5 Strength Sequences to Improve Your Running

5 Strength Sequences to Improve Your Running

Far too many runners think that the best way to improve their speed is, well, simply by running. Just like every aspect of your fitness, the key to excellence is by hitting it from all angles. Whether you aim to improve speed for a 400 meter race, a 5K, or a marathon,...

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What is Fitness- CrossFit Crescent’s Definition

What is Fitness- CrossFit Crescent’s Definition

What is Fitness? One Question- Many Answers When we walk into a gym for the first time in a while, we feel embarrassed and motivated to change.  But how clearly have we defined what we're aiming for in fitness and health?  Maybe they weigh us on the scale, maybe we...

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Coach for Life- CrossFit Crescent- Amman, Jordan

Coach for Life- CrossFit Crescent- Amman, Jordan

We have an amazing team of coaches at CrossFit Crescent.  Each coach is here to help you make progress in your fitness.  From the first day of your complementary consultation, to your final day with us, you will have your Coach for Life. Your Coach for Life will...

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Expats Moving to Amman- 5 Health and Fitness Tips

Expats Moving to Amman- 5 Health and Fitness Tips

New to Amman- Expats or Returning Jordanians For expats moving to any new place can leave you feeling stressed and full of questions.  Your favorite coffee shop—where the barista knew you by name and started preparing your Americano the moment he saw your car drive...

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7 Possible Solutions to Your Chronic Back Pain

So you feel like you have tried everything: Ice, heat, epsom salt baths, muscle relaxants, physio, acupuncture, IMS, massage, but nothing seems to work. Your chronic back pain keeps coming back and knocking you down and for a day, a week, or even a month at a time?...

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10 Barbell Rules at CrossFit Crescent

10 Barbell Rules at CrossFit Crescent

If you’re like me, you don’t like power trip rules. In other words, rules just for the sake of having rules. So annoying, right?  I’ve always believed rules should be in place for a logical reason, and when the reason is explained clearly, I then respect and embrace...

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How CrossFitters Have Turned into Modern Spartan Warriors

Spartans of Old Released 12 years apart, the epic war films 300and 300: Rise of an Empirechronicled the Spartan warriors in combat, with the former depicting the legendary Battle of Thermopylae and the latter being based on both the Battle of Artemisium and the Battle...

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5 Habits Hurting Your Food Decisions

5 Habits Hurting Your Food Decisions

Food can be stressful, especially if you're trying to make body composition changes. Sometimes, though, there are things we’re doing that we don’t even realize we’re doing that is causing us to eat more, and less healthy, than we think we are. Changing habits listed...

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CrossFit Programming for 2018- Crescent

CrossFit Programming for 2018- Crescent

CrossFit Programming Plan for 2018 Congratulations on finishing the Crescent CrossFit Open Intramural 2018 for all of you who participated! It was challenging, rewarding, and lots of fun!  Many people had personal records and did new skills they’d never done before. ...

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The Beginning of Crossfit- Santa Cruz, CA

The Beginning of Crossfit- Santa Cruz, CA

The beginning of CrossFit took place in a sleepy surfing city of Santa Cruz, California.  People walk around even today in flip flops and greet the occasional visitor who drops in hoping to catch a glimpse of Coach Glassman.  It was weird as I drove down from San...

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CrossFit Crescent Gym Rules

CrossFit Crescent Gym Rules

Part of starting at a new gym is understand the new gym rules.  At your old gym, you could only use the cardio equipment for 30 minutes at a time.  And you had to have a mirror always within eye sight to see your progress unfold right in front of you!  At CrossFit...

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Routine is the Enemy

Routine is the Enemy

Routine is the enemy.  Plain and simple. The Founder of the CrossFit methodology is Coach Glassman- he has summarized his definition of fitness into the  100 Words below- we are going to focus today on the second to final sentence below! Fitness in 100 Words: "Eat...

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