This is a long post, so here's a summary for you: New Year’s Resolutions (NYR) suck. 50% of Americans make them, and only 8% see long-term success. 92% are falling victim to their own best intentions, even though they’re not even remotely close to commiting to changes...read more
What is designed to save you, might just ‘kill you’. At least financially it may seem to do that. While some insurance providers are removing some of their coverage options from the market, other providers removing themselves completely from selected markets - and...read more
Not all gyms are equal. Far from it, actually. Granted, most look the same way, have rows of machines, or as in our case, no machines but rigs, rowers, and other equipment. But that's only what you see when you step in. To select your future 'home away from home',...read more
3 Proven Ways to Squash the Trappings of Sitting Sitting’s reputation has taken a turn for the worst recently, and for good reason: As your body sits, it adapts to that posture, usually resulting in muscles that are too tight in some places and too loose in others to...read more
4 Muscle-Building Breakfasts (and Mark Rippetoe Wisdom) Strength is one of the ten domains of fitness, defined as “the ability of a muscular unit, or the combination of muscular units, to apply force” (CrossFit Journal). Did that definition just give you flashbacks...read more
We get excited, especially when we are close to mastering a skill, or when starting out, or when we notice great progress. Often times, we can 'wrestle' our way into a pull-up, or squat that extra ten pounds if we just put a little oomph into it and sacrifice a little...read more
According to the National Sleep Foundation, humans are part of only 15% of mammals who segregate their days into sleeping and being awake. The rest of our mammalian cronies have multiple awake and sleep periods a day. Think of your pet's life; that’s what we’re...read more
“Well, I guess I have to go work out…” “Aww… do we have to do strict pull ups?” “Coach, why do we have to run 400 meters? 200 is good, isn’t it?” Is this you at the gym? I know that sometimes it’s me... and while it’s easy to slip into this frame of mind, it’s...read more
Here is a guest post from one of our members and previous coaches, Beth! Camping in the summer is an American staple vacation. We're going to fill you in on how you can go about eating healthy, while being out in the wilderness! Whether you're packing several miles to...read more
When you first started working out, everything was challening but new and exciting. The people, the energy, the movements, all the things you didn’t know you could do but now have done repeatedly make you feel invigorated (but exhausted) and ready for more each day....read more
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