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Skills practice is work

We have entered the fitness era where lines are blurred when it comes to training. We live in the hype moment of metabolic conditioning and high intensity training and we feel like we need to push the body all the time. I have done a lot of reading lately and although I don’t train a...

Mobility – The Key to Unlocking Strength

Mobility: “The quality or state of being mobile.”  “The ability to move freely and easily.” Mobility has an important role in our everyday lives. But how can improved mobility enhance your strength training and overall fitness level? I have heard people say “all that working out will hurt you” or “one day …

Good Nutrition Eases Side Effects of Cancer and Promotes Healing

Good nutrition encompasses much more than adding green vegetables to the diet. Nutrition is the process that the body uses to obtain the benefits of consumed food. The body uses food to replace tissue, improve the body’s ability to stay healthy, and as energy to spur growth. Good nutrition is important for everyone, but …

O-Lift Programming Roundtable

Behind great performance, there is always a plan. For Olympic Weightlifting, that plan is called “programming”. Here are thoughts from three top athletes/coaches on the topic of programming: Colin Burns – Avoid programming for yourself, because you’ll end up doing too much of what you want and too …

The Fitness Misconception Cycle

For the past few decades the route to physical fitness and general health and wellness has been deterred for the average man or woman. General information about getting and staying physically fit, eating correctly, and maintaining general healthy lifestyles has been sparse, and the information that was and/or is available …

“You Don’t Look Like A Trainer”

A friend of one of my clients told her that “Kristy doesn’t look like a trainer….there is a trainer at my gym who is a lot more cut up than she is”……. Yeah. That just happened. I love when people say to me, “someone was talking about you the other day.” It makes me laugh....

My Road Back to Regionals

In the spring of 2012 while in my final year of law school and working as a law clerk, I saw a groupon for three months of crossfit for a steal and I thought, “What the heck, I’ll give it a try.” I was bored with my current gym routine, which consisted of running and...

A journey Back to me” Crossfit Athelete”

I recently did my first Crossfit games open , under one of the Masters division , and I can say folks it was an incredible experience in which left me, thirsting for more of these grueling , and punishing workouts , like wow man” what a journey them five weeks played on my psyche. I...

Keeping Calm The Night Before a Big Match

This is Part 11 in the series on Mental Strength and High Intensity Athletic Performance. Perhaps the most common mistake athletes make happens before the event, or starting a high intensity athletic performance. The night before the event or a CrossFit drill that they know will push their limits as they are lying there …

Church and CrossFit: The Strange Connection

Some combinations seem destined to go together: Peanut butter and jelly, kittens and social media, Miley Cyrus and bad choices. Yet other combos hardly seem like they fit, like CrossFit and churches. Somehow, the CrossFit culture has wormed its way into the heart of some organized religions to the point where there are now …

There’s More to a Full Recovery: A Case Study

After any injury, one’s goal is, of course, to make a full recovery. But think about that for a minute: a FULL recovery. There’s more to it than just healing what was broken or injured. So much more! What qualifies me to make that statement? Although I’m not a doctor or physical therapist, I am...

10 Completely Invalid Excuses to be on the Leaderboard

1) “I started the WOD at RX, but those cleans got heavy on the round of 15 so I dropped to 95 for the round of 9. But I did all the handstand push-ups! That counts, right?” 2) “I wasn’t counting my reps per say, but I was hanging with Tom the whole WOD, so...

4 Things Athletes Do That Drive Coaches Nuts

1) Talking/spacing out during whiteboard time Talking to your buddy about how you totally PR’d your front squat yesterday can wait until after the coaches are finished explaining the WOD. Not only does it distract newer members from listening to information they need, but it distracts the coaches as well. Sometimes …

7 Tips Every Young CrossFit Coach Should Know

Coaching comes naturally to some, and not so naturally to others. Some people are born “the Coach’s Eye,” and some need to work to develop it. If you’re in the 18-23 year old demographic, fresh off your Level One Certification course, and just starting out as a coach, chances are you’re going …
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