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February 2018

Injuries: Setbacks or Opportunities?

2018-02-20T07:36:10+00:00

  Most people connect the word “injury” with a negative connotation of pain, setback, and having done something “wrong.” However, that isn’t necessarily the case, and injuries can bring about some of the most beneficial and exciting shifts in your training at any level. To injure is to do damage, and if we’re honest about [...]

Injuries: Setbacks or Opportunities?2018-02-20T07:36:10+00:00

2018-02-13T21:51:31+00:00

Did you catch any of the CrossFit Games on CBS Sports last year? How about the Summer Olympics (beach volleyball anyone?!)? NBA game? MLB game? Watch any sports lately? How about competitions… been to any of those? Did you notice how many athletes were sporting kinesiology tape? KT Tape or RockTape are the well-known brands, [...]

2018-02-13T21:51:31+00:00

#2018BeMoreResilient: How to stop thinking you’re stuck and start seeing results

2018-02-01T21:38:34+00:00

“I’ve been doing CrossFit for 3 years, and I still don’t have (insert movement of choice here).” "I come to the gym 3-4 days a week, but i'm not getting better at..." We hear it all the time. First, the seemingly confused statement about what it is that an athlete isn’t able to do yet, [...]

#2018BeMoreResilient: How to stop thinking you’re stuck and start seeing results2018-02-01T21:38:34+00:00

January 2018

What’s the purpose?

2018-01-17T15:29:02+00:00

  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 [...]

What’s the purpose?2018-01-17T15:29:02+00:00

December 2017

The 411 on Winter Hydration

2017-12-29T21:49:08+00:00

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 [...]

The 411 on Winter Hydration2017-12-29T21:49:08+00:00

November 2017

Paying the Man: What are you willing to pay to reach your goals?

2017-11-28T15:48:10+00:00

"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 [...]

Paying the Man: What are you willing to pay to reach your goals?2017-11-28T15:48:10+00:00

How, and When, to Feed the Beast: Post-workout nutrition in a nutshell

2017-11-13T05:38:32+00:00

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 [...]

How, and When, to Feed the Beast: Post-workout nutrition in a nutshell2017-11-13T05:38:32+00:00

October 2017

Commitment vs. Motivation: How Motivation is Sabotaging Your Long Term Goals.

2017-10-29T21:04:09+00:00

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 [...]

Commitment vs. Motivation: How Motivation is Sabotaging Your Long Term Goals.2017-10-29T21:04:09+00:00

August 2017

All for One and One for All: Working Together to Optimize Your Space

2017-08-04T10:10:16+00:00

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 [...]

All for One and One for All: Working Together to Optimize Your Space2017-08-04T10:10:16+00:00

July 2017

5 Workouts You Can Tackle Anytime, Anywhere

2017-07-13T12:50:35+00:00

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 [...]

5 Workouts You Can Tackle Anytime, Anywhere2017-07-13T12:50:35+00:00