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Archives: September 2013

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The Art of Rest

This gentleman knows how to rest As we approach our second week of de-loading after a VERY successful strength cycle I thought it was fitting to share the below article titled “The Art of Rest.” While the body is pretty amazing in how resilient it can be when recovering from stress, we all need reminders now and then about how important it is to take care... MORE »

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PHL17 Fitness Challenge + Link to Video

We are super excited to announce our latest partnership with Zachery Lashway and PHL17! Tomorrow Wednesday, September 25th at 6:49am the first segment of our Fitness Challenge with Zachery Lashway and CrossFit215 will air. Don’t forget to set your alarm or DVR and tune in!!! Update For those of you who missed it here is the link! http://phl17.com/2013/09/25/crossfit-215-training-for-the-unknown/#axzz2fuzl3DUS MORE »

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Two Weeks of De-Loading

For the next two weeks, we will be de-loading. This means that following our 8 week strength cycle, and two weeks of testing, all of your bodies got pretty beat up. This is a chance to let them come back. There will still be plenty of intensity but the volume will be a bit lower and you should refrain from any maxes. A single max... MORE »

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Sixty, and Getting Better with Age: Hiking in the Swiss Alps

Hiking in the Swiss Alps Written by: Annie Goldenberg (Micah’s Mom) Up until a year ago, I was the kind of person who never was a runner or lifted weights or even pushed myself excessively when it came to exercise.  Then a year ago I started going to Crossfit215.  I was 59 years old the first time I set foot in that gym and I did not... MORE »

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Philly Hot List + Mobility Contest Winners

Philly Hot List Thank you to everyone who voted for CrossFit215 during the Philly Hot List contest! Because of your votes, we are proud to announce we finished in 5th place out of all of the gyms in the local area! We are grateful for the support of our members, community and extended families! For the full list of results see below http://phillyhotlist.cityvoter.com/best/crossfit/fitness/philadelphia/slideshow Mobility Contest Winners Thank you to... MORE »

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Happy Birthday Micah!

Coach.  Friend.  Mentor.  Leader.  You are all of these things and more to the community of CrossFit 215. Your dedication is palpable, your support is unwavering, and you strive to make sure every person who walks through the door of CrossFit 215 leaves with a feeling of accomplishment and pride. Thank you for everything you do! Today is our fearless leader turns 33 years young! Please join us in... MORE »

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Thank You for a Great Weekend!

What makes a good competition or event? You need some good programming,  good back end planning and organization, some buffer time in case things go off track, and the right facility. But all that doesn’t matter unless you get the right people and some awesome volunteers. If you have that, the rest is just white noise. First, I wanted to say thank you to everyone that... MORE »

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Next Two Weeks

Our eight week strength cycle has come to an end. SO what can you expect now…? For the next two weeks we will be testing, then we will have a de-loading week after that, following which we will start a new cycle. While the complete cycle is unclear and will be impacted by testing, it will most likely be an Oly driven cycle with Snatch work... MORE »

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Athlete Profile: Zac and Kerry Lowe

The miracle is this: the more we share, the more we have – Leonard Nemoy To round out our featured athlete videos for the year we present to you Zac and Kerry Lowe. For those of you who don’t know Zac and Kerry, they are two of the most positive, entertaining, and good hearted people you will ever meet.  We are grateful to have them as... MORE »