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PR Board

This is where you get to shine! Add your PRs, comments or successes in the comments below!
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Kids Summer Program

    “Is it a good idea to have my kids work out?”  “Won’t they get injured or hurt?”  “I already have them in soccer or gymnastics.”  “Will it stunt their growth?”  I have heard these questions frequently, both as a soccer and volleyball coach and as a CrossFit Kids coach.   Fun, structured, supervised…
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Member Appreciation “Uncle” Dan Cobb

We decided to highlight a LONG time member this week!  He is a loyal member who often gives us wise advice and we are grateful to have him here at CCF! CCF Athlete:  Dan Cobb  aka Uncle Dan Age: 65 (time flies!) Occupation:  Human Resources (retired) Length you've been with us:  7.5 years-practically since you…
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Member Appreciation Julia Dirks

    Give us a little background about yourself.  My parents were missionaries, so I grew up overseas (West Africa and Russia). My family and I moved to South Carolina the summer before I started high school. That was a very difficult transition and time for me, during which I developed an eating disorder. I…
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2015 CrossFit Open is here!!

Dear CCF Athletes, With the 2015 Open Among us, I see people struggling with if they should sign-up or not. They think they can't do a movement, they aren't the fastest, they would be the weakest link for the team, add your excuse here, etc......  Here is where the mind plays tricks and the fear of failure…
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Bethel Hand berry Father & Son Night

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.” ~ Anthony Robbins We were excited to be given the opportunity to give back to our community through participating in the Father-Son Night at Bethel Handberry in Blythewood on Friday night. Coach Paul and Coach…
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Why do we compete and what do we learn?

Why do we compete and what do we learn? This weekend, I had an athlete Michael compete in WODAPALOOZA in Miami. He did a super job and I was proud of him. As a coach, I enjoy watching my athletes challenge themselves. But an athlete and a coach both have different expectations of the outcome…
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Simple Pre-Hab Exercises to Strengthen Ankles in CrossFit Training

Our ankles take a beating every day and are often overlooked until one gets twisted or strained. Fortunately, there are some basic exercises that can be worked into daily routines and warm-ups that strengthen them. Try these tips to improve your ankle strength. Jump! Did you know that jumping rope builds up the muscles and…
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