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5 Signs Your Diet Is a Fail

You’ve considered it for weeks, months, years even. And now is the time that you’ve decided to make a change and go on that diet. But don’t just dive in feet first. First, take a long, hard look at the diet you’re considering and answer five questions before...

Announcing Friends & Family Week at RtB!

It's Friends & Family time again! To celebrate the end of another school year and get summer ready we are offering a 5 consecutive day FREE pass for you to extend to your Friends & Family! The details are as follows: The pass is valid the second week of...

The Murph Challenge May 30, 2016

This will be a community (all programs) event with a BBQ pot-luck immediately following. We will accommodate any / all fitness levels. This unique Memorial Day tradition will take place again throughout the United States on May 30, 2016 at Raise the Bar at 7:30 am. We...

If You Could See the Future

This is a thought-piece intended to inspire you to research and understand the implications of our reliance on industrial agriculture and technology as it pertains to your health and longevity. If you could look into the future 10, 20, even 30 years to what lies ahead...

We Stand With Blue

This is a community workout to demonstrate our solidarity with those that put on the blue everyday to serve and protect. Proceeds will go to the National LEO Memorial Fund.This is a public event! Invite any and everybody that stands with our Virginia State and local...

Supplement Guidelines

Should you take supplements? The simple answer is yes. Not surprisingly though navigating through the myriad of options cannot only be intimidating but downright confusing! All of the recommendations below are based on the following three principles:  ...

8 Huge Benefits for Taking Fish Oil

Did you know that there is one scientifically proven supplement that has more preventative and reparative promises than any prescription or over-the-counter drug on the market? We’re of course talking about supplementing with Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) -...

Ken is the Athlete of the Week!

Why did you choose RtB/BRCF? RtB was suggested by my room mate as the gym and program that not only would I get fit and healthy, it would help lower my blood sugar. After being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, diet alone did not help enough. I also witnessed his...

Chris is Athlete of the Week!

Why did you choose RtB/BRCF? I chose to go to RTB/BRCF because I wasn't getting enough results on my own going to the regular gyms. I had the same routine and no real fitness knowledge. Someone at the gym I was going to kept telling me about RTB, so finally I checked...

The Equation That Defines You

Take a long hard look at yourself for a moment. Take it in. How would you rate yourself physically? Would you say you’re in shape or out of shape (while “round” is typically a shape that’s not what we’re going for)? How about your nutritional habits? Would you say you...

Warrior 360 Event Recap

Now that the Warrior 360 - Heart of a Warrior Team Challenge has come to an end - we have pictures to share!  A big shout out to our resident photographer, Christopher Robbins, who took over 1,500 shots that day (and is still processing the rest!).  Here are 312 of...

This Is Not Reality

Photo credit - Flickr You, my friend, have been duped. You have been led to believe that to be ‘fit’ is to resemble the fitness models you see in magazines, on billboards, and in social media propaganda. Marketing and a campaign of misinformation in the fitness...

Heart of A Warrior Team Challenge

Raise the Bar & Bull Run CrossFit are pleased to announce the Heart of A Warrior Team Challenge January 3, 2015   $35 Per Team Member 2 & 4 Person Team Entry Competitive track teams must comprise 50/50 Male to Female ratio Scaled Options Available The...

Heather is Athlete of the Week!

1. When did you join RtB/BRCF? I initially join RtB May of 2014, I started off with the 10 pack and by September of 2014 I switched over to the monthly membership. 2. What made you decide to walk in the door the first time? My sister encouraged me to bring my kids to...

Tactical Turkey

Image courtesy of Animal Pictures. Everyone looks forward to friends, family, and food on turkey day but there are a good number of people that are a little freaked out about the temptation they’ll face at the dinner & dessert table this Thanksgiving. All of those...

Poop Talkin’

We’re all friends here, right? And since we’re friends, we can have one of “those” talks that are typically off limits to strangers. I want to share some thoughts and information you should know about poop and healthy digestive function. We’re not just talking about...

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