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10 Mar 2015

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Real quick, does anyone else think of Brenden when they look at Pharrell?

Anywho, let’s take a quick look at the sought after state of “happy” sung about in the video. Happiness can mean anything to anyone. It’s not a simple definition by any means. Matter of fact, what can make one person happy could make other people unhappy. What could make many happy could really upset just one person. It’s a rather ambiguous concept that is just as hard to grasp as it is find.

I am certain of only this in regards to happiness. Your happiness is up to you. It’s your responsibility. Only you can find what makes you happy and only you is responsible for all that the search entails.

Relying on others to make you happy is a sure way to disappointment. Other people in your life have no obligation to make you happy. Certainly they can make you happier but that is only after you’ve found happiness. To blindly and expectantly place your happiness in the hands of another is irresponsible and, to be honest, lazy.

Take a long look in the mirror and figure out if you’re truly happy. Do you appreciate all that you have? Do you still find one more thing that you need to be happy? Are you happy?

Happy…. That’s a totally weird word.

18 Jun 2014

6/18/14

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Bowling at the South Point!
Alrighty guys.  We’re gonna head over to the South Point this coming Sunday, 6/22, at around 5pm for some good times and good laughs while we pretend to know how to bowl.  At least I know I’ll be pretending.

6/18 7pm Class Cancelled
The 7pm on this Wednesday evening will be cancelled for a staff meeting.

Construction Coming
I’ve been informed that our construction in the office area will begin on Monday the 23rd.  We can expect completion by 7/23.

Wednesday, 6/18/14
Weighted Dips 6X3

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5 Rnds
400m Run
15 OHS 95/65 

08 Jun 2014

6/9/14

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Save the Date:

June 16,17, and 18 NPFL National Pro Fitness league  at the Orleans arena.  Go and check out some amazing elite athletes go head to head.

Head-to-Head Team Fitness Races
Introducing the world’s first professional spectator sport with co-ed teams competing in human performance races. This is a mainstream sporting event that is fan, TV, and sponsor friendly. Picture two 8-person teams (4 men, 4 women, with one of each being over 40 years old) going head to head in matches throughout a season that is not unlike an abbreviated NFL season. Two-hour matches with fixed but flexible rules that are designed to force teams to strategize. The competitions will be easy to follow, and a very smart team that executes flawlessly could outwit a fitter team in any given match. There will be consistent structure for every match, all events known ahead of time, and substitutions on the fly.

 

Gym activity scheduled for June 22 at South Point, we are going bowling.

Crossfit Games in Carson CA. July 25-27

Unicorn series II and CFLV Anniversary Party  at Gold Strike Scheduled for August 9.

Strength
Back Squat
6X2 @87%-92%

WOD
FT
400m Run
25 KB SDHP 53/35
25 KB Swings
25 Push ups
400m Run
25 Push ups
25 KB Swings
25 KB SDHP
400m Run

05 Jun 2014

6/6/14

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There is a psychological principle called cognitive dissonance.  It can be defined as the uncomfortable psychological state that arises when how you see  yourself and what is really happening come into conflict.  Many athletes who experience this conflict revert to their comfort zone.

“You can’t outperform your self-image.” –Dennis Connor

“Life is a collection of self-fulfilling prophecies.” –John Nabor

How we view ourselves, on a sub-concious level, is what will play out in our lives.  I love these two quotes above.  They are short but incredibly powerful.

Beliefs drive behaviors and self-limiting beliefs lead to self-defeating behaviors.  Believe in yourself and your abilities.

What are your personal belief systems?  Have you ever peeled back all of the layers to find out what drives you and why?  It is not an easy task, but worth the effort.

Those of you that are signed up for the gymnastics seminar on Saturday, we will start at 9:00!  Remember to wear clothing you can move in and be prepared to work on your skills!

 

Friday, 6/6
7 x 2
1 HP Clean + 1 Clean
Rest 75sec
4 ITR
25 cal Row Sprint
15 Box Jumps, 24/20
04 Jun 2014

6/5/14

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Take a minute to think about how this might apply to YOUR life.  What is important to you?  Do you make the time for it/her/him/them?  Are YOU making choices congruent to what you are wanting?

