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Why Finishing Last is An Accomplishment

We all begin at the gym with that thought – ‘I don’t want to finish last’. Most experiences in society have taught us that coming last means losing and failing, but at CrossFit, that’s definitely not the case. Coming last means you pushed yourself. You went outside...

Strategies for Success During the Holidays – Part 4

Ok, you survived one of the Holidays and we hope you used our tips/strategies to be successful. Between now and Christmas life can get really busy. Our final post in this series is again on consistency. Consistency is key in reaching those goals you set back when you...

Strategies for Success During the Holidays – Part 3

By Coach Tim Ahhh, the holidays, the most wonderful time of the year... or so the song goes. There really are a lot of great things to enjoy this time of year. Family, friends, gifts, and so much food! Unfortunately, it can also be a stressful time for pretty much all...

Strategies for Success During the Holidays – Part 2

These next strategies are brought to you by Coach Nathan and Coach Billie. As we all know the holidays bring with them a plethora of opportunities for overeating and for not sticking to one's nutrition plan. Here are some tips for staying on track/getting back on...

Strategies for Success During the Holidays – Part 1

Over the next several weeks, we will be sharing with you tips from our coaches for surviving the Holiday Season - from consistency in the gym, to nutrition, to finances. We don't want January 1st to be a 'starting over' point for you this year. Instead, we hope that...

Don’t Fall For Fads!

By Coach Billie Oh my gosh Becky, did you see how skinny Tracy was? What is she doing? I have to do it! Oh, she is taking the new shake that made her loose 10 pounds in 1 week! We should totally try it……ALERT, ALERT, ALERT!!! Ladies and gentlemen, it is just another...

Focus on the Long Term

By Coach Nathan Fitness is 100% goal oriented. The idea of fitness is itself a goal: we want to become more fit than we were. One of the more effective methods of tracking progression is to set many, reasonably attainable goals that can be achieved in a relatively...

Why WOR Doesn’t Look Like Other Gyms

By Coach Tim Have you ever wondered how the big corporate gyms make money?  They are often huge buildings filled with row after row of expensive equipment. Many are in high-rent parts of town and are adorned with brightly colored signs promoting unlimited 24/7 access...

What Are You Doing Right?

By Coach Cheyenne Shoot!  I slept through my alarm.  Now I don’t have time to get to WOR on time for the workout.  I’ll still go, but now everything seems off.  During the strength part, we are working on a PR for back squat.  I didn’t even get close to a new PR. ...

Something is better than Nothing

By Coach Kelly Everyone struggles at times making it to the Box whether it be because you are sore from the day before, you do not want to aggravate a muscle or joint, or struggling to find time because you are having a hectic week.   Sometimes the best medicine for a...

What Is ‘Scalability?’

By Coach Tim At heart, I’m an introvert.  It’s hard for me to approach people I don’t know.  I’m perfectly content to stay in my bubble and do my own thing.  As such, I generally don’t bring up the topic of CrossFit with people from outside the box. Don’t get me...

There is a winner inside of you!

By Coach Cheyenne There is a winner inside of you!  Yes, you!  You are probably thinking, “Not me. I can see a winner in Joe or Suzie, but definitely not me.  Joe and Suzie have their lives together.  They are good at everything and they are just ‘winners’.” Let me...

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