Weekly Update

The Reebok CrossFit North East Regional is THIS weekend at the Reebok CrossFit Headquarters in Canton, MA. We will be there representing The Fort and cheering for the athletes competing during this brutal weekend. Best of luck to all who are competing. The fittest men and women of the region will battle it out for spots at the CrossFit Games in California this July! Come down to support this amazing CrossFit community, have some fun, and buy some sweet new gear. Let us know if you’ll be there.

2011 North East Regional
Follow CP on Twitter. If you don’t have a Twitter account you should definitely get one just to follow him. CP’s Twitter handle is @casual_penguin. Whenever I tweet at CP I include the hashtag #CP or #casualpenguin. He’s got some pretty hilirious thoughts these days and can turn just about any frown upside down. 

End of the Spring Cleaning Paleo Challenge! Well, that 30 days just flew by. People look amazing, WOD results are better, and it seems like people are feeling amazing. I love it. So, the big question I always ask is, “Which changes are you going to keep as part of everyday life?” I hope the answer is “ALL OF THEM!” However, I am a realist and I do realize that indeed you might actually melt if you can’t have dark chocolate or a gin and tonic once in a while (You won’t really melt, trust me. But I get it). So GO FOR IT…ONCE IN A WHILE. Allow the things that you truly missed to find their way back into your life on a limited basis and forget the rest. You don’t need it, you never did. You’ve just proven this to yourself by eliminating it for a month. Congratulations, I am so proud of you all. 
We need an after picture!

A Recipe I Made Up…
Mango Avocado Salsa with Cilantro and Lime
This takes about 20 minutes to throw together, less time if you actually know how to chop a mango. How to chop a mango. This salsa has a really nice fresh flavor and is delicious over chicken or fish, but you could also put it over salad. 

WHAT YOU NEED:
– Juice of 1 lime
– 2 ripe mangos
– 1 or 2 ripe avocados
– 1 clove fresh garlic or 1/4 tsp garlic powder
– About 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped up
– Dash of cumin
– Dash of cayenne pepper (more if you like a little more spice)
– Salt and pepper to taste

HOW TO MAKE IT:
– Cube avocado, add to mixing bowl
– Cube mangos, add to bowl
– Pour lime juice over top
– Add garlic, cilantro, cumin, cayenne, S&P
– Mix it all up and enjoy

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