No Equipment Travel WODS

I’ve been doing a lot of traveling last month and was not always able to make it to the gym for a workout.  Here are some workouts I put together that require NO EQUIPMENT at all.  Just sneakers, your phone for music/ to time yourself, and a road (for some of...

Practice vs. Training vs. Competing

One of the great things about walking into a CrossFit class, is that the programming is already there for you.  You don’t have to worry about programming for yourself or figuring out what muscle group to train on what day and for how long.  It’s all...

Pre- & Post-Workout Nutrition

You spend 1 hour of your day in a CrossFit class, the other 23 hours are spent outside the gym.  You work hard for that hour whether your goal is weight loss, building muscle, better body composition, or just general health.  That hour is very important in helping you...

Core Training Beyond the Situp

What is the “CORE”? The core is much more than just your abdominals.  It is actually a group of muscles in the lower back, stomach, and hips.  These muscles work together to keep your spine stable and your body upright.  They are always active and work in...

Reflecting on Your Performance After a CrossFit Competition

After the chalk dust settles, your sweat dries, and your adrenaline wears off after a long competition, it is important to take some time to reflect on your own performance.  Evaluate yourself.  What went well and why.  What didn’t go so well and why.  All of this...

Tips For Your First CrossFit Competition

You finally did it!  You signed up for your very first CrossFit competition, you’re excited, you’re nervous, you’re not sure what to expect. First of all.. Congratulations on signing up!  It takes a lot of courage to put yourself out there for the...