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The Real Reason Why CrossFit Works

CrossFit Redux - Concord, CA. The Real Reason CrossFit Works

If you know anything about how CrossFit works, you know that it breeds a lot of people that are in-shape. Well, at least they look in-shape. Especially because ESPN airs the “in-shape Olympics” every summer called The CrossFit Games. The CrossFit Games athletes, just like any other professional athlete, put in a ton of hard work to hopefully be crowned …

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Are you ready for CrossFit?

Ready for CrossFit? CrossFit Redux

Do you feel like you may not be ready for CrossFit? If you’re like many people, you may be thinking, “I can’t do CrossFit. I need to get into shape before I start.” We hear this all the time. Whether it’s someone who is considered a gym rat or someone who has never worked out before. The truth of the …

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What CrossFit RX means to every day CrossFitters

CrossFit Rx heavy barbell CrossFit Redux

If you’ve been doing CrossFit for a while, you know what the CrossFit Rx means. It changes from day to day depending on what the workout is. But because CrossFit has turned into a sport, the standards for “Rx” have gotten so out of control with heavy weight and crazy movements, gymnasts won’t even try! We often think of gymnasts …

Want Six Pack Abs? Try this…

Get Six Pack Abs at CrossFit Redux

One thing that everyone wants out of their workout program is six pack abs! Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is that the core is the least trainable part of the human body. If you try to isolate the abs, after 6-8 weeks, you will plateau for the rest of your life.Dave Gonzalez In order to gain a strong core, …

CrossFit Burpee: The best skill transfer exercise

CrossFit Redux members Ashley Gleeson, Sarah Quinn, Virginia Gonzales, and Meredith Douglass doing the CrossFit Burpee

I am pretty sure we have all had the same reaction when we read the CrossFit workout of the day and we see the word “Burpee”. The reaction is rarely a smile. Usually because the rep count is never on the low end. It will make you stronger, faster, and give you the body control practice you need for every …