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August 2019 Athlete Of The Month

Name: Nicholai Francis-Lau Age: 34 Occupation: Environmental Scientist / Resource Planner Length Of Time CrossFitting? 7 months Favorite Lift and Why? Snatch. It forces you to use proper technique. When the weight gets heavy, there’s no muscling it up. When… Read more »

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“Lessons from the cave: DOUBLE UNDERS” by Alejandra Morisi

I have been thinking of doing a new series of blog posts titled “Lessons from the Cave” and every time I think of the name now it reminds me of the show “Tales from the Crypt.” Remember that? Lol. I… Read more »

July 2019 Athlete Of The Month

Name: Raven Temple Jackson Age: 29 Occupation: Research and Development Nutritionist Length Of Time CrossFitting: 22 months Favorite Lift and Why: Split jerks. I feel like the extra jerk movement generates more power. Favorite WOD and Why: Anything with rowing…. Read more »

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“Fast Friends, Cool Coach” by Alejandra Morisi

About 2 weeks ago, we finished our third run clinic with our running coach, Cathy Cruz. This particular running clinic lasted 8 weeks and we met once a week on Sundays. Some Sundays we met at the track and other… Read more »

June 2019 Athlete Of The Month

Name: Bryonna Miller Age: 20 Occupation: Planet Fitness Length Of Time CrossFitting: I think since late March 2019.   Favorite Lift and Why: Split Jerk Favorite WOD and Why: I don’t know all of their names so I’ll say Grace…. Read more »

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“Body Composition Testing: Why You Should Do It” by Cathy Cruz, MS Nutrition & Integrative Health, ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist

As a fitness-focused family at CrossFit Baltimore, we hear a lot about making ourselves better as athletes on the daily, right? We train hard, we do extra workouts and focus on our weakness, but sometimes we forget about the other… Read more »

“Hydration for Performance” by Cathy Cruz

Anyone who has ever played a sport, been on a team, or done a workout program has heard at some point that hydration is important. However, with our busy lives, we often have to prioritize and sometimes we forget these… Read more »

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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 »