1517 Railroad Street
Glendale, CA 91204

Month

February 2011

More Classes Coming in March

Don’t forget, we now have the 12:30 to 1:30 pm class Monday through Friday. And we’re just getting started as more new classes are going to be on the schedule really soon.  It’s going to be awesome. Sunday, Sunday, Sunday Skill: Clean and jerk 1 – 1...
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Weekend Post

My favorite CrossFitters going head to ‘head’ on a workout.  This is the type of fierce competition to you can expect this July at the CrossFit Games. Team Workout on Saturday Workout of the Day (WOD): In a team of 2, complete 5 rounds of: 20 overhead squats 30 toes...
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Rockin’ This Party 8 Days a Week

Okay, maybe not that much, but we now have 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm classes Monday through Friday! Grab your lunch and head over to the box.  And if your coworkers complain about you returning to work all sweaty, get them to join CrossFit Merge, make a convert out of them. Friday...
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How to Get Started with Paleo Eating

CrossFit is hard.  Damn hard in fact.  You’re working out at high intensity, doing compound movements, running, lifting, pulling, pushing, jumping, etc.  You’re training like an elite athlete now.  You’re feeling good, getting stronger, moving faster, looking...
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Get your Tickets for the 2011 Games

The 2011 CrossFit Games are this July at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. Tickets are only $40 for a 3 day pass to the event. The CrossFit Games is where the best CrossFitters compete for title of the ‘World’s Fittest’.  See what it’s all about...
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Top 10 CrossFit Rituals

Many athletes have habits and rituals they perform before taking a free throw shot, stepping into the batter’s box, kicking an extra point, etc. Remember that guy that would always touch his face before sinking a free throw?  Or what about Nomar‘s adjusting of the...
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Let the Games Begin, Soon…

The chalkboard at CrossFit Merge serves a few purposes: 1.  It communicates the Warm-up, the Skill, and the WOD.  2.  It tracks everyone’s progress and accomplishments.  3.  It also serves as motivation for some athletes by openly listing everyone’s times and rounds;...
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Work, Rest, then Work Again

Sorry for the late post.  Sunday had a mix of skills and drills.  Running, squatting, rowing, pulling, and pushing. The 10 am class did a timed 1 mile run.  Kenny and Jonny Jay both ran blazing sub 6 minute miles.  And David, who would have been happy running just under 10...
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Workout then Chillax

Good times at CrossFit Merge on Saturday.  Good WOD then some good food and friends.  Thanks to everyone that came to hang out with your fellow CrossFitters. If you missed the good times, don’t worry.  There are going to be plenty more extra curricular gym activities...
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How To Get World Class Fitness and Health

WORLD CLASS FITNESS IN 100 WORDS Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly,...
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