The CrossFit Open: No Excuses

Written by Sarah Loogman         The Open is upon us!! In 28 days, the largest scale fitness event in the world will kick off for athletes all around the globe. For a very elite few, this is the start of the CrossFit Games season, but for the vast majority, the CrossFit Open is a way to […]

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The Physiology and Psychology of Breath

Written by Hannah Dykstra         Most CrossFit athletes have been drilled with the concept of intensity and high-power performance, yet many miss the mark when it comes to factors such as mobility and recovery. Many of us, including myself, are guilty of neglecting these less glamorous details when we focus solely on the daily WOD and […]

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Eliminating Shoulder Pain

Written by Nash Woods        The lifestyle choices that we make condition us to a particular pattern of movement that often are cause to imbalances or restrictions to our full potential function. Despite the fact that CrossFit has brought broad and varied fitness to all, traditional CrossFit programming has lead to signature deficiencies in many athletes […]

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The CrossFit Mom: Oxymoron or Fitness Revolution?

Written by Mikilah Speer        If I had a dime for every time that somebody looked at me with concern while I was pregnant and asked, “Now, surely you have stopped doing CrossFit for now, haven’t you?” I would sure be able to buy a lot of baby products! By their reasoning, how could I even […]

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Setting SMART Goals

Written by Sarah Loogman        It’s always a good time to set new goals, but the New Year is always an especially momentous time to declare ambitions anew. The turn of a calendar for many people brings a sense of starting over and another chance at dreams not yet realized. The New Year is often considered a fresh […]

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Gymnastics 101: The Handstand 

Written by Hannah Dykstra        If you take a look at competitive gymnastics, you will find that each level has a list of definitive skills that an athlete must be able perform in order to compete at that level. The mastery of basic skills will ensure that an athlete has the proper entry to the […]

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Strongman and CrossFit

Written by Nash Woods        Though thrusters, burpees and kipping pull-ups mark our typical idea of CrossFit, the training methodology of CrossFit continues to adapt and grow with increasing information and greater breadth of coaches and experts that make up this community. In recent years, a greater variety of movement has reintegrated itself into the fitness program […]

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NEW: Nutrition Counseling!

NSCF has partnered with Renaissance Periodization and we are now offering meal planning and nutrition counseling! Our goal is to provide our clients with the complete picture of wellness and health and we’re excited to present this new package! This service will include meal planning, body composition analysis and 1-on-1 consultation in order to maximize […]

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The 2016 Open: What to Expect at NSCF 

The Open is upon us! We hope that you are excited as we are for this exciting community event. If you haven’t already registered, we highly suggest that you do! Whether you are brand new to our gym or you’re an experienced athlete hoping to advance to the next stage, the Open is a fun […]

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