Ashley Cosgriff, Miscellaneous

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Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 3:03pm Ashley Cosgriff

How to avoid an attack while on the trail.

When enjoying a sunset hike on one of the many trails around Bozeman, we generally don't worry too much about being accosted by predators with bad intentions. Besides, we all know how to avoid most wildlife attacks. It's possible, however, for a human predator to be lurking around the corner. On the rare occasion that one is, it's best to be prepared.

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Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 2:06pm Ashley Cosgriff

An O/B newbie tries CrossFit.

CrossFit: the word alone makes me cringe. All I can do is think of reasons not to try it, especially on my first day of work. My muscles could seize up; I could collapse with fatigue. I might get publicly ridiculed – or worst of all, I'd throw up. But I overcame my fears and joined the rest of my new colleagues at CrossFit Belgrade for a workout I won't soon forget.

CrossFit is based on elements of all sports and physical activities, with "constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity," according to our coach, Terri Sipes. If you’ve never done it before, you can expect a variation of different stretches and exercises, usually done in three sections. Here's what we did:

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