Chalk Talk: “An Open Letter to Cheaters” by Mark Warkentin

As I began to write up this piece, I decided to poll a few other coaches and CrossFitters about their thoughts and ideas about a pretty sensitive topic. I reached out to old friends and scanned the inter-webs to “validate” my thoughts. In doing so, I came across a great article that seemed to perfectly encapsulate my ideas. Instead of repeating the words shared by so many, I decided to use this article share my thoughts… An Open Letter…

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AOTM: “Training for Life” with Rob Snippe

From the Coaches: “Rob works a difficult schedule as a police officer but that does not stop him from putting in extra work here at CMR on a regular basis. He often gets off early in the morning after working through the night, but a quick nap gets him to the 10 AM or 12 PM CrossFit class at CMR and he’s ready to go. Rob stays as consistent as anyone with his training despite a tough schedule – and never…

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CMRComp: Beginning June 1st

CMRComp Programming   CMR will be upgrading it’s programming starting in June. We will have our normal class programming, and begin offering our #CMRComp track for those interested in competing in the sport of CrossFit. CMRComp will include additional Barbell/Strength Work, Conditioning, and Metcons to be done separate from class time.   Like always, our classes have priority in the room. During some times our second room next door will be empty, and athletes will be able to do…

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Chalk Talk: “Use Your Fitness”

Use Your Fitness As CrossFitters, we spend many hours each week jumping on and off boxes, clanging barbells and double jumping ropes. Some of our exercises require technical skill and mental toughness, not to mention a little bit of strength. Regardless of the movement, each time we finish a work out, we bring ourselves one step closer to becoming a better human. The impressive physical feats that we accomplish in the gym, don’t have to remain in the box!…

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New Member Spotlight: May 2017

CrossFit Manta Ray has been around for over 3 years now and we have formed a pretty tight, and undeniably awesome, group of people. With that being said, our community is constantly growing. We would like to highlight some of our new members each month as we welcome them to the Manta Ray family! Check out a few of our newest members below and their short bio. Make sure to make them feel welcome when you see them at the…

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AOTM: “Finding Fire” with Emily Jameson

From the Coaches: “Emily has been extremely impressive in the way that she has dedicated herself here at Manta Ray. She comes in early at 5AM and starts her busy days by putting in work at the box first. She never complains and is completely dedicated to the process. Not only does she work hard in class, but recently during our Fit 4 Change Challenge she logged the highest score possible. As we wrap up our 2017 Open, we…

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New Member Spotlight: March 2017

CrossFit Manta Ray has been around for almost 3 years now and we have formed a pretty tight, and undeniably awesome, group of people. With that being said, our community is constantly growing. We would like to highlight some of our new members each month as we welcome them to the Manta Ray family! Check out a few of our newest members below and their short bio. Make sure to make them feel welcome when you see them at the…

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Chalk Talk: “Note on Workouts During Class Times”

Auxiliary Work Outs During Scheduled Class Times   There has been a recent trend of athletes wanting to do their own work in the empty sections of #thetank during a regular class.  We would like clarify what is expected of you as member of Team Manta Ray.   –          Clear it with the coach first.  Don’t assume since the class is small that you can set up and do work. Be sure to clear it with the coach EVERYTIME….

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10 Performance Delivery at CMR!

  10 Performance will now be delivering your supplements weekly at CrossFit Manta Ray!   You can order your supplements at the box, or online at the CMR PRO SHOP on MindBody. Orders will be dropped off at CMR every Wednesday! As long as you order before Wednesday, you will get your order dropped off on Wednesday.   Their line up of products available for delivery, and prices, are as follows: (Visit http://www.10institute.com/rep/cmr for the full line up and full…

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AOTM: “A Family Rooted in Fitness” with Charlie Baeza

From the Coaches: “DJ Charlie B! Charlie and his family have been at the center of the CMR community for a long time now. Charlie is an outstanding athlete and always a joy to have in class. He makes it a point to be as friendly and helpful as possible to his fellow athletes. You can find the entire Baeza family at any CMR gathering or competition. Charlie and his wife, Irma, have both seen the podium in recent…

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