ATHLETES ON WHEELS 

WHAT DO SKATEBOARDING, PHOTOGRAPHY & CROSSFIT HAVE IN COMMON?

Ashley Dier is discovering that we are all pieces of a greater puzzle, a realization that comes to her after a discussion with Academy Crew Member Nathan Blackmun about his unique journey. 
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EVERYONE CAN DO DOUBLE UNDERS

Struggling with double unders?

Let's make you own them for 2016! Here are 4 great techniques to get you started.

Check out this great post written by our very own coach Freya.
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WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH MCT OIL?

MCT Oil, what is it? Is it hype? What are the benefits? Are there any downsides?  

If you’ve had a delicious butter coffee at the Academy then you have been introduced to MCT oil. MCT oil is that clear tasteless oil that is added to your butter coffee for the sole reason of amping up the benefits of said drink.
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RunLAB - ROAD TO THE GOODLIFE

The RunLAB is for challenging yourself & achieving goals together…. as a community. In 2016, committing to achieve something you haven’t done before. Run more, run fast, or just START.

Be ready to run a 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon or full in 16 weeks of programming with the Academy of Lions Run Crew.

Open to all & 100% free.
 

Come to the Run Crew this Thursday to get more information. 7:30pm at Academy of Lions.

LEARN MORE OR REGISTER FOR RUN LAB >

PODCAST: DANGERS OF COMPARISON  

Why do we lose motivation and what happens when we do?


On this episode of the Podcast Brian Cauley and Dhani Oks discuss one of the biggest sources of motivation loss - COMPARISON.

Find out what happened when Brian started comparing himself to CrossFit Athletes in the Open and the Games and why he didn't come back to the Academy for months.

In this episode Brian, and Dhani also discuss:
  • Why Brian left the Academy and what got him back.
  • How Brian's goals have changed to involve less comparison.
  • What is takes to do good, focused work.
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COMMUNITY

Community is everything at the #academyoflions. Here we give a shout out to some great posts.
jsonbellamy: Friday morning fun. #Academyoflions #muscleup #gymnastics
instapatzi: Just swinging around some #kettlebells with my buddy @anya_exposd

GET READY FOR THE CF OPEN

The Snatch is one of the most technical and challenging of all the Barbell Lifts. If you are looking to improve your form and performance, this 2-hour workshop is for you. 

With the CrossFit Open just around the corner, learn how to LIFT WITH CONFIDENCE with Coach Alex Varbanov and the Family. 
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GIVE HEALTH / SAVE TIME

$25 STOCKING STUFFERS

Okay, so you should buy these for someone you love, but we wouldn't blame you if you bought them for yourself.

Choice of any of the following:

1. T-Shirt & MetCon 5 Class Pass

2. $25 Gift Card + MetCon 5 Class Pass

3. Speed Rope + Lacrosse Ball + MetCon 5 Class Pass

COMMUNITY EVENTS

DECEMBER 19TH, 7-11PM


MEMBERS +1 WELCOME
POTLUCK @ 7PM
HOLIDAY DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED
OPTIONAL SECRET SANTA GIFT ($10)
SEMI - OR UGLY XMAS SWEATER

SIGN UP FOR SECRET SANTA OR POTLUCK AT FRONT DESK
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We build strong communities through athletics, movement and doing the right things for our bodies & minds. Academy Of Lions is an officially affiliated CrossFit Gym that has been serving the people since the summer of 2008.
64 Ossington Ave
Toronto, Ontario
M6J 2Y7
416 538-4967

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