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Health as a By-Product

Guest post written by: Andrew Bowers   I was thirteen or fourteen, looking like Captain America (prior to the super-soldier serum). It was my first year of high-school and my first year of weights class. The work was hard, and the gains were slow; looking back I think that’s how Read more…

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Go Down Swinging…

This post was written by Russ Blanck, a 56-year old police officer who adopted CrossFit and a Paleo lifestyle as a means to maximize his functional fitness.  CrossFit and Paleo have helped him achieve his goals.  He works and trains alongside officers 20 to 30 years younger than him.  As a certified Read more…

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NEW and IMPROVED!! The NEXT BIG THING in 30-Day Challenges!!

We’ve all heard about them and have likely done at least one, if not one every three months. They’re heralded as a ‘reset’, a way to jump start results – a ‘detox’ of sorts. They definitely have their appeal and can be useful – but many times they wind up Read more…

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“Exercising” the Demons

I didn’t have to think about life, work, responsibilities or really anything except exactly what I was. Sometimes I absolutely hated the action – like DREADED it – but when was done it felt SO good. I was at peace and worthy of being able to relax. It was my Read more…

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CrossFit and The Aging Athlete

Guest post written by: Judah Boulet   In a prior post, I discussed strength and conditioning considerations in the aging athlete. CrossFit is the greatest growing strength and conditioning program. If you are like me, and enjoy CrossFit workouts, enjoy the camaraderie and community of a gym atmosphere, how can Read more…

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Strength and Conditioning in the Aging Athlete

Guest post written by: Judah Boulet   One day you wake up and you realize your body feels different. Maybe it’s that you cannot do some of the things you used to do anymore, or maybe your body is screaming much louder than it did before while doing the same Read more…

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A Few Good Snacks…

So last week was Halloween and let’s face it – some of the ‘treats’ that may have found (or are still finding) their way into your mouth are downright scary.  Did you know that there are 25 ingredients in Plain M&M’s, 19 in a Snickers bar and 28 in an Read more…

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Consumed By Food…

There are these two guys. I LOVE THEM. They never ask me to bring them a beer or steal the remote control. They make me feel good and comfort me when I’m having a bad day. They are both totally cool with each other; in fact they’re even in business Read more…

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Fight or Flight

Guest post by: Tyler Minton I woke up on the cold bathroom floor. I knew I hadn’t fallen asleep, but couldn’t remember exactly at what point I had pulled myself out of the tub filled with hot water and epsom salt. After taking a minute to climb to my feet, Read more…

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Randomization: Forging Mediocre Fitness

Written by: Sarah Strange Randomization is all the rage these days, with people making millions off of concepts like muscle confusion, and other equally profitable outfits promising that all you need to be the fittest citizen of the universe is a functional exercise magic 8 ball. I’m not going to Read more…

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