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How Do You Put a Clip on a Barbell? Written by: Coach Slater How do you put a clip on a barbell? We’d argue that the best method actually looks quite wrong. While common sense says to slide a clip on with the handle facing out so it’s easier to put on / take off,...
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4 Ways to Own Any Workout Written by: Coach Slater If you’re new to Derby City, knowing how to tackle the day’s workout can help you be more successful faster. If you’re a grizzled veteran, with weathered hands callused by years of grit, creating better workout strategies can get you past that fitness plateau. So,...
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Derby City CrossFit Christmas List – 2017 Written by: Coach Slater You asked your family for five very specific things last Christmas, and what did they get you? None of those things. “Oh, I wanted to get you something fun!” How about you get what I wanted IN THE FIRST PLACE!! Your family is fantastic,...
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Why Showing Up Late Is Killing Your Fitness Written by: Coach Evan Oh great. Another article telling me I’m doing something wrong and how detrimental it is to my health. Well, sorta, but not really. Let me preface this by saying we at Derby City CrossFit NEVER want to deter someone from coming to class....
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Challenge Your Misconceptions: Join Derby City CrossFit Something’s got to give. You aren’t happy with your body, and you know you should do something about it. But what? You’re thinking about trying Derby City CrossFit, but a combination of intimidation and misconceptions keep you from walking through the door. Taking the leap to commitment often...
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Prioritizing Your Priorities Written by: DCCF-er Phil Newton You won’t make it very far in life without establishing some priorities. Some prioritization in life takes care of itself for you. Bills gotta get paid, so I better have a way to make money to pay them. I’ve got to survive, so I better eat, sleep,...
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How to Survive Test Week Written by: Coach Evan We’re coming up on the end of our training cycle. For those of you who don’t know, our cycles are 8 weeks long starting with one week of testing new movements/lifts/workouts. This sets up the foundation of our strength work and conditioning work, which takes up...
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Derby City CrossFit Pro Tips, Part 1 Written by: Coach James This article will focus on some small hints/tricks/pro tips that can and will make your experience at Derby City a little better and easier, especially for beginners. We have all seen that one person do something so simple and we just stop and think...
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Make the Most of Your Time Originally Posted on Gym Jones DCCF Note: We were so impressed with this article that we felt it deserved to be reprinted in full, to make sure the Derby City family read it. It’s conclusion is dead-on with the message we strive to consistently deliver. Enjoy. Time Isn’t an...
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Is the Comp Class Right for You? Written by: DCCF-er Phil Newton As summer creeps in and everyone is on that mad dash to finalize that hot beach bod to show off on the ‘gram, I have had a few people ask me about the Comp Class and what it’s done for me. I’ve been...
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