Tips for Your First 50 Days

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Tips for Your First 50 Days Know how to take a compliment. Your life will change, your body and outlook will change with it. Surely, your friends will notice. Be on time for your training and get a good warm-up. Be resolute when it comes to your shopping. Focus on real food. Buy groceries that […]

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CROSSFIT: 3 MENTAL TOUGHNESS TIPS

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You don’t have to be a CrossFitter to apply some of their strategies for mental toughness to your own workout. Here are three tips to develop a stronger mind and a better physique! If you saw any of the 2014 CrossFit Games in July, I’m sure you noticed some of the incredible physiques cheering in […]

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CrossFit helps Camden kids cope, succeed

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Back when Steve Liberati was working as an exterminator, he didn’t expect to one day run a CrossFit gym and a “paleo foods” business. Working for his father’s pest-control business, Liberati had a closeup view of the neighborhoods and streets of Camden. The small city has been struggling for years to escape the grip of […]

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CROSSFIT GREAT FOR TEENS

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CrossFit is a type of training that is known for its intensity and level of difficulty. Unlike kickboxing classes or barre workouts, CrossFit doesn’t specialize in any one type of exercise. You’ll work with weights, attempt intense cardio intervals, and try killer strength-building combinations. The goals are to train hard, get strong, and go fast. […]

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JOSH TURNER COMPETES IN CROSSFIT OPEN

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You can now add CrossFit competitor to Josh Turner’s list of accomplishments.  The “Lay Low” hitmaker first became interested in the sport that combines aerobics, gymnastics and weight lifting after seeing CrossFit Champion Rich Froning on the cover of Muscle & Fitness, and then running into him in the Nashville airport. “He casually asked if […]

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THE SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL CROSSFIT ATHLETES

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Last year, Patrick McCarty shared his journey to the CrossFit Games in his athlete journals. This year, he’s on his way to the Games again.   So what lessons can we all learn from a three-time CrossFit Games Masters athlete? (As an aside: don’t call Patrick old. Read this journal entry to find out why.) Lesson One: Always […]

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Confessions of a Middle-Aged CrossFit Newbie

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I am definitely not your typical CrossFit disciple. I am a 49-year-old, soft-around-the-middle type of guy. The bulk of my athletic endeavors are a decade behind me, and my 40s have been plagued by an endless array of injuries — including elbow tendonitis, a torn calf muscle and a hamstring I shredded into an unholy […]

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I’m 9 months pregnant — and conquering CrossFit

Weightlifter Continues Gruelling Regime Despite Being Seven Months Pregnant

A CrossFit-crazed British woman won’t let her pregnancy slow her down. The fitness buff continues to compete in the grueling strength and conditioning program despite being 38 weeks pregnant. Meet Katja Harjanne — a 39-year-old Brighton resident with a bulging belly and muscles to match, who doesn’t care what people think about her fitness regimen.  “I think […]

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