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Can you get your thumbs around the axel? Did you know we call the thumbs alongside the hands (like KC) the monkey grip? Ask Kurtis, I have no idea why it's called that. We'll be working with axels, stones, tires,... Continue reading
Posted 20 hours ago at Rainier CrossFit
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A coule things you should know: Our 10 year party is SATURDAY! Invitations are on the whiteboard. Grab one for directions. We have two scaled women's spots at the Oregon Games August 23-24 that are up for grabs. Talk to... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Rainier CrossFit
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Lisa's third trip to the CrossFit Games sends her home with a fourth place finish in a tough group of ladies! A hot and gritty pull-up bar caused a host of issues with many of the masters, Lisa included, but... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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The small group on Saturday allowed us to get the yokes out, drop the crossbars into their sled positions, and take them for a short sprint. umm, walk. Short walk. With lots of breaks. Your Sunday reading is a great... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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Join us at Lake Tapps on Saturday August 2nd for our 10 year party! Meat and beverages provided, bring a side to share. We'll gather at 2pm and stay until *way* later. Invitations and directions are at RCF. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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The best visitors are the friends who move away who come back to visit us! Having Blaine and Alyssa surprise us with a visit on Thursday was the.best.surprise. in a lo-ong time!! SO GREAT to see you both!! (sorry for... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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Greg strings an all time high of 11 double unders together. (It was 11, right?) KC linked 9 toes-to-bar. While there's usually some technique involved with stringing together movements that require some level of precision in their timing, *practice* is... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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Reposted from January 5th, 2012. What I mean by This IS you guys is this: Carrie told me about a story on King 5 about Fragile X. The kiddo in the story participated in the same minocycline trial at UCDavis... Continue reading
Reblogged 6 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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Did you PR your front squat, jerk, or power clean yesterday? Let us know about it!! Lisa PR'd her deadlift, right out of the gate at the CrossFit Games. She competes twice today, from 9:50-10:10 and again from 2:45-3. Watch... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Rainier CrossFit
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Anthony, half of "the hairy couple" wins the TGU facial hair award. ** Lisa's Tuesday CFGames schedule** 9:40-10:15, 12:45-1pm, and 3:55-4:15. You can watch the Masters events steamed life on http://games.crossfit.com Strongman registration is open! (there is one bug- it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Are you one of those? Do you constantly talk about CrossFit? Raise your hand if you've been banished to the kids table at Thanksgiving, bribed to *not* talk about it over dinner, and only invited if you can "talk about... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Bray has your backs, gentlemen. Not sure what he's doing. Maybe he has a question?? Your Sunday reading is short and sweet today: Scary Sweets This fructose-heavy sweetener shares even more in common with HFCS, in that the two are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Lisa will head to Carson soon to compete in her 2nd CrossFit Games. She's in the Master's women division ages 55-59. We'll post her updates and ways to watch her as we figure it out. She's got Aaron with her... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Uh-Oh. P.A.K. has gotten himself into a not-so-ideal position. What do you think happens next and why do you think that? Tessa has a new 3 letter nickname, like PAK. Ask her about it, she's all too happy to share... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Sunday, August 22, 2010 ready, try, fail. Joe tries (and fails) at double unders with a 6 foot kid macaroni rope. We like you guys to fail. No, I'm not being callous and cold hearted. Failure means something else in... Continue reading
Reblogged Jul 17, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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No Strongman Wednesday tonight, it will resume next Wednesday July 23rd. We're working with FRAXA to get registration open and there have been delays for sure. Hopefully any day now we'll get to make registration AND some event announcements! It's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
Strongman Wednesday will resume next Wednesday, July 23rd. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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We're getting to know Kevin but one thing is for sure -- he always shows up in the middle of the late morning ladies hour :) This is the last week of our 9 week strength cycle and next week... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Who will you dress like this week? We all know Casey as "the mayor", the one who greets you at your car door, carries your bag, helps you change your shoes, and will give you a not-so-gentle "good game!" post... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Seans begs for heat forgiveness for all of us. Not really, enjoy the sun and warm! Your Sunday reading is CrossFit related this time, from the Beyond the Whiteboard folks. "To answer the questions in this article, we looked at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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The rare and elusive Kandy makes a photo appearance! (It's not Kandy's fault I'm never there for the 6am group. That's *too* early) If you've ever hung around after normal closing time here you may have noticed a bunch of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Our own professional story teller, Carla, heard about a blogging seminar (Not clogging, sorry Jackie!) in Portland and invited me to tag along. Surrounded by hair products, and skinny jeans, oh how my messenger bag fit right in, we spend... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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I donned the apron (the green one I kept from Starbucks, shhh) in the kitchen the other afternoon for some serious chocolate chip cookie making. The ooey real kind, with dark and milk chocolate, real white and dark sugars (diabetes!)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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It's strongman Wednesday. Come get your hands on this stuff tonight from 4-6pm! There may be a couple Saturdays in July and August where Kurtis will be available to do strongman for those of you unable to come on Wednesday... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Dave always knows when the camera's around. (and he usually makes faces) Notice anything different in the gym this week? That's right, it's HOT!! Summer temperatures have arrived and what that means in a general shift in attendance to mornings... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit