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Be Better

Be Better I have been doing CrossFit for about 7 years. I can say that nothing has motivated me more to be better. The workouts not only make you stronger, but they also teach you A LOT about yourself. If you can reflect on every workout, there are things you can...

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Why You Can’t Do A Pull-Up

Why You Can’t Do a Pull-up The pull-up is often seen as a fundamental movement that feels just about impossible. For some, the key seems to be losing that extra weight. For others, it lies in strength. I am here to tell you that regardless of your weight, strength is...

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Why I Started a CrossFit Gym

I started a CrossFit gym because I have gotten so much value from it! When I started at my first CrossFit gym, the price was steep, but I learned so much from CrossFit that it became more important to afford it than to afford gas! I enjoy working out. I enjoy the pain...

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Goal Setting – Part One

Goal Setting - Part One We all have things we want to do in life.  It could be big, like saving enough money to retire at 45.  Or it could be small, like having the kitchen stay clean for more than an hour.  These life ambitions, big and small, help to direct us and...

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Current State of the Program

Becoming a well-rounded, fit individual requires a very broad training program. As set by the CrossFit ideology, there are 10 domains in which to improve upon : Cardiovascular and Respiratory Endurance, Stamina, Strength, Flexibility, Power, Speed, Coordination, Agility, Balance, and Accuracy.

Most of us do not train 10 times per week. So how do we hit each of these targets?

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The 3 Keys to #GAINZ

“How do I get stronger?” The 3 Keys to #GAINZ All too often, there is that workout that when we leave, we think: If I were stronger, that would have been so much better. The question is then, “How do I get stronger?”  There are a lot of different ways to get stronger,...

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New and Improved!

At Principia CrossFit, we strive to become better every day.  The same is true of our gym itself.  We have only been open a few months, which has given us many opportunities to make improvements to the space as we grow.  This past month, we have added a few features...

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Squat and Run Cycle May/June 2017

Let’s say someone has taken your family, and the only way to get them back is to squat 300 lbs.  What would you do?  Would you squat 2 or 3 times per week and spend some time between days recovering?  Probably not.  You would probably squat every. single. day. At...

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