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8 Week Running Class

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Jake will be teaching an 8 week running class starting April 26.  This will be a beginner/intermediate level course, and the primary focus of the running class will be running form and technique. Every class will start with a full Track & Field style warmup with specific drills, strides and accelerations designed to reveal running form to the athlete. This will be the main focus for week 1 especially, as the athlete will not be accustomed to a full Track and Field warmup yet. Once we get used to the warmup we will implement mostly interval style workouts used for a broad range of runners. These workouts can be anything like 200m repeats with specified rest in between, to pulling sleds and banded partner runs. Those that are more the marathoner-type will get an extra boost to their end-race kick with this course, but long distance running will not be the…

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Legion 8 Memorial WOD

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If you ask any CrossFitter what a Hero WOD is, they will all tell you the same thing… It’s a workout designed to honor the men and women who have given their lives to serve our country. And if you’ve been around CrossFit for long, you’ve probably participated in a few yourself. But Legion 8 is different. It’s not just another Hero WOD. No, this one hits close to home. We’ve all seen stories on the news, telling us of men and women who gave their life for our country. And for a moment we feel a mixture of sadness, gratefulness, and patriotism. But the depth of it doesn’t hit home like it would if it was a next door neighbor or the guy sweating beside you on the pull-up bar or if you looked into the watery eyes of a brave, grieving mother who just wants to hug her…

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