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CrossFit Magna
12645 N 48th St, Phoenix, AZ
10,000 square feet dedicated to CrossFit
Interests: CrossFit, Fitness, Training, Olympic Lifting, Gymnastics, Kettlebells, Competition
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Slow Cooker Carnitas From the kitchen of heypreslie.com This is perfect to make on a Sunday while you're meal prepping. It can be paired with veggies, beans, rice and just about anything else to make a variety of balanced dishes for meals all week. ​Ingredients:​ ​​2-3 pounds pork tenderloin Season... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
I want to take some time to highlight all of the great reviews that Yelp is not currently sharing. We currently have 30 reviews that are not "recommended" by Yelp. This is part 3 of a multi part blog entry. "I was in town for a conference and was fortunate... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
We currently have 30 reviews that are not "recommended" by Yelp. This is part 2 of a multi part blog entry. I want to take some time to highlight all of the great reviews that Yelp is not currently sharing. "Dropped in for four days and really enjoyed the programming.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
I thought about titling this, "What Yelp Doesn't Want You to Know" but instead of bashing Yelp, I wanted to really highlight all of the great reviews that Yelp is not currently sharing. We currently have 30 reviews that are not "recommended" by Yelp so this will be a multi... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Garlic Spaghetti Squash From the kitchen of heypreslie.com Ingredients: 1 large spaghetti squash ​2 ​tablespoons olive oil ​S​alt ​B​lack pepper 2 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped ​2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot​ 1/3 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese Directions: ​Preheat oven to 400 degrees Cut spaghetti squash length-wise and scrape the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
"CrossFit is not for me. All the women (men) look like..." Have you ever said this? Maybe one of your friends or co-workers has said this to you. If your only exposure to CrossFit is what is shown on ESPN or CBS Sports then you have the wrong idea about... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Michael Stauffer What sports did you play in youth or college? Baseball and soccer when I was a youngling, but ice hockey had my heart when the Coyotes came to town. Played that up until high school. How has crossfit changed your life? It’s helped me live a healthier lifestyle... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
The CrossFit Open is starts next week! Have you registered? Did you select CrossFit Magna as your affiliate? If you need help with the registration process please let us know. In the meantime, here is what we think you should know... 1) The Open is for everyone, not just competitive... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
Somewhere along the way we convinced ourselves that the only way to get better at CrossFit is by adding more volume to our training. More Olympic lifting. More endurance work. More gymnastics work. Most athletes can handle more volume for short periods but eventually our training will outpace our recovery.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Rachel Wood Which athletes do you look up to? Katie Kunitzer- She sets a great example for having a healthy pregnancy and being a pregnant athlete as well as balancing being a mom and competitive CrossFitter (and she works full time!). She always has it together! What is your favorite... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Turkey Stuffed Peppers From the kitchen of heypreslie.com Ingredients: 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup onion, minced 1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp salt 3 large red bell peppers 1 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
I was recently asked this question by a friend of a friend who knew I owned CrossFit Magna. The definition of CrossFit is constantly varied, high intensity, functional movements across broad times and modal domains. That's fancy speak for we do lots of different exercises and some of our workouts... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Brussels Sprouts w/ Cranberries and Walnuts (side dish) From the kitchen of heypreslie.com Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts trimmed and quartered 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries, no sugar added 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Heat oil in pan... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Darrel Wang What advice would you give to someone who is just starting Crossfit? Expect adversity and expect to overcome it. Which athletes do you look up to? The athletes that I look up to are the ones that have full-time jobs, children, and other responsibilities to tend to... yet,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2018 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Linzy G. What is the one song you want to set a PR to? Pour Some Sugar on Me –Def Leppard How long have you been doing Crossfit? June 26th of this year. I walked out of my gym and I had 4 flat tires… Life’s Good What is your... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potatoes From the kitchen of heypreslie.com These are a great side dish to a lean protein and vegetable for any meal. They're a good source of carbohydrates, super easy, and you can cook them in bulk for meal prep and be set all week long. :) Ingredients... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Recipe: Healthy Turkey Chili From the kitchen of heypreslie.com Ingredients (for 8 servings): 1 pound ground turkey 1 onion, chopped 1 1/2 tsp. olive oi 2 cups water 1 (28oz) can canned crushed tomatoes 1 (16oz) can canned kidney beans - drained, rinsed, mashed 1 tbsp. garlic, minced 2 tbsp.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Khris Brown How has crossfit changed your life? Crossfit gave me something positive to look forward to. It has shown me dedication, responsibility, and given me a reason to push, even on the hardest days. The community aspect of Crossfit is amazing. The fact that everyone is always supportive is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Recipe: Fish Tacos From the kitchen of heypreslie.com Ingredients: 2 small corn tortillas 4oz white fish 1 cup broccoli slaw (you can buy this packaged at Sprouts, near the lettuce) 2 tbsp Bolthouse Farms Cilantro Avocado Yogurt dressing 2 tbsp mango salsa 1 fresh squeezed lime Diced fresh cilantro Directions:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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EVAN HARDMAN What is the one song you want to set a PR to? “All star” -smash mouth How long have you been doing Crossfit? -long enough to party. I think I’m going on year 5. What is your favorite thing about Crossfit? -I really like that there is always... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
Changes, Changes, and More Changes As our program continues to grow and develop, we will continue to adjust our schedule to meet your needs. First and foremost, if you have not met Coach Evan yet, please take a minute to introduce yourself this week. He will be coaching Thursday mornings... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
Recipe: Pumpkin Protein Shake From the kitchen of heypreslie.com Fun snack for fall, and being high in carb, moderate in protein and low in fat -- it's perfect for a post-workout treat. Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1 teaspoon honey or agave 1 scoop protein... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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SELENA LOPEZ How long have you been doing Crossfit? Restarted in October 2016 before that I dabbled in it for 7 months in 2014 cherry picking WODS and leaving if I didn’t know anyone. What is the one song you want to set a PR to? Revolution by Diplo (its... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Steve McFee What sports did you play in youth or college? I played baseball through my senior year in high school and basketball up until high school. Generally I was very active. I grew up in one of the most densely populated parts of the country so finding kids to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness
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Recipe: Macros-Friendly Meatballs From the kitchen of heypreslie.com Ingredients: 1lb 93/7 ground beef or ground turkey 1/4 cup oats 1/3 cup liquid egg whites 1/2 chopped onion Spices: as you wish! Try: Italian seasoning, oregano, salt, pepper, cayenne, paprika, ground white pepper. Directions: Combine all ingredients in a bowl and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at CROSSFIT MAGNA Forging Elite Fitness