Nice work today on the assessment testing!  How’d you do?  Were you surprised?  Were you able to do more pull-ups than you thought you could?  How was your stamina on the Tabata squats?  Where would you like to improve?  Remember to keep track of your progress.  Measure what you can.

I am excited about the gymnastics seminar on Saturday.  There are skills I could improve upon and I am looking forward to the opportunity to learn.  If you are interested in coming, pull one of the coaches aside and let them know.

The gymnastics seminar is Saturday from 9 to 5.  We will have the opportunity to learn from an incredible athlete.  Gillian Ward will teach us body control as it applies to Crossfit.

Stay tuned for the time of our upcoming activity.  We will be bowling at the South Point on Sunday 6/22.

Thursday, 6/5
2 Front Squat
Every 50sec for 9rds
For Time:
200m Run
12 Deadlifts, 225/165
200m Run
9 Deadlifts, 250/185
200m Run
6 Deadlifts, 270/200
200m Run
3 Deadlfts, 285/210

 

03 Jun 2014

6/4/14

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Gymnastics Seminar Sat, June 7th

There are only a few days left to decide that maybe you actually COULD use a little help with your gymnastics (I mean . . really,  who couldn’t!) and sign up for the seminar on Saturday.  

 

Wednesday, 6/4
Assessment Day
400m Med Ball Run for time, 20/14

Max Dips
Max Pull Ups
Max Push Ups
Sit Ups in 60 seconds
Tabata Squats

 

02 Jun 2014

6/3/14

And who might this be. . . 

 

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Recognize him now?

 

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I forgot to remind everyone that this week is the first week of our new a.m. schedule!  Say goodbye to the 8:30 a.m. and HELLOOOOO to the new 7:00 a.m. class!  Our newest trainer (you know, the one who talks a little funny. . . and the guy in the pictures above) will be coaching the 6 a.m. and the 7 a.m. classes.  Welcome aboard Blair!

There are only a few days left to decide that maybe you actually COULD use a little help with your gymnastics (I mean . . really,  who couldn’t!) and sign up for the seminar on Saturday.  

 

We have a new athlete of the month!  Mr. Jon Sanner himself!  Check out the AOTM board and see if you can learn something new about one of our “Noonie Goonies.”

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Tuesday 6/3/14

Push Press
5×3 @ 80-83& 1RM
4 ITR:
10 KB Swings, 24kg/16kg
50m Sprint
10 KB Swings, 24kg/16kg
See you all at the gym!  :)

 

01 Jun 2014

6/2/14

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Fundamentals of Gymnastics Workshop
Saturday June 7th. $150 per person. Open to members and trainers!! Gillian is a fantastic friend to the gym and she and her husband Mac will be coming out from the east coast to help those of us looking to improve our understanding and performance of the gymnastic skills utilized in CrossFit workouts!

Everyone of our members has something that can be learned and worked on at this seminar!  Handstand push ups not a good time for ya?  Sign up for the workshop!  Sick of not being able to do unassisted dips and pull ups?  Come in for the workshop.  Pissy that the muscle up has eluded you?  Go ahead and finish the sentence for me…

6/2/14

Monday 6/2

Back Squat 1RM
For Time:
200 Double Unders
At the top of every minute, perform 3 Back Squats @ 70% 1RM.

 

29 May 2014

5/30/14

Fundamentals of Gymnastics Workshop
Saturday June 7th. $150 per person. Open to members and trainers!! Gillian is a fantastic friend to the gym and she and her husband Mac will be coming out from the east coast to help those of us looking to improve our understanding and performance of the gymnastic skills utilized in CrossFit workouts!

Everyone of our members has something that can be learned and worked on at this seminar!  Handstand push ups not a good time for ya?  Sign up for the workshop!  Sick of not being able to do unassisted dips and pull ups?  Come in for the workshop.  Pissy that the muscle up has eluded you?  Go ahead and finish the sentence for me…

Friday, 5/30/14
7X2
1 HPC+1Clean rest 90sec add 10lbs

FT (7)
15-12-9-6-3
Power Snatches 95/55
Burpees 


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