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My Weekend at Tony Blauer’s Tactical Combatives Camp

Wednesday August 8, 2012
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This past weekend, Mike & I — along with 150+ other folks — attended Tony Blauer’s annual “Tactical Combatives Camp”, hosted at our gym, Crossfit Rubicon. If you are wondering who the heck Tony Blauer is and why in the world a regular ole mom like me would want to attend a “Combatives” camp,...

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Crossfit Adaptation — As a Drop-In

Monday June 11, 2012
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Crossfit Adaptation — As a Drop-In

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Arlington Box Hop Crossfit Adaptation 4144 S 4 Mile Run Dr. Arlington, VA 22206 (Map) http://www.crossfitadaptation.com Crossfit Adaptation (CFA) is located in Shirlington, South Arlington, along Four Mile Run, next to the DMV.   They boast a 6,000 square foot space and have been open...

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Crossfit South Arlington — As a Drop-In

Friday June 8, 2012
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Crossfit South Arlington — As a Drop-In

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Arlington Box Hop Crossfit South Arlington 607 South Ball Street Arlington, VA 22202 (Map) http://www.crossfitsoutharlington.com Crossfit South Arlington (CFSA) is located in northern corner of Crystal City, right by the new Long Bridge Park.  They have a nice website with a lot of information,...

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Ballston Crossfit — As a Drop-In

Thursday June 7, 2012
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Ballston Crossfit — As a Drop-In

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Arlington Box Hop Ballston Crossfit 1110 N. Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22201 (Map) http://ballstoncrossfit.com Ballston is one of the newer boxes in Arlington. They opened their doors in February 2012 and are located on the ground floor of a commercial office building on Glebe...

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Patriot Crossfit — As a Drop-In

Wednesday June 6, 2012
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Patriot Crossfit — As a Drop-In

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Arlington Box Hop Patriot Crossfit 2130 N. Glebe Rd.  Arlington, VA 22207 www.patriotcrossfit.com Patriot/Potomac Crossfit is, to my knowledge, the biggest, oldest Crossfit box in Arlington.  Potomac Crossfit opened in Clarendon in 2008 and was so successful, they opened a sister gym, Patriot Crossfit,...

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Crossfit Rubicon — Home Sweet Box

Tuesday June 5, 2012
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Crossfit Rubicon — Home Sweet Box

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Arlington Box Hop Crossfit Rubicon 8500b Tyco Rd. Vienna, VA 22182   (Map) http://www.cfrubicon.com My first experience with a Crossfit affiliate was at CF Rubicon.  I knew about Crossfit (my hubby has been doing it for years), but had no personal experience until I...

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My Crossfit Box Hop

Tuesday June 5, 2012
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My Crossfit Box Hop

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Arlington Box Hop I began Crossfitting about seven months ago.   I was hooked after my first workout (aka “WOD”), and have never looked back, consistently working out 4-5xs a week ever since.   I attribute the main reason I fell so hard for Crossfit to...

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Skylark Christmas Tree Farm

Wednesday November 30, 2011
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Skylark Christmas Tree Farm

I love fresh cut Christmas trees and am nostalgic about going out to the field to pick our own.  However, in years past I have been disappointed by the “cut your own” trees in nearby tree farms because they don’t grow Fraser Firs and I am decidedly a Fraser Fir kind of gal.   The...

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Arlington Area Thrift Stores

Monday November 21, 2011
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Arlington Area Thrift Stores

Recently, I’ve been scouring the local thrift stores, looking for clothes my kids can use as costumes for an upcoming Christmas musical. I thought it might be useful for others to see a list of thrift stores in the area. Here’s a list of thrift stores in Arlington, Falls Church and a few beyond....

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Discover The Local Market … and a Giveaway!

Thursday October 20, 2011
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Discover The Local Market … and a Giveaway!

Do you love farmers markets?  I do … in theory.  In reality, we rarely go.   While I love the idea of buying fresh local produce, it rarely works out that we are free Saturday mornings, and in all honestly, I’ve gotten so used to buying cheap produce at the Asian markets I find it...

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