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Better Brain Function and Training Drive 1

Caffeine is America’s go to pick me up for when we are feeling drowsy.  54% of Americans drink coffee and more than half of them drink more than 3  12 oz cups of the stuff per day and over 60% say the need coffee to “feel like themselves”.  The last […]


The Norse God of Thunder carried Mjölnir,the hammer, in Thrudheim...  a place of might.  CFW is Wilmington's place of might and now we have our hammer.

The MJÖLNIR 2

CrossFit “The Mjolnir” – Day 1 Warm Up 3 rounds of… 3 Clean High Pulls (115-135-males / 65-85- females) 1 Hang Clean 2 Clean 2 Push Press 1 Jerk Test Power Clean – 1 rep max (15 minute time limit) Back Squat – 3 rep max (15 minutes time limit) […]


The Norse God of Thunder carried Mjölnir,the hammer, in Thrudheim...  a place of might.  CFW is Wilmington's place of might and now we have our hammer.

The MJÖLNIR 4

Introducing Mjölnir, the CrossFit Wilmington test of strength and endurance. Mjölnir designed to rate strength, technique and work capacity of a well rounded, functional athlete and provide a full baseline to refer and track your progress and performance.  It will help identify your weaknesses and highlight your strengths.  It is […]


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Sacrifice Is Strength 3

Words have meaning. They spark our thought and produce images in our brains. The use, or misuse, of a word can have positive or negative effects on our mindset and perception. In recent times, sacrifice has somehow become a negative word. Most of the lazy and weak American population sees […]


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CFW Games Training 5

Obviously I am very proud to have a team and athletes headed to the CrossFit World Games…  again!  CFW sent its first athlete to the Games when we where still only a year old.  Dawn competed as an individual in 2009.  At the time, she was one of, if not […]


Our intellect separates us from animals.

When Did Cheating Become a Reward Pt 2

Originally posted August 30, 2010 Read Part 1 first. Let’s continue the thoughts on rewarding your good behavior with self destructive behavior… I didn’t necessary mean not to ever eat junk food.  The point I wanted to convey most was that the cheat day cannot take precedence in your mind over […]


Our intellect separates us from animals.

When Did Cheating Become a Reward? – Part 1

Originally posted August 29, 2010 I’m calling BS on the cheat meal.  If you’re looking for a fitness pro to tell you it’s ok to schedule a cheat meal or day, I’m not it.  I can’t comprehend how rewarding  yourself with something bad for you is considered ok by so many fitness minded people. […]


Watching the clock at night?  There may be an easy, drug-free fix.

Side Effects Include Psychotic Reactions 1

Headache, drugged feeling, confusion, anterograde amnesia, excessive sedation, lightheadedness, delirium, nightmares,hallucinations, nervousness, agitation, and seizure.  Fatigue, arthralgia and myalgia, increased chance of infection, hepatoxicity, involuntary urination, heart palpitations, sleep apnea, respiratory depression, angioedema of the tongue, larynx, and/or throat closing, severe withdraw symptoms including: agitation, restlessness, anxiety, depression, insomnia, tremor, nausea, abdominal […]


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Hypothyroidism 2

Either you are on thyroid hormone or you know ten people who are.  These days it seems doctors are handing out prescriptions by the truckload for Synthroid, Armour, Levothyroxine or one of the other thyroid drugs.  No longer is this a woman’s condition either.  More and more men are being […]