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“What I’ve Learned” by Cathy Cruz

Over the years I’ve gone through the ups and downs of being an adult and doing this  “adulting” thing. As we’ve heard before, “With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility”. I don’t report to my parents for approval or disapproval of… Read more »

March 2019 Athlete Of The Month

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH Name:Franco Camerota Age:24 Occupation:  Firefighter/EMT Baltimore County FD How long have you been doing CrossFit? 10 Months What is your favorite lift and why? Power clean, because it is where I have seen the most significant… Read more »

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February 2019 Athlete Of The Month

ATHLETE OF THE MONTH Name: Andrea Gonzalez Age:  27 Occupation: Baker    Length Of Time CrossFitting: 1 year and 4 months Favorite Lift and Why: Front Squat! It’s the one lift where I feel most in control and strong because… Read more »

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“5 feet 1.6 inches of effort” by Alejandra Morisi

When people ask for my height, I always respond with exact numbers. 5 feet and 1.6 inches. It’s almost like I want to get credit for every little bit I’ve got. And I am very aware of my height with… Read more »

“Lifting my grief” by Alejandra Morisi

My father died recently and there are days when I really struggle with my grief and the heaviness of my sadness. What seems to get me the most is the absurdity of it all…the fact that someone existed in my… Read more »

January 2019 Athlete of the Month

Name:     Andrew Kratz Age:  35 Occupation:   Electrician Length Of Time CrossFitting: 2 and a half months Favorite Lift and Why: Clean and jerk. It’s a complex lift that hits several different muscle groups at once. My form still needs… Read more »

“Expectations v. Reality: This Athlete’s Revelations” by Cathy Cruz

During a past workout, I had several rounds where I had to complete 20 overhead pressing movements after a row and 20 box jumps. Every round, I would make it to 12 on the overhead movement and would have to… Read more »

December 2018 Athlete Of The Month

Name: Emily Odend’hal Age: 41 Occupation: Sr. Graphic Designer at Baltimore magazine Length Of Time CrossFitting: 3 months Favorite Lift and Why? Back squat and push press. I can feel the power through my whole body with the back squat. Just… Read more »

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