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Speed Is a Skill

Here is how to master it… Depending on your sport the importance of speed could be a defining characteristic of your success. Naturally track and cross country athletes want to run fast, but speed can help in almost all team and individual sports where strength and conditioning comes into play. Whether you’re a running back …

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CrossFit Open 2019 Wrap Up

  The WODs are done and the results are in. This 2019 Spring Open has proven to be my favorite to date. Congratulations to Aggressively Average for coming out on top of the scoreboard and claiming their spot on our trophy. Congratulations to all the teams who did the wods, tooke the judges course and …

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April Athlete of the Month – Kiersten Colburn!

1. Tell us a little about yourself! I am not one to talk about myself a whole lot so here we go. In West Philadelphia, born and raised, on the playground was where I spent most of my days … JUST KIDDING! I have lived in STL most of my life but Kansas is home! …

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Last Lean Mean Military Green Athlete spotlight goes to……TWO ATHLETES Heather R. and Meghan H.

Last Lean Mean Military Green Athlete spotlight goes to……TWO ATHLETES Heather R. and Meghan H. 1. Heather Raines- I want to shout out Heather for being a bad ass in general. She crushed 19.5 and every single open workout she completed. She had a nasty sinus infection half way through the open but pushed through …

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19.5 Athlete Spotlight-Shelby R.

The #AggressivelyAverage Team’s athlete spotlight this week is Shelby R! While the rest of us are over here rubbing our calves from 19.5, I like to think Shelby is out somewhere lifting objects twice her body weight, basking in the glory of having just quietly dominated the entire CrossFit Open. This woman is a force …

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Open WOD 19.5 Athlete Spotlight-Anthony M.

  This weeks Snatch Me If You Can Spotlight Athlete of the week is Anthony M.! Anthony is inspiring to us all. He always shows up with an awesome attitude and makes WODs look effortless. He is incredibly fun to watch and I personally, have become a believer of Juicy J PRs! So happy he was …

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19.5 Athlete Spotlight-Michelle W.

19.5 Team Racks and Sacks athlete spotlight goes to Michelle W.! This girl is a beast! She’s motivated and driven. Before Friday she had just gotten her first chest to bar pull up a month ago. She then dominated Friday and got 43! She made contact with that bar like a boss! Every. Single. Rep! …

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Open 19.4 Athlete Spotlight

The Team #AggressivelyAverage 19.4 athlete spotlight is the AMAZING Mary Nolan! I’m pretty sure Mary is superhuman. I know I speak for all of us when I say that Mary’s work ethic, calm fierceness and constant accomplishments are something everyone around her admires. She has been so fun to watch this Open, like that time she knocked …

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Open 19.4 Athlete Spotlight

Snatch Me If You Can Spotlight Athlete of the week is Brandie C!! Brandie made such an impression on her peers that they reached out to me! Brandie got her very first pull up during 19.4! It was so easy she went on to do TWO!!! Congrats on the accomplishment Brandie! Keep kicking butt! Proud …

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Open 19.4 Athlete Spotlight

19.4 Racks and Sacks athlete spotlight goes to Jason K! Not only is he a super kind dude, he’s down right awesome! He came to do 19.4 saying he couldn’t do pull-ups and even thinking he wouldn’t even get that far. Boy was he wrong! Not only did he get through the first part, he …

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