Choose an Environment that Supports You
- February 4, 2020
The environment you place yourself in is arguably the most important decision you can make at any given moment. The actions the environment supports will shape your life and the decisions that you make. Sounds like a big statement but let’s think about it for a minute. Compare a few different potential options of environments …
Is CrossFit Right For Non-Athletes?
- January 26, 2020
If you’ve never played organized sports or you don’t consider yourself athletic you probably feel like CrossFit isn’t for you. Don’t worry. You’re in good company. Most everyone has had this same feeling. Where does this come from? I think there are two things at play here: what you see on the internet and what …
The New Year’s Resolution Dilemma
- January 13, 2020
Some things happen in life with the flick of a switch. When you want to turn a light on you simply flip the knob, clap your hands or yell across the room to Alexa and “voila”, let there be light. Others take time to build, layer upon layer, like a brick house. The process can …
What Does It Take To ACTUALLY Lose 20 Pounds?
- January 6, 2020
One of our Core Values is honesty. As a coaching staff, we’ve taken a hard stance against the misinformation in the fitness industry. There is no “perfect workout”, supplement, ab routine, diet plan, or superfood that will unlock the secret to weight loss. I’ve opted for “losing 20 pounds” as our case study because it is …
5 Ways To Help Your Fitness During The Winter
- December 16, 2019
As the weather turns colder, many of us tend to let our health and fitness routines take the back burner for a few months. Whether you are feeling rundown or just trying to escape the holiday season without eating too much pie. It is important to recognize what the change in season can mean for …
How To Optimize Your Warmup and Cooldown
- November 25, 2019
Warmups and cooldowns are an essential part of training and should be given as much thought and effort as the workout itself. In fact if you’re short on time you are better off going through a proper warmup, mobilization, and stretching session than to try to get a quick workout in while skipping those other …
Eat to Thrive, Not Survive
- November 19, 2019
There are a lot of areas in life where “good enough” can be the goal. Ultimately you have a finite amount of time on this planet and if a task is not important to you then you want to outsource it or put in the minimum effective dose of effort so you can move on …
What’s Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals?
- November 12, 2019
If you currently want something in your life that you don’t have then there is a 100% chance that you are human. How you define yourself is by the action you take towards bringing those into your life. Some people make declarations about how they are finally going to make the big change Generally, if …
Strength Training for Injury Prevention
- November 5, 2019
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin Life is unpredictable and sometimes in our sports, exercise, and daily life we come out of these unpredictable situations a little bit worse for the wear… Some folks try to prevent these situations from happening through avoidance, but if you want to have …
Does Cardio Hurt Muscle Gain?
- October 29, 2019
It’s the ultimate tradeoff you must face whether you’re an athlete, bodybuilder, or recreational gym goer. How do you structure your strength training routine and still make time for trail runs, pickup basketball, or your metcon of choice? Strength is good. Cardio is good. So how do you balance the two for optimal health and …