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    Nov 27, 2020

Without a Robust Client Assessment, You’re Missing the Mark, Expert Coaches Say

If you’re not assessing clients individually before throwing them into group classes, you’re doing them a disservice, say three highly-respected companies — Active Life Rx, Level Method and OPEX Fitness — all of whom work with coaches and affiliate owners to help their clients move better and deliver more effective training programs. What they’re saying: […]

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    Nov 27, 2020

Boys to Men: Boys Teen Division Still Battling for Legitimacy

Two weeks ago we analyzed the impact that 19-year old Haley Adams had on the girl’s teen division. How her success the last two years after aging-out of the division has given a host of young up and coming teenage girls a blueprint for success sooner rather than later. Conversely the boys teen division has […]

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    Nov 25, 2020

Facebook Group Empowers the Women of CrossFit

“I don’t know what I expected.” Shawna Norton says this referring to the Facebook group that she started in 2017, The Women of CrossFit. In three years, the community has garnered over 9,000 members and is growing fast — around 6,000 of those members joined in the last year. The big picture: The Women of […]

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    Nov 24, 2020

Not That Fit: Training Mentality with WOD Science and Sports Psychologist Jonathan Fader

After my convo with Team USA gymnast, Kara Eaker, I’m feeling more balanced but #NotThatFit overall. There’s still one component of fitness to master, but today, I’m going off script and talking about training mentality with Henning Langer, one of the guys behind WOD Science, and Jonathan Fader, a performance psychologist with SportStrata.  I brought […]

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    Nov 24, 2020

Community Gyms Coalition Releases Statement on D.C.’s Gym Regulations; Urges Congress to Act

On Monday, Washington D.C. Mayor, Muriel Bowser, and DC Health announced “adjustments” to the district’s Phase 2 reopening plan, including lower limits on both indoor and outdoor gatherings in general and requiring restaurants to stop serving alcohol at 10 PM. The only businesses in the city required to completely halt all indoor activities, however, are […]

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    Nov 24, 2020

CrossFit Headquarters Moves To Boulder, Colorado

CrossFit LLC’s headquarters is moving from its original home in Scotts Valley, CA to Boulder, CO. They have signed a lease and intend to move their administrative functions into a 7,100 square foot building in early to mid-December. The details:  The facility at 2617 Broadway, which used to house the Anthem Branding office, is less […]

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    Nov 24, 2020

Colleen Fotsch Selected for USA Women’s Bobsled Team

On Sunday Colleen Fotsch was given an early Christmas present, as she was named to the 2020-21 USA Bobsled women’s national team. The announcement capped off a whirlwind five month journey for the two-time CrossFit Games athlete. One big thing: Fotsch becomes the first American Games athlete named to a winter US national team and […]

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    Nov 23, 2020

Original CrossFit Kid Writes Book to Inspire Lifestyle Change

Connor Martin, the son of CrossFit Kids Founders Jeff and Mikki Martin has written a book — Eat. Sleep. Move. Breathe: The Beginner’s Guide to Living a Healthy Lifestyle — that lays out the basics of living a healthy lifestyle in a digestible, easy-to-follow way, Martin explained. The goal is to provide “quick implementable knowledge […]

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