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28 Jan Posted by in Fun Facts | Comments

Deload week

Hey team, Last week was a very intensive week and I am sure your body is feeling it.  You asked your body a lot by doing all of 1 rep max testing.  If you hit all those lifts, this post is for you.  You will not see any heavy lifting this week for the regular […]


17 Dec Posted by in Fun Facts | Comments

Slow and steady wins the race

Your muscles are made up with fibers, slow twitch and fast twitch.  Slow Twitch (Type I) are more efficient at using oxygen to generate more fuel (known as ATP) for continuous, extended muscle contractions over a long time. They fire more slowly than fast twitch fibers and can go for a long time before they […]


21 Oct Posted by in Fun Facts | Comments

What about Tabata?

In 1996, Dr. Izumi Tabata published the results of a study demonstrating, with speed skaters, that the aerobic and anaerobic pathways could be trained simultaneously (Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 28). This was a significant finding, as most authorities had regarded the two pathways—and training for them—as compartmentalized. Aerobic training was largely long […]


16 May Posted by in Fun Facts | 1 comment

Importance of Play

Many people don’t realize that playing is not just for children. We as adults need to incorporate some form of play regularly. Many peer reviewed journals say that play helps us to become more creative, relieve stress, and feel better. All of these contribute to a better quality of life. Imagine walking down the street […]


12 Jul Posted by in Fun Facts | 6 comments

2012 Games Predictions

Image courtesy of WODfanatic Over the years, we have seen a lot of changes surrounding the CrossFit Games.  They have been held every summer since 2007, and participation, sponsorship, and prize money have grown rapidly since that time.  In 2007, 2008, and 2009, the prize money for first place was $500, $1,500, and $5,000, respectively.  […]