Are you overtraining? Part 2.

Are you overtraining?  Below are several key indicators that you might be overtraining. Increased perceived effort during workouts. Excessive fatigue Decreased performance Loss of appetite Agitation & moodiness Insomnia or restless sleep Chronic or nagging...

Don’t Shave That Yak!

Don’t Shave That Yak! That might sound crazy right off the bat. It certainly did to me the first time I heard that expression. I came across it reading a blog post from Seth Godin. Below is how he explains Yak Shaving. “Yak Shaving is the last step of a series of...

The New Kid’s Story, Part 2

Starting a new path in life is really, really hard. This is the story of someone looking to start getting healthier and live longer, as they told it to me. “Jim” is a pseudonym, and he doesn’t like the internet, or writing, or even talking about himself. But this is...
Are You Taking The Easy Way Out?

Are You Taking The Easy Way Out?

Don’t take the easy way out!! One of the greatest things about CrossFit is it forces you to attack your weaknesses, but sometimes it is easier to avoid them. An example would be scaling a workout. For me it is so much easier to constantly avoid getting more...

Attitude In The Gym

Attitude can mean different things to everyone, but for this specifically, I want to talk about all of our time in the gym. When we are in the gym no matter how long we have been working out I think we can all relate, that emotion can have an effect on the quality of...
Life is meant to be celebrated.

Life is meant to be celebrated.

Part of who I am is the tapestry that my choices have woven. The little decisions I have made is the thread and the needle is my integrity. The choices I make and the consistency at which I stay true to them defines who I am. Do you ever wonder if you are enough? If...