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Setting Your Macros

One of the most common questions we get on nutrition is, how much should I eat? I will aim to answer this bearing in mind that this is an incredibly simplified version of nutrition and that nutrition needs vary by person. But, this will be a great starting point for many. […]


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What to Expect When you Start CrossFit

So you’ve finally taken the plunge and started doing CrossFit. First off congratulations! You’re now a part of a group of people who are dedicated to improving their fitness every day. You’ll be challenged and motivated more than you ever imagined, and in the end you’re going to be fitter […]


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Action

  The first step is always the hardest. Yes that’s really cliche but very true.   So what’s your first step?   Is it getting up and into the gym?   Is it changing one eating habit? Maybe subbing water for sweet tea?   Maybe it’s taking a walk each […]


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How Much is Motivation Worth?

At a traditional gym, it falls on you to motivate yourself to come in 3 to 5 days per week and work towards that goal. You have to do it yourself. That works for some, but not for most. In fact, big box gyms would prefer you not to show up after your first setback. It keeps the equipment from getting worn out, and they still get to keep your money.

At CrossFit Wilmington, we provide you with the motivation to succeed. We want to know your goals and give you a plan to reach them. How much is that motivation worth? How important is it to continue to succeed?


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The Benefits of Personal Training

  Maybe you can relate to this. You are in the middle of your workout and there’s one move that you haven’t quite mastered. Everything else in the workout is something you can handle, but that ONE movement is keeping you from being able to complete the workout as prescribed. […]


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Play

How long has it been since you’ve been able to play? Whether it’s a sport, or game, or unstructured free time, making time to play is an important aspect of your fitness journey. It allows us to put our fitness to use, and also makes us think a little bit […]


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So You Want to Get a Muscle Up

A muscle up is a great accomplishment in your CrossFit journey. It requires upper body strength, coordination, and skill to go from hanging on the rings to supporting oneself on top of the rings. It’s a tough process but here are a few tips to help you get your muscle […]


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What’s with the program?

Let’s define fitness. I think CrossFit does a great job of it. Fitness is increased work capacity across broad time and modal domains. Simply put, the ability to do more in various situations.


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Success Drives Motivation

We need to be shown our successes to continue to be motivated to grow. That’s where we start everyone that walks in our door. We call it “bright spots” – you’ve probably heard of it if you’ve been around CFW at all in the past few months. Let’s see what you’re doing well, what your successes are right now, we’ll show you that you are doing some things right, and keep moving towards that big goal.