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BLOG / 04.20.17

Change your thoughts and change your life

Cheat 1. act dishonestly or unfairly in order to gain an advantage at something. 2. avoid (something undesirable) 3. deceive or trick As you can see the definition of cheat(ing) has nothing but negative connections. Thus anything you tie it to takes part in something negative in your life. Whether you want to admit or […] Read More
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BLOG / 04.17.17

“Three Steps for Getting Stronger at Chest to Bar Pull Ups”

“Three Steps for Getting Stronger at Chest to Bar Pull Ups” One of the biggest questions I get in the gym is, “Albie, how do I get chest to bar pull ups?” My response is usually something like “Well…get stronger”. So here are three ways to get stronger with chest to bar pull ups (CTB). Step […] Read More
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BLOG / 04.12.17

Let Us Revisit the Squat

Let Us Revisit the Squat By Coach Jeff We have all been taught the proper points of performance in the squat. Weight through the heels, knees track out, hips drop below the knees, torso stays vertical and supportive, etc. One thing we are sometimes unaware of, however, is staying “active” at the bottom. On occasion, […] Read More
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BLOG / 04.10.17

The Number 1 Reason you’re not getting any Fitter, Stronger, or Faster

The Number 1 Reason you’re not getting any Fitter, Stronger, or Faster One of the reasons I fell in love with CrossFit was the Empirical nature about the program. Now what the hell does Empirical mean? Empirical is defined as “based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure […] Read More
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BLOG / 04.08.17

Testimonal: Vimin Nanavati

  We LOVE getting feedback from our members! Here is a recent email we received describing in lots of detail what being a member of the CFM community has done for her health!     Hey Jeff! Before Crossfit I used to see a personal trainer at my gym once a week, worked out independently […] Read More
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BLOG / 04.06.17

The art of tracking

One of the most important things you can do when trying to make sure you are eating correctly is to track what you eat. Plain and simple! In my opinion nothing else will dictate your success more then this. “Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the […] Read More
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BLOG / 04.03.17

Did you learn anything from The 2017 Open?

      Did you learn anything from The 2017 Open?   Everyone’s favorite time of year to love/hate is coming to an end…The Crossfit Open. All of the first workout butterflies come back every Thursday night at 8:02pm when we know what the workout that will surely almost kill us gets announced by Dave […] Read More
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BLOG / 03.30.17

10 tips for more effective coaching

Below are ten concepts to make you a better more affective coach that do not pertain to the x’s and o’s of programming. 1. Get rid of your ego. Understand that the only thing an ego does is get in the way of truly connecting with your athletes and creating an atmosphere that they can […] Read More
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BLOG / 03.23.17

Friday Night Lights

Hey CrossFit Milford community! I wanted to get you all a message about what is happening tomorrow night, March 24th, at CrossFit Milford. This is the final event for the 2017 CrossFit Open. For those of you who don’t know, the CrossFit open is the first stage in the “season” of CrossFit as your team […] Read More
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BLOG / 03.21.17

How Much Protein Do I Really Need?

  One of the most common questions I receive is, “How much protein do I really need?” Well, it depends. “What does it depend on?” Actually, it depends on a lot of factors above and beyond the nature of this blog post!  But for our purposes I am going to provide you with some basic […] Read More