If marathon mobilizing was a sport, I'd be a world champion. Not because I'm the best at it, but because I would outlast any and all competition. Those who know me are familiar with my ability to mobilize for hours and hours. My love of staying loose, limber, and flexible, has come with a ton… Continue reading Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own
"Monkey see, monkey do." - an expression describing someone who imitates another person's actions, good or bad, simply by having watched them before. Keeping up with your workouts and nutrition can be ROUGH for new parents. New routine, lack of sleep, hospital recovery, heck - a new living, breathing human to be responsible for! The stress… Continue reading Staying Fit with Small Children
You know the drill. You walk into the CrossFit gym and the first thing you want to know is what your buddy's time was on the workout. I get it, everyone gets competitive and it motivates us to push harder than we usually would alone. Most of the time this is healthy, but often times… Continue reading Complete Guide to Competing with Yourself – For CrossFitters
You walk into the gym, put your workout gear on the floor, and look up at the board. What do you see? Just two or three movements and maybe a really simple looking rep scheme. Your first thought is, "That's it?" You looked forward to hitting it hard today after a long day at work.… Continue reading Top Signs That a CrossFit Workout Will Be Harder Than it Looks
Episode 1 of the Iron Crew Podcast is now available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Sound Cloud! Find out in my own words what inspired me to start Iron Crew Athletics, my background as an athlete/coach, and how I became Jason Khalipa's first member at NC Fit! If you enjoy the podcast, remember to subscribe and… Continue reading Iron Crew Podcast is Now Live on iTunes, Stitcher, and Sound Cloud!
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