COACHES CORNER

How’s the schedule holding up? Listen, I get it. Kids, job, bank accounts, social life (or more like our kid’s social life), to do lists.... Makes it feel like fitness just doesn’t have a place, right? Plus, 900 different opinions on what’s the best approach to...

What did you accomplish in 2017?

As 2017 draws to a close I want you to take a moment to reflect on your successes this year? Did you achieve what you wanted? Did you become healthier? Did you create more happiness and joy? Did you get a promotion or start a new project or business? Did you tackle...

THE MOST REVEALING TEST IN CROSSFIT

There are plenty of “tests” in CrossFit. There are lifts to test our overall strength, WODs to test our aerobic capacity, skills to test our gymnastics. But as a CrossFit coach and athlete, there is one test in particular that I hold in the highest regard. This test...

CrossFit Dash Guide to Your First Pull-Up

How many times have you looked at a workout and thought, “But, I can’t do a pull-up!” Too many times to count I bet. Don’t worry though - you’re not alone. For many of our athlete's pull- ups are the one exercise that seems so far away. To help get you closer to that...

Mindful Eating: Part Three

Develop Healthy Eating Environments Principle #3 “If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail” . Benjamin Franklin once said. We have to set ourselves up for success by creating an environment that encourages us to be mindful of our food. It is so important to pay attention...

What are you doing to stay/get fit?

“It’s November 10th, feeling like fall with this 40-50 degree weather. I survived Halloween and was able to reject ‘most’ of the candy that came my way. Mainly because I was conscious of my plan to change. I was able to listen to a podcast from Greg Gassman (founder...

Is Medicine Really the Answer?

I went to medical school to learn to treat diseases, specializing in Internal Medicine, which is designed to help patients treat diseases of the body, mostly diseases that come from their own lifestyle choices. Yes, the answer to most questions in medicine is...

COMMUNITY LESSONS

As a community, we all learn from each other every day.  However, in that effort, some negative feeling can come out We, as coaches, try to teach our community members quality over quantity. How you do anything is how you do everything, etc. Sometimes, people do less...

Mindful Eating: Part 2 “Know Why You’re Eating”

Know Why You’re Eating Last week we practiced paying attention to our hunger cues. Only eating when our body said it was time to eat and, putting it away when it said it was full.  Well, how’d you do?  Some may have noticed that you ate outside of when your body said...

Mindful Eating: Part 1

Counting Macros and calories has become a popular and successful way to help many people reach their fitness goals.  Have you asked yourself, what’s next?  Can you see yourself counting calories and macros forever?  Do you have a vacation coming up, or a social...

10 Ways to Annoy Your CrossFit Coach

10 WAYS TO ANNOY YOUR CROSSFIT COACH Chances are, you’ve annoyed your coach at some point. Whether it’s in a CrossFit class or some other group program, every gym has its fair share of people regularly engaging in behavior that is slowly chipping away at your coach’s...

CrossFit is Expensive

Have you ever said, "I would never spend $100 or more on CrossFit?" You're not alone... but do you really know what you're getting for your money? Many times people compare CrossFit gyms to Planet Fitness, LA Fitness, Lifetime Fitness, or another globo gym, but that...