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Training-related ideas and information


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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 […]


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Fixing the Deadlift… From the Top Down

The Deadlift is the most simple lift, right?  Just bend over, grip the bar, then pick it up.  Wrong.     It is solely a lower body movement, right?  Wrong.   The Deadlift can be simple, but only if you know the anatomy at play and how to strengthen it […]


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Nichole’s Story 2

Growing up I was active for the most part. I played outside, played baseball with the boys, I was a cheerleader for a bit, joined soccer teams and ran cross country. I’ve always tried to be active and be outside but as life happened I fell off the wagon. I […]


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Christina’s Journey 1

My success story might sound familiar. I was athletic all my life, wanted a new challenge, found crossfit, happily ever after. Just kidding. My success story is personally more about the strength I found -not physically, but emotionally and mentally. I came to Crossfit Wilmington after achieving what I considered […]


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Adding Endurance / Aerobic Work 6

Using rowers, spin bikes, elliptical machines, treadmills, stair mills and other stay in place machines can be effective means for improving overall fitness. They can be programmed to train all but the anaerobic systems and they expose the body to far less trauma than running. They don’t beat swimming, but […]


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It’s hard to believe that I am writing this post. I want to start by giving some history of my life so to understand why this is so exciting to me.  In High School I was quite athletic.  I was recruited in football by most every major college on the […]


The Benefits of FIR Sauna

The health benefits of using the FIR Sauna Detoxification Muscle Relaxation Improved Cardiovascular Health Speed Recovery from Injuries Improved Immune System Why Is FIR important to the human body?  FIR has the ability to penetrate, refract, radiate and reflect. The human body can absorb FIR because of its deep penetrating […]


The Benefits of Self Myofascial Massage… Using Tools Wisely

There’s a growing trend to use myofascial workout like the foam roller to “warm up” before a workout.  Doing so can actually detract from your workout and even lead to an injury. If your posture, from hours of sitting behind a desk, have your shoulders more round than a beach […]