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Game Changers

Game Changers

I woke up this morning to this article - https://morningchalkup.com/2019/12/04/judge-awards-nearly-4-million-to-crossfit-in-legal-fees/?fbclid=IwAR3aDz4ba2gU0m7-zvOCiqWvKNiswLS1H8lCFPvzeZsPU0INkJb1K6ZARbU.  Long story short the National Strength and Conditioning...

The Flow State

The Flow State

This is my first day since I started writing last week that I am dealing with writer's block.  My first response was to sit at the computer and force myself to come up with something to read, but that didn't work at all. Then I thought about how I can come up with an...

Real Connections

Real Connections

There is an area in Italy where it is common to find men and women who are over the age of 100.  These people also are very active and have surprisingly low rates of disease and depression.  They also have exceptionally strong memories when compared to other people...

Decision Fatigue

Decision Fatigue

I am sure you have all heard the story about how some famous rich person wears the same thing every day (was it Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs?  it doesn't matter).  The thought process for this is simple, you can only make so many decisions in a day because...

The Key to Success

The Key to Success

We'll keep this one short.  I know my email is going to get stuck between a million huge Black Friday deals! I have been thinking a lot lately about learning new skills and gaining experience.  I believe most successful people fall into 2 categories - generalists...

Why you should go Ham on Thanksgiving.

Why you should go Ham on Thanksgiving.

As we approach Turkey Day tomorrow, I get a ton of variations of the following question - "What should I eat for Thanksgiving dinner?" My answer is really simple, but it is because I am not just looking at that one meal, instead it is important to look at the whole...

Finding Light when it is Dark

Finding Light when it is Dark

As we enter the last month of 2019, it is normal to take a look back at how the year went.  Human nature is to focus on the negative, so as I looked back at the year I thought about the struggles and the things that sucked.  This is actually an evolutionary trait - we...

What if you PR’d every single day?

What if you PR’d every single day?

In the honeymoon stage of Crossfit, you get to PR everytime you do a movement.  The first 1-2 years are amazing because it is this upward trajectory of improvement every single day. It also becomes a trap.  We are able to track and see our improvement in real time and...

Next 10 Week Cycle!

Next 10 Week Cycle!

With the Open and Assessment weeks over, it is time for a new cycle! With the new cycle comes two focal points. The focus of the cycle will be deadlift, double unders and situps. We are focusing a good amount on building a strong structure - that six pack is under...