• THE SQUIRREL ON THE WIRE

    I’m setting at my desk working away and I see something out of the corner of my eye- a squirrel moving swiftly across a power line 25 feet in the air. It moves without fear. It’s supposed to be able to do this. It got me thinking about learned fear. We trained explosive power with

  • PUSHING PAST THE PLATEAU.

    I’ve had quite a few people say in passing “Man, I feel like crap…” Some have had a rough couple of weeks of sickness, pressure headaches from the weather systems, or just general fatigue. If there is one sure place where you’ll notice these things, it’s in the gym. Our bodies need to be rested,

  • THERE IS A CHAMPION INSIDE YOU.

    There’s a little cliché saying “If it were easy, everyone would do it” that bears some truth. CrossFit is no different. This stuff ain’t easy. You will be sore sometimes. You’ll have to adjust your schedule. You’re going to want to clean up your diet because our bodies don’t run well on fast-food. Maybe you’ll

  • WHAT’S YOUR GO-TO?

    We all have stressors in our lives. The choices that we make can lead to this stressors, and then sometimes we just get unlucky. The important part is how we cope with our stressors. What’s your go-to after a hard day at work? Off to the gym before you crash? or home for a few

  • THE FISHERMAN AND THE BUSINESSMAN

    There’s a classic old story about a fisherman and a businessman. The businessman is on vacation, and hires the fisherman to take him out for a day. They have a lot of fun, and at the end of the day the business guy hands the fisherman some money. He says, “What are you going to