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June = Fitness Testing

In June, we’ll be testing you across the 10 general physical skills — Strength, Power, Flexibility, Stamina, Accuracy, Agility, Cardiovascular Endurance, Co-ordination, Speed and Balance — in as many ways as possible so that we can help keep track of your progress and create better, more targeted goals for you. Our fitness tests were developed [...]

By |2019-06-05T01:38:58+00:00June 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Gluten Free Low FODMAP Pizza Recipe

Okay, everyone loves pizza, there's no denying that. But we all want to eat healthy, right? So here is my version of a healthy, gluten free, and Low FODMAP pizza crust with toppings. This easy and quick recipe is sure to satisfy your craving for hot pizza. Enjoy! Pizza Crust 3 cups of Bob's Red [...]

By |2019-02-25T22:12:27+00:00February 25th, 2019|Coaches' Corner|

Why I’m Doing The Open: Haley

Name/Age: Haley Mt. Joy/ 20yrs Occupation: Student at SOU Years CrossFitting: Joined in September 2018 Did you do The Open last year? If so, did you have any kind of PR’s or try anything new? This is my first Open but I started to become interested in professional CrossFit athletes around this time last year [...]

By |2019-02-01T21:09:01+00:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Why I’m Doing The Open: Will

Name: Will Robinson Occupation: Camp Operations Manager - Y Camp Deboer - Ashland Family YMCA Years CrossFitting: 4 Did you do The Open last year? If so, did you have any kind of PR’s or try anything new? Yes! PR'd my Squat clean at 252lbs in 18.2b! Why are you doing it this year? I have fun [...]

By |2019-01-29T20:31:42+00:00January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Why I’m Doing The Open: Jen

Name: Jennifer Dengler Occupation: Physician Assistant Years CrossFitting: 2 Did you do The Open last year? If so, did you have any kind of PR’s or try anything new? I did not compete last year. I joined CrossFit February 2017 during the Open. Last year I came to watch when I wasn't in the office [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:34:11+00:00January 25th, 2019|Coaches' Corner|

What is The Open and Why Should You Do It?

Well, you can read the official CrossFit pitch here. I’ll try not to repeat any of that. Here’s what you need to know: It’s a competition, but it’s not. You’re competing with CrossFit athletes worldwide, but for all of us normal humans, at the end of the day, you’re really just competing with yourself. Still, [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:34:03+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Why I choose to do The Open

The CrossFit Games is upon us! The Open is a way for all athletes to take part in the fun. Here's my reason why I choose to participate in "The Open": In short: because it is exhilarating. I love watching everyone perform to their fullest potential. Something about watching everyone then trying to do the [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:33:55+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Coaches' Corner|

Why I Do CrossFit

Thanks to everyone who came out to JD's going-away party last Saturday. As a tribute to JD and all that he brought to our gym, I thought I'd share my response to the homework assignment he gave us all back in November. I'll caution that it was very much a stream-of-consciousness piece of writing. After [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:33:49+00:00January 20th, 2019|Coaches' Corner|

Easy, healthy recipe from Coach Tia

Here is a recipe I created. It is Paleo, Whole30 and Low FODMAP compliant. Enjoy! - Coach Tia Leftover Turkey Soup • 1 Tbs garlic infused olive oil • 1 Tbs ghee • 1 bunch scallions, green parts only • 2 large carrots • 2 large ribs celery • 1 large parsnip • 1 medium [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:33:42+00:00January 17th, 2019|Coaches' Corner|

What are your 2019 Goals?

You may have noticed the large white board labeled “2019 Goals” on the wall we just put up. Many of you have already started to write down many things you aspire to accomplish!  Some of you might be like me, staring at the board thinking “uhhhh….what DO I want to do?” You may not be [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:33:25+00:00January 17th, 2019|Coaches' Corner|