

  In 2010 I weighed 280 lbs.  Despite my efforts to be healthier and lose weight, spending hours in the gym multiple days a week and trying to “eat better”, nothing was working. I wasn’t seeing any results.  I was discouraged.  Being so unhealthy and so far from where I wanted to be, I started

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Gold, Silver, or Bronze (Coach Giff)

What you TOLERATE for is what you END UP WITH.  If you settle for good enough that is what you will get.  Reaching beyond what you think you are capable of and not being settled will get you your gold.  That is when barriers are broken and goals are met. This is where a group

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Injuries, Prevention and Building the Basement with Christina Woytal

Is Your Warm Up Making You Weaker?

Everyone has an opinion on the best way to warm-up. Do this, don’t do that… walking the line between being “warm” and the fear of being “too tired” to actually workout, afterwards. Should we stretch? Should we do cardio? I’ll do my best to address all these questions and concerns and also shed some light

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Why Goals Matter

Every coach has their own opinion on goals. Some talk about their value and importance as if training without them is completely pointless. Other coaches talk about how it can put too much stress on “athletes” and cause people to beat themselves up over shortcomings or failures. I think both of these cases can be

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Josh Hollin: “I weighed 350lbs and I was super intimidated by CrossFit”

I first heard of CrossFit when I started experimenting with the paleo diet, back in 2012. At that time, I weighed 350lbs and I was super intimidated by CrossFit and never thought I would actually end up doing it… Fast forward three years later to 2015. I was able to lose over 50lbs just by including some

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Training the Core or Wasting Your Time

Abs. Everyone wants them. It seems logical to get them, we need to train them. Them  – the abs. So most trainers send their clients on a schedule of “core exercises” to get that blazing hot summer body but, what if that’s all a load of shit… The “core” is the collection of muscles that

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6 Ways to Save Time and Money Grocery Shopping

Healthy eating begins with what you bring into your home as options to use. It’s simple for someone to tell you to pick the right foods, but when you go into the grocery store, farmer’s market, co-op, etc, it’s important to go in with a plan. Below are some easy ways to make grocery shopping

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4 Tips to Keeping Your New Years Resolution

Research says you’re 10x more likely to solidify a change in behavior by making a New Years Resolution vs if you didn’t make a start-of-the-year vow. TEN TIMES. Not too shabby. Seems like you’re off to a great START. In order to achieve goals/change, we have to set GOALS and identify our desired change. Nearly 45% percent

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