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What to Do If You Think You Have COVID-19 Written by: DCCF-er Dr. Rashad Usmani Fitness friends – we are going through some unprecedented times right now. We are in the midst of a global pandemic that has changed day-to-day life for most of us drastically. I am hopeful that this message finds you in...
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The Gem of Uncertainty Written by: Coach Vic I think that life, in this interesting way, shows its individual path for us in moments of uncertainty and growth. Often times, these moments can be uncomfortable and they can present decisions to revert back to who we use to be… play the games we use to...
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Written by: Coach Vic One of the most alluring things about a CrossFit box is the competitive atmosphere in which it takes place. That competitive atmosphere bring many positives, but also an opportunity for some negatives. Within competitive environments, you might have the mindset that focuses on others. This done in a positive light can...
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Written by: Coach Vic In the upcoming year in our fitness journey, let’s try to remind ourselves of why we’re here. One of the the most important things to keep in the forefront of our mind is the reason that got us through the door. Was it simply to have a healthier lifestyle, or something...
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It’s tough to make friends as an adult. Frankly, most of the articles you’ll find on the topic tell you to join a group, like Derby City; but, they don’t tell you what to do next. There are enough members at this gym that you can absolutely find others who have similar desires as you....
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Overhead Hand Position in the Snatch & Jerk Written by: Coach Slater An overlooked area in your Olympic lifts might be how you catch the bar overhead. An analogy I like, that I stole from Greg Everett at Catalyst Athletics, is that your hand should mimic a J-hook on the rig. Your hand position should...
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Polish up your pushups with tips from Coach Phil. While seemingly a simple movement, there are some detailed tips that can be game changers. We won’t spoil the tips by listing them here. Watch and learn!
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“This is for me.”  To be able to workout on a regular basis, many us of fight difficult work and life schedules, juggling many different demands on our time and energy.  But very few people fight with their own bodies. Kayla Collier does that on a daily basis due to an uncommon bone disorder called Fibrous Dysplasia,...
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The holidays are over, so everyone is back in town, meaning Derby City is packed once again. We love the energy of full classes. Here are some reminders as you kickstart your 2020: 👉 Being consistent is more important than waiting to find motivation to get started. Don’t wait until your situation is perfect to...
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Top Derby City Posts of 2019 Written by: Coach Slater It’s hard to keep up on everything we put out on Social Media, so here’s a collection of our “most clicked” posts from 2019 from our website and Instagram. We’ve also included some posts from past years that still get a ton of clicks, as...
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