Knowledge Bombs

Thanksgiving 2015 Schedule

Gobble Gobble! The gym will be CLOSED on Thursday, 11/26 (Thanksgiving Day), but as is tradition our workout will be running in the Turkey Trot 5K.   We are encouraging EVERYONE to participate in this event, as all the proceeds go to local sports teams, the course is awesome, and who doesn’t love running a 5K?!  You…

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Find Your Why

The spark to begin an exercise program comes from a variety of different places. A wedding, a divorce, an unflattering picture, an awesome infomercial, the desire to perform your best at “X”… the list goes on forever.  When you started all that mattered was that you needed to start, and nothing was going to stand in your way.  Then somewhere…

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Fall Pre-Tox Food Challenge

  The Kick-Off work-out for the 2015 Fall “Pre-Tox” Partner Challenge is tomorrow Saturday, 10/31/15 at 9 AM.  Costumes are HIGHLY encouraged.  It is going to be a blast!!  Still on the fence about participating?  Think its too expensive or too time consuming? Think again my friends… In the past two years of sitting down…

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What You Will Find at The Gym

Written by Cory House It is commonly stated that if you are changing what you eat, you should choose a diet that you can sustain for the rest of your life. If the diet you choose is not sustainable (ex: a juice cleanse), often you will go back to feeling and looking like you did…

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Pre-Tox Fall Nutrition Challenge

It’s time to clean your nutrition UP before the Holiday season arrives with all it’s cookies, pies, and delicious temptations. The “Pre-Tox Nutrition Challenge” will begin on Sunday, November 1st, and run for 21 days.  It will be a partner style challenge, and will culminate with a partner workout competition on Saturday, November 21st. Throughout…

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How to Do a Pull-Up

Step 1: Hang from a pull-up bar with your hands shoulder width apart Step 2: Pull yourself up so your chin clearly passes over the bar Step 3: Repeat If only it were that easy! But for some people IT IS that easy. Today, we are going to give you everything you need to know…

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The Cumulative Effect

The recent crisp air and dwindling daylight has reminded me that winter is well on its way. The beautiful aspen trees, and warm afternoons in the Roaring Fork Valley will soon give way to frosted windshields, delayed openings and cold, silent nights. I must admit that my testosterone riddled days of, “shred the gnar everyday…

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CrossFit Will Kill You

At least that is what the media has been trying to tell you for the last few years. I am sure you have read an article or some relative of yours read an article on how dangerous CrossFit is and how people are getting injured every day. First, what is CrossFit? How do you define…

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Survey Reminder!

This is your friendly reminder to fill out our Gym Survey.  Remember that any unfilled out surveys = BURPEE fun.  We have gone from owing 170 burpees to owing 101 as a gym.  I believe in YOU!  You have until October 10th.  Do your part for the good of the team, for the good of the nation,…

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Got the Front Rack Blues?

Do you cringe every time you see front squats, thrusters or our new famous barbell complexes posted on the board? Do your wrists, shoulders, and elbows start to ache just thinking about it? It sure would be nice if you were able to see those movements on the board, and instead of immediately cringing and…

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