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What Makes a Good Coach

Athletes and trainees will argue on end that their coach is better than the next. Coaches will in turn argue that they or their staff are the best in the business. For one reason or another, most coaches think they are the best. Well, if everyone is the best, then […]


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What’s Your Why?

When we do goal setting sessions with our new members, we start off with a simple question. Why CrossFit, why now? There is always an impetus, something that’s motivating you to do something – that’s the driving force behind your actions. It can be fitness related or not. So I […]


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What is CrossFit Wilmington

It’s been a heck of a 3 months getting to know everyone, implementing some new systems, new training methods, and learning the ins and outs of CFW. As my third month as owner of CFW winds down and we roll into spring, I’ve been doing a some thinking as to […]


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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 […]