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December 2017 Skillz Challenge Winner

Emily Glenn | CrossFit Clintonville

When CrossFit Clintonville member Emily Glenn learned about the gym’s December Skillz Challenge—a monthly competition among members to complete the most repetitions of a specific skill—she was intrigued. Not only did she have a bizarre enjoyment of the featured move, burpee to bar, which involves a burpee followed by a jump to touch a bar
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Aaron Reistad | CrossFit Clintonville

Member Spotlight: Aaron Reistad

I grew up in Colorado and enjoyed an active lifestyle of hiking, snowboarding, and rock climbing, I also wrestled and ran track and Cross Country. In undergrad, at Colorado State I began doing mixed martial arts and running half-marathons. When I moved across the country for graduate school at Florida State in 2013, I did not
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Steve Reinhart Before & After CFC

Member Spotlight: Steve Reinhart

It all started for me back in September 2016, Ambrose invited us to Allentown PA. for the Gap Gallop bike ride, including a bonus hill called Fiddlers Elbow, which if you ride to top, you get a fabulous prize. The ride headed out through the rolling hills of Amish country, Fiddler Elbow was at mile
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Janis Member Pic

Member Spotlight: Janis Halteman

Before I started Cross Fit, I was working out in a local gym, doing boot camps and weight training, and some power lifting with a trainer.  My husband and I both worked out there, and we had a great support group of friends there. I felt perhaps I’d reached the limits of how far I
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nick lannan and colin veatch

Member Spotlight: Team Shake n’ Bake

Colin: My journey for a better and healthier life started in June of 2016. I had just moved out of living with my Ex-girlfriend and was the heaviest I had ever been. At that point in time was when I knew I needed a positive change in my life. The idea of starting Crossfit started
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Madison Mackay CrossFit

Member Spotlight: Madison Mackay

My first parlay into CrossFit came at the demise of my pure resistance against my best friend’s insistence on trying it. (Sound familiar?) After berating him for months about his new obsession, I figured I’d give this whole fad a try at Dennis Kap’s original gym, Always Forward CrossFit through Denison University’s Big Red Fitness
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Charlie Stack | Before & After

Member Spotlight: Charlie Stack

My CrossFit journey began due to general life dissatisfaction about how I looked physically, and how I felt mentally. Growing up my entire life revolved around sports. I spent countless weekends traveling for baseball, football, and basketball. Sports were my life and how I spent 99% of my free time, and I was lucky enough
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Kate Good | CrossFit Transformation

Member Spotlight: Kate Good

I was in a funk. It was the summer of 2015 and I had just been cleared to start working out after having my second baby. I wasn’t excited at all about the news. I was exhausted. And grouchy. ALL the time. Having an infant and a toddler was kicking my ass. I had always
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Julia and Than CrossFit Team

Member Spotlight: Team Rainbow

Two years ago, Julia and I decided we were getting nowhere with our local gym membership.  We went sporadically, fixated on a few of the same workouts each time, and we weren’t realizing any of our fitness goals. I had heard of this thing called CrossFit… and I was vaguely aware of what it was
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Lawrence Forte After 17.5

Member Spotlight: Lawrence Forte

It started out with me wanting to get off the couch and become active again. I was always big into outdoor sports, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, skateboarding, and bmx-ing. After about 6 years of inactivity, I decided that I had to do something, I had to get up and get active again. I went
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