WOD + WINE! Community Event!

At True Core we are passionate about community.  We believe supporting and empowering the local Annapolis community is one of our responsibilities.  As a result, we like to provide fun free fitness opportunities several times a year. On March 13th we will be hosting WOD + WINE!  It will be an evening full of fitness, friends, ...

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Consistency > Perfection

I want to share a personal story about one of the greatest lessons I’ve ever learned…. Consistency > Perfection  A close family friend of mine (pretty much my second father) is 72 years old.  He has spent his life in the backwoods of Maine, raising 4 kids on a fireman’s salary. When Barry retired, he planned to start a home ...

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Because You Love Yourself

We are all very aware of our shortcomings, that’s good. Part of self-acceptance and self-improvement is knowing what we “lack” and what we do not do well. This gives us a goal, it gives us something to work on. Not too many of us are aware of, or acknowledge, our strengths, and progress. We focus ...

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Will Crossfit Help with Longevity?

The short answer is YES! According to Crossfit’s founder Greg Glassman “loads and intensity can be modified—or scaled—so the same program can improve fitness with Olympians, grandparents and everyone in between. The principles of the program stay the same, but the application is 100 percent individualized.” Nowhere is that more true than at True Core ...

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Give Your Best Effort For Today

Expecting to perform every workout to your maximum capacity isn’t realistic. Didn’t get 8 hours of sleep, your performance will struggle. Added stress at your job or home, your performance will struggle. Went as hard as you could for a workout earlier in the week, your performance is probably going to struggle. Beating yourself down ...

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Mastering the Basics and Finding Virtuosity

We all want to be better. That’s why we are here. We seek out CrossFit to increase our health, happiness, and for a lot of us, our performance. We don’t just want to be better today; we want to be better tomorrow and every day for the rest of our lives. We don’t achieve this ...

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Consistency

“Starting is easy. Persistence is an art.”                                 -German Proverb The Holidays are upon us, the New Year is right around the corner. It’s almost that time when everyone collectively decides to turnover a new leaf and begin cultivating new habits and positive lifestyle changes. Starting these habits and lifestyle changes will be easy, seeing ...

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Why I Became a Coach

Rewind 6 years, I was new to the Annapolis area, I hadn’t worked out regularly since college, and I was lost in the gym. If you would have told me in just a couple of years I would be have been a Crossfit Coach, I would have laughed at you. However, here I am today ...

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Getting Out of a Rut

Everyone loves hitting a PR. The feeling you get from taking a few seconds off your Fran time or adding 5 pounds to your back squat is truly something to dance about. However, as you get further into training PRs are harder to come by. You can go months without seeing any tangible improvements.  There ...

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