The Cove Blog

“BY DEGREE, NOT KIND“

“BY DEGREE, NOT KIND“

“BY DEGREE, NOT KIND“ by Coach Mike Every so often something happens that reminds me why I fell in love with CrossFit years ago and why I keep coming back to Cove nearly everyday. Friday was one of those nights. For those of you who don’t know, the Men’s Cove Challenge has been going on for...

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ANNIE’S AFTERMATH!

ANNIE’S AFTERMATH!

ANNIE’S AFTERMATH! It was so exciting to see how many athletes attempted Double Unders in Monday’s “Annie” WOD.  And just as incredible to see so many complete it RX when just a few short months ago stringing doubles was just something you dreamed of.  All in all, incredible progress showed through! But no matter where you...

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#SORRYNOTSORRY

#SORRYNOTSORRY

This is a must-read blog entry.  A huge thanks to Coach Mike for such a perfectly written piece… #SORRYNOTSORRY   Friday partner WODs are a lot of fun here at CrossFit Cove. It’s a great time to come together as a community, meet someone new, and sometimes partner up with a friend. But, what happens...

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IF I DO THIS, WILL I BE ABLE TO MAKE IT INTO THE BOX TOMORROW?

IF I DO THIS, WILL I BE ABLE TO MAKE IT INTO THE BOX TOMORROW?

IF I DO THIS, WILL I BE ABLE TO MAKE IT INTO THE BOX TOMORROW?     As many of you know, two of our athletes fell ill after last Monday’s Murph with “Rhabdo”. Rhabdomyolysis is essentially muscle breakdown and the release of intracellular contents into the bloodstream. The liver and kidneys are not designed to process...

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COUNTDOWN TO THE OPEN

COUNTDOWN TO THE OPEN

COUNTDOWN TO THE OPEN Congratulations!  You took the brave step of signing up for the worldwide CrossFit Open competition. And while should be a five week period of fun, challenges, testing new limits and excitement, it often comes with nerves (or even dread!) and uncertainty. Whether it’s your first or fifth Open, here are a...

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REST? WHO NEEDS REST??

REST? WHO NEEDS REST??

REST? WHO NEEDS REST?? If you’ve done one… or a hundred workouts at the Cove, you know it works because of the high intensity you achieve with each WOD. But our bodies can’t withstand that kind of intense exercise every day – so we need to EMBRACE THE REST DAY.  Here is some guidance we...

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A CrossFitter’s Dear John Letter to BodyPump

A CrossFitter’s Dear John Letter to BodyPump “We are never, ever getting back together” Since I discovered CrossFit in 2013, I’ve been a complete loyalist. But let me be clear: I am not AGAINST other means to fitness. I’m all about people finding what works for them – and even I still dabble in the...

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