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Does it matter how fit your CrossFit coach is?

Whether a CrossFit coach needs to look physically fit or not is a great question; one which elicits a lot of talking points and a broad mix of opinions. The straightforward answer? If someone knows what they’re doing, their outer appearance shouldn’t matter, right?  But let’s also be honest with ourselves; first impressions are everything

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Strength training: why do women need to embrace it?

Because we are strong and entirely capable of doing so. Hell, we are the gender qualified to spend hours in labour. We create beautiful little bebes (with a little help from our friends), put up with PMS and pre-menoupause all while embracing the other, glorious, non-matriarchal aspects of life. I thus conclude we can lift some

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The CrossFit Open 21.3 and 21.4: workout tips and strategies

CrossFit Open 21.3. Oh yea, and .4  A double-header that’s less straightforward than the previous two Open workouts, it’s got a whole lot of everything involved. So, make sure you are familiar with the rules, tie-break times and your strategy for each portion of the workout and you’ll be all set up for success. Below

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The CrossFit Open 21.2: workout tips and strategies

21.2 EW EW EW.  Now that that’s out of my system, lets get to strategizing. 21.2 is a repeat of 17.1; the first Open workout of 2017 in which 44% of men and 27% of women finished in under the 20:00 time cap.  It’s a tough workout, there’s no doubt about that, but the toughest

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The CrossFit Open 21.1: workout and strategy

And just like that the 2021 CrossFit Open has begun.  And the first workout as predicted is a very accessible one, but a very intensive one nonetheless.  So, lets get to strategizing. You’ve got an ascending ladder of wall walks and double-unders to contend with for this one. So that means a whole lot of

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Revised for 2022! The 2022 Crossfit Open: is it for beginners?

Each year, CrossFit fledglings around the globe perk up their ears when they hear more seasoned CrossFitters chatting about the elusive CrossFit Open. And as these new these new CrossFit recruits begin to form a picture of what the Open might entail, their imaginations gets the best of them; forming an emotional cluster*ck of excitement,

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Working out with your partner: lessons learned and fitness gained

Couples who train together stay together, right? We reached out to couples who have been running, CrossFitting, and overall fitness-ing together throughout the years to learn the truth. If you’ve ever found yourself Googling “working out with your other half” or “fitness couples” it’s highly likely your browser timed out due to boredom. You’re greeted

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