Category Archives: News

  • Coaches’ Secrets

    28 June 2019 Brittney Saline

    Have you ever looked at your trainer flying on the rings or back-squatting your PR for reps and thought, “They are superhuman. I’ll never be able to do that.” Well, guess what? They’re plain old r…

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  • Living Better Podcast – Ep. 39 – Kenny Kicks Butt; Loses Gut

    26 June 2019 Brittney Saline

    How Kenny lost 35 lb., gained a 450-lb. deadlift and stopped running from the camera. Kenny Kicks Butt; Loses Gut Kenny had been in great shape all of his life. He played football in high school and baseball in college. …

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  • No Pain, MORE Gainz

    23 June 2019 Jay

    Human bodies are like cars: If you don’t move them enough, they get stiff, creaky, and develop lots of problems. But even the best-cared-for car—or body—hits some bumps in the road. We get a few dings here and ther…

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  • Meet Your Coaches!

    21 June 2019 Brittney Saline

    They teach you to move. They high-five you when you succeed and hug you when you struggle. They make you do burpees. They’re your coaches—but did you know that they’re human, too? Many of them played sports before …

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  • Living Better Podcast – Ep. 38 – How Sarah Palmer DeFrank Rewrote Her Story

    19 June 2019 Brittney Saline

    Sarah Palmer DeFrank has been many things: Single mom. Broke graduate student. Chef. Overweight. Unhealthy. Unhappy. Listen and learn how she used CrossFit to rewrite her story. How Sarah Palmer DeFrank Rewrote Her Story…

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  • The Twinkie Diet

    16 June 2019 Jay

    In 2010, Mark Haub, a nutrition professor, ran an experiment to see if he could eat 1800 calories a day—with Twinkies and snack foods as the staple of his diet—and lose weight. Turns out he lost 27 lb., and all of hi…

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  • The Hale Case Study Project: Week 2

    14 June 2019 Brittney Saline

    Success doesn’t happen all at once—and it doesn’t happen by accident. That’s why our Case Study participants have a plan. (Psst—if you haven’t watched our Case Study Overview and Week 1 episodes, click here!)…

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  • The Happy Game

    9 June 2019 Jay

    Whenever we get down on ourselves, my kids and I play the Happy Game. The rules are simple: You take turns asking each other, “What are you happy about?” The best is when they ask me, completely unprompted, &…

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  • 10 People, 12 Weeks: A Case Study in Fitness

    7 June 2019 Brittney Saline

    Nothing you’ve achieved in life has been easy. You’ve probably forgotten how much effort it took to earn your degree, save for your house, or raise your kids—and how scared and confused you were at the beginnin…

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  • Living Better Podcast – Ep. 37 – 500 Days of Food Tracking

    5 June 2019 crossfithale

    In this episode, CrossFit Hale coach Wendy Medina tells us about her experience tracking everything she’s eaten for the past year and a half. 500 Days of Food Tracking When Coach Wendy started tracking her daily food i…

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