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Agh! A Time Cap!

by Saralyn Wolf  You get to the gym and look at the WOD.  It looks doable, the movements are ones you can do, and you’re pumped to get started.  Then you look at the fine print and think, “Uh oh. …

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A Community of Support

by Saralyn Wolf This past week, one of our own, Nicole Butler, suffered a tragic loss when her brother, Scot Christensen, passed away suddenly at the age of 27.  That night, I received an email from our Ai 2 Manager, …

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Upside Down

by Saralyn Wolf  I loved gymnastics as a kid, so when I was told that we were going to work on handstands in one of my first CrossFit classes, I was quite excited.  I began to imagine myself with the …

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Sharkfest Conquered

By Colette Swensen  If you asked me a year ago if I thought I had any desire to swim across the San Francisco Bay, I would have said you were crazy, but as I pressed the button confirming my registration, …

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Love Is In The Air

by Saralyn Wolf As many of you are aware, the gym is useful for other things besides a WOD.  It is a venue for stretching, socializing, bonding, supporting, BBQing, sometimes having a beer and, on an occasion, a perfect spot …

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Listen and Respect

by Saralyn Wolf Have you ever been to a class where the person teaching it is trying to go through the items on the agenda for the day, and there are a few in the back who just talk and …