Coachability

As great as both Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant were/are, they never won anything without head coach Phil Jackson.  The truth is, more often than not, behind every great athlete you’ll also find a great coach.  Natural talent and ability, while also very important, will only tak
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Competitions: Why Everyone Should Compete

CrossFit is a sport.  With all of the numbers, scores, and comparisons floating around all of the time, CrossFit naturally lends itself to the idea of competition.  Whether you realize it or not, you are competing every day in the gym.  It may not be against your friends.  It may not
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Michelle Carrasco – “You Have To Want It”

“Hey… My name is Michelle Carrasco and I’m 21 years old. Since I can remember I’ve always been overweight: from elementary school to high school. My sophomore year in high school I made a change to be healthier and lose some weight. I managed to lose 40 pounds and I was comfortable. I
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The Air Squat: No Respect

THE LOWLY AIR SQUAT “I get no respect” isn’t just a popular quote from the late, great Rodney Dangerfield, but, I’d imagine, if the air squat could talk, it too would announce something eerily similar.  I see air squats performed in the gym every day, and, for
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Nick Robles: No Excuses

Excuses. We all have them. Life can be difficult sometimes. It gets in the way of making it to the gym on a consistent basis. It gets in the way of eating and sleeping right. Newsflash though…you aren’t special! Nobody is. The brutal truth is that life gets in the way for
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