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MarketplaceProduct News
October 2, 2018

Why You Should Outsource Your Next Nutrition Challenge

Earlier this year, we ran our first-ever nutrition challenge in SugarWOD—the #800gChallenge by OptimizeMe Nutrition. Twenty gyms registered for the challenge and said it was “awesome”: members reported better health…
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Box Development
September 25, 2018

Three Exercises to Screen Coaching Candidates For Good Potential

Want to assess if a candidate or intern for a coaching position has what it takes to become a contributing member of your staff and your gym? At Roots, we…
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Box Development
September 12, 2018

Why Your Coaches Should Know Every Name

Remember the show Cheers? I only remember it vaguely as my parents used to watch it back in the 80s. The show’s theme song had a line in it, “You…
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Profiles
August 13, 2018

Pioneer Valley CrossFit—Paving the Way for Positive Change

With a background in political science, Liz Greene has always had an interest and a passion for transforming communities for the better. But, she found that the slow progress in…
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Box Development
August 9, 2018

Why Your Coaching Staff Should Do Your Gym’s Programming

If you want your athletes to trust and do your gym's programming, your first step is to have your coaches do it too. The shared suffering we have come to…
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LaunchProduct News
July 12, 2018

A New & Improved SugarWOD

The fitness world is evolving, and so are we. We began this journey in 2013 with a vision to provide CrossFit affiliates and athletes a social workout app. As decade-long…
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MarketplaceProduct News
June 14, 2018

Nutrition Challenges Are Here to Stay!

Our first-ever nutrition challenge on SugarWOD has come to a close and it was a success! Twenty gyms registered for the #800gChallenge run by OptimizeMe Nutrition. They reported it was…
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Box Development
June 6, 2018

Why Your Coaches Should Post Their Scores

Just the other day we did a workout at CrossFit Roots that involved toes-to-bar and overhead squats. I coached the workout in the AM and then took group class later…
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Box Development
June 1, 2018

Why Your Coaches Should Take Group Class

I’ll cut straight to the point on this post - your coaches should take group classes. By doing so, your coaches support a healthy gym culture that is built on…
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Product News
May 21, 2018

New Scoring Capabilities

We have great news! You now have access to a broader range of scoring options for your workouts. Some of the new options are pretty core to the system and…
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Box Development
May 17, 2018

Moms in Training: Scaling Tips During Pregnancy & Postpartum

While going through my own pregnancy and postpartum journey, I quickly realized how much information was out there around fitness for expecting and new moms. After furthering my education and…
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Launch
April 23, 2018

Webinar With OptimizeMe Nutrition

Watch the Webinar Recording to Learn More About the #800gChallenge! Check out the recording of the webinar we held with EC Synkowski of OptimizeMe Nutrition and Nicole Christensen of CrossFit Roots to hear them…
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Product News
April 17, 2018

SugarWOD and OptimizeMe Nutrition Partner on Our First Nutrition Challenge!

Driving nutrition habit changes for members requires regular and consistent education and community support. Nutrition challenges can be a great method to facilitate those changes and now that we're in…
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Profiles
April 10, 2018

Crossfit St. Charles—The Healing Power of Fitness

About twenty years ago, Kim Wilkes found herself lying in bed, nursing her low-back pain while reading fitness articles that offered solutions to recovery. She came across an article that…
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Box Development
April 3, 2018

Four Easy Ways Your Staff Can Lead by Example

Whether your staff likes or believes it, the athletes at your gym look to them for guidance and an example of how they should carry themselves inside and outside the…
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Box Development
March 25, 2018

What Should Athletes Record in the Notes Section?

As coaches we want our athletes to log their scores, but really we want them to do so much more than that! In this blog post, we’ll cover four questions…
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