December 7, 2013 The U.S. State Department unveiled a tribute poem written by Dr. Maya Angelou for Mandela “on behalf of the American people.”
Trinity beat Middlebury 2-1 this afternoon, advancing to the Division III National Championships. They face William Smith tomorrow, same time and same place (1:30pm at Toyota Field). Tickets are $15, with military, student and kid discounts. Come support TUWS and Michelle as they battle it out to win their first women’s national championship in school history!!! Let’s go Tigers!
The BA staff will be out at the Toyota Field cheering on the Trinity Women’s soccer team as they battle Middlebury in the first of the Div. III final four games. Join our cheer section at 1:30 since we will not have any open gym hours today. Cost is $15 with a discount being offered to military and kids.
CrossFit Is Dangerous — Life Is DangerousCrossFit is dangerous. Life is dangerous. The news reminds us of this each day. Recently, there was been a lot of media coverage focusing on the dangers of CrossFit, specifically rhabdomyolysis, which according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, “is the breakdown of muscle fibers that leads to the release of muscle fiber contents (myoglobin) into the bloodstream.” Here’s how I see it. People are afraid of change. How come there are not news stories going viral about the dangers of sitting on your couch, or watching too much television or living a sedentary lifestyle? Sure there are stories about these things, but not ones which stir the emotions and create fear and judgment towards those individuals involved. rhabdomylosis is nothing new and it is not specific to CrossFit. It can occur in crush injuries, alcoholism, heatstroke. The reality? CrossFit is dangerous. Getting up every day is dangerous. Walking out your front door in the morning is dangerous but people have taught you how to do it correctly, to look both ways before you cross the road. We take precautions all day long to do things the right way. We wear our seat belts, brush our teeth, follow traffic laws. There are many things that we do all day long to keep us safe. (READ ON…)
Are you looking for a cool new way to rep Body Armor? We just got these sweet shaker bottles with our logo that you can buy for $9.95. Did we mention that they come in red or black? These shaker bottles are perfect for mixing your protein drinks or whatever else you can think of. We have them stocked in the display case so next time you’re in, just talk to someone in the office or a coach to get yours!