Yucaipa CrossFit Community Blog


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TABATA PUSHUPS...OUCH!
TABATA PUSHUPS...OUCH!
April 21, 2015

Tabata: 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds rest...8 rounds! In my Advanced CrossFit Kids class we did Tabata Pushups. One thing ALL the kids felt the next day...SORE!!! CrossFit Kids helps young athletes grow stronger, improves their ability to perform in their sport, and be an all-around better athlete!

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BUILDING MUSCLE & FRIENDSHIPS
BUILDING MUSCLE & FRIENDSHIPS
April 15, 2015

Deciding to do CrossFit was one of the best decision of my life. Not just because it has gotten me into the best shape of my life, but because of the people that I have become so close with in the process.

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - BROCK L.
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - BROCK L.
April 10, 2015

My name is Brock Looysen. I’m 19 years old. I’m a student, a coach and a CrossFitter. Like most people who choose to begin CrossFit, I never thought that this was something that would become a major part of my life. CrossFit quickly became my passion, and now I simply can’t imagine life without it.

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BUTTERFLIES & ROCKETSHIPS
BUTTERFLIES & ROCKETSHIPS
February 23, 2015

I can’t express the emotions that come over me when I give cues to children, and I watch them perform a perfect CrossFit movement.  I get goose bumps every time one of my young athletes stick their thumbs in the air and then place their thumbs on their shoulder. 

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PHYSICAL & SPIRITUAL FITNESS
PHYSICAL & SPIRITUAL FITNESS
February 18, 2015

CrossFit has taught me that I'm stronger than I thought I was. There has been plenty of times in workouts when I thought there was no way I'd be able pick that barbell up again, or row another odd number of meters. But it's crazy what can be accomplished when you just go for it. I've been given the opportunity in many workouts to be able to test that out.

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - KRIS
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - KRIS
January 23, 2015

My name is Kris. I’m 46 years old, and I’m a CrossFit addict. An unlikely confession for some? Probably not. But for me, totally! I’m not overly competitive. I’m a stay-at-home mom. I like to dress up, knit, sew, and decorate. I didn’t play sports growing up. Getting dirty isn’t really my thing, and I’m not particularly fond of pain. So how did this happen?

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Recipes

THE BEST GRAIN FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
THE BEST GRAIN FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
April 27, 2015

Who doesn't love a good chocolate chip cookie? And who doesn’t love spending time in their kitchen baking with their kiddos. Well I have found an amazing, Paleo-friendly, grain free chocolate cookie that is super scrumptious, easy to make, and has my kiddos screaming for more!!!! Just follow these quick easy steps to get to chocolate chip cookie heaven!

Blog

BUILDING MUSCLE & FRIENDSHIPS
BUILDING MUSCLE & FRIENDSHIPS
April 15, 2015

Deciding to do CrossFit was one of the best decision of my life. Not just because it has gotten me into the best shape of my life, but because of the people that I have become so close with in the process.

Events

THE OPEN 2015
THE OPEN 2015
February 23, 2015

Last year the thought never crossed my mind to sign up for the CrossFit Open. Last year the idea would have made me laugh out loud. But that was last year. This year my son Brock said to me, “You’re signing up for the Open, right?” This year I’m thinking it might not be such a ridiculous notion after all.

Crossfit News Sites

CrossFit Journal: The Performance-Based Lifestyle Resource

Yucaipa CrossFit Kids

The Murph Challenge - Official Host