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CrossFit Conditioning: How to Build a Bigger Engine

Ever start a workout thinking “Doesn’t look too bad, I’m gonna crush this!” only to wind up gassing out after the first couple minutes of a 15 minute WOD? It doesn’t feel good on your body or your ego. But it’s a problem you can fix.Like most of you reading, I’m not that into “cardio” […]

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CrossFit Masters; Training Tips for the Masters Athlete in the Pursuit of Health and Longevity

With the majority of CrossFit Masters athletes only finding the sport of fitness later in life, it’s easy to get caught up in the hype and go from a relatively sedentary lifestyle to training full time for the OAGQ. I caught up with Physiotherapist and Head Coach of WODprep Masters (Dr. CJ DePalma) to provide […]

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Not Another Post About At-Home Motivation

What to do when at-home motivation to workout is at an all time low. Everything you love about training at the gym is non-existent – the accountability, coaching, space, equipment… and the thought of jumping around your living room only to receive complaints from angry neighbours makes you want to stick pins in your eyes. […]

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The Obstacle (COVID-19) Is The Way

I started reading The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday. I ordered this from Amazon when shit started to get real with COVID-19. Why? Because I’m determined not to join the pity parties around me. I’m determined to come out the other side of this crazy, life-changing experience with some positively life-changing results. In […]

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CrossFit Mentality

CrossFit Mentality: Starve The Ego, Feed The Soul

Enter a CrossFit gym, and you’ll be sure to step over a pile of unattended egos left at the door. Nobody really wants to admit that they have one, especially not in CrossFit, where egos are particularly frowned upon. To be honest, it’s a topic that’s not really talked about enough when it comes to […]

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Getting CrossFit Results: Goals Without A Plan Are Just Wishes

After a recent girls night out, I told a friend that I would love to be good at doing my own makeup. My friend, listening to my comment, gave me a look and said something that made me smile.  “If I thought for a minute that you gave a shit about your makeup I’d tell you to […]

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Finding Time To Workout: How this CrossFit mother of two changed.

Life is busy. The kids are even busier. Work life is creeping into home life – and what’s a “vacation”? Weeks fly by and the idea of finding time to workout is smothered by piles of laundry and hours of overtime.At first, I began writing this to smugly inform you that it’s not that you […]

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