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Holiday Season Dilemma

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 9, 2020

As I was handed a reusable holiday cup (my first drink of the season) the other day, I smelled spices and pictured cozy nights by the fire with my family… It may still feel like summer outside, but Christmas is coming, Thanksgiving is upon us and just like that the holiday cups are back at Starbucks (yes!) But ...

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Liam’s Birth Story

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 6, 2020

I have been meaning to write this for a while, but as much as I was busy with a preschooler, add an infant to the mix plus a pandemic and there’s just been no time! As we are approaching Liam’s first birthday though, I have been reflecting a lot on my birth experience and wanted ...

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Murph Primer by Mike “Rothy” Roth

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: May 24, 2020

  As many of you likely know, I have done Murph for the last 9 Mondays as part of a fundraiser (Murph for Meals) for Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill and CORA Food Pantry. Thanks to all of you who have donated! If you would like to help feed folks in the area, please check ...

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Bodyweight/Travel WODs

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 22, 2020

BODYWEIGHT/TRAVEL WODS Our intention is for you to establish a commitment to your fitness – even when you have to travel. Time away from the gym is a great opportunity to take something you’ve learned and apply it to a workout on your own. Try some WODs from this list! Thanks to Eva T for ...

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A Practical & Effective Daily Journal Routine

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 21, 2019

Greg Everett of Catalyst Athletics The morning for me has always been a special time that offers a sense of inspiration, renewal and optimism. Even if I’m exhausted, it’s always my most productive time of day, the time when I’m able to work with the most enthusiasm and clarity. It’s a time when my mind ...

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Monday March 4, 2019

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 3, 2019

Protein Popsicles! by Coach Emily Here’s what you’ll need:2 cups coconut water3 ripe bananas4 scoops of protein powder (I use SFH Pure Chocolate)3 Tablespoons sunflower seed butter You’ll also need: a blender (or an immersion blender and a pitcher) a popsicle mold (or zipzicles – yes, it’s a thing!  You can buy them at Whole Foods.) plastic wrap ...

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Wednesday February 27, 2019

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 27, 2019

Emma Mertens is a 7 year old girl fighting a very rare, inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). DIPG intermixes with healthy tissue in the pons, a region of the brainstem containing many critical structures for basic body functions, and causes progressive neurologic symptoms involving control and coordination of the face and ...

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Monday February 25, 2019

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 24, 2019

How Can 10 Minutes Change Your Time Here? byCoach Kelly There are many ways CrossFit Local is different from a regular gym and our goal setting sessions are one of them! I have literally set aside 10-15 minutes to meet in person with every single one of our 200 members, not once, not twice but 4 ...

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Wednesday February 20, 2019

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 20, 2019

“Comp Mode” by Huck Let’s take a quick trip back to 2011 in the time machine. The last high school track race I ever ran. I came into the state track 3200-meter race ranked 4th place out of 12 athletes based on my previous regional performance that season. Supposedly I had the 4th fastest time ...

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Monday February 18, 2019

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 17, 2019

Congratulations to long distance Locals Brandon and Becki Santiago. They welcomed LD, Lucas Dang Santiago to their family on Friday, February 8th! Weighing in at 8lbs 13oz and standing tall at 21.5″, he sure is a cute bundle of joy. We miss you guys and can’t wait to meet LD when he comes to visit ...

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