Exercise, Psychological Health

Maximize Your Sleep, Part 1 – Melatonin, Blue Light, and the Mid Day Nap

I had a side conversation with one of my 5am Iron Crew Athletes one day and he asked me, "Danny, what time do you go to sleep?"  I said, "Anywhere from 6pm to midnight.  So yea, I have that pretty dialed in." It got me thinking that I hadn't really been sleeping well.  I was… Continue reading Maximize Your Sleep, Part 1 – Melatonin, Blue Light, and the Mid Day Nap

CrossFit, Exercise, Mobility, Uncategorized

Top 5 Mobility Tools Everyone Should Own

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

CrossFit, Uncategorized

Top Signs That a CrossFit Workout Will Be Harder Than it Looks

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