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Pastor Paul’s Story – by Paul Mitchell I’ve never described myself as an athlete because I thought it was synonymous with being a ‘jock’ – which I am not. But there have been times in my life that I was active physically, and I’ve always felt more confident and even-keeled in those times. As a[…]

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This time of year is about when those New Years’ resolutions start to fade. We start to lose motivation. Here’s why. Because get-rich-quick schemes don’t work, get-lean shakes, and crash diets are all predatory schemes. There are shortcuts to fitness, but there’s also a lot of lies out there. Here’s a quick test (From Seth[…]

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Reframing Stress, and Reinterpreting Fear   There are three types of fun. The first kind is like a birthday party where it’s really fun! The second kind is like zip-lining where it’s fun but also scary. And the third kind is just plain scary, but you TELL people it was fun.   My point—and one[…]

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We opened CrossFit Vashon in 2016 with a tiny amount of space, no bathroom, and a few pieces of equipment. We had a limited budget, so we didn’t get the typical stuff. Opening a gym on a shoestring doesn’t seem like a good idea, but it was actually an advantage. We had to focus on[…]

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Many diets start out with rules about deprivation. No sugar. No alcohol. No Dairy. No grains. These kind of diets are simultaneously attractive and also doomed to fail. They have to be combined with some sort of habit based philosophy in order to stick. The goal of a successful diet is more long term than[…]

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Most gyms get started so that the person who starts them can focus on their own fitness. You can spend time on the fun lifts. You can find a program, or set your own goals and follow your own definition of fitness. Open gym all day! What they don’t tell you is that while it[…]

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I don’t brush my teeth because it’s fun, I do it because I know I have to. Every day. I won’t really notice if I miss a day, but I don’t want it to accumulate. Working out is the same. I do it every day in some capacity. It’s not always fun, sexy, or even[…]

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Ho Ho Ho! Over The Holidays And Through The New Year! How to stay in shape during the holidays? You don’t. The holidays are no different than any other time of year. You still workout, you still eat, you still recover, you still have goals. So try this workout instead from CrossFit.com and stop worrying[…]

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Hi All, When starting a business, the prevailing advice is: Just get started. Don’t wait for it to be perfect. Take action. And I think that makes a lot of sense in other areas too. When learning to speak a new language for example, you’re going to sound ridiculous for a while. The people who[…]

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