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Only You

Posted on Oct 21, 19

“ Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. People can’t stop you. Only YOU can stop you.” -Jeffrey Gitomer   We all have goals and dreams. We have had excuses too. We have all held ourselves back from our true potential at one point or time in our lives. Whether it is fear, lack […]

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Why I think you should do the Open ( and how to do it for free)

Posted on Oct 20, 19

The CrossFit Open is upon us and your coaches and fellow gym members are probably asking you strange things like “You ready for 20.1?” and “What do you think Castro has in store for us?” All of this is referencing a 5 week international competition that is the first stage in CrossFit crowning the Fittest […]

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Pumpkin Soup

Posted on Oct 18, 19

Cooler weather this fall is the only excuse you will need to try this simple soup recipe. Pumpkin Soup Ingredients 1 small red onion, chopped 1 medium white onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 tbsp (15 mL) of grass-fed butter or olive oil 1 small can of pumpkin puree (or fresh in which […]

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Essential Areas to Strengthen

Posted on Oct 17, 19

There are common muscle groups that do not get trained enough even in the active and athletic population. These areas will help improve your overall strength and also help with imbalances and weaknesses.   Four main muscle groups are:   Gluteal Muscle- gluteal weakness can be seen with ankle, knee, hip and/or lower back issues. […]

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Adaptions to Fitness

Posted on Oct 16, 19

While we are working on our fitness goals, it is beneficial to know how we are getting better in addition to how to get better. There are a few ways the body adapts to fitness: neurological changes, increased motor unit recruitment, increased cardiac output, hypertrophy.    When you first start exercising, the first 2-4 weeks […]

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Foods that can help combat Stress.

Posted on Oct 14, 19

Stress can be a problem when you are trying to reach your health and fitness goals. How can stress affect this? When a person is under stress self control is harder to manage, being focused on your workouts and diet can be harder along with the strength and proper form in your exercises. You can […]

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Training along with the intended purpose of the programming.

Posted on Oct 13, 19

There are some fundamental principles of how I program. A lot of the jargon doesn’t directly affect the 99.99% of CrossFitters and shouldn’t. If you come into the gym, follow the board, listen to your coaches and feel satisfied when you walk out the door. You are doing things exactly like you’re supposed to. Some […]

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PB & J Yogurt

Posted on Oct 12, 19

Here’s a simple and easy recipe to help you get in your protein!   Ingredients 6oz fat free plain Chobani 4tsp reduced sugar grape jelly 2tbsp red seedless grapes, cut in half 1tbsp reduced-fat peanut butter 1tsp unsalted peanuts INSTRUCTIONS Place the yogurt in a bowl. Top with jelly, then peanut butter. Sprinkle peanuts and grapes and grab a spoon! Serving: 1bowl, Calories: 258kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 21.5g, Fat: 7.5g, Saturated […]

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Progressive Overload

Posted on Oct 10, 19

The idea of progressive overload is essential to strength training and general fitness as well. It is why you see a back squat using 60% of your 1RM one week, and 70% the next. You progressively overload your body to allow for adaptations to occur. Your body will adapt to the loads placed on it. […]

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Tips to Improve Your Bench Press

Posted on Oct 9, 19

Bench Press is a common exercise but one that we do not focus on a lot in CrossFit but some of you do enjoy doing this lift and would like to know how much can you bench and what can you do to increase this number.   Here are some tips to help you improve […]

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