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I Didn’t Want To

By Todd Stanley I didn’t want to do it. I was determined not to let anyone talk me into competing in the CrossFit Open. I can remember the year before, there were all sorts of announcements of what was to come and people who were participating were always talking about it. I didn’t sound like fun to me. My…

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Women’s Self-Defense Class

VCCF hosted our first women’s self-defense class on January 19, 2019. Committed to improving life, we love equipping our community with tools to use in their everyday life. We want our ladies to be strong and able to physically take care of themselves. Shelley Campbell, Krav Maga certified instructor, makes a fun learning environment with a focus to build…

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Beat the heat this summer

Summer is a wonderful time of the year! The grass is green, sky is blue, and sun is HOT. And since we enjoy spending more time outside, it is important to get plenty of fluids and stay hydrated. With the warm weather, come cravings for a refreshing cool beverage or big scoop of ice cream! I have outlined some…

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Protein to Build Muscle, Not Fuel Exercise

You just finished with an intense weightlifting session. You can barely walk or maybe you can barely lift your arms. You think, “I am really going to feel this tomorrow!” Recovery is a very important part of working out that is sometimes overlooked. Stretching, foam rolling, drinking water, and EATING FOOD are all necessary parts of the recovery process….

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Our Staff

Bekah Dilworth CF L1 CF L2 Rochelle Nelson CF L1 CrossFit Kids Witnessing the American population decline from a strong, supremely capable populous over the last 4 decades to succumbing to obesity, decreased mobility, chronic disease, inactivity and the unknown effects of our lifestyle choices is a powerful wake-up call to action and change. I want to be involved…

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Most Popular Fad Diets, Explained, Part 3

Whole 30: The Whole 30 diet is a 30-day diet challenge to “eliminate the most common craving-inducing, blood sugar disrupting, gut damaging, inflammatory food groups for a full 30 days,” (Knappenberger, 2018). The Whole 30 diet claims, “The next 30 days will change your life. It will change the way you think about food. It will change your tastes….

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Most popular fad diets, explained, part 2

Here we go!  Two more popular diets, broken down.   Paleo diet: The Paleolithic diet, aka Paleo diet, is set up to mimic the food habits of humans from the Paleolithic Era (45,000 to 10,000 BC)(Seema & Hafiz, 2017). This diet claims to be “designed by mother nature’s wisdom acting through evolution and natural selection” (Knappenberger, 2018). The Paleo…

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Most popular fad diets explained, part 1

As promised, we will be discussing some popular fad diets. This will be a three-part series, discussing six of the most popular fad diets, especially in the CrossFit community. This week, we will talk about the two of the most trending fad diets right now, the Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting. This blog series uses scientific evidence to support…

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