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July 9, 2018

Build a base. Develop a strong foundation from which you can build on, sending your pyramid high into the sky. Do the little things. Rarely will what you need to do be what you want to do. Most the the necessary work won’t be “fun” or “sexy”. Most of it won’t earn you a lot

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June 4, 2018 – Passion

Clean (Every 2min x 6 sets: 2x cleans ) Weights should be challenging. For more experienced lifters, pushing for doubles at 80% Newer athletes should scale down and focus on the technique of the squat clean. Use this time to develop your technique and pull under the bar into the receiving position, while working with

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May 30, 2018 – Why do you Exercise

EMOM 15 1. :30 plank 2. :30 HS hold 3. :30 squat hold Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) AMRAP 10 10 deadlifts (275/185) 15 bar facing burpees Most of us will never have the chance to compete in the Olympics, the CrossFit Games, the Super Bowl, a National Championship or anything of similar magnitude. Few

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May 29, 2018 – Memorial Day Acknowledgement

5 rounds for Quality 200m row :30 L arm OH KB hold :30 L arm KB FC :30 R arm OH KB hold :30 R arm KB FC Annie (Time) 50-40-30-20-10 Double-unders Sit-ups To those who’ve lost tier life protecting, serving, and upholding this incredible country, THANK YOU. It is with your sacrifice and honor

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May 22, 2018 : Suicide Pace

Clean Complex (EMOM 6: PC + FS + Thruster) Metcon (Time) For Time 21 Thrusters 400m run 18 Thrusters 400m run 15 Thrusters 400m run (95/65) “The only good pace is suicide pace, and today’s a good day to die” – Steve Prefontaine

May 21, 2018 – Direction

4 rounds for Quality 20 UB DUs or 30 UB SU 25′ HSW or 1 wall walk Push Press (6×3 @ 75-85%) Be intentional. Set specific goals and direction for yourself. Don’t just “wander” through life, hoping for the best. Having motivation without direction is like flooring the gas pedal of a car with no

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May 15, 2018: Simple

Warm Up 5 rounds of “Cindy” 5 pull-ups 10 push-up 15 air squat MetCon Jack (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) 20-Minute AMRAP of: 10 Push Press, 115# 10 Kettlebell Swings, 53# 10 Box Jumps, 24″ In honor of Army Staff Sgt. Jack M. Martin III, 26, of Bethany, OK,died September 29th, 2009 Its simplicity is

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May 7, 2018: “Ego”

MetCon Back Squat TGU     What does “check your ego” in reference to our gym mean? It seems obvious that it discourages cocky demeanors, belittling others, and walking around aggresively, strutting yourself and letting the world know how great you are, but what else? How does it apply to EVERYONE? Remember when you signed

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May 4, 2018 – Integrity

  Strenght Back Squat Metcon AMRAP 20 50 wallballs (20/14) 100 DUs 50′ Handstand walk     Integrity is something we should all prioritize, something we should all invest in, and something we should all have more of. Whether it’s something seemingly minor like counting your reps in a WOD, or your actions/reactions when you’re

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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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