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Kayla works on a philosophy paper.

Kayla works on a philosophy paper.

Do you need to be more flexible? Flexiblility is possibly our biggest use-it-or-lose-it attribute. Does lack of mobility hamper you in any way? Lot’s of people are on strength, or running or muscle up, program. Why aren’t you on a flexibility program? Talk to a coach about getting your mobility up.

Rich and Camille Take Gold

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It was the closest CrossFit Games in years, especially in the Men’s and the Teams’ divisions. Rich Froning came from behind (he wasn’t even in the final heat for most of Saturday) to clinch his 4th win in as many years. Camille Leblanc-Bazinet took home her first championship.

My favorite event was the speed clean ladder. I am continually stunned by how strong CrossFitters are, and the technique they display, both men and women, and how much progress is made each and every year. I honestly cannot even imagine the weights that will be lifted in the Games 5 years down the road, much less 10.

I hope everyone enjoyed the Games as much as I did. Our local games, the Santa Cruz Affiliate Cup, is October 19th, at CrossFit West. I hope everyone was inspired by the Games and the performances on display there to join a team and compete in the Affiliate Cup. More details on the Cup are coming this week, and then team sign ups can begin.

See you in the gym.

Dave M

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The man himself, Dave Millar, was back in town for a workout and a couple beers in the sun.

 

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The 6;30 pm class wrapped up the day with some serious intensity and effort. Great job guys!!

The 6;30 pm class wrapped up the day with some serious intensity and effort. Great job guys!!