How to Lose Excess Body Fat & Keep it Off

We recently sent out a survey asking questions about members’ eating habits and nutrition goals. More than 100 people responded (thank you!) and there were a few things that stood out. The most important goal was losing body fat (65%) Consistency is the biggest impediment to achieving your goals The two things that work best […]

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Staying Present: Setting Intentions for Daily Success

We all struggle with the ability to live in the moment — surrounded with countless distractions by our phones, tablets, computers, television, radio, or you name it and most of us have it. These external devices draw us out of what is going on in our environment and distract us from engaging in what is […]

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4 Reasons You Don’t Have Toes to Bar and How to Get Them!

Gymnastics Clinic

Toes to bar is a movement that will test your abdominal and arm strength as well as grip strength. If you’re struggling with your toes-to-bar even though it seems like you should be able to do them based on your strength and athletic prowess, then read on for some tests and solutions to help you […]

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My Guilty Pleasure: Why Scaling is the Fastest Way to RX Workouts

I have a confession… I am obsessed with that little Rx box on Wodify more than I care to admit. I let it persuade my workouts more than is appropriate. So I’m going to come clean. Yes, clicking “Rx” after entering my score is satisfying, but I can’t let that momentary joy overtake my fitness […]

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Feeling Stuck? A Personal Training Session May Be the Answer

Do any of these examples describe you? You are freshly out of BaseCamp and workouts are still a bit confusing and may be overwhelming to hop into the main class. You have been in CrossFit for a couple of years, you are totally comfortable in classes but there are instances when you wish there was […]

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Q & A: Quick and Easy Paleo

Greetings, everyone! We’re always approached with nutrition-related questions around here (which is awesome), so we’ve answered a couple of the ones we get most often below. Q: I’m a student, and I need quick Paleo breakfast and snack options – what do you suggest? A: Whether it’s school, work, kids, family, sports or all those […]

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Moving with intention: The key to avoiding injury and getting stronger

When you’re in a workout, are you moving with a purpose or are you just moving weight? Something I still hear ringing in my ears from my military years is, “Move with intent!” That sentiment relates to CrossFit extremely well. When you’re swinging a kettle bell, are you achieving full, aggressive hip extension every time, […]

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Try cold-water immersion for reduced soreness and better recovery

cold-water immersion therapy

One of our favorite amenities here at CrossFit Sanitas is the cold plunge pool. Otherwise known as cold-water immersion or “cryotherapy baths,” cold plunge pools are a form of cold therapy that’s rising in popularity among athletes for reducing inflammation, speeding up recovery time, boosting mood and more. Set at 59°, it’s the perfect complement […]

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