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RCF WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY JULY 3rd AFTER 11am Regular morning hours 6-11am No evening hours Regular Saturday Suck hours on July 4th! Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
TODAY is the last day for our strongmen and strongwomen alumni to register at our special $50 price. Registration will open tomorrow for EVERYONE! If you're an alum, message me or email for the link! Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
In school, they teach us to write. Then we use that skill everywhere we go -- the grocery store, the bank, the CF-L1. Some people write better than others, and somedays words come more easily to those of us who... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
We all had a Day 1. And many of us remember it vividly. The butterflies diminish but usually don't completely subside. Walking in the door the first time is one of the hardest things we'll ever do. "Practice" takes a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Wow. I have a regional hangover. Where elated and tired swirl together in a fog of “did we really just pull that off?” There was a moment this morning when I wished I was walking down the blue hallways loudly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
New CrossFitters are welcomed in to Rainier CrossFit just a few times a year. We're excited to announce open registration for our next class of friends! Summer On Ramp will run June 22nd - July 16th, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
We've just been hanging out, sipping cocktails, and not updating the blog... One of the three is true. The blog is nearing it's close here. The new website is almost complete and it's unveiling is coming. Once we're in our... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
How time flies. Six short weeks ago we had this thing called the Opens looming, butterflies in our bellies, and excitement in the air. We were recruiting our friends, forming teams, deciding names, and making side wagers. (hmm hmm Dustin!)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
The thing I hear the most these days "How's regional planning?" and the the statement that almost without exception follows it, "If you need any help let me know". This is the weird time. The Opens are wrapping up and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Still a few spots left in the 6pm On Ramp class that runs M-Tu-Th from March 30 - April 9th! Register here! This is the two week "get started quick" version which includes 6 sessions of instruction covering our 9... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
RCF's Strongest Man and Woman TEN returns to it's roots AT THE OLD CANNERY in Sumner on Saturday August 15th. Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Happy birthday to our Mayor! Casey turns 15 today. I think we all heard the collective sigh when 15.3 was announced and it **began** with muscle-ups. I want to congratulate Melanie, Lauren, Dustin, Kevin K and Aden for getting their... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
With the new qualification rules for our new West "superegion" it's clear to me we're ALL going to regionals! We're going as crew and judges, hospitality and minions. Ahh, regional planning. It's the question I get asked most these days.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Just a couple things about tomorrow's 15.1 Open kickoff workout! RCF will open at 9:30 (probably more like 9:15) The first group will go at 10am. It will be a small group. We will run heats every 25 minutes. You... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
QUICK START On Ramp (2 weeks of down and dirty technique via the firehose method plus two weeks of group classes) This is a RAPID introduction to CrossFit meant for the lionhearted. (a full 4 week, gentle introduction will be... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
The Opens start Thursday! All of our friends will be there- Lesley and Gwen, Jackie and Aaron. Wall balls and Box jumps, toes to bar and snatches. It's sure to be a fun, hard, worthwhile 5 weeks! About signing up:... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
I've decided there are three kinds of CrossFit haters. The unknowing skeptic - some one who has never set foot in a CrossFit gym, fears the unknown, and has decided it's stupid without ever doing any research or having any... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Rich can't believe it either. It's time for us to say goodbye as Rich packs his moving van and heads for the everythings-bigger-state of Texas. We'll miss you (Ember especially) your dry humor, your shit talking, the way you muscle... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Melanie, Kim, and Glynnis are IN! Here's our team so far: Aaron, Ashley, Becca, Brandon, Briggs, Brittney, Carla, Carter, Dani, Dustin, Elliott, Eric, Glynnis, Greg, Gwen, Jackie, Jim, Jess, John, KC, Keaton, Kelly R, Kevin D, Kim, Kurtis, Lauren, Lesley,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
I don't know about you guys but I though the 30 minute rowing sessions flew by and there's so much more we could have covered, but we got the big parts. Thanks to everyone who dropped in last night, it... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
In case you've missed it-- the Opens are coming!! The first workout announcement is a mere 17 days away and our team is growing! If you are planning on participating in the Opens and the shenanigans that will accompany them... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
This week I'm looking for 8 volunteers. (I may need 10 but 8 for now) Four head coaches. A head coach is someone who has competed in the Open before, is ready to answer questions about movement standards, strategies, can... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Most of us have a page in our books titled "goats" or, more to the point, "things I suck at". Gwen calls them "growth opportunities" In the middle of Zercher squats and Russian kettle bell swings, Gwen declares "we're pegging... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Please welcome Jeremy, Simon, Adriana, Justin, Clint, Polly, Ciara, John, Ed, Sarah, Josh and Matt to RCF. They completed On Ramp last week and you'll likely notice their new faces in the gym this week. Sometimes a smile and a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
1) Dustin will take *really great* pictures. 2) You'll accomplish things you thought you couldn't do. 3) You'll be surrounded by screaming, cheering fans (and friends) 4) You're going to work out anyway. 5) You can compare yourself to Annie... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit