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Rowing-

Rowing- Getting the pattern right. We go over rowing a lot here at CrossFit Bear and for good reason, done correctly it is a very effective way to increase body awareness and efficiency during workouts. It starts with the catch… Read more »

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The Kettlebell Swing

The Kettlebell Swing You walk in the gym and you know the workout involves kettlebell swings and you say to yourself, “Those things are easy!”. Then you get half-way into the workout and start wondering why your lungs and shoulders… Read more »

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New Year Resolution or Build a Habit? 

New Year Resolution or Build a Habit?  This time of year I hear people talking about their New Year’s resolutions constantly.  It’s as if as soon as January 1st hits they will change everything and become a new shiny person. … Read more »

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Neck Position in Deadlift

Neck Position in Deadlift We are deadlifting tomorrow!!! We will be doing 5×5 and increasing weight through each set. That means they are touch and go heavy reps which are going to take control and bracing to remain effective in… Read more »

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Finer Details of the Overhead Squat

Finer Details of the Overhead Squat Wrist Position The wrist position in the OHS is slightly extended.  Which means you want your thumb and fingers to make a J cup position.  If your wrists are too straight up and down… Read more »

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A Little About Ryan

A Little About Ryan 1. What’s Something I Would Never Guess About You? it may be hard to believe.. but I can be pretty athletic every once in a while 2. What Is Your Most Unusual Talent? I am extremely… Read more »

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But I just want to sit…

But I just want to sit.. If you have noticed tomorrow’s workout is 3rds of a 5min AMRAP row, run, ski erg, or bike on a machine.  With a 5min active rest between each cycle.  What do I mean by… Read more »

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The Assault Air Runner

The Assault Air Runner What is it? How do I use it? Why would I use it? The Assault runner is a self propelled treadmill. It has a slight curve to encourage a more upright running position hitting the balls… Read more »

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Bears! Workout Tips.

Bears! Workout Tips.  Over the last couple of weeks we have been working technique from the shoulder to overhead position through movements like the strict press, push press, push jerk, and split jerk.  They are all useful techniques and all have… Read more »

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Tribe of Belonging

Tribe of Belonging Sebastian Junger wrote a book I read recently called Tribe. The whole premise behind the book is that in today’s society people are living longer, wealthier, safer, and healthier lives than ever before; and yet there is… Read more »

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