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Be Impressed by Intensity, Not Volume

Before hitting the gym, you check the workout of the day and it’s a good one. You’re excited to get after it. You think, “Hey, maybe I can do this one Rx,” but is that thinking making you stray away from the main purpose of training? This post is a good reminder of how [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|Fitness Tips, WOD|1 Comment

83 pounds and counting … A Success Story

We at CrossFit PPG are awed and humbled by the efforts that are put in surrounding the Fit Life Challenge and are so inspired to hear the success stories, like this one originally posted on the Fit Life Insight blog.   This is one is one of the best. The post is written by Chris, [...]

By |September 2nd, 2017|Fitness Tips, Nutrition, Success Stories|0 Comments

The 9 Foundational Movements of CrossFit

Ready to see the rest of the foundational movements? The first two videos in the series showed the air squat and the front squat.  It's amazing how many people come into our gym performing these movements incorrectly. That's why the foundational sessions at CrossFit PPG are all about getting our athletes to move correctly and [...]

By |June 1st, 2017|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

The Front Squat

Building on the Air Squat, the next foundational movement is the Front Squat. In this exercise, athletes use a barbell that is “racked” on the front of the shoulders. It’s basically like creating a shelf for the bar to sit on.  This movement forces you to stay upright while performing the squat and is great [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

The Most Overlooked Exercise

Did you know that one exercise is what can keep us moving for life? It allows to stand up, squat down and keep our balance. It sounds so simple, but that one exercise is the Air Squat.  Although many misinformed people say squatting is bad for your knees, when done properly, they will actually strengthen [...]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Fitness Tips|0 Comments

Friday Night Lights

Wow, what a start to the CrossFit Open! Congrats to all our amazing athletes at CrossFit PPG who are competing in the Open. We’ve had a blast at Friday Night Lights. Click play on the video below to see the highlights: The Largest Fitness Event on the Planet The CrossFit Games Open is one of [...]

By |March 9th, 2016|Events, Fitness Tips|0 Comments

Nutrition Challenge Results and Winners

What a truly amazing challenge! While most New Year’s Resolutions don’t work, our CrossFit PPG athletes kicked-off the New Year with a goal to be even more fit this year. With the knowledge, the accountability and the community support, the challenge was quite a success. CrossFit’s Founder and CEO Greg Glassman starts off his famous [...]

By |February 24th, 2016|Fitness Tips, Nutrition|0 Comments

How to Stay Fit Over the Holidays

We’re about to enter that festive, magical time of the year where we spend time with family and friends at holiday meals and parties. It’s a time of lots of fun, lots of food, lots of eating, lots of drinking and for some, packing on lots of extra pounds. As athletes, we are connected with [...]

By |November 3rd, 2015|Fitness Tips|0 Comments