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Programming at CrossFit Reach

June 22, 2017
Good morning Reach Army! Lately I've had a lot of people ask me about the evolving programming at CrossFit Reach. I figured now would be a great time to provide some more insight into why we do what we do. So sit back and grab a cold beverage. You might be here for a while. We are a CrossFit gym. We go by the CrossFit methodology of fitness. I would like to go through a couple of CrossFit's fitness standards and adapt that to how we prog

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The Open is over, now what?

April 12, 2016
This may have been a question a lot of you were asking post-CrossFit Open 2017. You aren't the only one. Now is a time to reflect on your year and decide what's next for you in your journey of fitness. It's almost as if some of us were so focused and zoned in during the Open season, and now that it's over we're wondering what to do next. Some of you may feel motivated; others may feel like they're in a rut. Speaking of ruts, I've been in a rut f

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CrossFit Reach Athlete Profile: Allison Aley

April 3, 2016
This month we highlight another amazing person and member here at CrossFit Reach! Allison has been with us since the very beginning and comes consistently each and every week. She's a great person, a hard worker and we love having her here at Reach! 1. What attracted you to CrossFit Reach? I actually had the Crossfit part sort of sprung on me. I'd been coming to work out with Robbie since he had his bootcamp on the second floor of the buil

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CrossFit Reach Athlete Profile: Joe Gibowicz

February 18, 2016
We wanted to give you all a glimpse into our community and feature the people that makes our gym what it is today! For our first profile we're featuring none other than Joe Gibowicz! 'Joe G' as known on the whiteboard, has been at CrossFit Reach for a little less than a year now. He works hard and has made some great strides in the past several months.   1. What attracted you to CrossFit Reach? I started with 10 sessions through groupon.

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Finding Your Reason

April 30, 2015
Over the last 9 years that I've been in the fitness industry I've met hundreds (probably thousands) of people who have come into my life and gym looking for help. And over the course of that time I've learned one thing...the reason they give for wanting help is never the real reason.  Everyone always says "I want to get in better shape and lose weight." But that's not the reason. Let's face it...everyone wants to get in better shape, star

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Do You Accessorize?

February 18, 2015
When it comes to CrossFit, everyone loves to do the big movements. Anything with a barbell, pullups, rowing and burpees (ok maybe not burpees).  It's important to work the major movements and lifts as it makes us stronger and healthier overall.  But all too often we forget to accesorize.  No, I'm not talking about matching your nano's with your wrist wraps (not that there is anything wrong with that) or coordinating  your h

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The decision has already been made….

January 31, 2015
I have a damaging confession to make.  My motivation to workout has been at 0% this past month.  It's true.  Since coming back from Miami a few weeks ago I haven't had the passion to workout. I'm not sure if it is because of things I got going on with work, my diet, this cold weather, etc...but for whatever reason the excitement hasn't been there.  Now I know that might be hard to believe coming from a guy who is all

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5 Tips to Dominate Your Double Unders

January 22, 2015
Last year at the CrossFit Open many people were shocked at the 14.1 workout announcement.    The were shocked not because of the difficulty of the workout or how long or tough it would be, they were shocked for a completely different reason.    The workout had double unders.    This was a first in the CrossFit Open as typically the first workout was something that didn't require much skill or finesse to accompl