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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 4 hours 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 yesterday 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 2 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 6 days ago 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
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Much of my inspiration for blog posts stem from conversations in the gym. Oh, and we have the normal ones, over. and over. and over. The best shoes, Lulu sales, girls nights out, lately triathalons and lake parties. CrossFit as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Meet Caroline, one of our new On Ramp grads. Our newest group of RCFers leaves the on ramp small group womb and joins the big kids this week. If you see a new face, please welcome them and introduce yourself.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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RCF will be open for one Saturday Suck style workout each day. We'll open at 9:30 and 3-2-1 GO! with something awful at 10am. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Tomorrow, Wednesday July 2nd, begins our free Strongman training sessions leading up to RCF's Strongest Man and Woman 9. Plan to drop in between 4 and 6pm to get you hands on some strongman toys. These times are opne to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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There's a lot of wisdom in these two. I think this has been stewing around in my head for a quite a while now, and just recently has taken some form in my brain. Love CrossFit or hate it, love... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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With the 4th of July just days away are you planning on throwing burgers on the grill? Your Sunday reading is about our beloved hamburger. Deconstructing the Perfect Burger "But the answer is simple, according to many of those who... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Lots going on this weekend if you're looking for something to do! The Buckley Log Show is all day Saturday and Sunday and Kurtis will be there timing, helping, and probably chopping a little. It's a great place for kids... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
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Is anyone else just *wrecked* from the 10x100m sprints? I'm sore in places I didn't know you used while running. So what do you guys think of these workouts? Definitely different from the ones Kurtis programs. How are you holding... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit