Exercise, Psychological Health

Why You Should Exercise and Brush Your Teeth on Vacation

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

CrossFit, Exercise

The Kipping Pull Up – Are You Really Ready?

"Coach, why are we doing pull ups?  When, in real life, will we need to use this exercise?" It can be an exercise that may save your life!  That's what we tell people (I have at least) when they ask what the "real world" application of a pull up is.  You could accidentally slip on… Continue reading The Kipping Pull Up – Are You Really Ready?

Exercise

Creating a Quick and Effective Exercise Warm – Up

"If you don't have time to warm up, you don't have time to workout." - Jim Wendler, 5/3/1 Training Program I absolutely love that quote by Jim Wendler.  Nothing bothers me more than someone who walks into the gym and starts exercising, without warming up.  This is a recipe for disaster on so many levels.… Continue reading Creating a Quick and Effective Exercise Warm – Up