The workouts have a purpose!!! Some are meant to be sprints, some are meant to be hard and heavy, and others are longer and meant to be paced. The workouts have a purpose!!! Every class has the person that: Always goes too heavy, insists on attempting a skill movement when their max is three [...]
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The winter months are colder, therefore we sweat less and need to consume less water, right? Wrong. A common misconception about exercise in colder weather months is that the body requires less hydration. However, just because you don’t feel warm or exceptionally sweaty like you do just looking at the WOD on those sweltering summer [...]
"PAY THE MAN!" We've heard it time and time again, but what does it mean? What are paying "him?" Who is he (other than Chuck Norris, obviously)? Why do we have to pay? What it all boils down to, is that we all have goals, and we all have a place where we draw that [...]
Since the beginning of time, super-fit humans have been asking, "What should I eat post workout?!?!" I hear this a lot. It’s an amazing question and it has a very simple answer. Oftentimes I see people consuming a post workout “meal” consisting of the ultimate concoction of liger power and Lucky Charms amazingness, while throwing [...]
Motivation is great. It’s that feeling you get when a fire gets lit under your bum and you’re all jazzed up and ready to pursue the goal of obtaining the biceps of Thor or the abs of Wonder Woman. Motivation comes and goes with the weather though. It comes on as soon as you scroll [...]
One of the many reasons we love CrossFit, is the community. We get to see many of the same faces overcoming obstacles and cheering each other on while throwing weights, our bodies, and obscenities around on a daily basis. While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the challenging WOD ahead and [...]
For many people, summer entails traveling. While soaking up maximum amounts of sun and showing off your summer bod' are considered non-negotiables, so should your fitness routine. Now is not the time to start slacking off, so we've put together 5 at-home (at-camp, at-hotel, at-beach) workouts for you to stay on top of your fitness [...]
Schedule for Thursday, June 29th – Wednesday, July 5th Thurs (June 29th): regular schedule Fri (June 30th): regular schedule Sat (May 62nd, aka July 1st): regular morning classes (no boot camp) Sunday (July 2nd): 9am Bootcamp Monday, Tuesday (3rd, 4th): CLOSED Wednesday (July 5th): regular classes (the 4pm and 5pm are open gym times) There [...]
Integrity: the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. You might be asking yourself, “but, what does integrity have to do with CrossFit and working out?” Integrity plays in to everything from being honest about your goals and your commitments, whether or not you’re doing your best every time you walk through the [...]
"Eye on the prize..." It seems to be, the longer we do something, the easier it is to forget why we started. Most everything we do in life, we do for a reason. Whether it’s to please other people, prove a point, change our current life situation, or simply to get from point A to [...]