Born To crossFit by Coach MDV

Maya moves toward the loaded barbell with the utmost concentration. The lift is to be a squat clean, and the bar is setup with more weight than she has ever cleaned previously. She looks calm, almost peaceful; however there is an unmistakable air of intensity. She rolls her hands on the bar and engages her hook grip. For a few moments you think she might be fazed by the lift as she readjusts her hands, but you are wrong. With one last audible breath her performance begins, and she executes with precision setting yet another personal record....

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Flexing Your Gratitude Muscle by Coach Ben

As you guys know I love coaching.  I want every member to get stronger, fitter and faster, but I also want everyone of our members lives to improve outside the box as well.  I talk a lot with the classes I coach about the power of positive thinking and tactics to use inside and outside the gym to improve your performance and improve your life. Today I talked with my classes about “flexing your gratitude muscle.”  This is a concept I got from Tim Sanders in his book “Today We Are Rich.”  Everyone knows the feeling of gratitude –...

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There is no SHOULD by CFNE

Never use the word “should.” “Should” implies failure. If you say, “I should go to the gym today.” You are implying that you won’t. Instead, say “I WILL go to the gym today.” How did you do in 12.2? “I got 75 reps, but I SHOULD have gotten 80.” This statement implies failure. You got 75 because that is the most that you could have possibly gotten given your situation at that time. Next time you might be able to do more, but that is because you are in a different situation. You have the advantage of already doing the WOD...

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Real Food Challenge

Real Food Challenge

Eat Meat and Vegetables, Some Nuts and Fruit, Little Starch, and… NO PROCESSED FOODS  This is not a weight loss challenge – it is a challenge to better our health and wellness, through eating only the best foods out there. Will we see a loss of body fat during this challenge? Absolutely! However that is simply a result of becoming healthier, by eating the way food was meant to be consumed… in it’s natural, unaltered state. Real food grows in the wild – the way nature intended. “Food-stuffs” are man-made creations that may...

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May Paleo Challenge

May Paleo Challenge

PALEO CHALLENGE RULES Eat Meat and Vegetables, Some Nuts and Fruit, Little Starch, and… NO PROCESSED FOODS   This is not a weight loss challenge – it is a challenge to better our health and wellness, through eating only the best foods out there. Will we see a loss of body fat during this challenge? Absolutely! However that is simply a result of becoming healthier, by eating the way food was meant to be consumed… in it’s natural, unaltered state. Real food grows in the wild – the way nature intended. “Food-stuffs”...

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