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When I woke up this morning, one of the first thoughts I had was how proud I am.   Yesterday at the Valentine’s Day Partner WOD, I had the opportunity to see Raleigh CrossFit athletes in action.  Everyone was having fun, working hard, enjoying the moments of competition, surprising themselves at how well they rose […]

Nutrition and Endurance Training

 Nutrition and Endurance  By: Will Guidi, Coach A few of the athletes have approached me about how to best tie their nutrition in with the endurance programming and the CrossFit that they are doing. I would like to address the topic on a very broad and general scale in this week’s blog. My first answer […]

RCF Athlete Profile: Chris, AKA C$

Not sure where the C$ nickname came from. One evening, I just said it out loud. Ever since then, Chris Street has been known to me as C$.  I guess it’s fun and she always has witty, or rather sarcastic things to say, so at times you could say she is “money” with her funny […]

Recap: CF Games Open WOD 12.2

Week two is in the books for the 2012 CrossFit Games Open.  We had several athletes realize their potential by setting new personal-bests in the snatch.  Congrats to all of you for pushing to be your best and expecting nothing less.  WOD 12.3 will be announced tomorrow evening at 8 p.m. EST. Once again we […]

RCF Athlete Profile: Shannon

He is one-year away from being a Masters Competitor in the CrossFit Games Competition.  He is prepping now so that in 2013, he will be ready to take on the world’s fittest at 45.  He loves his family, his pets and training. I don’t need to write that.  You will read for yourself where is […]

Get that Stride Going

Raleigh CrossFit Update:   2012 CrossFit Games Open  The CrossFit Games Open is underway.  We had some very strong performances in WOD 12.1.  The top men’s score out of Raleigh CrossFit came from Ben Bizzell with 132 burpees in the 7 min. AMRAP, while Mollie MacDonald posted the top women’s score at 107 reps.  Bizzell’s […]

Did You Know?

Throughout my research and coach training in fitness, sports, exercise, endurance training, strength training, nutrition and much more, I have come across various tidbits of knowledge that either sparks further research, a shake of my head or a little “hmph, I had no idea.” thought.   Here are just a few to spark your own […]

What’s to Know About Compression?

*Compression Clothing*   You’ve heard about it and you’ve read about it. You’ve seen people wearing it. Many CrossFitters have been wearing compression clothing as part of a workout or for post-workout recovery.  They swear by the intended effects.  Read the following, do some additional research and make your own decision. From Competitor Magazine, Nov. […]

Running All Around Town

“And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.” ~ Andrew Carnegie     What a weekend for CrossFit Raleigh.  Over the course of two days we had three different competitions going on.   Inaugural […]