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Is Intensity Missing From Your Workouts?

Everyone is in search of the holy grail of programs. The one that is going to lead them to the CrossFit Games. The one that is going to get them on the same playing field as THE Mat Fraser ... The program to end all programs. Why don’t you sit down for a minute, because what I’m about to tell you may shock you. …… …… The secret ingredient is intensity, not [...]

2018-06-12T21:00:32+00:00 June 12th, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Motivation|0 Comments

Why My Last Workout Changed My Life

You know, for a long time when I was younger and growing up, people always said that "it can't be done". Or, "you can't do that". Insert whatever goal in for "it" that you'd like, I'd always get told that. It got really frustrating and my once very carefree and entrepreneurial spirit took a back seat to conformity ... it was less painful and seemed to cause less friction in my everyday [...]

2018-06-01T16:49:24+00:00 June 1st, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Motivation|0 Comments

Recipe of the Weekend: HOLIDAY EDITION

You'll be the BBQ Hero this weekend if you throw down this recipe at the picnic table! Everyone loves a good potato salad. But ... sometimes you want to be a little more disciplined. So, you keep the theme, but you "make it your way". With our Holiday Edition of Recipe of the Week, we present a delicious AND TASTY, alternative to your traditional potato salads. Get cookin'! ==> INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound bacon [...]

2018-05-23T08:23:23+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Health, Recipe|2 Comments

The REAL Problem Behind “Cherry Picking” Your WODs

You ready to get real for second? Ok. Let's get real. I know you've skipped a workout before because it looked "too hard" or "you wouldn't be good at it". AKA you let your ego take charge and it couldn't handle the truth. You took one look at that WOD and said "NO THANKS, MAN!". I get it. I've done it before, too. And it's always been because I've forgotten one little [...]

2018-05-17T21:14:27+00:00 May 17th, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Motivation|0 Comments

Recipe of the Week: Bibimbap

If you've ever had Korean food before, you've probably had some form of Bibimbap. The dish is totally flexible and you can add or subtract veggies as you please. The real magic here is the combination of the sweet chili beef sauce, mixed with the pickled vegetables, should you choose to add those. ZING! INGREDIENTS Rice 2-4 cups cooked jasmine rice Spinach 1/2 Tbsp cooking oil 6 cups fresh spinach 1 tsp toasted sesame oil Pinch of salt Chili Garlic [...]

2018-05-17T20:35:56+00:00 May 17th, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Health, Recipe|0 Comments

Reduce Inflammation With These 4 Simple Steps

FIGHT INFLAMMATION We hear about this all the time ... but what is "inflammation" and how does it affect you? Inflammation comes from the word "inflame", which means to set on fire. Ouch ... that doesn't sound to comfortable, does it?! TWO TYPES OF INFLAMMATION Acute inflammation is a quick immune response that the body displays to an "attack" causing redness, swelling, pain and heat. Chronic inflammation is acute that has lingered [...]

2018-05-10T13:05:41+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Fitness|0 Comments

Recipe of the Week: Cider Glazed Chicken Bites

Looking for the real MVP of meal prep? It just might be this recipe right here ... The HOLY GRAIL of easy, delicious and great for leftovers! I'm not going to spend much time on the introduction for this one ... INGREDIENTS 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into cubes 1 tablespoon lard or bacon fat salt and freshly-ground black pepper 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh [...]

2018-05-10T12:25:53+00:00 May 10th, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Health, Recipe|0 Comments

Want To Be Healthier AND Happier? Do This.

I remember, back "in the day", growing up we played outside all day long. After school. Before school. Summer break. I think even when it was snowing and cold we found a way to bundle up enough to go outside and play. We don't get enough time outside anymore ... both kids and adults. And it's kinda of sad because being outside has so many benefits, in addition to providing mental clarity [...]

2018-05-03T11:14:03+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Health, Motivation|0 Comments

The ONE Area of Recovery You’re Missing … And How To Get It

In all my years of participating at a high level of functional fitness, I wish I would have known about the one key component of recovery that I was missing. I had put so much care into sleeping, eating, hydration and supplementation ... I totally ignored the one, main, foundational element of recovery. • • • There are many facets to training and many stresses that we encounter through that training and [...]

2018-05-03T11:00:52+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|CrossFit, Fitness, Motivation|0 Comments

Recipe of the Week: Shredded Chicken Enfrijoladas

En-Free-Ho-La-Dahs Say it again if you have to ... it just rolls off the tongue! Until a few days ago, I had never said that word, let alone seen it in print. But, wow, have I been missing out! I'm quite the fan of Mexican food and love a great dish that presents a new take on a classic. In this recipe, the Enfrijolada, is basically Chicken Enchiladas, smothered in a delicious, [...]

2018-05-03T11:01:56+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|CrossFit, Health, Recipe|0 Comments
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