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The Daily Extra

I know some of you are looking for additional work you can do on top of the regular classes, so starting tomorrow you’ll want to check out the Daily Extra. This will be posted with the WOD and will give you additional skill/conditioning work that will build on the strength and c
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Life’s Non-Linearities

I got to watch K-State football blank Texas today which is always enjoyable – I mean who doesn’t like to watch Texas lose in any sport? On the drive back I had time to ponder a variety of topics and, as usual, my mind drifted towards fitness and my own training. A couple o
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You can now follow us on Instagram @CrossFit316. This means should take your own PR videos at the gym and either send them to us or post them on Instagram with the tag #crossfit316. Don’t be shy – it’s always motivating to see everyone’s progress. WOD – C
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Wendler 5/3/1 for Stalled Lifts

Once your lifts begin to stall out using our standard linear progression then it’s time to make some changes in order to continue making strength gains. The next step will be to switch to a higher volume linear progression called 5/3/1 developed by Jim Wendler. This program has
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Science Friday: Should I do Strength & Aerobic Training on Different Days?

We’ve previously looked at a study showing concurrent training (i.e. resistance + aerobic training) as being superior to aerobic training alone. This week I’ll review a study that tries to answer which style or protocol of concurrent training is superior. For example, is i
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Science Friday: Aerobic Exercise + Strength Training = Optimum Body Composition Changes

There are a lot of women out there that think that aerobic exercise alone will produce the kind of changes in body composition they want to see. Images of bodybuilders and other strength athletes have them worried that lifting weights will make them too big and bulky. The study weR
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Does Strength Training Interfere with Aerobic Training? (and vice versa)

As many of you know I’m a physicist and I suppose by definition that makes me a bit of a nerd. I actually like reading papers from scientific journals and so I thought I’d share a few from the strength and conditioning world that I find interesting. The goal is to try and
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CrossFit 316 Approach to Strength Training

A quick discussion on the importance of strength training and how we incorporate it into our daily CrossFit classes…
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