The Best Supplemental Training for CrossFitters

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When I was first asked the question by a CrossFitter, “Where can I find the best supplemental training to add to my current routine that is short but effective,” the first thought that came to my mind was, “Is this even possible without hiring a trainer?” While I think most … [Read more...]

The Importance of Grip Strength

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Part 1: STEPH My husband once laughed at me while I was trying to open a jar of jalapenos. "Functional fitness, huh? For someone so strong, it's hard to believe that you can't open a jar." My grip strength sucks, and I hate to admit it, but I've had little desire to … [Read more...]

Happy 2015: The Year of Pride, Time, & Focus

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Happy New Year Strong Figure Community! How was your holiday, strong figures? Did you eat a lot of yummy foods? Celebrate with loved ones? Get a lot of presents or go anywhere special? (I'm pretty sure I did ALL of the above.)  I have not written a blog post since the beginning … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes: Inside the Grid

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Two weeks ago, I volunteered my time to the new professional sports league, Grid. I signed up to help work with my home team, my favorite team, the DC Brawlers. I already had both a reporter and photographer going to the event to represent Strong Figure's media team, so I … [Read more...]