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Is Intensity Scalable?


Intensity is one of the elusive aspects of CrossFit. Many people go through the workouts for weeks, months, or even years before they discover it. Some people prefer not pushing their boundaries, some people don’t fully grasp what intensity is. They figure that if they are not the person with the worse time, that they are still working out intensely. ...

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OPEN Giveaway


The 15.1 Open Giveaway is brought to you by HumanX. The first drawing will be on March 3rd. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Your Momma!


I read a lot in the January/February issue of WOD Talk that made me think. I wanted to share the piece on endurance athletes with my sister, who is a marathoner, and the CF playlist with my trainer, who has been complaining about music lately. However, nothing captured my complete and undivided attention like “Fit-Fitters”. The author was deeply offended ...

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Sleep and Competition


Getting adequate sleep is crucial when preparing for a big competition. Sleep is restorative and not preparatory in terms of physiological function. When we sleep there is a down regulation of the Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS). This is our “Fight mode” which reacts to stress and allows us to “Perform”. The opposite is the Parasympathetic Nervous System (PNS). This is ...

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7 Marathon Training Tips on a Hectic Schedule


The best of us have a busy schedule. The worst of us have a hectic schedule. So when it comes to training and working out, it can seem impossible to find the time to fit it in. I mean… among work obligations, family obligations, and other obligations, it’s almost unmanageable to add to the list. Fair enough; that’s why I’m going to share with you ...

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OSO Barbell Clamps Introduces Unique Barbell Collars

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OSO Barbell Clamps Introduces Unique Barbell Collars Engineered from 6061 Aircraft Grade Aluminum and available in multiple colors, OSO collar puts traditional spring clamps on notice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DENVER, CO – OSO Barbell Clamps announces their new OSO Barbell Collars aimed at the CrossFit market just in time for the 2015 CrossFit Open. OSO Barbell Clamps are engineered from ...

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New ZIG Brand Portable Protein Shake Designed for Active, On-the-Go Consumers


Luminate Nutrition, LLC launches new ZIG Portable Protein Shake with revolutionary packaging to help active, on-the-go consumers drink protein shakes while away from home. Luminate Nutrition, LLC announced today the launch of ZIG Portable Protein Shake, a just-add-water product designed to make it easier for consumers to use protein powder while on-the-go or away from home. Each ZIG includes a ...

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5 Hacks to Compete at Your Best in the CrossFit Open


The Open is an exciting time for CrossFitters. Last year over 200,000 individuals registered for the CrossFit Open. With the introduction of the scaled division and teens division I expect that number to be more like 300,000. For the veterans the Open is part of the process to getting back the the Games. For the other 99% the Open is ...

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MINDBODY Expands Consumer Platform with Acquisition

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MINDBODY Expands Consumer Platform with Acquisition Global software company adds custom-branded mobile apps to its product line   San Luis Obispo, CA – February 17, 2015 – MINDBODY, the leading provider of SaaS software to the wellness industry, and creator of the MINDBODY Connect™ consumer app, is expanding its consumer mobile capabilities through the acquisition of Fitness Mobile Apps, a ...

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