April 2020 Blog Archive

Making Workouts At Home Fun!
Making Workouts At Home Fun! Tue, Apr 28, 2020 Yesterday we talked about habits. And really as I go about my morning, I am noticing more and more habits. The habits I had pre-quarantine are different than the ones I have during quarantine. Mealtimes are different, work is different, family time ... Read More

“Grass is always greener...”: How to change that mindset
“Grass is always greener...”: How to change that mindset Tue, Apr 28, 2020 I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase before that the “Grass is always greener on the other side”. It’s nothing new. The basic meaning of it is that what someone else has possession of looks a lot more desirable than what you... Read More

Motivation   Tue, Apr 28, 2020 “How much do you want it”? We’ve all been asked that before, most likely, numerous times. I think it’s worth revisiting now. During this time of staying home and staying isolated, it can be very easy to get into habits that we... Read More

NUTRITION TIPS! Tue, Apr 28, 2020 Flexible dieting, paleo, atkins, keto, what’s the best diet for you? True, all of these diets are perfect for someone with very specific goals. Most of us that are going to the box 4 to 5 times a week and our biggest fitness goal is to look goo... Read More

Setting Up Boundaries In The Kitchen
Setting Up Boundaries In The Kitchen Tue, Apr 28, 2020 For some of us, this quarantine may feel like we are in the middle of a really long vacation. Sleeping in, watching movies all day, reading that book, or getting the house project done, etc. I don’t know about you but when I’m on vacation... Read More

Shoulder Mobility
Shoulder Mobility Tue, Apr 28, 2020 Let’s face it, a lot of us have shoulder issues. Years and years of texting, driving and sitting more and more hours every day, has left us with poor posture and limited ranges of motion. And this is okay if you never plan on putting your hands... Read More

Are you ready?
Are you ready? Tue, Apr 28, 2020 That’s a tough question with potentially several answers. As it relates to what we do in CrossFit, our goal is to always be able to answer ‘yes’.   When we study CrossFit as coaches, we realize besides the local throwdowns a... Read More

How to Keep Calm & Stay Healthy When You’re Social-Distancing
How to Keep Calm & Stay Healthy When You’re Social-Distancing Tue, Apr 07, 2020 It’s a fact: social distancing saves lives. Staying at home and avoiding public gatherings is our best bet for winning this battle against COVID-19. Still, if you’re used to working out in a gym, yoga studio or other fitness space, adjusting your rou... Read More

Self-Care vs. Self-Indulgence
Self-Care vs. Self-Indulgence Tue, Apr 07, 2020 How can we turn the tendency to be consumed with ourselves into something positive? Let’s begin by appreciating the difference between self-care and self-indulgence. Read More

Why I Run
Why I Run Tue, Apr 07, 2020 The most common response I get are people curious about why I run. The obvious answer is simply that I enjoy it. It’s not all that often that I enjoy the run while I’m running and yet I come back day after day. So, let me explain why I run as much as... Read More

Motivation vs. Discipline
Motivation vs. Discipline Tue, Apr 07, 2020 Let’s talk for a minute about motivation and discipline. How many times have you decided to start ‘working on’ something new? And how many times have you failed to make that goal? Read More

Why We Foam Roll
Why We Foam Roll Tue, Apr 07, 2020 In any CrossFit box you walk in there is usually a section that is filled with what is commonly referred to as “mobility” equipment. This may consist of bands, foam rollers, lacrosse balls, percussion massagers, and other various instruments. Is all ... Read More

Fitness by Proxy: Watching The Fittest From My Couch
Fitness by Proxy: Watching The Fittest From My Couch Tue, Apr 07, 2020 Fortunately for fans of the CrossFit Games, the film duo known as the Buttery Bros gave the people what they wanted about a month earlier than they had planned: the online release of this year’s CrossFit Games documentary, The Fittest. Read More