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July
30
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Train with Aggression

How do you get pumped for a lift? (Warning: explicit language) Agression isn’t always a good thing… But controlled aggression can also be beneficial, especially in the gym. Well, maybe “aggression” is a bad word to use in this situation, but … Continue reading

July
29
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Drop and give me zen………..by Carla Persell

Drop and give me zen… Ahhh…Relaxation…The idea of it sounds wonderful, especially when we are feeling particularly busy or stressed.  We all know we NEED it, but are we making the effort to DO it?  “Do it” meaning, set aside … Continue reading

July
28
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Post Games High!

ANNOUNCEMENTS CFSB Team Tough Mudder We’re taking a team to the Temecula Tough Mudder on Saturday, 25 October 2014.  Sign up details: Click here, or go to www.toughmudder.com>>click “Events”>>”Find an Event”>>click “Register” for SoCal October 25 (Temecula)>>and finally click “Register Saturday”. This will take you … Continue reading

July
25
4
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Truth About Testosterone

This one might be mostly for the guys…but to the ladies, chances are you have someone in your life who will benefit from this post. Testosterone. I’m going to discuss how it’s fleeting from men everywhere, why we need it, and … Continue reading

July
23
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2014 Reebok CrossFit Games

3, 2, 1… GO!!! It’s that time of year again, and we are in full Games mode here at CrossFit South Bay.  Most of you that frequent the gym(s) have already had the chance to rub elbows with some of … Continue reading

July
21
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Im sleepy!!

If there is anything in life you can get me upset about, it is messing with my food or sleep. This is a fair warning to all! JK(short for just kidding). I get upset because these are some of the controllable … Continue reading

July
20
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Talking Paper on…Recycling!!

Vinny asked me to do a talking paper…so here it is. TALKING PAPER ON RECYCLING PROGRAM AT CROSSFIT SOUTH BAY   PURPOSE -To inform the CFSB members about recycling and motivate them to do their part towards the environment. DISCUSSION A … Continue reading

July
17
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7 Weeks of Fun!

Well hello everyone! Sorry I have been on a bit of a hiatus recently, but I was busy getting married and honeymooning! But now I’m back and better than ever, especially since I come with the next programming cycle! Next … Continue reading

July
15
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Cheat Recovery: Faileo 101

Hey guys!! This is a pretty sweet blog post that I wrote a few years ago that I like to re-post a couple times a year just as a great reminder to everyone! 4th of July is my favorite holiday … Continue reading

July
14
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The Power of Positive Thinking

Announcements: Games week is COMING make sure you reserve your classes, we had 400 drop in’s last year so classes will fill up! New Cycle/lift class on fridays at 3:30pm. 30 minutes cycling and 30 minutes heavy lifting come try … Continue reading

July
09
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CrossFit South Bay Team Tough Mudder

Announcements Testing Week Sadly, we have come to the end of another programming cycle. Next week is testing week. You will see some benchmark workouts, including our long lost On-Ramp baseline and some of your other favorites with modifications. There … Continue reading

July
08
6
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Pedaling + Music = FUN!

  ANNOUNCEMENT For anyone with nagging pain, gunky joints and tissues, an injury or who want to improve all-around mobility, appointment are available between 3pm and 7pm on Thursday.  Schedule with the Front Desk (info@crossfitsouthbay.com) to see Dr. Megan to get … Continue reading

July
07
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7 Overlooked Habits of Very Successful Lifters

New class announcement!: We will be adding a new 30/30 class starting this Friday at 3:30pm in Torrance called Cycle/Lift. It will be 30 minutes of intense cycling followed by 30 minutes of heavy lifting. Burn some calories in the … Continue reading

July
07
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Got Mg???

Lately I’ve been doing some research on the benefits of magnesium. The results were shocking! This all began when a friend suggested that I try a supplement called CALM. Basically it provides your daily intake of magnesium. It turns out … Continue reading

July
02
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The Power of Believing

Let’s keep this TEDTalk gravy train rolling! Do you believe in yourself and those around you? In their article “Learning to Believe in You” the Competitive Advantage asserts: YOU ARE ALWAYS LIMITED MOST BY WHAT YOU BELIEVE IS POSSIBLE. Whether … Continue reading

July
01
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Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Protein Milkshake

Ah ha! That got your attention, didn’t it? I’m just going to title every post from now on Chocolate Milkshake. Have you ever had one of those weeks where you feel like you’re getting absolutely crushed? Surprise work projects pop … Continue reading

June
29
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Be courageous. Be vulnerable.

Vulnerability isn’t something that really comes to mind when you think of CrossFit. It’s not even something that comes to mind when you think of fitness. The truth is that vulnerability is something we all have to embrace in order … Continue reading

June
27
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The Importance of Play

Going to keep this short and simple. I was watching Jenny coaching CrossFit Kids and I was thinking a few things…1. how fun it looked, 2. how cool it was that Jenny creates a playtime that involves athleticism, and 3. … Continue reading

June
26
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Team America

Like many of you (24.7 million to be exact), I spent last weekend watching the USMNT   World Cup matchup against Portugal.  And like many of you, I am going to find a way to catch the USMNT matchup against Germany this … Continue reading

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