MSCF Coach Interview: Katie Hulse

About Katie: Profession: Immunologist.  Was a faculty member at Northwestern University, now works for a big pharma company. Hometown: Waukesha, WI Family: Married, 11 year old son Lives in: Winchester I assume that everyone who coaches CrossFit is someone who first “got hooked” on CrossFit. 

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Small Steps towards Big Lifts: The Case for Deliberate Practice

By Coach Mike Flanagan Has this long winter got you down?  Cheer up—vaccines are on the horizon, and in April, we’ll be opening another session of weekend Barbell Club!  Olympic lifts are among the most complex and athletically demanding skills that we teach at Mountain

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Vegetables not your thing? What is the Carnivore Diet?

The Carnivore Diet Experiment  By Coach Warren Cormier  Well, that was interesting. I did a complete reset in January 2021 as far as diet and some other lifestyle changes. Full disclosure, I am not a nutritionist or dietitian but rather just a curious, open minded

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Hitting the Books: Exercised, by Daniel Lieberman

By Coach Mike Flanagan Earlier this month, Harvard biologist Daniel Lieberman started a media tour for Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding, a book that takes a look at the science and practice of exercise through an evolutionary lens, and

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Going Long Distance and CrossFit

By Coach Mike Flanagan 12/6/2020 In ancient times before CrossFit, I was a runner, and in recent years, I’ve picked the sport up again, and have been mixing my workouts to try to find the ideal balance between both sports.  I’m still convinced that if

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Coach’s Corner: The Medicine Ball Clean

How To Perform The Medicine Ball Clean by Coach Rich Starting to use a barbell for workouts can seem daunting at first. There are many moving parts to a Barbell Clean and lots of things to remember. Position, timing and intensity are key to making

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Phase 3 Re-opening Plans

Phase 3 Starts Monday June 6th The state has moved into Phase 3 starting Monday! In Phase 2.2 we were allowed to start private 1:1 and 1:2 training which started this past Monday. If you are a private training client please reach out to us

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Personal Training Services to Resume June 22nd

If you are near Winchester, Ma and looking to get back into the gym for a real, live workout… We’ve got some GREAT NEWS! 👊As of Monday, June 22nd, we are BACK… 👊for 1-1 training… 👊or 1-2 training if it’s 2 folks from the same

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