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CrossFit 718: Our Year in Numbers 

2017 was, by all accounts, a huge success for CrossFit 718 and our athletes. Just check out these stats! (Note that we were unable to account for laughs, high-fives, and gym selfies, but we’re pretty sure we broke some records in those categories,…
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5 Ways to Get Back on Track After the Holidays

By: Jenessa Connor Happy New Year! And congrats on staying consistent with your workouts and healthy meal planning throughout the holiday season. Despite all the travel and celebrations, you got adequate rest every night and avoided excess…
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In the Sport of CrossFit, How Do You Measure Up? 

“CrossFit is for everybody.” We say it all the time. The individualized nature of the sport, plus the endless options for modifications and substitutions, make our WODs accessible to anyone who’s up for the challenge. But did you ever…
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"Tis the season for thoracic mobility!

By: Dr. Autumn Neuharth Thoracic spine = middle back. Needs to be nice and "open/extended" for a solid front squat and literally every overhead movement. Also thoracic spine extension is a beautiful antidote to our computer-oriented postures…
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Game Night

Anyone see any leftover beer in the fridge? LOL... well its that time a year when it get chilly out, and it gets harder to get together with friends.. Plus the bars can get loud and expensive. The Coaches want to start a game night.. We will…
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“My low back hurts when I…”

By: Autumn Neuharth Are those words familiar? Low back pain is, statistically speaking, an issue most of us deal with in our lifetime1. But you don’t want back pain to slow you down - so what can you do when it happens? First, as the…
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Back to Basics

By: Jenessa Connor Whether it’s been two weeks or two years since you completed the Basics, it’s always a good idea to regularly revisit CrossFit’s fundamental concepts. That includes things like proper form and movement patterns, but…
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End-of-Year Nutrition Challenge!

Yes, we’re doing a nutrition challenge DURING the holiday season. It’s the perfect time of year to add a little accountability to your routine, and we want to start off 2018 feeling and looking our best! Here’s the deal: Weigh…
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Let’s Make Our Equipment Last 

A message from Tammy and Iz  Sure, accidents happen, and maintenance comes with the territory of running a box. But when a piece of equipment is busted, we all suffer. As owners, we’d rather put resources toward brand new equipment (like…
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Athlete of the Month: October 2017

Autumn Neuharth Autumn Neuharth just joined the box this summer, but she’s already making a big impact on our community. First of all, she’s crushing it. A former rugby player, she brings all of her intensity and team spirit to every WOD.…
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Working Out with Asthma: 718 Athletes Speak Up

By Jenessa Connor If you want an excuse not to exercise, it’s easy enough to find one. Work is busy, money is tight, you’re too tired… So it’s always impressive when an athlete with a legitimate medical condition still finds a way to…
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Are You Watching the Games?

By: Jenessa Connor Every summer, the best athletes in the world head to the CrossFit Games to compete for the titles of Fittest Man and Fittest Woman on Earth. This year’s games are kicking off on August 3rd in Madison, Wisconsin, but you…
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The House that 718 Built

Dear Athletes, It’s been almost 10 years since Israel and I began our venture as small business owners. Rep by rep, we took a business that started with workouts in the park and built it up to what it is today. And while our members worked…
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It’s Scouting Season…

From Coaches Tammy and Iz You already know that joining CrossFit 718 isn’t like joining a globo gym. In fact, we don’t think it’s like every other CrossFit box either. We’re proud of the supportive, inclusive, family-friendly community…
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Athlete of the Month: June 2017

Erik Fezzuoglio Being active is nothing new for Erik Fezzuoglio. Practicing Tae Kwon Do for over 30 years and training for 17 New York City Marathons has kept him in above-average shape. But the benefits he gets from CrossFit are a little different.…