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!
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!