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Recent Posts

Mama Layton - The Story So Far 

Friday, December 9, 2016 11:41 AM By Tim Layton

Let me start out by saying that I've been putting off writing this for quite some time. I've had these stats in my Inbox for well over a month, but I actually started thinking about doing this many weeks before that. Often times there are good reasons we put things off ... stuff like taking a break from writing, or the birth of a daughter, or just good old-fashioned laziness - something I …

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Growth 

Monday, October 10, 2016 4:14 PM By Tim Layton

First off, I must start this out with a huge thank you to everyone at CrossFit Springfield for putting on the HOA Team Competition each year. It's very important to me that we all take a moment to appreciate just how much dedication and heart it takes to pull an event like that off. Something of this magnitude simply does not get done without a lot of people who are operating solely on tru…

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Success Story - Katy Zwick 

Friday, September 30, 2016 6:10 AM By Tim Layton

This is an important one, as many of you may not know about Katy's transformation over the last several years. She actually started CrossFit with our friends at Valley Park, and more recently we've been lucky enough to have her on board as part of our crew. If you haven't had the pleasure of meeting her just yet, do yourself a huge favor and wander over to the corner platform near the jerk…

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Stay In The Game 

Friday, September 16, 2016 6:28 AM By Tim Layton

I'm pretty sure I've written this article once or twice before.  Actually, I'm positive I have.  However, I didn't bother to go back and find those prior articles before writing this for two reasons:

1) My understanding of some of these topics has certainly evolved since then, and I want to provide an unbiased view of my current stance.

2) The articles are on our old website, and I have no…

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Jeff Lester 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 9:28 AM By Tim Layton

We think it's high time to start sharing some success stories from around BARx here on the blog. Success means different things to all of us individually, and it always moves at a unique pace. We think this information is valuable for all to see.

This first one is from Jeff Lester. Jeff is a phenomenal example of how patience, persistence, and making incremental long-term lifestyle changes…

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