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It's Game(s) Time

Posted Jul 31st, 2018 in News

It’s Game(s) Time.

It’s that time of the year; when the world’s fittest congregate in Madison, Wisconsin to participate in the CrossFit Games. Although this is an exciting time for the CrossFit community, we at Solid...

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A Word On Mobility

Posted Apr 25th, 2018 in News

When I was growing up I would often be lectured, as I am sure most were by their parents, “Stand tall” and “Don’t Hunch”. I would get frustrated and roll my eyes as if I knew better. Fact is we didn’t know better, and now more than...

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A Journey Through Fitness

Posted Mar 15th, 2018 in News

With one week left of the Open, we decided to seek some motivational words from one of our own members.

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What Is the CrossFit Open Really About?

What Is the CrossFit Open Really About?

Posted Feb 8th, 2018 in News

We love the spirit of the Open and we really hope that you join us in participating this year, but we want you to participate for the right reasons. We don’t want to see you fall into the traps of the hype and end up frustrated, hurt, or both. We want to see you set yourself up for success, both with realistic expectations and with your long-term health and fitness in mind. For us at Solid Ground, this is what we believe the Open is all about...

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"What Does The CrossFit Open Mean To You?" - Our Members Share Their Perspectives

Posted Feb 8th, 2018 in News

If you're involved in the sport of CrossFit, you've probably heard about the CrossFit Open (and that it's just around the corner). Coach Rob has already provided some insight here as to what we think the Open is all about, but we wanted to hear from our members... what does the Open mean to you? From two-time to four-time Open competitors, a few of our members share their perspective...

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Learning To Trust In The Process- Trish's Journey

Learning To Trust In The Process- Trish's Journey

Posted Jan 15th, 2018 in News

I started my journey 3 years ago to find my community and face my fears. I made a decision to do something to better myself, to make friends in a new city, and to try to be a healthier person on the outside… but what has come from this journey (so far) is the greatest strength internally...

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Is Your Posture Holding You Back from Achieving Your Full Potential?

Is Your Posture Holding You Back from Achieving Your Full Potential?

Posted Dec 21st, 2017 in News

Your posture rarely gets the credit that it deserves when it comes to training and performance.  Posture isn’t sexy or exciting. Working on your posture does not invigorate you the way adding pounds to your squat or completing your first muscle up does. That being said, the reality is that with poor postural alignment, all of those things become immensely more difficult. If your alignment is off, your movement patterns become detrimental to your progress.  On the flip side, if you put the work i

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What Is “Fitness” and Why Do We Care?

What Is “Fitness” and Why Do We Care?

Posted Dec 21st, 2017 in News

We throw the word "fitness" around a lot in our world, but what do we really mean by it? What is this “fitness” thing we’re trying to improve each day and why do we care? How does it CHANGE our life when it’s better?

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Keep At It- Progress Is Often Disguised As Failure

Keep At It- Progress Is Often Disguised As Failure

Posted Nov 14th, 2017 in News

What does it look like to make progress or be successful? Many of us are under the impression that progress and success are linear; constantly visible and predictable, when in reality, it’s the exact opposite. Our society has become fixated with what success ‘should’ look like, and in the process, it has also created expectations that are at best unrealistic and at worst impossible to fulfill. It’s time we debunked some of the myths we’ve been sold about what it looks like to make progress…

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Training Tips: How to Better Your Burpee

Training Tips: How to Better Your Burpee

Posted Nov 14th, 2017 in News

Burpees- one of the least complex exercises that we use. They require almost no particular ability or skill... so why do you hate them? It’s probably because you haven’t been using the one and only trick necessary to be better at burpees, but that’s OK. We’re about to share with you the key tool that you’re missing in your burpee game…

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