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CrossFit: You Really Love It, Don’t You?

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Originally written by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her blog The Sweet Life.

Back in action!

People say to me sometimes, “Man, you really like CrossFit, don’t you?” If you are asking me that question, it’s obviously true. But what is it about CrossFit that’s so lovable?

I’ve always enjoyed being active — and running marathons has been a major passion of mine since 2010 — but ...

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How to Achieve Long-Term “Success” in CrossFit

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This post is from Trident athlete Caitlin Parke. You can read more about her at her blog, Crossroads of the Heart.

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The author setting a new record for herself on the snatch during the The Open earlier this year.

Upon joining a CrossFit gym, new members quickly realize that something different is going on here.  Beyond learning foreign fitness movements and namesakes like WOD, Pukie the ...

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From Hating to Loving My Arms

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This blogpost was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com.

Deadlifts? No problem.

When I was 16, something happened to me that scarred my brain for a long time. I remember it so clearly, sitting at a friends house upstairs listening to music, just hanging out — and one of the guys said to me — “You have big arms for a girl.”

Ryan ...

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Happy Anniversary Trident! Three years and counting.

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Andrea and Chriss looking sharp.

May 15, 2010 – HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!

Three years ago today I hopped through the bay doors of Trident for the Opening WOD. I was greeted by Andrea and Chriss who had coached me at the box where I had previously WOD’d. Being the introvert I am, they were the only 2 people I had connected with during my time at the other box. It ...

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Reaching for the top and finding support at the bottom

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It’s a long way to the top, but you can do it.

This post is from Trident athlete Kristina Thomas. It’s from her personal blog, Dawn Points, and was originally posted in January. We wanted to share it with the Trident community to let you know that there’s so much support at 2504 Oakville St., it’s ridiculous.

Today, I climbed a rope. At the top, I cried.

I have ...

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“YOU TOOK MY PHONE!!!”: How one CrossFitter found the strength to fight back

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iPhone 5 – from Apple.

Dear Chriss and Andrea:

Happy New Year!

I have this crazy story to tell you and I really don’t think this story would be complete without acknowledging the excellent coaching and training that I have received at Trident.

So on New Year’s Eve, I got out of work early around 2 p.m. and was sitting on a bench ...

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