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CLICK BAIT! HERE’S HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT FAST!!!! -or- Why high intensity workouts are better for losing fat. Written by: Coach Evan You may have heard the idea that you burn more calories after a workout than during it. In theory, this is true. However, generally people view “burning calories” as actively doing work. How...
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6 Ways Derby City CrossFit Will Change Your Life Maybe you haven’t tried CrossFit because you’ve heard some negatives about it: it’s dangerous, it leads to injury, it makes you bulk up… but, if it were so bad, why do so many people love it? We strive to make a class at Derby City CrossFit...
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Coaching Experience Written by: Coach Evan One of the most important lessons I’ve learned as a coach is that not every athlete responds to the same style of coaching. I can be a hard ass with some athletes, which lights a fire in their eyes to finish...
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Thank You for the No-Rep Written by: Coach Slater Dear Judge Whomever, Thank you for the no-rep. Thank you for holding me to the standard. Sure, I may see others getting by with a slightly less-strict standard, and maybe they beat my score as a result; but, I don’t care. I’m glad you held me...
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On Becoming A Morning Person Written by: DCCF-er EA Duncan I have never been a morning person. I was raised by night owls who eat dinner at 9 p.m. and never go to sleep until after the 11 o clock news. I spent my childhood as the kid that had to be physically removed from...
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When Motivation Fades Written by: Coach Slater I received this anonymous text last week, “Thought to ponder. What do you do to motivate an experienced CrossFitter who is doing it for fun (not with a goal of seriously competing) who has lost motivation? I was talking to someone on this situation. I’m curious if it...
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The Difference Between *Life* and *Sport* Written by: Coach Slater A couple years ago, we modified our group class programming to include two levels of participation, Life and Sport. We first got the idea from our friends at CrossFit Maximus who suggested that it helped better address the fitness needs of wide array of members....
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We know you want to try CrossFit. We hear it every day from people inquiring with us. “I always wanted to start, but just never took the leap.” Why wait? A year from now, you’ll be amazed at how far you’ve come. Working out is already hard enough when you’re going to a boring, faceless,...
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Open Ourselves Up Written by: Coach Slater Everyone keeps certain personal things to themselves. It’s not easy opening up about anxiety, apprehension, vulnerability, etc… but opening up at the gym allows us, your Derby City coaches, to help you be a better athlete. The other day, while coaching an afternoon class, Megan Courtney said to...
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Supplements: What & Why Written by: Coach Slater We’ve made the switch from Stronger, Faster, Healthier to Driven Nutrition for our in-house supplements. We went from stocking only a couple things to having EIGHT options. Let’s quickly breakdown what everything is and why you should consider taking it. PreWOD First, let me say that getting...
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