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2017 Solcana 5k and 10k (and ice cream)

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I can’t believe it has already been a year! The season of the 5k is upon us. This year we’re having our Third Annual Solcana 5k and it’s bringing a (new, first-ever) 10k with it. For those of you who haven’t experienced the Solcana 5k before, it’s a fun experience for all fitness levels. You can complete the course however you like. In the past we’ve...


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How do I Endurance?

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Endurance class kicked off last week and it has been awesome! Classes have been bumpin’! We’ve been squatting, crawling under stuff, jumping over stuff, pushing sleds, pulling sleds, throwin’ sandbags around, and a whole bunch of other fun things. As the weather improves we will slowly incorporate more things outside. This opens up all sorts of opportunities for fun new things. I want everyone to...


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ENDURANCE - Solcana's new program!

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On March 6th, Metcon is getting a makeover!   I’d like to introduce to you our new program, Endurance. Endurance will be replacing Metcon, but you can think of it as sort of a continuation of Metcon with a few extra perks added. The Metcon premise was very straightforward: Warm up, work out, cool down. Boom. Done. Go eat some carbs, etc. While this has been awesome...


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Bring a Friend to METCON

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Do you have a friend who is mildly curious about Crossfit, but a little intimidated by the whole thing? Or maybe they want to work up a sweat and get their heart rate up but they have little interest in working on their 1 rep max back squat or deadlift. If you do, your friend is a perfect candidate for this month's Bring a Friend Day....


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Introducing METCON

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Some of you have heard the news -- Solcana is expanding! We are adding another 1500 sq ft. room onto our space, and with that we will be increasing our class offerings. I want to introduce your to our first new class/membership option: Metcon. Metcon (short for “Metabolic Conditioning”) classes will be VERY similar to our regular Crossfit classes, they just won’t have the designated...


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Second Annual Solcana 5k (and ice cream, too)

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Last year was a blast, and this year is going to be even better.  EVERYONE (members, non-members, EVERYONE) is welcome to join. The Second Annual Solcana 5k is taking place Saturday, August 20th. Runners will begin at 9am in Kenwood park. The route will go through a part of the park and complete a full loop around Lake of the Isles. Any and all fitness levels...


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FREE Cupping Clinic with Amy K - Sunday June 26th @ 1pm

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Sunday, June 26th at 1pm we will be offering a free cupping clinic in the gym space. Cupping, also known as fire cupping, is the ancient Chinese medicine technique used to increase circulation, reduce pain, and improve mobility for thousands of years.  Come learn about (and try out!) how this practice can speed recovery time, treat injury, and improve athletic performance with our resident acupuncturist Amy K. There will be...


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Bring a Friend Day with Jerik Hendrickson - Sunday May 29th at 10AM

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Do you have someone you're always gushing to about your exciting gym experiences? Maybe you've spent a bunch of time ranting about an awesome new PR you set, or how quickly you finished a grueling workout, only to hear things like "What is a push press?" or "I'm sorry, did you say 'AMRAP'?" Now is the perfect time to show them first hand all the cool...


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Solcana Outdoor Fitness Program 2016!

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The 2016 Solcana Outdoor Program is coming up! From June 1st to September 2nd there will be outdoor classes in Matthews Park (corner of 27th Ave S and E 25th St - just a half mile from Solcana) at 6pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This program welcomes people of all experience levels. It’s perfect for: people who have wanted to try Crossfit but can’t afford a membership people...


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