Coaches Spotlight – Duana Jones

COACHES SPOTLIGHT Name: Duana Jones Affiliate: Crossfit Northlake CrossFit Coach: Level 1 Favorite CrossFit movement: Overhead Squats Favorite song to WOD to: Drop the World by Lil Wayne and Eminem Favorite Hero/Benchmark WOD: DT – 5 rounds: 12 DLs, 9 Hang Pwr Cleans, 6 Push Jerks Most recent PR: DL – 280# (15# PR 🙂 ) […]

Finding Balance

Finding Balance This statement has absolutely gotten my wheels spinning lately. As a mom, wife, daughter, sister, gym owner, coach, teacher, and competitor who has recently undergone some life shift changes this statement often leaves me frustrated. Balance???….some days I am lucky to glance weary eyes into a mirror before 5:00 and realize I have […]

The Goddess Games 2015

*Warning: some material may not be suitable for young children. Coming up this August 15th and 16th, Wonder Promotions and Events and CrossFit Northlake will present our 2nd Annual Goddess Games to benefit Justice Ministries. Justice Ministries is a local nonprofit organization committed to combating sex trafficking and the sexual exploitation of women, with a […]

Kelly Hardison – Amazing Results!

Name:  Kelly Hardison CFN Member Since:  September, 2014 Goal Achieved: Love of self – what could be better!   Kelly’s Story: Step one – get out of my comfort zone! Moving to North Carolina a year ago was the best decision I could have made for myself. At first I didn’t have any friends, I wasn’t in school, […]

2015 CrossFit Open Is In The Books!

The CrossFit Open is Over…Now What? The excitement that came with the five week competition known as the CrossFit Open is, like the Open itself, now a thing of the past. We are so amazed by everyone who participated, and had so many highlights I couldn’t even begin to put them all in this single […]

Say Hello to Mr. Burpee!

“Yay, Burpees!” That’s the typical reaction you get from CrossFit athletes when they see burpess show up in the daily WOD. The burpee is the one exercise that is both mocked and respected with the same level of intensity. But despite this “love hate” relationship that many have with the  burpee, there is little doubt […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Be Using The Whiteboard!

You might have noticed that there’s this big, white board that lines the entryway of CrossFit Northlake. There are actually two big, white boards. One is referred to as “The Leaderboard” and you record your max lifts, your Hero and Girl Benchmark workouts, and your gymnastic achievements. The other one is called “The Whiteboard” (original, […]

2015 Female Paleo Challenge Winner

Congratulations to Alexis Redeemer on representing our ladies as the 2015 Paleo Challenge Winner! It’s so interesting to read about Alexis’s experience on the challenge because she touches on so many key aspects of why we do the challenge – Experiencing how our cravings change as we get off sugar! Feeling a more balanced and […]

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