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CrossFit Games
Thursday 1/31/13 Announcements

Hi 215ers! We have been super busy preparing for the Partner Throwdown competition being held at the gym this Saturday. Please note, all classes will be cancelled in lieu of the event. Additionally, we have a few more announcements regarding other changes and events coming up in the next few days.   The Open Registration is Here! For those of you who were not around for the CrossFit Games... MORE »

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A Day in the Life – Amy Renkel

For those of you who haven’t met Amy yet, you are missing out. You will often find her in the 6am class sporting sweet tattoos, kicking ass, and taking names.  Since recently joining CrossFit215 at the end of December, Amy’s work ethic and dedication to training has been impressive to say the least. It was apparent the paleo lifestyle wasn’t completely new to Amy, and... MORE »

Ross England
A Day in the Life – Ross England

Reminder – we will be screening In Search of the Perfect Human Diet tomorrow night at 6:30pm at the gym for anyone interested in learning more about paleo nutrition. Feel free to bring food to share, but it is not mandatory! For those of you who have not seen Ross’ blog documenting his Whole30 experience, definitely take a look. He even got a shout out from the... MORE »

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Two Weeks In… Plus Movie Screening Friday!

There will be a bunch of “A Day in the Life” features this week! I have been slow to post them due to the website launch and lots of travel the past few weeks. We are officially two weeks in and I hope everyone is settling in well. Some of you have probably found your rhythm by now, while others may be struggling a bit. If... MORE »

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New Website Launch!

Hi Everyone! Micah and I are in Connecticut this weekend and did not get a chance to properly announce the new website launch, so ta-da! We are extremely proud of the new look of our website and would like to thank everyone involved in the long and tedious creation process including Humid Design, Bear Bear Pro, and Matt Godfrey Photography. If for some reason you are still... MORE »

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So long to a good friend

It’s with a bitter sweet and heavy heart I am writing to let you all know that “the boy” has left the building. Someone contacted me a week or so ago following the Facebook post about Diesel, asking to come meet him. She came in yesterday and like many before her, she was hooked when she met him. That ever so loveable white devil has moved... MORE »

On the road @ Plan B in Milford, CT. The "West Coast" burger topped w/fried egg, avocado, bacon, and kalamata olive oil mayo sitting on a bed of organic iceberg lettuce, house made pickle, and cucumber, tomato, and onion salad w/ balsamic vinegar and olive oil. All their beef is fresh ground daily in house. Their product is wet aged certified humane chuck steak. If you're ever in the CT area you must check out Plan B!
One Week In – The Whole30 Nutrition Challenge

On the road @ Plan B in Milford, CT. The “West Coast” burger topped w/fried egg, avocado, bacon, and kalamata olive oil mayo sitting on a bed of organic iceberg lettuce, house made pickle, and cucumber, tomato, and onion salad w/ balsamic vinegar and olive oil. All their beef is fresh ground daily in house. Their product is wet aged certified humane chuck steak. If... MORE »

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A Day in the Life – Aaron Richardson

Throughout the duration of the Whole30 Nutrition Challenge we will be featuring some of our very own 215 athletes in “A Day in the Life” highlighting a day of nutrition. Although we all have different professions and busy lives to take care of, we all face similar struggles to find balance in our daily lives. In “A Day in the Life” will get a glimpse... MORE »

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Day 3 – The Whole30 Nutrition Challenge

Day 3 is now in the books! So far we have discussed chili, snacks, and getting over the hump(s) that we may face during the Whole30. Let’s now turn our attention to other resources that might be helpful in our pursuit of nutrition and wellness during the next 30 days and beyond. Due to the growing popularity of the paleo diet, there are now tons of... MORE »

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Day 2 – The Whole30 Nutrition Challenge

The point chart is now posted in the gym on the wall in the Oly room. In order to be eligible for prizes you must sign up and track your nutrition and fitness points weekly. This will also give everyone a better idea of who your support system is during the next month. We are all in this together!!! For those of you not on Facebook,... MORE »