I did Kendo and boxing for 2 years each in my college but I’ve always been looking for something well-balanced and can boost my general health/fitness. At a box in Florida in ’08 I was introduced to the world of CrossFit which was the perfect fit to my needs. At ’10 after the graduate school, I moved […]
Many things are changing this time of year. Cool days and cooler nights, less sunshine and more gloomy days, upcoming holidays and trying to be prepared to name a few. It is not uncommon for some people to get into a rut this time of year. It’s hard to be motivated when you don’t see […]
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Where were you in your fitness journey before BCF and where are you now? Before I would work out at a big box gym (24 hour fitness) and found I lacked motivation by being there. I would get bored with the daily mundane routine and was looking for something challenging, that would keep my interest, […]
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I came to BCF in September of 2013 with my then-boyfriend, now-fiancé (and maybe husband by the time this goes out) Sam. We both played sports in college and were feeling uninspired when it came to fitness. We were on the hunt for something new when Sam found the Groupon for BCF. I immediately loved […]
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Wow, when Mel told me I was Athlete of the Month I was beyond flattered. BCF has a group of wonderfully talented and kind individuals all of whom have inspired me. I’ve been involved in sports, specifically competitive swimming, since I was 12 years old. I swam in high school, college, and now on a […]
My goal has always been to slim down. I have always been heavy even when extremely active. I came back to Oregon last May after working the oilfield and ended up helping my parents around the property. My goals were swiftly thrown on the back burner due to that. In Pennsylvania I had gone from […]
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First and foremost, I am so honored to be nominated for Athlete of the Month! Where do I begin? Before joining Beaverton CrossFit I was your average globo gym member, I would get in my 30-45 minutes of cardio and occasional strength training. I became bored of my fitness routine and needed a change that […]
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Where were you in your fitness journey before BCF and where are you now? Before BCF, I went to the gym 5-7 days, did your typical workouts, bench press, squats, arms and some cardio. Though I worked hard, I was frustrated and didn’t understand why I wasn’t getting the results I wanted. I wasn’t getting […]
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Over 11 yrs ago I decided to make a lifestyle change and cut out soda and fast food. Within a short period of time I lost 50lbs, felt amazing, and never wanted to look back. I knew it would take a lot of hard work but I was determined to stick with it and keep […]
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Merry Christmas to our BCF Family! From Mike, Christine, Duchess and the BCF team Thanks to all of you that attended the Holiday Party I think it was the best one yet. To think this all started in our garage with just five people over eight years ago is crazy. Our family has grown leaps […]
I came to BCF a little over a year and a half ago in what I thought was the worst shape of my life (that’s not saying much considering I was only 14). I remember doing onboarding with Marcus and getting dizzy during a five minute kettlebell and rowing workout – boy it’s crazy how […]
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Where were you in your fitness journey before BCF and where are you now? Wow, what a surprise to be picked as November’s athlete. Every member puts in so much effort and dedication that I am truly honored. In my pre-BCF life I had always done some form of exercise. I was your basic gym […]
Louie Where were you in your fitness journey before BCF and where are you now? First, I am really humbled to be chosen this month’s athlete – there are so many great athletes here at BCF, so thank you! Before I started with BCF, I was doing old-school weight training four times per week (you […]
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Chantell I started BCF towards the latter end of November 2014. Through constant periods of transitioning moving from Hawaii to Oregon, then to California and back to Oregon again; I knew it was time to establish myself in all regards which consisted of my career and health goals. I also wanted to find a place […]
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Training can be many things depending on the day. Some days it may be fun, rewarding, exciting, and make you feel like a super star. Yet other days it may be a bit depressing, seem stupid, and make you wonder “why do I do this”? I call this the “hammer and nail” situation. Some days […]
Lisa I am a massage therapist. I stopped working a little over two years ago because of a repetitive elbow injury to both of my elbows. As a result I gained 20 lbs., and was in poor shape. I worked out a couple of times a week, but I needed more. We joined CF in […]
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http://www.tabataprotocol.com/ Never heard of the Tabata Protocol Workout? Created by Izumi Tabata, the Tabata Protocol is simply the best supra-aerobic cardio workout every discovered. “The rate of increase in V02max is one of the highest ever reported.” – Izumi Tabata, Japan “Fat burn is greater when exercise intensity is high.” – Metabolism With only 8 […]