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Ryan Reinhardt

September 16, 2010 blog

Former CrossFit Coeur d’Alene member Ryan Reinhardt was tragically killed last weekend in a car accident in Southern Idaho.  He was 2 weeks into college.  Ryan played football for Coeur d’Alene High School; he attended our first bootcamp class and...
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quickness.

September 8, 2010 blog

Check out the linked video below, and note a few things. 1.  Erin reaches full extension before she drops below the bar (if you freeze it at the right time, she is completely off the ground, shoulders shrugged, butt cheeks...
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A Day With Steve

August 30, 2010 blog

This weekend Derek and I spent Saturday with Steve Maxwell, a great coach and class act.  Steve has been involved in fitness for over 40 years, and coaching for over 35 of them- so needless to say, he has a...
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Deal! Fish! Costco!

August 27, 2010 blog

Through the 28th, Costco has wild Alaskan salmon on sale for $8.99/lb PLUS $5 off every package at the register.  Go forth and forage.

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Olympic Lift Seminar with Erin Karshner

August 20, 2010 blog

This weekend we are proud to bring Erin Karshner to the box for a two-day Olympic lifting seminar.  Erin brings an impressive resume to Coeur d’Alene: aside from some HUGE lifts, Erin has spent time as an athlete-in-residence at the...
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Nasty Girls

July 21, 2010 blog

Here is the video I promised: Nasty Girls from Ely Albalos on Vimeo.

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Lucky 13!

June 18, 2010 blog

Boot 13 is a wrap!  Another solid group of athletes, heading to the WoD group with some brand-new skills.  After four weeks of technique, nutritional education (indoctrination?) and mini-WoD’s, everyone is READY!  Can’t wait to see everyone in class!

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Barlean’s Organic Oils

June 17, 2010 blog

It’s official!  CFCd’A and Barlean’s Organic Oils are in cahoots!  We have access to the whole product line, in particular, some kick-ass fish oil as well as some great coconut oil.  Price sheets are at the gym; fill one out...
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Paleo Challenge Winners!

June 7, 2010 blog

The spring Paleo Challenge is finished!  In the end, we had over 20 athletes participate, and EVERYONE who stuck with the program had positive results.  For some people, body composition was a huge focus- many athletes had huge success in...
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Coons in Paradise

March 23, 2010 blog

Hey everyone!  Check out this great video that Alex and J-Rod put together of their trip to Honduras! Vacation CrossFitters Vacation Crossfitters from Alex Coon on Vimeo.

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Best of 2010

February 11, 2010 blog

Hey everyone, Christina and Derek of Lucky Monkey brought this to our attention: Until February 23rd, The Inlander is conducting their annual Best of survey.  You can vote by clicking here, or copying the following link to your browser: http://www.inlander.com/bestof You’ll...
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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2009 blog

Hopefully everybody is having a great Christmas!  We had a fun filled day at the box, graduating Boot camp Class 6, followed by the gym Christmas Party!  Check out the newest batch of hard chargers below (when you see them...
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“Lights Out” Review Follow Up

December 13, 2009 blog

OK so if you read this post, you’re probably thinking, “What the heck do I do?” Well, I don’t think it’s realistic to go to bed when it gets dark during the winter in N. Idaho… most people aren’t even...
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New and Improved!

November 30, 2009 blog

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!  December is upon us, and with the new month comes a few new offerings from CFCDA: First, regarding morning classes:  As of this week, we will be offering 7am classes 5 days a...
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Book Review

November 14, 2009 blog

So I just finished reading Lights Out: Sugar, Sleep and Surival.  Sleep has always been my achilis heel in my quest for better fitness, so I was really looking forward to learning as much as I could about getting some...
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New Diggs

September 10, 2009 blog

I thought I would drop you guys a quick note to let you know I am doing great, and give you a peak at my new training grounds!  It’s pretty Spartanesque, but I like it that way.  Rings, rope, a...
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BOOT CAMP!

July 9, 2009 blog

get some This Monday, July 13th is the dawn of a new era at CFCDA!  At 0600, Boot Camp Class 1 will begin a 12 session, 4 week course that will effectively teach all of our new athletes the techniques...
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Chi Running! *Addendum*

June 16, 2009 blog

*Lloyd has agreed to give a short seminar Monday, June 22 at noon to all CFCDA members.  No sign-up needed, just show up!  This is FREE to all current CFCDA members!* This Friday, come work on your running skills with...
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Special Operations Warrior Foundation

May 13, 2009 blog

I have personally known and worked with some of these guys.  Please sponsor Keith in the Keys 100, a 100 mile ultra marathon to raise money for these fallen warriors.

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Billy!!!

March 28, 2009 blog

There was a little surprise thrown into the Mentor Miles run… good thing CrossFitters can adapt to any situation.  Billy decided to go on the run with us, but he was pretty much dead weight.  Everybody had a good time...
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It’s all in the hips

January 26, 2009 blog

Some proper weightlifting going on here. A few things to note: Check out how quickly the guy at 2:03 in drops under the weight.  This is an example of really, really good technique: making an Olympic Record look like a...
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Paysimple. If only it were.

January 23, 2009 blog

Promises of a new way to pay have been floating around for a while now.  We have contracted with a company called Paysimple to offer a credit card/ EFT option.  We will be accepting all major cards, or be able...
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No Excuses

October 18, 2008 blog

I’m tired.  I’m getting over a cold.  I’m too old.  I’m too fat.  Working out makes me sweat.  It’s too cold.  It’s too hot.  I’m sore.  I don’t have enough time.  I have 2 kids.  My job is too stressful. ...
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CrossaFit Application

October 10, 2008 blog

“The CrossFit program is designed for universal scalability making it the perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We’ve used our same routines for elderly individuals with heart disease and cage fighters one month out from televised bouts....
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