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Make Your Breakfast 10% Better

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 15, 2021

You’ve heard it before. “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” It’s become cliche. And like so many aphorisms you lose an important message when you overlook it.  A healthy breakfast can support your physical and mental performance. If you are trying to excel, grow, and make changes to your body or in ...

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Top 3 Tips to Maximize Your Deadlifts

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 1, 2021

People tend to have polarized feelings about deadlifts. Either they love them or they hate them. If you love deadlifts this is usually for one of three potential reasons.  You already pull heavy weight. You are considered “strong” or “really good at that” so you enjoy doing it more. Yay dopamine! Maybe you are favorably ...

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Debunking 3 Big Stretching Myths

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 15, 2021

Debunking 3 Big Stretching Myths Stretching is one of the most misunderstood practices in the realm of fitness and sports performance. A long standing staple in many training sessions, it is commonly performed incorrectly, performed at the wrong time, or avoided for the wrong reason. By the end of this article you should be able ...

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Top 3 Reasons To Train With Kettlebells

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 1, 2021

If you could only buy one piece of equipment to accomplish all of your training what would you buy? Treadmills and cycles are great for cardio but definitely won’t get you stronger. A barbell is great but where do you have room to keep it and let alone use it? Total gym style machines always ...

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How To Become A Fat Burning Woman

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 15, 2021

How To Become A Fat Burning Woman Evolutionary women were built for childbearing. Unlike men, women have survival techniques that are unique to their bodies in order to prepare them for growing another human. While this is a beautiful miraculous trait, it comes with some conditions that specifically come into play when we are talking ...

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Tips For A Balanced Lower Body

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: July 1, 2021

After an intense workout of front squats or thrusters, you may have felt that burning pumped up sensation in your quads. Your pants are tighter and you can no longer put your phone and keys in your front pocket for fear of getting them stuck.  The quadriceps and hip flexor muscles on the front of ...

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The Importance Of Stress For Your Health

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 15, 2021

Did you know that a little bit of stress can actually maximize your performance? IF you’ve ever been in a flow state and totally lost track of time immersed in the task at hand you know know how astounding it can be to snap out of it. You were so focused that you couldn’t worry ...

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5 Health Metrics That Are More Important Than Weight

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: June 15, 2021

For some strange reason American’s have chosen the scale as their favorite way to track progress around their health. People derive their sense of self worth based on the number facing up at them from between their feet. If you’re someone who draws any sort of emotional reaction, positive or negative, from the scale then ...

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What’s Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 30, 2021

If you currently want something in your life that you don’t have then there is a 100% chance that you are human. How you define yourself is by the action you take towards bringing those into your life. Some people make declarations about how they are finally going to make the big change Generally, if ...

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Memorial Day Weekend   Means Murph for CrossFit Gotham

Memorial Day Weekend  Means Murph for CrossFit Gotham

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 16, 2021

As evidenced by Simone’s daily upload to her Instagram account, Coach Mike is known for programming intense WODs at CrossFit Gotham. There are, however, some workouts that go above and beyond the box’s usual intensity level: “Hero WODs”. A “Hero WOD” is a tribute to a first responder or member of the armed services who ...

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