All of You Made This

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YEAH!!! It’s finally complete. We heard feedback to decorate the space, “own it”, and so we have been adding our touches throughout the space. This mural was inspired and created you. Many of the words and phrases were created by your experience and reaction to what is CrossFit Portland. When I enter the gym everyday, its crystal clear where I … Read More

Just Go Is Not A Strategy: The Burpee

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Welcome to the first installment of my new column, “Just Go Is Not A Strategy.” This is where I’m going to write about the various aspects of Crossfit competition that interest me. If you care about your time on the WODs, you might have heard of a workout strategy that is a pandemic in Crossfit culture. It’s called Just Go! … Read More

Taper For High Performance

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Our next benchmark test is next week and here is a sneak peak on some of the movements – kettlebell swings, box jumps, and burpees. Scott has put them together in a simple and unique way that brings a smile to my face just thinking about 🙂 Next week, the official test days are Monday and Saturday. Of course, if … Read More

From Acl Repair To South Sister: Audrey’s Story

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Have you ever finished physical therapy and did not feel confident to go 100% again? My ACL surgery and therapy in 2005 left me just short until CrossFit Portland brought me back across the final threshold and back into sport. Audrey was in this situation and started personal training with Scott in 2007. She shares her transformational story. She currently … Read More