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My First Powerlifting Meet

This past weekend I competed in my first powerlifting meet at Solcana CrossFit, which is run my friend Coach Hannah. The meet was geared towards first-timers and consisted of twelve men and twelve women, most of whom came from Solcana, CrossFit Rigor,Twin Town Fitness and

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One Flip Forward, Two Backsprings Back

Recently my CrossFit box organized a small group of us to take a gymnastics class at Gleason’s Gymnastic School in Eagan. There are a lot of WODs in CrossFit that involve gymnastic skills, such as a handstand and a muscle-up. I eagerly signed up as it seemed like a great complement to

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Understanding the Texas Method

Over the summer, my CrossFit gym converted their box in Northeast Minneapolis into a bad-ass barbell club. I was picked to be a part of a test group of members to put the place through its paces and see how a programmed weight-lifting class would

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Aye Kalimba: Turn Down for What?

The following is a guest post from Kalimba Edwards, a friend, athlete, firefighter and self proclaimed “everyday soccer mom”. Her current goal is to attempt one competition every month in 2014. She regularly shares her adventures on her blog Aye Kalimba – the training, the