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Recipe of the Weekend: Easy Chicken Minestrone

Enjoy a hearty, "adult" take on chicken noodle soup! This week, we've got an easy, quick variation on a delicious chicken & noodle soup. We also throw in some bright and delicious veggies and you've got something that cooks up quick AND tastes great for leftovers! INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup diced yellow onion 1 cup diagonally sliced carrot 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons unsalted tomato paste 4 cups [...]

2018-02-15T21:41:18+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Fitness, Recipe|0 Comments

Fear Is A Liar

"Many are harmed by fear itself, and many may have come to their fate while dreading fate" - Seneca 'Twas the night before competition and all through your house, everyone else was sleeping, but your mind was running at warp speed. • • • I know how you feel. I've been there before. Going through all the possibilities that could happen. What will the competition look like? Maybe you already know who [...]

2018-02-08T14:54:42+00:00 February 8th, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Health, Motivation|1 Comment

“Get Woke” And Reach Your Athletic Potential

Imagine having it all figured out. Your weaknesses are not your proverbial weaknesses anymore. Your strengths are always strong and primed. Your movement is crisp, efficient and is synonymous with "machine like". Your competition does not scare you - it excites you and pushes you to perform at your best at all times.   (Sometimes you might even scare your competition!) Now doesn't that just sound really freakin' perfect? Talk about an [...]

2018-02-01T14:20:00+00:00 February 1st, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Health, Motivation|0 Comments

The 101 Things 10 Years Of Training Taught Me

It has been over 10 years since I did my first WOD ... Would you believe that it was "Cindy"? I remember a few guys in ROTC asked me to join them for a workout. I had observed them for a while doing these silly workouts, and was skeptical ... But, they were my peers and I had to play along - it's an Army thing. So, for appearances sake, I joined [...]

2018-01-25T14:52:42+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Fitness|0 Comments

Why The 7 Army Values Aren’t Just For Soldiers …

• • • They are also applicable for athletes, moms, dads, friends, professionals, blue collar, public service workers and really every human in general. They are a set of "standard operating procedures" that we can all learn to live by and see some improvements in all facets of our lives. For athletes, operating with the Seven Core Values in mind will not only make you a better athlete, but a better coach, [...]

2018-01-31T13:32:04+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Fitness|1 Comment

This Is How You Never Get “No Repped” Again

Imagine if you knew your training mistakes before you made them ... so you didn't have to make them! I know that's wishful thinking ... And it's not how "adulting" or life works. You learn hard lessons the hard way, the old fashioned way. It costs you time. Money. Maybe a bit of sanity. Obviously we can't go back in time and get a mulligan on what we've already messed up, but [...]

2018-01-23T13:37:28+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|CrossFit, Motivation|1 Comment

Rich Froning Agrees, Supplements Are “Crucial” To Training & Recovery

You can benefit greatly from introducing supplements to your training routine. I’m assuming when you wake up in the morning you are more likely to ask “how can I be better” than say “I can’t wait to f*ck up today!”. So, assuming you want to be better than yesterday and crush your PRs, the competition and any damn WOD that gets in your way, you need to take your supplementation seriously. Don’t [...]

2017-12-17T22:20:42+00:00 December 17th, 2017|CrossFit, Health, Motivation, Supplements|0 Comments

Becometh The Supple Leopard: 3 Ways To Give Your Mobility Routine A BAMF Boost

Mobility and flexibility training is important for any athlete. Due to the forces of nature and our athletic goals, our bodies take a beating and the brunt of those beatings are absorbed by our joints and tissues. Runners will experience almost all shock absorbed by the lower body before it ever reaches above the hips. Their knees are gonna, almost always, hurt and ache. Weightlifters and competitive exercisers will experience so many [...]

2017-12-19T14:46:17+00:00 December 16th, 2017|CrossFit, Fitness, Motivation|0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: CrossFit Games 2018 Season Dates

Holy crap! Big news in the functional fitness world! The CrossFit Games have announced their 2018 Season Schedule: All the following information is from CrossFit Inc. STAGE 1: THE OPEN FIVE WEEKS – FEB. 22-MARCH 26 18.1- Feb. 22-26 18.2- March 1-5 18.3- March 8-12 18.4- March 15-19 18.5- March 22-26 Registration for the Open begins Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The Open is the first stage of the CrossFit Games season and [...]

2017-12-07T16:44:51+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments
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