Stimulate, Don’t Annihilate

Stimulate, Don’t Annihilate

Why do you want to go 100% every day? Are you doing it because that’s what you see posted on other’s social media? Are you doing it because it allows you to forget about things that are bothering you? Are you doing it because you don’t feel you are good enough unless...

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It’s NOT Okay to be Mediocre

Now before the internet loses its minds and I get angry emails about participation, hear me out. First, we all know by now that participation trophies are detrimental to all parties involved. If you have any beliefs otherwise I urge you to listen to some of Simon...

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F.I.T. Athlete Spotlight- Chris Robinson

Why do you train? My primary focus on why I train is to get back to being healthy. Being F.I.T.  Time to shift the focus from taking care of others and shift the focus back to myself. Why do you do train at our gym? The community plays a part in why I participate....

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Nutrient Timing

Nutrient timing means eating specific nutrients (carbs, fats, and proteins) in specific amounts at specific times (normally before, during, or after exercise). Having proper nutrient timing will enhance athletic performance, competition, and daily life expectations....

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Why YOU Should Do The Open

The 2019 CrossFit Open is right around the corner! What is The Open all about and who is it for? We are going to be giving you all the details on who, what, when, where, and why! The CrossFit Open is a five-week online fitness competition that kicks off February 21st....

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Why CrossFit?

January has come and gone and you have pledged that this is “the year” and it’s time to get serious. You are ready to make a change. You scroll through social media and your constantly inundated with memes and posts blasting “new year new me.” So how many of you have...

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Be a Beginner Again

The willingness to be a fool is the precursor to transformation. This means you must be willing to be and more importantly look like a beginner. This means putting your ego aside. It also means looking like a fool again. This is very hard for us as we age because it...

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Eat Like An Adult

For many of us, the question becomes where do I start? With so much information out there it can get overwhelming, to say the least! We hear it all the time, "I don't even know where to start..." While it may be kind of true its really just a convenient excuse to not...

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Demystifying Nutrition- Intermittent Fasting

The next part of the demystifying nutrition, we are diving into Intermittent Fasting. This diet, or style of eating, has been around for a while but has just recently gained a lot of popularity in recent years. Intermittent Fasting (I.F.) is quite simple, you give...

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Exercise and Cognitive Function

The best way to improve cognitive ability is not word scrambles or websites like lumosity. The best way to improve cognitive ability is not brain exercises but physical exercise. Incorporating a diverse program including both weightlifting and cardiovascular exercises...

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F.I.T. Athlete of the Month- Jess Cole

This month we highlight Jess Cole! She is one of our OG members and has been with us since the beginning of CrossFit Coldwater. When she first began she had a lot of the same fears that many of our new members experience. The fear of getting "too bulky" or not being...

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The Power of Words- Part 2

As discussed in part 1 we, as human beings, are constantly writing our own stories. The words that we choose to use are a VERY powerful indicator of our future as words can either create or destroy. Our stories are constantly being influenced by other people, by our...

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