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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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Friday’s WOD: A Test of Functional Fitness

Friday’s WOD: A Test of Functional Fitness

6,000 lbs, 12 pallets, and Truck Climbs for Time We knew that opening a gym would be filled with defining days and moments. This past Friday hit the mark. We were expecting our huge equipment order in from Rogue but when Friday afternoon rolled around UPS called and said they couldn’t deliver as the weight...

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There is a method to our madness: Why we program the way we do

There is a method to our madness: Why we program the way we do

THERE IS A METHOD TO OUR MADNESS “Why we program the way we do” Recently one of our members had some questions about how we design our workouts each week and over time.  Over the next couple of weeks we plan on sharing more thinking behind our programming to further provide insight into our philosophy of...

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