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The Fastest Way to Reach Burnout

The Fastest Way to Reach Burnout     Going down in a blaze of glory! It’s happened to me. It’s probably happened to you (or, at the very least, you got a little inkling of it). It sabotages you’re progress,… Read more »

What Shoes Should I Wear?

What Shoes Should I Wear? You’ve started CrossFit so you need a CrossFit shoe, right?  Maybe a basketball shoe?  A weightlifting shoe but they look so weird.  What about a minimalist shoe? “I don’t know what to do from here…”… Read more »

5 Rules to Start Strength Training

Why Should You Strength Train & 5 Rules to Start My response is, “why are you not strength training?”  But that doesn’t really get anybody anywhere. How about a list of the things we usually hear which people ACTUALLY care… Read more »

More is Not Better. Better is Better.

More is Not Better.  Better is Better In an effort to glean the most out of what you’re doing with your training you might think, “let’s do a 2 a day or a 3 a day.”  Especially considering the fact… Read more »

Can I Get 6-Pack Abs from Running?

Can I Get 6-Pack Abs from Running? Short answer? It definitely couldn’t hurt!  But let’s dive into the details so you don’t put together a bunch of “junk miles,” so to speak. How Often Should I Run? It depends, really…. Read more »

Programming for the Week

🚨Programming for Oct 28th to Nov 2nd🚨   *ONLY BROWN LEVELS SHOWN*   💥Monday💥 🦄Front Squat 8, 5, 3, 1 Building   🦄“Cloud 8” For Total Reps 20 sec of Goblet Squats Rest 10 sec 20 sec of Plank (add… Read more »

What is the Hardest Part of Getting Fit?

What is the Single Hardest Part of Getting Fit? This may or may not be a surprise to you:  the single hardest part of getting fit is NOT the working out part. What?! In my opinion, THE hardest part of… Read more »

Programming for the Week (10/21 to 10/26)

🚨Programming for Oct 21st to Oct 26th🚨   🦄We are well into the CFG Open, here. For those of you registered and competing with it, continue to have fun with it! This is a time for growth and fun!  … Read more »

What Would Happen If I Did Pullups Everyday?

What Would Happen if I Did Pullups Everyday? Let’s break this down into a few different categories: Postural Considerations Strength & Muscle Considerations Health Considerations — #1 – Postural Considerations — As a westernized society we are really good at… Read more »