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Tag: CrossFit

Concept2 Fall Team Challenge

Join the Fall Team Challenge by September 30

We’re only a few days into the 2018 Concept2 Fall Team Challenge and I’ve only contributed 9,899 meters to the Potomac Boat Club team of the 200,000 meters I want to row between now and October 15. Advertisements

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Please never forget to stretch after all your workouts like I do

Even if you’re just taking it easy and not even breaking a sweat during your exercises, including constitutional walks and family saunters and even really slow rows on your rowing erg, never forget to give yourself a nice stretch every time your done with your exercises, even if you just get just a little bit […]

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Sharita Jennings joins ROWViGOR as coach of the Express class

Sharita Jennings joins ROWViGOR as indoor rowing coach

Here’s the latest update from pop-up indoor rowing studio, ROWViGOR: “I would like to introduce our newest Coach Sharita!  Sharita will be teaching a special Express Class in the mornings at 7:15.  Express is a 30 minute workout that combines upbeat movements with our signature erg-based exercises designed to get your heart pumping for those with […]

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Row Vigor popup Indoor Rowing classes in Arlington, Virginia

RowVigor drives me harder than I can myself

I own a Concept2 Model C indoor rower and I love it . . . though I only seem to be using it during official Concept2 Online Challenges. When I am responsible to my virtual team, Team Grotto, or to a challenge certificate and mug, then I put in time on the erg. But other […]

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9Round Penrose Studio Gym

9Round is for everyone — I need to remember that

Update: my local 9Round closed so I am no longer a member of 9Round.  I had been under the weather for upwards of two months with Sinusitis. Even before that, I had been suffering from some sciatica and lumbago back pain. As a result. I started to avoid 9Round. And once I started not spending […]

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Blue CFF Fit 12KG Kettlebell Competiton

I’m swinging a kettlebell for 90-seconds every 60-minutes

Title: Get Fit, Get Fierce with Kettlebell Swings Author: Don Fitch Genre: Exercise & Fitness Publisher: Well-Being Skills Release Date: April 19, 2013 Format: Kindle Pages: 65 Source: http://amzn.to/20Rp8qf I am very sedentary. They tell me that sitting kills. So, I took to kettlebells. I work from home so I can workout during the day. […]

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Giving 9Round Columbia Pike my money

Update: my local 9Round closed so I am no longer a member of 9Round.  A brand new 9Round gym opened up in the Penrose Square neighborhood of South Arlington, and I popped on January 7 after eating tacos and drinking margaritas at my favorite local, Taqueria el Poblano, just to see who took over the […]

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Two 24kg Metrixx® Classic E-Coat Military Grade Cast Iron Kettlebells by Kettlebells USA

My love affair with the kettlebell

I don’t know where my obsession began. I believe I can thank James Harris of XSport Fitness on Columbia Pike in Columbia Heights, Arlington, VA.   When he was my personal trainer a couple years ago he threw everything at me: suicides, burpies, heavy rope, bear crawls, and strange cannonballs with handles on them: kettlebells. I […]

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