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I've been bombarded with the unimportant lately. You know those things- "someone said something mean about me" "someone wronged me" and my favorite "you're doing it wrong". The truth is, we can only control ourselves and a very little around... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rainier CrossFit
event website is here! http://www.mtrainiersstrongest.com Workouts, registrations, sponsors, event details! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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Now that your new Nano's are here, I want to show you another way to lace them. Nano's are wide, especially through the toes and if you're anything like me, you've come to love the extra wiggle room. With that... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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I made the mistake of reading this waste of words this morning. Disappointing since it's from a place usually so spot on with it's insights and interpretations of #theaffiliatelife. (Yeah, that's mine) They're probably right about an affiliate or two,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
We're hosting a CF Strongman seminar. Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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I've run out. The website is in the beggining stages of a serious renovation. I have run out of time, pictures, desire, and topics to continue a blog post daily. When inspired, I'll post something. When you need to be... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Here's what you need to know at RCF this week: We're smack dab in the middle of Strongman planning and can absolutely use your help in getting silent auction items donated. Talk to Laurie if you have an item to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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How Exercise Helps Us Tolerate Pain Most obviously, he said, the results remind us that the longer we stick with an exercise program, the less physically discomfiting it will feel, even if we increase our efforts, as did the cyclists... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Carla whisked me off to Portland and hipster hell last month for a blogging seminar. Today I'm at a CrossFit specific business seminar. Maybe someday I'll get back around to the actual *working out* part but I'm gonna need a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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This weeks topic is ENDURANCE and we want to see the pictures you think showcase it. There's only a few more days of this one before we move on to the next general physical skill. (Oh snap! You're gonna go... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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When RCF opened, it was a no brainer. The only other affiliate in Washington was CrossFit Seattle. There were only 7 other affiliates in the world. There certainly were NOT CrossFit gyms across the street from each other. Those that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Find out tonight from 4-6pm. As we hone this years events (we're super close to announcing them) we're really focusing on the tips and tricks to make you successful at Rainier CrossFit's Strongest Man and Woman IX. $50 registration ends... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Many of you discovered yesterday that the pull-up bar isn't your friend when the weather is hot. Not sure if it's the heat in the air, the temperature of the metal, the extra swaet on your hands or a combination... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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For the next 10 weeks we want to see what you think! So here are the "official" rules: Each week (on or about Monday) I will announce the subject of the weeks photography homework. They will be CrossFit's 10 general... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Are numbers interesting to you? I like simple ones. 10,000 CrossFit affiliates. 1 rep max. $2 iced drinks at Starbucks in the afternoons. This one got a little long and complicated for me, and honestly after I lost interest in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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or PVC. whatever. Do you know we're on instagram? RCF is about to launch a photo contest and you can submit your entires by tagging us on instagram. #rainiercrossfit Watch for details, but in the meantime, brush up on your... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Many times when someone drops the bar someone else pops us behind them. In more ways than the obvious. We call them blessings in disguise, right? Just when you figure out you forgot your gym bag and there are rope... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
Saturday September 13th! Registration is here! RCF's SMW website: http://www.mtrainiersstrongest.com Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Is this not what you had in mind??? Blog visits have been way down lately, like half. I'm not sure if it's because websites are hard to visit on mobile devices and we're not sitting in front of desktops as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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You may have read, in the past coupe days, about an 8 year old boy in Pennsylvania who died of causes yet unknown. He had Fragile X and the one thing that's clear about the story is that his parents... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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I was asked a couple times on Saturday about the earliest RCFers -- if any of them are still around. We'vee been through kids and moves, marriages and job changes. I'm happy to say that so many of you have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Today's a pretty big day. The small business association says that 70% of businesses survive the first year but only half are around at the 5 year mark. In the CrossFit business, I'm guessing gyms close (or more likely sell)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
The Saturday Suck is ON!! Normal time and place (RCF 9:30am) before we head to Lake Tapps in the afternoon. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Saturday sled pushers all started out with smiles. We're seeing a typical drop in attendance at the gym- it always happens in late July and August. it means you guys are OUTSIDE PLAYING and we LOVE it!! We work hard... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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July 2009- We we're getting ready for our 4th Strongman contest! Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 31, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit