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CrossFit Open – Great Fight!

The CrossFit Open has finally come to a close. It was a long 5 weeks of testing not only ones physical fitness but ones mental capacity. Our gym had a little over 30 members sign up, which is awesome because we have only been open for 8 months.  Lisa and I are extremely proud of…

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10 Reasons You're Not Building Muscle and What To Do About IT

Whether you’re a husky person or string bean in shape, packing on muscle requires consistency, hard work and smart training. And when you’re not scoring any gains, there are typically numerous reasons to explain this.  Following are 10 of those reasons, so athletes and personal trainers, take note: POOR DIET If you’re eating like a…

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720 VS. York Street CrossFit

It was a big day for 720.  For most of our athletes, it was their very first CrossFit competition.  Nerves were stirring in the air all week leading to the intra-gym competition.  Everyone was starting to doubt their ability to perform…..”I don’t think I’m good enough”, “I don’t think I can do that movement”, “I’m…

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Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water is often referred to as nature’s perfect plasma replacement because it has a similar makeup to human plasma and contains all the substances necessary for growth and development of a plant embryo.  Coconut water is rich in B vitamins, and it also provides selenium, iodine, sulfur, zinc, manganese, organic acids, enzymes, phytonutrients and…

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Competing

What does it mean to compete? There can be many different definitions and meanings behind the word.  Some would say its a way of life, others would say that its an arena encompassed by the activity of sport.  Either way you look at it competition surrounds us daily. How we approach and handle it is…

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The Fittest Games: Austin, TX

April and I had the opportunity to do an out of state CrossFit competition, The Fittest Games.  It was an opportunity to prove to ourselves what we were made of.  April was placed in the Pro division.  In order to be in the pro division, you had to be placed in the top 100 in…

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Why Are Squats and Deadlifts Recommended So Much?

The reason for this goes well-beyond the fact that these two exercises hit many major muscle groups all in one movements.  These exercises aren’t just for competitive athletes or people who want to get huge or super strong.  The squat and deadlift motions are very natural, and we do them in everyday life. The stronger…

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Wyoming Open 2013

Lisa and I had the wonderful opportunity of competing in the Women’s Pro Division in the Wyoming Open this past weekend. Competing is the best way to make yourself humble and find out where your weaknesses lie. In the women’s pro division there were 14 amazing athletes that pushed us to our limits and tested…

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WOD+BBQ=Sunday Fun day!

Come join us this Sunday at CrossFit 720 for a fun wod and bbq, everyone is welcome! Gives us a chance to meet our neighbors, make new friends and start building this community one person at a time!

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Construction

After a long stretch of breaking and fixing things, we are almost to the finish line.  Building a gym is definitely not an easy task, but this is where our heart is and it is well worth our blood, sweat, and tears.   We could have not done this without the love and support from our family…

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Regionals Experience

(By: Ryan Woods) After years of hard work and dedication, 6 of our athletes accomplished the goal of competing in Regionals.  The entire experience was something none of us will ever forget.  Every one of us had spectated at Regionals before, and it was a dream come true to be the people on the floor…

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