The Whiteboard

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“Failure is good – without it we would be lazy and wouldn’t motivate ourselves to change. Look at failure as an opportunity to improve. Do we sometimes fail because we are too greedy? Do we want more than we are currently able to have? Stay tough. Don’t allow greed to undermine the manifestation of our capacity, which is the product … Read More

A gear intensive workout

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci This morning as we were unloading the equipment for the workout of the day, I commented on how gear intensive today’s workout was. Christian pointed out that it wasn’t much gear at all. It’s one of the beauties of CrossFit. The workouts are not about the equipment. They are about the degree … Read More

Athlete Profile: Christian

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Name Christian Where are you from originally? Texas What kind of training were you doing before CrossFit Canmore? Training? How do you explain CrossFit to others? Workouts that use complementary muscles and parts of your body to create overall strength and power. I think of CrossFit workouts as the type of exercise that a caveman would get in his ever … Read More

Personal attention

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If you have a group of 4 or more people who would like try the On Ramp class together, let us know and we will try to work with whatever schedule is best for you. “We shall never have more time. We have, and have always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next … Read More

Kettlebell Swings in Centennial Park

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After being fully impressed with the participants in last Friday’s afternoon class, I told everyone that observing their effort was inspiring to me.  It made me want to workout.  The class volunteered to time my workout and off I went.  Thanks to AQ for the video.  Thanks to everyone else for inspiring me.

Wake Up

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“If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” -Bruce Lee