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How to Feel Younger and More Energized

With age comes wisdom, not to mention wrinkles, pains, and aches. Aging can be daunting, and most of us try to keep up a younger appearance. While it’s impossible to turn back the clock, you can still focus your efforts on making yourself feel young again.

You Can Get Your Exercise AND Smell Good, Too

Even though you might like the way that you feel when you work out, you probably don’t like the way you smell. After all, when you’re getting in a good workout, it’s totally natural to get sweaty. And sweating is actually really good for you. But when your clothes start to broadcast those workouts to the world, you need a new laundry plan.

Halloween 2017 Survival Guide

For some folks, myself included, Halloween means the beginning of the holiday season! Christmas carols anyone?!? Unfortunately this also means the occasional candy binge on bite Snickers and tiny boxes of Nerds.

Disclaimer: This is not an endorsement of candy as a CrossFit Black Bear approved pre-workout supplement 🙂

5 Tips for Gym Rats to Improve Longevity

Statistics show that 58 million Americans visit the gym every year. Whether it’s to build muscle, burn body fat, or simply to promote better health, a gym membership is an invaluable tool that helps an individual achieve their personal goals.

The POWER of Positive!

Whether we know it or not, our mindset towards a workout and the thoughts we have before, during and after a workout affect our abilities to perform.

What Is Functional Fitness?

In the simplest explanation, functional fitness is a method of using functional movements to train for everyday life. In our gym, we combine that with a level of intensity to ensure we are achieving results and maintaining health.

About

At CrossFit Black Bear we provide you with the tools, and knowledge needed to live a healthy lifestyle, both inside and outside the gym. Serving Orono, Old Town, Bangor and Brewer Maine! 5 minutes from the University of Maine (UMaine).

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482A Stillwater Avenue
Old Town, ME 04468
(207) 631-6136
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  • This is the last week of our current programming method! Over the past few months, we have been working hard behind the scenes to develop and test a new level-based programming system that we are going to be rolling out to everyone after this week! So what does this mean for your workouts? Each workout will have 3 different levels: Functional, Performance, and Sport. We'll be elaborating more on each level and how to establish your Athlete ID starting next week!

But for now, enjoy this little lung-burner for your Thursday!
  • Great tips from Coach @jmylavin on setting up for the clean!
  • Still time to make it down for this fun little WOD!
  • It's #FitFriday! Come down to the box to get a good workout in before the weekend!
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