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Ben Bergeron’s East Coast Championships

East Coast Championships The second annual East Coast Championships hosted some of the best athletes of the sport this year at the Boston Trade Center. With a $22,000 purse, we saw over 25 Games-level competitors come out and give a great showing. Hosted by Ben Bergeron and CrossFit New England,… READ MORE

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Kicking Cancer’s Butt

The world is full of inspirational stories. Across the globe, people are going through horrible ordeals and coming out on the other side stronger, more confident, and still smiling. I’ve always wondered how they do it. How do you keep smiling while the world takes a crap on your life… READ MORE

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The Whole9 – A holistic approach to Paleo nutrition and a balanced lifestyle

Improved athletic performance, virtually limitless energy, effortless weight loss—these are just a few of the benefits touted by the Paleo Diet, a nutritional framework based on evolutionary principles. If you CrossFit, you’ve most definitely heard of it. If you’re hardcore, you’ve probably even tried it. Now Melissa and Dallas Hartwig,… READ MORE

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The Wolf Pack. CrossFit Evviva

Byron and Caitlin Gold, the husband-and-wife owners of CrossFit Evviva in Eugene, Oregon, adopted a motto for their gym coined by the late, great hockey coach of the gold medal winning 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team, Herb Brooks, “Legs Feed the Wolf.” The meaning stems from the hunting behavior of… READ MORE

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Fitness and Photos. Marie-Lyssa Dormeus on new beginnings and following your path

When people decide to join a gym, most enter with vague and lofty goals of “losing a few pounds”, “getting healthy”, or “looking good for bathing suit season”. When Marie-Lyssa Dormeus entered the Mansfield Club in January of 2011 she had a very specific purpose; she needed to be able… READ MORE

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Lucas Parker

With a full body suit of thick red hair and possibly the manliest beard around, it’s hard to miss Lucas Parker at a CrossFit competition, especially when he busts out his weightlifting singlet (he likes “the tight feeling of spandex”). The 23-year-old “teen wolf” has represented Canada West at the… READ MORE

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Michele Letendre

This regional marks the third year that we will be watching Michele Letendre and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet vie for one of the two coveted spots to the CrossFit Games. The two have been Canada East’s representatives for two years running, and have each taken a turn at the title of fittest… READ MORE

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Forever Fran – CrossFit Games Open WOD 13.5

Forever Fran 4 minute AMRAP (Unless you finish 90 reps, then your new time-cap is 8 min, unless you finish 180 reps, then your time-cap is 12 min……..etc.) 15 thrusters (100/65) 15 chest-to-bar pull-ups First, an aside: this workout provides rather a large body of evidence (not that we needed… READ MORE

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Games Open WOD 13.4 – CrossFit and “Firsts”

I suppose you could say I have a bit of history with toes to bar in the Open. It was two years ago, during WOD 5 of the 2011 Open, that I accomplished my first toes to bar.  With 20 minutes on the clock, and 10 toes to bar to… READ MORE

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CrossFit is Humbling – Games Open WOD 13.3

Games Open WOD 13.3: CrossFit is humbling. 12 minute AMRAP: 150 wall ball 90 double unders 30 muscle-ups Well hello again, 12.4, we missed you (we didn’t really). HQ loves a repeater WOD. Like any of our beloved benchmark workouts, a repeated WOD is a chance to measure your progress,… READ MORE

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Step-ups Are The Rage Games OPEN WOD 13.2

10 minute AMRAP of: 5 shoulder to overhead (115 / 75 lbs) 10 deadlifts (115 / 75 lbs) 15 box jumps (climbs? ascensions?) (24 / 20 inch) I was surprised, nay, shocked when I read the rules for this week’s WOD. This year, stepping up to the box was allowed… READ MORE

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CrossFit Games Open WOD 13.1 : Yup, Burpees still suck.

CrossFit Games Open WOD 13.1 17 min time cap 40 burpees, 30 snatches (75/45 lbs) 30 burpees, 30 snatches (135/75 lbs) 20 burpees, 30 snatches (165/100 lbs) 10 burpees, AMRAP snatches (210/120 lbs) What a WOD! As many of you undoubtedly noticed, 13.1 was a bit of a case of… READ MORE

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