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10/30/2013

Occasionally, we like to get feedback on our coaching from our community. Please select the coach or coaches you have worked with, and let us know how we are doing. Please remember that your coaches are reading these to find ways they can coach you better.  Constructive input is always appreciated!

We will keep these surveys up for another week to get as much feedback as possible.  Thanks!

Coach Ian

Coach Tami

Coach Betsy

Coach Lindsay

Coach Kelly

Coach James

Coach Hunter


Me Time

When is the last time you gave yourself some "me time" to be alone with your thoughts? By "me time," I mean literally all by yourself, disconnected, doing something you enjoy, and with as little interaction with other people as possible. Jogging, hiking, meditating, shooting hoops, and walking are all good examples of ways to find this time...... 

Giving yourself some "me time" is a great way to recharge your mental and physical batteries, so the key is picking an activity that is not too taxing. It is also a great way to give yourself a moment, on your own, to think about those small or big life decisions. Often, especially in our connected world, too many people try to give us advice or pull us in one direction. "Me time" is a great way to clear out all of those voices and outside influences. 

A simple way to ensure you have some "me time" is to schedule it. Once a week, give yourself an hour or so of uninterrupted time. It does not need to happen on the same day at the same moment, but it should be as much of a priority as working out.  

I’m sure that we can all find an hour somewhere. Have your husband or wife watch the kids, put the dog in the kennel, put the phone down, turn the TV off, and go have some "me time." Oh, and do not ruin your "me time" by posting about it on Facebook or Instagram. People who do that are not appreciating or experiencing the same benefits of unadulterated and uninfluenced solitary time to themselves.

-Coach Ian

WOD

SWOD: Front squat 6/6/6/6/6

A1)  Overhead static lunges 12 steps x 5 sets

A2)  Broad Jump x 3 reps (score = average of all 3)


Sleep A While, And Let The Brain Shove Out Toxin Wastes

13 Nutrition Lies That Made The World Sick And Fat

Please sign up for the CFMG Nutrition Course on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 from 7-9pm with Coach Dawn Fletcher.  Cost is $40/person or $70/couple, and payable by cash or check. Sign up at the front desk!


CFMG Pumpkin Carving Contest!


Be as creative as you wish! Extra points awarded for CrossFit or CrossFit Mission Gorge-themed pumpkins.

Submit your photo on Instagram and tag #crossfitmissiongorge and #CFMGPumpkin and the winner will be picked on Friday, November 1st, 2013.  Winner receives one free month at CFMG, plus one free month for a friend (who is not a current member at CFMG).  May the best carver win!

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10/28/2014

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PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO Open Gym on Sunday, October 26th, due to the wall demolition/construction work at CFMG over the weekend.  Thank you for understanding!

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10/25/2014

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10/24/2014

10/24/2014

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10/23/2014

10/23/2014

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10/22/2014

10/22/2014

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10/21/2014

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10/20/2014

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10/19/2014

10/19/2014

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