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3 Exercises to Fix your Lower Back Pain

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 15, 2021

The body thrives on balance. Our muscles and joints are happiest when they are getting equal and total range of motion. The spine is no different and since it’s range of motion is smaller than most other joints, imbalances can be felt more intensely. The spine requires the stability of the supporting muscles that surround ...

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Work, Play, Compete, or Live Forever

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 30, 2021

If you are thinking about trying out a new training routine it’s important for you to consider your goals versus the goals of the program. Most folks who participate in CrossFit and other HIIT styles of training may not know or understand the different styles of training available and who they might be best for. ...

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How To Optimize Your Warmup And Cooldown Routines

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 15, 2021

Warmups and cooldowns are an essential part of training and should be given as much thought and effort as the workout itself. In fact if you’re short on time you are better off going through a proper warmup, mobilization, and stretching session than to try to get a quick workout in while skipping those other ...

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The Best Exercise You’re probably Not Doing for Your Elbow Health

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 30, 2021

Still have that nagging elbow pain that won’t go away? It can prevent you from even picking up your coffee cup if it is really aggravated and will keep you out of the gym for days at a time. This type of pain often occurs as inflammation due to overuse of the forearm muscles. THe ...

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Where does alcohol fit into your training?

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  • Published: March 15, 2021

Since about 7000 B.C., alcohol has been a staple for gatherings in many cultures. You may have heard that wine can actually be a healthy beverage for your heart, or that a hot toddy when you’re sick makes you get better quickly. Are these claims true? Like most answers: yes and no. It depends on ...

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Choose an Environment that Supports You

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  • Published: February 28, 2021

The environment you place yourself in is arguably the most important decision you can make at any given moment. The actions the environment supports will shape your life and the decisions that you make. Sounds like a big statement but let’s think about it for a minute. Compare a few different potential options of environments ...

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Stop Doing It For The ‘Gram

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 15, 2021

More and more often these days we encounter folks living life through the lens of their smartphone. Ever since becoming a social influencer turned into a real career it has become increasingly difficult to know what is real and what is staged. Not only that, but how often are you interrupting your own life in ...

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Eat This Not That!

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 30, 2021

Easy food swaps to keep you fit. Is there anything like a piping hot slice of pizza sliding out of the oven? How about a heaping mountain of nachos in front of you during the game or a tall stack of pancakes for weekend brunch? As you look to improve your diet you may have ...

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Gotham Gets Ready for the CrossFit Open

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 24, 2021

Gotham Gets Ready for the CrossFit Open! The 2021 CrossFit Open, one of the world’s largest participatory athletic events, is now upon us with athletes being allowed to register for the event as of January 7, 2021.  As most CrossFit Gotham Athletes are aware, the Open is the qualifying stage of the CrossFit Games. But more ...

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The New Year’s Resolution Conundrum

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  • Published: January 7, 2021

res·o·lu·tion /ˌrezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n/ noun a firm decision to do or not to do something. eg. “she kept her resolution not to see Anne any more” Some things happen in life with the flick of a switch. When you want to turn a light on you simply flip the knob, clap your hands or yell across the ...

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