Monthly Archives: September 2010

Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

September 30, 2010 - Thursday

While we are on the subject of OPT’s slogans, here’s another: “Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable”.  That’s CrossFit.  The Constantly Varied nature of our workouts means that, inevitably, we are going to run up against something that is a weakness of … Continue reading

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Olympic Lifting Certification by Charles Staley

September 29, 2010 - Wednesday

We are privileged to host Olympic Lifting coach Charles Staley at Cactus CrossFit for a 5 hour Oly cert on Thursday night, October 21 from 5pm to 10pm. This is the place to be to get a ton of great … Continue reading

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The importance of sleep

September 28, 2010 - Tuesday

Many people neglect the amount of sleep that they need or are proud of how little they can get by with. The fact is that low sleep levels can result in high cortisol levels. Cortisol is an adrenal hormone which … Continue reading

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Robb Wolf’s new book The Paleo Solution

September 27, 2010 - Monday

Robb Wolf is the owner of NorCal Strength and Conditioning and one of the most respected names in the CrossFit community.  His new book has just come out and if you are looking to learn more about ‘why’ to eat … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend

September 24, 2010 - Friday

Workout of the Day Five sets of: Back Squat x 3 reps Rest 90 seconds Front Lever x 30seconds Rest 90 seconds; and then, Five rounds for time of: 20-yard Sprint across the alley 20 One-Arm Overhead Walking Lunges (10 … Continue reading

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