Testimonial | Heather, CrossFit & Weightlifting Athlete

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I’m 39 year old CrossFitter, a mother of two (ages 5 and 2), and a lifelong swimmer. I once competed at a collegiate level, back in the late 90s. As a result, my entire shoulder girdle is rotated internally from years of stroking water. Lifting toddlers onto my hip and […]

Making The Transition From CrossFit to Weightlifting

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The majority of Weightlifting coaches and athletes are involved with CrossFit at one level or another. Whether they used to do CrossFit or they’re a CF coach in addition to periodically coaching Weightlifting, the two communities are interconnected. Personally, I got my start in Weightlifting after doing CrossFit for almost 2 […]

Find Exactly What You’re Looking For

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CrossFit has opened the doors for those who would have otherwise not found the sport of Weightlifting. The two communities are so close and intertwined that it has naturally developed into what is almost a symbiotic relationship. Almost.  As I’ve said time and again, the fact that so many non-conventional gyms […]

Training Deficit Disorder

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Working out. Exercising. Training. To the average person, these words carry little, if any, significance. To an athlete or coach, these words are as different as black and white. One could argue that they’re just words, but these words mean much more than meets the eye. So, what’s the difference? Let’s start with some […]

Weightlifting, Nutrition, and that Dirty Little “C” Word

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We’ve all heard it: “You are what you eat.” This simple quote dates back over a hundred years and still gets it’s fair use out of nutrition coaches and experts everywhere. Though, it seems like all you need these days is an internet connection to deem yourself an expert in […]