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The Person Next to You is Also Nervous

The Person Next to You is Also Nervous

Every day at CrossFit Roots athletes are nervous, fearful, and anxious about the workout (they're also excited, happy, and motivated). Perhaps the movements are new to them, or the length of the workout seems impossible, or the workout contains a movement that is not...

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Handstand Push-up Scaling

Handstand Push-up Scaling

I've noticed that scaling handstand push-ups to a box seems to be looked down upon among athletes, but when done properly they are a very effective strength exercise that will ultimately lead to wall handstand push-ups. In fact, I would even say that I know a lot of...

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Training vs. Practice

Training vs. Practice

In “What is Fitness”, CrossFit defines fitness as one’s competency level in all of 10 general physical skills. These 10 general physical skills are: cardio/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance and...

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Cool Cruel Summer Starts THURSDAY!

Cool Cruel Summer Starts THURSDAY!

Hold on tight. The Cool Cruel Summer starts Thursday and we want YOU to be in the KNOW! What is the Cool Cruel Summer? The Cool Cruel Summer runs throughout the summer on the third Thursday of each month. It's a fun twist on a normal evening at Roots. The coaches...

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Out-Source Your (non-CrossFit) Weakness

Out-Source Your (non-CrossFit) Weakness

In CrossFit, we work our weaknesses. Don't have a pull-up? Spend 5 minutes a day working to address that weakness and you'll be pleasantly surprised with the direct, and indirect results. Outside of CrossFit, we have a few more options to address and improve on areas...

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