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The Importance of Preparation

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As athletes, we prepare for anything and everything through our daily training and workouts. We are training our bodies to become more efficient machines with better physical preparedness for daily life, but preparation goes deeper than just your hour(s) at the gym. To truly prepare our bodies to become the best possible version of themselves, we must be strategic and mindful about not only our time in the gym, but also the hours spent outside of the gym. Often times it’s the small things outside this time frame that pay the most dividends.   Nutrition. Nutrition is the foundation for all...

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Rapid Fire with Francesca Emanuele

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This week we were able to get some insight into Francesca Emanuele's world. She's a three-time Regional competitor, coach at Brick New York, and dog mom to an adorable puggle named Leo! Check her out on Instagram @francesca__e. Wags: How did you get started with fitness? Tell us about your athletic background Francesca: I grew up in competing in gymnastics for 13 years, and played soccer for a few years as a child. That about sums up my athletic career as a kid, I've just always loved being a part of the fitness community.   Wags: How/when did you find CrossFit?...

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Rapid Fire with Jeff Morgan

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Jeff Morgan is a former professional fighter, current Olympic weightlifter, and Frenchie dog dad. He took some time to sit down and answer a few of our Rapid Fire questions this week. Check both him (@IAmJeffMorga) and his two Frenchies, Benjamin & Franklyn, (@FrenchieParty) out on Instagram!   Wags: How did you get started with fitness? Tell us about your athletic background.. Jeff: As a kid I was bullied which forced me to learn how to defend myself. My whole life I was a surfer; I actually got a varsity letter for surfing in high school! I’ve traveled all over the world surfing. Long...

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Eight Dogs You Should Be Following on Instagram

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I think we can all agree..there's nothing better than pictures and videos of cute pups on the internet. We love to highlight adorable dogs and their fitness-loving humans on our page! Here are eight dogs really fit dog accounts you should be following on Instagram: 1. Maggie, The Chocolate Lab @ChocolateChunkMaggie   2. Penny, The French Bulldog @PennyPantsTheFrenchie   3. Winston, The Corgi @RealWinstonTheCorgi   4. Rampage, The Italian Mastiff @RampageTheMastiff   5. Maximus, The Golden Retriever @MaximusOhlsen   6. Bey, The Pitbull @BeyThePitbull   7. Autzen, The Jack Russel @AGileauzen007   8. Roxi, The Bernese Mountain Dog @Roxi_The_Berner

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Rapid Fire with Tim Paulson

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Tim Paulson is an affiliate owner, two-time CrossFit Games qualifier, and dedicated dog dad. Tim finished 2nd overall at the East Regional this year and has been training like a mad man in pursuit of Madison. We were able to catch up with him with only a few days left until the 2018 Games. Make sure to keep your eyes on him as we are expecting big things this year!   Wags: How did you get started with fitness? Tell us about your athletic background.. Tim: I was a hockey player all my life - went to prep school in Lake Placid...

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