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The Top 3 Myths About Joining a Gym in a Post-COVID World

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 3, 2020

  As he stood there gasping for air after finishing a tough workout, a new member describes a realization that occurred to him a few months prior. While working from home he would spend more time on Facebook and Instagram than he traditionally did at the office. Sitting there one afternoon he became acutely aware ...

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Physical Fitness in an Automated World

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 19, 2020

Do you remember the kid who proudly pulled on their jersey? Who laced up their shoes before the big game? Who couldn’t fall asleep because they were envisioning the upcoming competition? Who lived and breathed sport because it was the purest way to express their identity? Fast forward fifteen years and we find ourselves in ...

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Creation Story

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 17, 2020

This is the essay that was submitted to CrossFit HQ in March of 2019 with my application to affiliate along with my request for the name “Southpaw” Affiliation Essay – Nicholas Bock   Affiliate Name for application: CrossFit Southpaw   Just three short years later, it was time to pack my life into a series ...

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An Open Letter From Nick

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 9, 2020

To be honest, a large part of me has wanted to stay silent. Social media is on fire with reactionary comments to inflammatory remarks. As one person described it, social media has become a “dumpster fire” – uncontrolled chaos. As another said, it’s become a “popularity contest” – everyone feeling the need to throw their ...

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Saturday 4.4.20

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 3, 2020

NOTE: Starting tomorrow (Sunday), we are transitioning all of our workouts and workout recordings to WODIFY (either the app or the wodify website). Aka, we will not be using this website anymore.  I believe most people use wodify already and I hope that this does not add confusion. This is being done for a couple ...

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Friday 4.3.20

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 2, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: We are going to be transitioning AWAY from this webiste and onto Wodify exclusively. Don’t worry! The recordings will still be posted! However, we are current adding information onto 3 different platforms which is redundant and takes time away from where our time could be better spent: checking in with you! I am posting ...

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Thursday 4.2.20

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 1, 2020

Recording of COACH View Recording of CLASS View We have a great workout for you today! This workout will get your hamstrings fired up and is a great combination of strength + capacity. We are starting out with some weighted hip extensions. There are a number of variations so watch our coaching video if you ...

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Wednesday 4.1.20

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 31, 2020

Link to Coach Led Workout Link to View of Other Athletes “Tabata” training is a type of HIIT (high-intensity interval training). It originated from the research of Japanese scientist Dr. Izumi Tabata. The objective was to find out if short bursts of high-intensity exercise followed by shorter rests might condition the body better than a ...

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Tuesday 3.31.20

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 30, 2020

  Recording of COACHES leading class Recording of ALL ATHLETES performing the warmup/workout We have a long interval workout today! After yesterday – one minute on, one minute off – this workout should feel more fluid. 5 Rounds: 4:00 on, 1:00 off. We are introducing a new movement – the skater jump. This is a ...

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Monday 3.30.20

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 29, 2020

RECORDED CLASS: View of Coaches View of Athletes Hopefully you were able to get some recovery in this weekend because we have a great week of programming ahead for you! In our prewod, we are hitting the core – hard. Weighted situps, flutter kicks, and monkey planks. This is where we want your focus to ...

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