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We will be celebrating Martin Luther King Jr Day on Monday by being OPEN ALL REGULAR HOURS! Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
There are a few things better alone, but working out isn't one of them. Sure, there are times when putting on the headphones for a solitary run is just what your soul needs, but for the most part we know... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Sometimes beating a tire with a sledge hammer is cathartic. Other times it's just part of a workout. I've spent some time today thinking about the growth of an affiliate. Long ago, when we opened, the presiding theory of growth... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
2015 has kicked off with a BANG at RCF! We've seen some lost friends return, we've started offering 2 yoga classes per week free to our members, we saw SO MANY PR's and improved technique today. If starting CrossFit is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
Yoga starts today! Class begins at 2pm and again at 6:30. Please arrive a few minutes early. You will need to being a mat, a towel, and a block if you have them. We have a couple extras but not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Rainier CrossFit
I know I'm missing some faces- I was sitting on the couch over the weekend while the boys were watching TV. These were the pictures I had easy access to on the laptop. If you're missing from the "missing" video it's because I didn't have a picture of you at my fingertips!
Toggle Commented Dec 31, 2014 on Where are they now? at Rainier CrossFit
Some of our missing friends from 2014 from Rainier CrossFit on Vimeo. Some of our friends moved away this year and others went missing. A few of them are pictured here. If you see any of our missing ones, please... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
Kristin has recently completed her Yoga certification and is going to start offering 2 classes on Fridays. They will be from 2-3pm and 6:30-7:30pm. For now, they will be free to RCF members. The doors will be locked and there... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
Tessa was the only one who didn't look like they were being tortured during these... For the last 12 months, or maybe 13, I've been unfaithful. Yup, the cheater. I've been dating someone else, on the side. Kurtis knows all... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
Story time. I jumped into a group this morning before I was really ready. My coffee was still half full, my hips were achy like they always are in the mornings. (Movement is good for achy) But for whatever reason,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
If you're considering CrossFit in the new year, here are a few things you should consider. Every CrossFit affiliate is an independently owned small business. A few people have bent the very loose rules we abide by (hence our "affiliate"... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
There may be a lot of drawbacks to small business ownership (no paid vacation, no health insurance, no sick days, and no safety net) but the perks are pretty great. You set your own schedule, you don't ever have to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
I may as well get to this one. This is the day a lot of tears fall from my eyes. I'm not crying, because I've done that too and this isn't the same. This is that "snottymisty" you get when... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
What if I told you that you could only PR on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. That's right, you have 26 days per month to get to the gym, to do something amazing, to break down mental... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
January On Ramps run from the 5th to the 29th, M, Tu, and Th, at either 6am or 6pm. Your CrossFit journey begins by signing up here! . Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
RCF joined facebook in 2009 as a way to interact with you guys. We were getting some comments on the website posts but it rarely ever resulted in back-and-forth conversation. Enter facebook, the kitchen of conversation. The place where people... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
You're heard it before "It's not you, it's me" Except this time, it's US. There's been a pretty self-centered vibe in the gym recently. People packing up before everyone's done with the workout instead of cheering each other on. Leaving... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
I got to spend a moment with one of our newest family members yesterday. She said she spent the weekend more sore than ever and we talked about what was "good sore" for someone young in their CrossFit career. One... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
As our weather turns colder, wetter, and darker we'll stay inside the gym more- which means more shuttle runs, rowing, and double unders and less outside running. Will your running suffer? Yeah, some. It will feel harder in the spring... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
On Thanksgiving Thursday we're going to buck the trend of "you should be closed on Thanksgiving so employees can enjoy the day with their families" Hooey. While I support businesses who are closed on Thanksgiving, and I don't plan on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
October On Ramps get a little foam roller time. They're out of their structured class and in with the groups. Be sure to say hello when you see a new face, we have quite a few lately! Our next On... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
WHAT??!! (I know I've totally neglectd the blog lately and I have a few posts in draft mode but I can't not post this) Mt Rainier's Strongest Man and Woman 9 raised .... are you ready.... $20,135 in 2014 putting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
We've been drawing "girls" out of a hat for the past few weeks and guess what we drew for tomorrow? Yup, Karen. We promptly put it back in the hat and redrew another name. So much for random. You have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
I've had the better part of 3 days to mull this over. On Saturday, 59 owners of CrossFit affiliates in Washington gathered at RCF. It was our 5th annual "meating" where we get together, meet new faces, and greet the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit
In order for there to be peace in the kingdom, RCF will be closed Friday night, October 31st. We will have regular morning hours but Sam and Casey will be trick-or-treating in the evening. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2014 at Rainier CrossFit