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The Inconsistent Member From a Coach’s Perspective: Part 2

By CrossFit ASAP | September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
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I get it. It’s starting to get cold. It’s starting to get dark. It’s starting to get gloomy. I get it. You had a tough day. A tough day at your job. A tough day caring for your kids. A tough day staying motivated. A tough day getting to the gym. I get it. You…

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Untitled

By CrossFit ASAP | September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
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It was 2 a.m. It was my senior year at Sacramento State. I was sleeping in the garage. I was cold. I was unhappy. I was depressed. I was depressed because I hated sleeping in a room so cold, and so cluttered. I was depressed because I hated my reality. I was depressed because I…

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Fitness Membership: Part 2

By CrossFit ASAP | August 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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I get it. You have a Fitness Membership that you rarely use. You pay $10 a month for access to a facility with plenty of square footage and low energy. Lots of headphones, lots of selfies, and lots of space. Space that is occupied by machines, and space that is occupied by people on their…

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Find Your Purpose

By CrossFit ASAP | August 26, 2019 | 0 Comments
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It’s 3:54 on a Sunday and I’m sitting here at the gym. Alone. Just me and my thoughts. Just me and my inner voice. Just me and what feels like my home. The majority of my day has been occupied by purpose. Purpose to grow. Purpose to excel. Purpose to provide. Purpose to succeed. Most…

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Motivation

By Dorian Medina | August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Most of my life I have been motivated. Motivated by my jerseys, motivated by praise, motivated by popularity, and motivated by my upbringing. I was motivated by these things because of my own selfishness. I was motivated by these things because I wanted to be congratulated. I was motivated by these things because I was…

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Dreams Require Sacrifice

By Dorian Medina | August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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It’s 2:27 in the morning. I can’t sleep. I can’t sleep because I can’t wait to wake up. I can’t wait to wake up because I can’t wait to provide value. I can’t wait to build. I can’t wait to grow. I can’t wait to hustle. I can’t wait to show somebody what fitness can…

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Somewhere

By Dorian Medina | August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Somewhere in the world today a single Mother is dropping off her children at summer school after a tough morning workout. Somewhere in the world today a busy Father is getting ready to head to the gym after a long day of manual labor at his construction job. Somewhere in the world today a competitive…

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Sacrifices

By Dorian Medina | May 31, 2019 | 2 Comments
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It was the middle of the night in February of 2016. I was sleeping on the gym floor that I was volunteering at. I heard the door knob rattle as someone was entering the gym. I quickly got up and opened the door to a surprised friend of the owner. I explained to him that…

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Choices

By CrossFit ASAP | May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Every day we have the power to choose and make decisions. We have the power to choose what time we wake up. We have the power to choose our mood for the day. We have the power to choose the foods that we eat. We have the power to choose the content we consume. We…

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5am

By CrossFit ASAP | May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
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All around the world there is a special type of person that is on their way to their gym. Tired, anxious, sleepy…energized, calm, awake. This type of person accomplishes so much before most people are even awake. This type of person sweats, gasps, laughs, and smiles before most people have gotten up for breakfast. This…

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