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Pulls, Pulls, Pulls!

Last time we discussed the importance of the squat in training the olympic lifts.  In addition to squats, pulls are commonly seen exercises weightlifting athlete use to improve the snatch and the clean and jerk.  They develop leg strength to assist with the drive up,...

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Should I Be Dieting?

Weight gain and weight loss can seem like and endless struggle between one or the other.  We have this idea that if we aren’t constant dieting then we are failing.  This is a losing mindset.  In a recent blog post, we talked about how mindset could have an impact on...

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This Ice Cream is Trying to Kill Me, I Swear

So hypothetically you have a long holiday weekend and you eat some homemade cookie dough ice cream, or maybe a wood-burning fire roasted margarita pizza, or spicy Cheetos with a PBR for that matter (yes, you licked your fingers)…on a scale of 1-10, how terrible should...

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Pogos, Floppies and Froggers…Oh My!

Skittle shuttles, plank ball, floppies, pogos, and froggers!  If that is not enough to make you want to be a kid again, I don’t know what will!  Our kids program at Crossfit TriCities has pretty much the same focus as our adult classes, it just is…well…more fun!  A...

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Upcoming Snatch Series

May 4th, 2017 Olympic weightlifting is a complicated beast that takes months to learn and nearly a lifetime to master. To understand the mastery involves dedicated sessions that may include mobility work, strength training and yes, even body building at times. The...

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Deadlifts Are Great

April 27th, 2017 Deadlifting can save your life – ok maybe not your life but certainly your back. Whether you are training for a strongman, preparing for the CrossFit Open, or moving a couch the more you know about a deadlift, the better off you’ll be. Here’s how to...

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Squat or not?

April 26th, 2017 Pretty simple question. Definitely.  Definitely squat.  Let’s take a look at the squat and why it’s not only a “yes”…but a “hell YES!”  First let’s allow our brains to step out of the gym and really look at how functional squats are in our everyday...

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Road to Coach (part 1)

April 15th, 2017 With Katie and Shannon working hard on their coaches residency, I had them stop and reflect on what they’ve learned and experienced so far and how it may change their mindset.  We’ve worked through approximately 6 hours of our 80 hour residency...

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Whats new at CFTC!

April 11th, 2017 Hey everyone! We have a lot going on at CrossFit Tri-Cities and just wanted to keep everyone in the loop. Lots of exciting things are happening and will be happening in the future, so we wanted to start getting some of this out there. First, Murph for...

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Meal Preparation Guide

April 4th, 2017 Meal prepping your meals can take many forms and can be as sophisticated or simple as you would like it to be. Preparing your meals makes it easier to be consistent with your diet. One of the main reasons why someone may not be able to maintain their...

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