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Specialization is Not the Enemy

“Athlete’s needs vary by degree not by kind.”  This is one of CrossFit’s core tenets. Everyone should be doing the same types of things in the gym and modifying the intensity according to their specific ability levels. I agree with this statement. But there, some athletes could benefit from specializing. […]


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Why Tracking Your Workouts is Important

Here at CrossFit Wilmington, our workouts are constantly varied. That’s one of the primary tenets of CrossFit, constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement. We may do a workout one day and never repeat it again. There are of course similarities in many of our workouts, and our strength program follows […]


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The Importance of Balance

Finding a balance in life is one of the hardest aspects of fitness. Fitness not only encompasses your physical state that you train in the gym, but also your mental  fitness too. Our goal at CrossFit Wilmington is to improve your life and your outlook. We want you to be happier, […]


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Tips to Keep Your Kids Active

Tips from Alex Dominguez, licensed teacher and CrossFit Level 1 Coach Being a personal and group trainer, teacher, tutor and working with children in and out of school settings for the past 8 years have given me some great insights on physical activity and family dynamics. Staying physically active can be a […]


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Eat to Perform?

“Eat to Perform.” That is honestly my least favorite slogan ever to hit the interwebs. The basis behind this statement is simple. Elite level athletes aren’t concerned with whether their six pack is showing. They’re concerned with putting out the greatest performance possible. Putting aside the fact, that most athletes […]


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Clem and Audrey – Fitness at (almost) 50

Audrey and I joined CrossFit Coastal right around our 48th birthdays with no organized sports background.  We didn’t start at the ground level, we started in the basement!  After the first week, we could barely sit down or lift our arms above our heads, but we were hooked.  We had […]


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The Benefits of Novelty

The best training program is the one you stick with. So really, there are very few bad training programs. Given the epidemic of obesity in our country, anything that gets us up off the couch and doing something is a plus in my book. There are definitely effective ways of […]


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What’s in a PR?

So what’s the big deal with PRs? For those of you unfamiliar to the term, it means personal records. PRs tie in closely with what we strive for CrossFit Wilmington. Constant improvement and bettering yourself each and every day is our goal for all of you. But why should we […]


"You can't succeed, much less win, if you take the path of least resistance.  You have to work.  If what you have is given to you, you haven't earned it.  Success can't be financed, it is payed in advance."  -t.

The 17 Laws of Success

Originally posted 25 July 2012 and again on Sept 15, 2013. Some things are timeless and always applicable.   Successful behavior is learned behavior.  My Father taught me how to work hard and to be successful at achieving my goals.  He did not ever sit me down and give me […]