Welcome Ryan

We are very pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Parker to the CrossFit Santa Rosa coaching staff. Ryan grew up just outside of Philadelphia and played team sports throughout his youth and Lacrosse into college.  After competing in his first mountain bike race, he was hooked on cycling. That passion for cycling eventually led…

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What do you get when you…

Attend Olympic Lifting class twice a week, with CrossFit classes sprinkled in? Eat colorful vegetables, pastured meats, a variety of good fats, and eliminate inflammatory foods like sugars, grains, and dairy? Muster up your mojo, your drive to achieve, your inner badass? Ask Allison. She’s been coming to Oly class regularly for at least six…

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Get Yourself “Stacked” and “Organized”

Over the last two weekends during the Running Skills workshop, Suzy had us do this exercise where we pushed down on each other’s shoulders to gauge whether we were holding ourselves in proper alignment while standing. Suzy talked about a straight line from the shoulders to the hips to the knees to the ankles. If…

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Running Skills with Suzy Babcock

On the next two Saturdays, October 1st and 8th, during the regular 10 am-11:30 am classes, our friend Suzy Babcock will be teaching us techniques for improving running form and efficiency. Learning proper running form helps prevent injuries, makes running more enjoyable, and over time, will significantly increase your speed. Wow! Who doesn’t want that?…

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“Gentle Reminders”

This is a guest post from our very own Cookie Monster, Anthony. If you have insight or advice for our fellow members and want to contribute to the blog, let us know! Last year there was a big brouhaha in Major League Baseball because Yankee All-Star Alex Rodriguez walked across the pitcher’s mound returning to…

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