1517 Railroad Street
Glendale, CA 91204

Month

January 2012

Eating Right

Nutrition is Everything….really, it is. Have you ever wondered why you’re working your butt off at the gym, but you still are not losing weight? Not setting PR’s? Not improving your times? Well, it’s probably because you’re not addressing the most...
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All the Best, Morgan

On Saturday we had to say goodbye to one of the original CrossFit Mergers, Morgan.  It was very bittersweet.  If you didn’t get the chance to meet Morgan, then you must check out her Athlete Spotlight. Morgan has been with our gym since March, and she always brings a...
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Why Gymnastics

Gymnastics, not the competive sport, but bodyweight movements of pull-ups, push-ups, kips, and handstands is a major part of CrossFit.  But why do gymnastics? “Gymnastics has no peer among training modalities for developing the four neurological components of the ten skills...
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Training Buddies

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to me and training, the hard work and intensity put into every workout is enhanced by the people I train with.  Looking over and seeing a friend beating me at the number of reps motivates me to try harder.  When I’m reaching that point...
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Mark Your Calendars

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!  Sunday, February 12th, the CrossFit Merge Throwdown returns for the Winter Quarter.   Men and Women Divisions Rx’d and Almost Rx’d Divisions Multiple WODs, food, drinks, family, and friends.  It’s going to be awesome.  Stay tuned here...
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Athlete Spotlight – Fred and Sarah

Our box is full of wonderful people.  We are truly spoiled with the best of the best.   With that being said, let me introduce to you some of the best, Fred and Sarah! Fred and Sarah are an exceptional couple that train in our box.  Sarah is one of the sweetest, most determined...
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CrossFit Merge Out and About

Korean BBQ dinner last Saturday with CrossFit Mergers.   Good people, good times, all you can eat meat and veggies…that’s just how we get down.   All smiles for sure. The dinner was 100% Paleo as well.   Who has suggestions for next month’s group dinner?  
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Vegan + CrossFit…Really?

Hey, I eat meat, but you don’t have to in order to excel at CrossFit. The Secret Advice of a Vegan CrossFitter by Danette “Dizzle” Rivera After a particularly grueling CrossFit workout, one of my gym mates motioned me over to the rowers. As I approached, he...
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Why do you CrossFit?

Is CrossFit for you? CrossFit is hard, it’s challenging.  It requires discipline and dedication.  However, CrossFit is designed to be for everybody.  The reason why it is all inclusive and fully scalable is because CrossFit produces results.  The Sport of Fitness is...
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Dinner with CrossFitters

Just a quick reminder about our Dinner and a Movie outing this Saturday, January 21st, at Manna Korean BBQ.  Come hang out with your fellow CrossFitters in their non-WOD clothes.  Please sign up on the gym announcement board.   Do you think you’re past your prime, that...
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