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Mindful Movement: What a Mindfulness Class Taught Me About CrossFit

This past summer I was fortunate enough to be gifted a course in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (or MBSR) through Jefferson’s Myrna Brind Center. During our first year of marriage, Arrus and I got the chance to dedicate 3 hours of every Wednesday evening to attending this 8-week course. Though 3 hours in the middle of […]

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“So tell me more about the CrossFit Open…”

I’m a big fan of CFCC and costume parties so is this something I should be considering? I hear rumors of a scaled division but I really have no idea how any of this works. Open For Dummies/New People please! This email popped up in my inbox recently and I thought… why not let the […]

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The 2016 Pre-Open In-House Competition

The PRE-OPEN IN-HOUSE COMPETITION is BACK! *SIGN UP UNDER EVENTS ON MINDBODY* Coach Perrin Behr is getting pretty pumped about the 2016 CrossFit Open and she thinks you should too! Mark your calendars for January 30th, the final Saturday of January, from 9am – 3pm* For a perspective from a MEMBER of CFCC on why YOU should do the Pre-Open […]

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The Pull-up Project: To Pull is Human!

In the video above, you can see all the various types of movement patterns that can relate back to the simple act of pulling yourself over a bar (this is really only a small sample). What you may not see in this video is that I started with average (or, 1 1/2 inch thick) banded […]

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MEET THE ULIFTU INTERNS! FEATURING: NORA GOLDBERG

As many of you know, CrossFit Center City is currently playing host to an amazing non-profit organization called ULIFTU. In fact, a portion of every Foundations membership is given right back to ULIFTU! Through a 9-month internship, ULIFTU provides the tools for the unemployed, formerly incarcerated and homeless to empower them to embody and deliver a […]

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MEET THE ULIFTU INTERNS! FEATURING: GIANCARLO “GIANNI” MORANTE

As many of you know, CrossFit Center City is currently playing host to an amazing non-profit organization called ULIFTU. In fact, a portion of every Foundations membership is given right back to ULIFTU! Through a 9-month internship, ULIFTU provides the tools for the unemployed, formerly incarcerated and homeless to empower them to embody and deliver a […]

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Meet the ULIFTU Interns! Featuring: Alexandra “Lexi” Ashcraft

As many of you know, CrossFit Center City is currently playing host to an amazing non-profit organization called ULIFTU. In fact, a portion of every Foundations membership is given right back to ULIFTU! Through a 9-month internship, ULIFTU provides the tools for the unemployed, formerly incarcerated and homeless to empower them to embody and deliver a […]

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CFCC CrossFit Kids Launching October 10th!

We are beyond excited to announce that CrossFit Kids classes will be part of the regular schedule at CrossFit Center City starting on Saturday, October 10th! Here’s a quick FAQ for those interested, and please– pass it along! WHAT AGE GROUPS CAN ATTEND? –Right now we have 2 groups: CrossFit KIDS (ages 5-12) –These classes […]

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Running and Rowing in the Fall: Meet Wylie!

Maybe you’ve seen him lurking around during the 7am hour at CFCC. Maybe you’ve talked up to him and thought, “wow, this is actually kind of hard to keep doing…” OR maybe you’ve just been sorely whipped by his lightning fast running times on the CFCC Whiteboard – either way, you can’t miss him!  Meet Wylie […]