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Should I Rx?


Should I Rx? I've started this blog numerous times but have never really been satisfied with it. The reason for that is probably because I can tell you that the question posed in the title doesn't have an easily reached answer other than “maybe” – at least not without considering a sequence of additional questions. Getting to the Question: One of the most common questions in the CrossFit world revolves around doing the workou

College Hill CrossFit Coach Position


We are very excited about this opportunity and hope that it not only provides a sustainable income and healthy lifestyle for an amazing trainer coach, but also provides additional consistency and care for our athletes. Our biggest requirement is that we hire the right person for this job with an emphasis on the concern for our athletes and dedication to excellence above all else. Required Expectations and Qualifications:Outgoing, Reliable, and

Interview with Tracy Shuford


Tracy talks about CrossFit. "Dr. Aaron LeBauer: What is CrossFit? Tracy Shuford: Crossfit in all simplicity is a baseline strength and conditioning program that builds on principles of what we call “functional movement.” It was named and somewhat invented by a brilliant gentleman named Greg Glassman a previous gymnast, trainer, and pioneer in the fitness industry. The beauty is he really didn’t “invent” anything, h

Athlete Spotlight – Joseph Dennis Reutter, Jr.


Joseph Dennis Reutter, Jr. How old are you? 33 years young What is your occupation? Regional Sales Manager for Healthcare Academy How long have you done CrossFit? It's been an awesome 4 months! How often do you train? I am currently training 3 days per week. What is your favorite Movement?  Oooh, this is a tough one. I believe everyone would call my bluff if I said my favorite movement was the Burpee (or Burpé as Whitney G

3 Years Strong!


On this day, following a phenomenal CHC community launch of the 2015 CrossFit Open, I wanted to make sure to pause today and say to you, “Happy Anniversary CHC”! I am constantly inspired by the love and support this community shows every day. Life can be a bit overwhelming for us sometimes. While we cannot prevent our day-to-day challenges, pitfalls, stresses, or obstacles, together, we certainly have built a place where those thing

College Hill Masters 2014


Today, we would like to celebrate the accomplishment of all three of our 2014 masters qualifying athletes. Anita Richardson, Tammy Williams and Tracy Shuford who finished top 200 in the world in their age group. This year, a first for the open, each age group had four days to perform and record four extra masters qualifier workouts. The commitment, desire and hard work these three ladies displayed during the masters qualifying weekend was inspiri

9 Reasons to try College Hill CrossFit


Thinking about trying CrossFit? What are you feeling right now; excited, nervous, maybe a little scared? I’ve heard all of those are responses when I’ve asked people how they feel before their first CrossFit session. When you walk through the door at College Hill CrossFit, you can expect each class to last an hour. During that hour you will be led through a warm-up, a strength or skill session such as working on a squat movement or pu

2014 Mid-Atlantic Regionals


As many of you know Tracy Shuford, Whitney Gelin and Megan Gilbert have decided to decline their individual invitations and have opted to go "team".  A team by definition is a group of people who compete in a sport, game, etc., against another group. A group of people who work together. As seen at Regionals last year, College Hill CrossFit will be sending TWO teams again.  Our primary team will consist of Tracy Shuford, Whitney Gelin, M

CHC War of the WODs Warriors!


So first off let me say how disappointed I am and I know I speak for Whitney and Megan that we will not be around to cheer on our Orange Crush as you all take to the competition floor to show everyone what you are made of. We will be cheering loudly and stalking Facebook for updates from Miami. Some of you are no strangers to competition, but for some of you this is your first time. I thought I would put together a few thoughts that as a “s

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