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ARE YOU READY FOR A COMPETITION?

Are you ready for a competition? This is a trick question – we don’t sign up for 10k runs, Marathons, Tough Mudder, or CrossFit Competitions because we are ready to compete. We don’t sign up because we think that we are finally in good enough shape or that its finally time…

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GRIT Fall Session

THE FALL SESSION HAS BEGUN! With race season around the corner, the focus on the Fall session will complement your steady runs with time and distance based pacing manipulations. We will still use some overloading techniques, such as sandbags, hills and stairs, but the primary focus will be getting you…

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Structure: Confidence in Motion

Confidence in motion. That’s been the theme of Structure thus far. By showing people how to engage the right muscles properly, and push the intensity in the right way, they have gained increased awareness of their own bodies. As a result, they are now more confidently expressing their body’s abilities….

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Saying Goodbye to Coach Rachel

Hey CrossFit 416, It’s with great sadness that I write this blog post to announce that Rachel will be stepping away from coaching at CrossFit 416. Imagine waking every day at 5am, walking to a dark gym, and being radiant enough to light up a room. That’s what a coach…

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Barbell Breakdown: Wrap Up

What a fantastic 4 weeks. I had such a great time coaching my 8 athletes through Olympic lifting progressions to better their technique and understanding of the Clean, Jerk and Snatch. We focused on mobility, the importance of jumping and landing and the big one – using the appropriate weight…

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