Category Archives: Crossfit

Dr. Schenkman’s First Spartan Race

IMG_1285Lately everywhere I turn, I hear of people doing obstacle course races. It seems to have been the fad for this decade. So, I finally jumped on the bandwagon and signed up for my first race – the “Spartan Sprint” – which is between 3-5 miles containing 20-23 obstacles. The obstacles include rope climbs, spear throws, wall climbs, heavy bucket carries, monkey bars and more!  Even though the sprint is the shortest of the Spartan races, there is still a lot of endurance and strength required to finish.

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From a Cane to CrossFit

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CrossFit Patient of the Month Strong, determined, and fierce are just a few words I would use to describe our next patient of the month, Isha! This powerful woman didn’t have an easy ride! When we first met Isha she … Continue reading

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CrossFit Coach Gets Total Knee Replacement

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It’s an incredible honor when another wellness professional trusts you with their recovery, but it’s especially meaningful when that person is one of your own CrossFit coaches. Rebecca has been inspiring me in the gym for the last three years, but don’t let the tattoos and hard … Continue reading

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CrossFit and Shoulder Recovery

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Congratulations to our December Patient of the month, Chris! As a fellow CrossFitter, I knew how badly Chris wanted to stay active at the gym and most importantly at home.  He made a great recovery possible by really listening and following the … Continue reading

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Paleo Diet vs. Zone vs. IIFYM: Eating for Performance…and Abs

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Abs aren’t just made in the gym, they’re made in the kitchen! About 10 months ago, I started on a food journey. No, not a restaurant crawl, but a food journey. I already had the exercise part down since since … Continue reading

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Why This 40+ Mom Tried CrossFit!

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By Claudia F Wife, Mom, Designer, Manager, Dog Lover, CrossFitter My stomach had been churning for hours. It felt like the first day of school…only worse! Who would have believed I’d be going to do something I always thought was … Continue reading

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Will I Get Hurt Doing CrossFit? A Physial Therapist’s Perspective

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“Everybody gets hurt doing Crossfit.” As a physical therapist, I hear this all the time and the inner CrossFitter in me wants to scream! So, I decided to do some research to shed some light on the subject. Although there … Continue reading