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Want to Feel Healthy?

Want to Feel Healthy?

For many of you, the reason you first came to us was "to get healthy." So I'm curious, what does that really mean to you? The dictionary refers to health a number of different ways: 1. The state of being free from illness or injury 2. The general condition of the body...

Lessons From 20.1

Lessons From 20.1

One of my favorite things about the Open season are the conversations that take place both leading up to each weeks new workout AND especially afterwards.   Inevitably, we always make our way to a laundry list of would haves, could haves, and should haves. In...

Why I Still Believe Everyone Should Do The Open

Why I Still Believe Everyone Should Do The Open

This will be my 10th year of doing the CF Open.   (If you’re new and haven’t heard what it is, definitely start by reading the article linked here.)   For some, this might be your first. It might be your 5th, 3rd, or 7th.   For many, maybe you’ve never...

Can You Build Muscle with Bodyweight Exercises Only?

Can You Build Muscle with Bodyweight Exercises Only?

We've gotten this question a number of times: Can I build muscle mass with just bodyweight exercises? Absolutely! Ever seen male gymnasts? (Head to the google) Gymnasts work almost exclusively using only bodyweight, and they are jacked! It’s not easy though! Most...

Pain in CrossFit – Part 2

Pain in CrossFit – Part 2

In part 1 of this 2-part series, we talked about the mechanisms behind the occurrence of elbow pain within CrossFit...or any other fitness regimen you might be following. Understanding how something occurs is the best course of action to prevent it from happening in...

Pain in CrossFit – Part 1

Pain in CrossFit – Part 1

Can CrossFit make you sore? Absolutely. Can you get hurt from doing CrossFit? Sure. There is inherent risk in any physical endeavor you undertake. It is our responsibility as your coaches, and your responsibility as an athlete, to mitigate that risk as best as we can....

How Do You Get the Best Results with CrossFit?

How Do You Get the Best Results with CrossFit?

It’s simple. But it’s NOT easy. 1. Sign up. You gotta’ start somewhere! Schedule a free intro, where we'll help you create a program that works for your schedule and meets you where you are. You can get great results with even just 3 days per week. You’ll be taught...

The 2020 CrossFit Open is Here!

The 2020 CrossFit Open is Here!

It seems like just yesterday that we were wrapping up the 2019 Open. But guess what - that was back in March of this year! CrossFit HQ decided to give us an extra special gift this year - the 2020 season will kick off with the Open in October! The first workout is...

Sports Performance Training

Sports Performance Training

Parents, have you got a high schooler who loves playing sports but finds it difficult to break into the varsity squad, or maybe they struggle to make the starting team? Maybe they play an individual sport like tennis but find it difficult to keep up with the...

Do Squats Work Hamstrings and Calves?

Do Squats Work Hamstrings and Calves?

A flippant answer would be, why does it matter? For someone used to working body parts individually like a body builder, we would say that squats should not be your primary movement for posterior leg development. But are those muscles activated during a property...

Why Do I Lose Fitness So Easily?

Why Do I Lose Fitness So Easily?

This morning, I had a great side conversation with an athlete who was gone for a couple weeks due to work/travel obligations. We commiserated a bit together about how quickly we seem to lose our fitness in just few short weeks. Naturally, he wanted to know why.  ...

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