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How to Avoid Scaling All Your WODs: Why Going Rx is Preventing You From Going Rx

I am cutting to the chase and posting the conclusion to this article by James Barnum, found through Eat to Perform.  See the whole thing here. http://eattoperform.com/2013/09/06/how-to-avoid-scaling-all-your-wods/ What To Do About It It’s easy to fall into the “Rx trap” – that feeling that you need to do it Rx or you’re not really working […]

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05 Sep Posted by in Challenges | Comments

Gratitude and Happiness

The Whole Life Challenge is one of many opportunities out there to step up to the challenge of making positive changes in your life and/or lifestyle.  This idea is part of a 40 day Mind – Body – Spirit Project, and seems like it could fit into the Whole Life concept. Whether you are doing […]

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26 Aug Posted by in Challenges | Comments

Sprinting and Baseline

If you want to: Lose Fat. Build muscle and target fast-twitch fibres. Increase endurance and build work capacity. Improve heart health. Improve insulin sensitivity and energy use. Improve conditioning, circulation and lung function. Improve cognition, brain volume and prevent depression. Save time while building mental toughness. Read the entire article here  http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/989/Eight_Reasons_Everyone_Should_Do_Sprints.aspx     Time […]

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20 Aug Posted by in Challenges | Comments

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

With the Whole Life Challenge right around the corner, and competitions in the offing now is a good time to consider the statement above.  It is so easy to get stuck in the mentality of “just this once” or “just for today” and slide down the slippery slope of too much rest, too many cheats, […]

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06 Aug Posted by in Challenges | 1 comment

Skill of the month!

While we calculate who the winner of last months Broad jumps challenge is lets get started with this months new Skill.   2 Kilometer row! after a certain point your 500m row time can only reduce so much. The 2K row was chosen to help work more of that oxidative pathway. Remember while your testing […]

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