Haley Mitchell

Have you met Haley Mitchell? How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? 5 months What’s your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? Making friends and one single pistol What are three benefits that you have experienced through working out? Endorphins, muscles, community How has your life changed from when you first started to now. I ...

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Work, Play, Compete, or Live Forever

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 9, 2020

If you are thinking about trying out a new training routine it’s important for you to consider your goals versus the goals of the program. Most folks who participate in CrossFit and other HIIT styles of training may not know or understand the different styles of training available and who they might be best for. ...

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Just Not Your Type

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 4, 2020

Ever feel like all the hard work you’re putting in isn’t paying off? Maybe you are sticking to a diet that one of your friends swears by and you haven’t lost a pound. What gives?! You may be struggling to achieve results if the plan you’re on doesn’t best line up with what your body ...

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Sinead Murphy

Have You Met Sinead? How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? I’ve been a member for 7 years now. What’s your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? Double Unders – they took me so long to get and then one day it just clicked. Now I love them 🙂 How do you think you have ...

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Where does alcohol fit into your training?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 5, 2020

Since about 7000 B.C., alcohol has been a staple for gatherings in many cultures. You may have heard that wine can actually be a healthy beverage for your heart, or that a hot toddy when you’re sick makes you get better quickly. Are these claims true? Like most answers: yes and no. It depends on ...

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The Best Exercise You’re probably Not Doing for Your Elbow Health

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 4, 2020

Still have that nagging elbow pain that won’t go away? It can prevent you from even picking up your coffee cup if it is really aggravated and will keep you out of the gym for days at a time. This type of pain often occurs as inflammation due to overuse of the forearm muscles. THe ...

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Choose an Environment that Supports You

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 4, 2020

The environment you place yourself in is arguably the most important decision you can make at any given moment. The actions the environment supports will shape your life and the decisions that you make. Sounds like a big statement but let’s think about it for a minute. Compare a few different potential options of environments ...

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Sean Moran

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 28, 2020

Have You Met Sean?   How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? It’ll be four years in February What’s your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? 4 years in and I’ve yet to throw up after a workout What are three benefits that you have experienced through working out? A bit more fitness, clarity, and ...

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A NELA Valentines Day 💘

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 24, 2020

February is usually the month to show your significant other how much you love them! We doing things a little different here at NELA Athletics. Starting February 1st, there will be hearts laying around the gym where anyone can write what they love about the gym/community/coaches/etc. We will collect all the hearts and post them all ...

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Paul Manabo

Have You Met Paul? How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? Since October 2018 What’s your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? Getting Prs on lifts and having my cardio and endurance increased. What are three benefits that you have experienced through working out? Overall health has improved, My energy level playing with my kids ...

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