4 Tips For Starting CrossFit - Part 2

June 26, 2017

The movement assessment and learning the fundamental exercises in a CrossFit introductory program is of value to an endurance athlete. Any athlete really.

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What is your first class like at Mountain Strength? Part 1

May 10, 2017

Last Saturday morning I parked in the back lot behind Mountain Strength CrossFit, about two miles from where I live in the Boston metro area. I was there for my first Base Camp session, an introduction to the movements and methodology of CrossFit.

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Why Purposeful Practice Matters for Every Athlete

April 24, 2017

As you practice, myelin begins to coat the neurons responsible for the motor patterns you are creating.

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Don't Forget Your Toothbrush

March 21, 2017

They’re jam packed with good stuff for the body, relatively inexpensive, a certified sustainable food source, and convenient. And maybe even more importantly, they may just help in surviving the impending zombie apocalypse.

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What to expect when you come to Mountain Strength CrossFit - Coach Rich

March 9, 2017

When you walk through the doors expect to be greeted by our staff and members. We will know your name when you get here and be ready for a handshake or a high five. We are interested in learning as much about you to determine how we can immediately begin

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Stand Like You Mean It ~ By Coach Warren

February 13, 2017

Many of us sit for hours at a time with soft bellies and slouched shoulders. By the time we finally decide to peel our butts from the chair, our glutes have turned off, our backs have rounded, and any semblance of good posture has been lost.

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How to Compete

January 16, 2017

If you are satisfied with your fitness, then put competing out of your mind. But if you dream of getting better at CrossFit, want to improve your confidence and self-esteem, and like to learn new, surprising things about yourself, then competition...

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Why We're Not Doing a Nutrition Challenge

January 13, 2017

It’s January! Let’s go on a diet! Millions of American say this every year. And millions of Americans start out strong with great motivation.

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Building Better Habits: You're Talking to Yourself

January 9, 2017

Do you talk yourself out of doing things that would be challenging or scary?
Do you have trouble seeing yourself as a successful athlete?
Do you make excuses or complain?

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Building Better Habits: Measuring Up

December 21, 2016

Do we decide what weight to use based on what others have done?
Do we check each others’ scores to figure out how fast we need to go?
Are we only happy with our scores if we’re near the top of the leaderboard?

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Cold Weather Care

November 28, 2016

As the cooler weather arrives, athletes may begin noticing changes in how their body feels-- and I don’t mean just “cold.”

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The 10 General Physical Skills

October 21, 2016

by Jenny Corso

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The "S" Word

October 21, 2016

by Coach Rachel

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Callous Calluses

September 30, 2016

by Coach Rachel

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Getting ready for the Fenway Spartan Sprint

September 7, 2016

Getting ready for the Fenway Spartan Sprint
With the kick off of tonights 6 week Spartan SGX class here are some prep notes to help you prepare for the Spartan Stadium Sprint at Fenway

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Challenge is Magic

September 6, 2016

by Coach Rachel

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Fixing a Fixed Mindset

July 28, 2016

by Coach Rachel

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