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The Importance of Your First Pull-Up

This post was kindly written by Max Shippee, our resident fitness guru and owner of CrossFit 1440. For more info on this guy, go to our About page. "I can't do pull-ups." "Yet." "No, I really can't. I've tried." "Stick with me long enough, & we'll get there." ...several months later... "AHHHHHHHHH! OH MY GOD! Did you see that?! I just did a pull-up!!!" This one goes out to those of you who have never done a pull-up. You've tried … Continue reading

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Why Your Workout Sucks

This post was kindly contributed by our resident fitness guru, Max Shippee of CrossFit HAX. Enjoy! "What do you do for workouts now?" "You know, some cardio for like 30 minutes, then some weights." "Great! Today we're doing one that takes most people around 7 minutes." "Will that be enough?" "Yeah, it'll be enough" "Really?" "Really." ...7 minutes later... "Was that enough?" "[Heavy breathing... head nodding "yes" through grimaced, clenched teeth... collapsing to the ground.]" Many, many moons ago, in … Continue reading

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Post Workout Meals

Here's the second installment from our guest blogger, Max Shippee of CrossFit HAX. Check out his first post here. Today he's kindly providing you with some information on post-workout meals: the timing of it and what exactly to put in your mouth. Enjoy! “What should I have for a post-workout shake?” “Food. You mean post-workout food.” “I thought shakes were best.” “The Native Americans didn’t make a smoothie out of the buffalo; they ate it.” You’ve got your nutrition dialed … Continue reading

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CrossFit and Paleo: An Expert’s View

I'm happy to introduce you all to our guest blogger today, Max Shippee, who runs CrossFit HAX in suburban Los Angeles. He knows way more about CrossFit than I ever will, and I thought you CrossFitters deserved some words of wisdom about how Paleo can affect your performance. Check out the video below for a better understanding of who this guy is: funny, tough, sadistic, but sweet... Watch for another post by Max this week on the practical implementation of … Continue reading