Train for life

It's well known that being active is important for overall health and longevity. No matter what activity we choose to keep us healthy sometimes we lose the drive that we once had to keep working at it day after day. Once we start questioning why we go to the gym day after day its important … Continue reading Train for life

A warm up for the warm up

Warming up for WODs Though we understand not everyone has an extra 30 min before class to warm up we do strongly encourage people to show up at the minimum 5-10 minutes before class starts to settle in and maybe do some warming up. Fortunately for those that sneak in just before the buzzer our … Continue reading A warm up for the warm up

What are CrossFit workouts all about?

Have you ever wondered why CrossFit workouts are designed the way they are? And why do the coaches always tell you to squat lower, throw the ball higher, get your chest to the ground and lock the elbows out? It seems so random but there is a method to the madness. To explain that method … Continue reading What are CrossFit workouts all about?

This Weeks Preview – 9/22/19

Monday: We are starting the week off with a classic strength benchmark, a 3RM deadlift. Following our heavy lifting session we have a short sprint type of workout. This one starts with a fast run, then goes into 3 rounds of fast sets of deadlifts and double unders, and then finally is capped off with … Continue reading This Weeks Preview – 9/22/19

This Weeks Preview – 9/15/19

The (2nd) 2019 CrossFit Open Registering for the Open is a yearly gut check for me. The atmosphere pushes me to go harder than I normally do in classes. And just about every single time I finish an open workout, I walk away knowing that I have even more in me than i thought. I'll … Continue reading This Weeks Preview – 9/15/19

This Weeks Preview – 9/8/19

Back Easts first Intramural CrossFit Open has begun! One day in and its already been interesting to say the least. Keep your eye out for updates on what happens next. Also, make sure to mark your calendars for all the upcoming events related to the Open. You can find them on a post on our … Continue reading This Weeks Preview – 9/8/19

This Weeks Preview – 9/1/19

We are one week away from kicking off the Intramural Open season! Make sure to watch social media for updates this week! We will be choosing team captains this week and the draft will kick off the recruiting for teams on Saturday. If you missed last weeks preview and are not sure what the Intramural … Continue reading This Weeks Preview – 9/1/19

Jeff’s Musings: The CrossFit Open, CrossFit and Life:

I've always wanted to share my thoughts with people through a blog or v-log (if thats a thing) because i have a lot of them. My mind is constantly bickering about something. I cant say this will be a regular blog but somehow these words made it out and i wanted to share this with … Continue reading Jeff’s Musings: The CrossFit Open, CrossFit and Life:

This Weeks Preview – 8/25/19

Before we get into what our workouts look like this week (which is at the end of this post) you NEED to read all about the upcoming CrossFit Open Intramural event! WELCOME TO OPEN SEASON!  For those new to CrossFit, the CrossFit Open consists of 5 workouts spread across 5 weeks that aim to find … Continue reading This Weeks Preview – 8/25/19

This Weeks Preview – 8/18/19

How are you warming up? I address this topic at least once a year because its such an important piece to our training. We always provide a lengthy warm up programmed for each class and i think we all can agree that we are usually sweating by the end of those warm ups. But is … Continue reading This Weeks Preview – 8/18/19