FUNNING

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PRs are sweet aren’t they? Progress on the daily is rewarding isn’t it? Yes is the answer to both of those questions! Of course, we don’t always get those things. Certainly not every day or week and sometimes not every month.  I’ve been doing CrossFit consistently since December of 2011 and prior to that working […]

Low Hanging Fruit

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Last week we touched on a simple way to plan for and prioritize breakfast when you live a busy life and are often on the go. This was important, because we know that nutrition is the foundational layer of our fitness pyramid. NUTRITION > METABOLIC CONDITIONING > GYMNASTICS > WEIGHTLIFTING > SPORT. Any level of […]

Breakfast On The Go

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I’ve written about the prioritization pyramid a few times in the last couple of years…Nutrition is the foundation of health and the foundation of the pyramid. After it comes metabolic conditioning, then gymnastics/calisthenics, then weightlifting, and finally sport. Any kink in these tiers will ripple up the pyramid. If your gymnastics and body control are […]

Join Us for the 2020 Open in 2019!

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In 10 days, the first workout of the 2020 CrossFit Open will be announced. For some elite athletes, this is the first opportunity of the season to qualify for the CrossFit Games and for the sanctional events that take place throughout the year. For the rest of us, the 99%, the Open is something else […]

Get a Grip

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What are your strengths? Where are your weaknesses? In the gym and in life we have strengths and weaknesses. Some strengths came easily to us and others were hard earned. Some weaknesses we choose to ignore and others we’ve battled with forever despite a high effort. The last sample is the one I’d like to […]

Perfect

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The pursuit of perfection is an endless road. Nothing will ever be picture perfect. When we expect perfection we often walk away angry, frustrated, maybe even hopeless. With that said, perfection can be a focus as long as we have the right mindset to go along with. If we shift our mindset from expecting perfection […]

Building a Foundation for Complex Movements

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Some movements frustrate us more than others. Often times they are the more complex movements like a snatch or a bar muscle up. We want so badly to master it, so we spend time on it, usually repetition of that movement, hoping that we’ll get better at it. This approach is a long road of […]

Maximize Your Attack with Quality

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Which movements in the gym inspire you? Scare you? Frustrate you? Have come easy? Seem elusive? The answers to these questions probably point you in the direction of your strong suits and weaker ones. Everyone has strengths and weaknesses. They are apparent in all facets of our lives. In the CrossFit gym it is a […]