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Stop Finding Yourself

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 14, 2022

Have you ever said I need to find myself? Or do you ever feel lost? Like you don’t know who you are or what you’re supposed to do with your life? You’re not alone. A lot of people go through this phase. However, the word “find” is ambiguous. We say we’re going to find ourselves, ...

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Building Structure and Accountability

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 4, 2022

Andrew Huber, 30yrs old, works as a route transportation salesperson. Before embarking on the CrossFit journey, Andrew was inspired by a friend who works out; it was through him that he decided to break his unhealthy habits and began doing some online activities at home. Realizing that he lacked the accountability and structure required, he ...

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Continuing To Make Progress

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 8, 2022

After you have been working out for a while (for many of us, years), it can be tough to continue make progress. This often leads to feelings of discouragement and can bring our training to a halt. Plateaus, burnout, and disillusionment. Veteran Southpaw member, Rim, has been there. She has also persevered through.    Rim ...

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Get Your Edge Back With Group Fitness Classes

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 4, 2022

As any parent knows, one of the best ways to get your child to move fast is to challenge them to a race. At the count of “3, 2, 1, go!” they bolt into action and spring to life with a speed that seemingly comes out of nowhere. When challenged to a race or contest, ...

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How Developing Consistency Builds Resiliency with Paul Darda

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 30, 2021

We all know that person who always seems to succeed no matter what life throws their way. They’re the ones that seem to have an answer for everything, and they never let anything get them down. You might think that they were born luckier than everyone else, but the truth is, they’re just really good ...

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Benefits of Learning & Using the Olympic Lifts in Your Fitness

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 25, 2021

When we consider weightlifting, it can be frightening because it is a totally new experience. However, if you want to tone your body, increase your stamina, and strengthen your muscles, incorporating strength training, specifically Olympic lifting, into your fitness program is a way to do this quickly and efficiently. What is Olympic Lifting? Olympic lifting ...

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How To Optimize Your Warmup And Cooldown Routines

How To Optimize Your Warmup And Cooldown Routines

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 20, 2021

Warmups and cooldowns are an essential part of training and should be given as much thought and effort as the workout itself. In fact if you’re short on time you might be better off going through a proper warmup, mobilization, and stretching session than to try to get a quick workout in while skipping those ...

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How To Increase Accountability

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 6, 2021

Do you accept accountability for your actions, or do you get defensive and start pointing fingers? Being accountable isn’t always easy, but it’s necessary and valuable. Accountability fosters teamwork, builds trust, and enables you to DO something about the problem! “Accountability doesn’t happen just by chance. It has to be implemented.” What is Accountability? Accountability ...

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What To Look For in a Good CrossFit Coach

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 21, 2021

  The great thing about CrossFit is that everyone is encouraged and challenged to improve themselves in a safe environment: achieving more than they thought possible and recognizing their full potential. Having a coach is important because they can allow you to feel challenged, supported, and competent in your ability, and they can assist you ...

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Should I Add Protein To My Diet?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 15, 2021

Most people associate proteins with bodybuilders, who eat more meat and drink protein shakes to improve their physique. However, protein is not only beneficial to them, but it is valuable to everyone, whether you are an athlete, runner, hiker, gym-goer, or simply enjoy playing or doing other forms of daily activities.   Aside from water ...

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