Although I don't consider myself a coffee snob, I do know the difference between good and bad coffee. Most importantly, I can appreciate a good cup of coffee. Don't get me wrong, I have been known to drink gas station coffee in a pinch (and enjoy every drip of that caffeine), but there is nothing… Continue reading Rubel Roasting Coffee and Their Commitment to Freshness
If you've had the opportunity to drop into more than one CrossFit gym, you are aware that CrossFit gym's are not created equal. There are many factors that attribute to this, but the biggest one is the quality of coaches. It's what makes or breaks a gym. Not the fancy equipment, not the cool logo,… Continue reading 5 Qualities of a Great CrossFit Coach
Everyone knows I literally cannot shut up about mobilizing. I stretch everywhere I can, in the car, doing dishes, hell I have even done mobility on the toilet. Now that you have that visual, let me tell you what sort of things I've learned during my time mobilizing. How to Slow Down It is so… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Learned While Mobilizing
"Okay class here's the warm up. 3, 2, 1, go!" - Coach. Followed by dead silence. Sound familiar? There are many GREAT CrossFit coaches out there who struggle engaging with people outside of teaching them how to move. Of course, as a coach, your primary job is to ensure that clients are safe and well… Continue reading How to Entertain Your Class as a CrossFit Coach
In a CrossFit gym, if you are caught performing bicep curls during open gym it is a guaranteed shit talking session. This will (and should) always be playful teasing, but nonetheless, it will make a scene. CrossFit generally despises traditional bodybuilding exercises. You know, the stuff you used to read about in the magazines or… Continue reading 5 Body Building Exercises All CrossFitters Should Be Doing
We all know CrossFit is a cult. Kidding. Sort of. Wait. Hold on. A cult refers to a relatively small group of people. You know, under the radar, up and coming, or under ground. CrossFit is main stream now, so it can't be a cult! I kid again. Kind of. I love CrossFit and all… Continue reading CrossFit History Lesson – You Gon’ Learn Today!
Vacation - a period spent away from home in travel or recreation. You've booked your vacation, awesome! Plane tickets, passport, wallet, check! Bathing suit, sunblock, sunglasses, check! Toothbrush, deodorant, floss, check! Workout clothes...check??? Most people think of vacation as a way to escape their day to day stressors. Traffic, bills, meetings, and all of the… Continue reading Why You Should Exercise and Brush Your Teeth on Vacation