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I Like to Sleep and I Cannot Lie!

I Like to Sleep and I Cannot Lie!

(Please tell me that you sang that to the tune of Baby Got Back!) Where does the term sleeping like a baby come from? If you’ve ever tried to get a baby to sleep through the night, you know what I mean! Babies sleep for a few hours at a time. Toddlers fight sleep with...

The Importance of the Third Place – even if it’s VIRTUALLY!

The Importance of the Third Place – even if it’s VIRTUALLY!

Statistics show that people are happy to be working at home for a week or two, but after that many suffer from the lack of social interaction. We are innately social creatures! We understand that for many people, the gym is an important source of social contact. Your...

Yeah, I wanted to CHEAT my reps that day…

Yeah, I wanted to CHEAT my reps that day…

We have all been there. No one is there to hold us accountable and we are tired, and it is hard, and we just don’t want to. And it is in that darkest moment of being with ourselves that we really find out what we are made of. I own a gym. Surprisingly, that means I...

Spring has SPRUNG – it’s time to RUN!

Spring has SPRUNG – it’s time to RUN!

Running is so often a love or hate relationship. I’ve not met too many people who are casually lukewarm about the prospect of lacing up the running shoes and hitting the pavement. That being said, now that the bike path is clear and the weather is getting warmer, we...

Why Do YOU CrossFit?

Why Do YOU CrossFit?

Today’s article is written by my 17 year old daughter Olivia. What prompted you to search for a gym? What finally motivated you take charge of your life, your health? What made you choose a CrossFit gym over all the other cheaper gyms? What made you come to Recursive?...

Burpees SUCK so GOOD!

Burpees SUCK so GOOD!

A few years back I drove from Madison, Wisconsin to visit my brother in Avon, Colorado. I was relatively new to CrossFit, but knew that Colorado was huge into CrossFit and wanted to visit a few boxes while I was there. The closest one to my brother’s home was CrossFit...

Time Caps and Scaling

Time Caps and Scaling

People frequently ask me some variation of the following questions: Can we not have time caps? Why do we have to have time caps? Can I finish the workout after the time cap? I dislike answering these questions with “no” or “because I said so” with little or no...

Miles Traveled

Miles Traveled

I developed gestational diabetes when I was pregnant with my 3rd baby (who is almost 11 now) and the advice I was given by the nutritionist blew my mind. Like, in a really bad way - your body can’t process carbs/gluten, but you should still be sure to eat 2 servings...

Start Losing Weight Today!

Start Losing Weight Today!

Eat when you feel hungry and stop when you feel satisfied. Sounds easy right? Well, guess what- it isn’t and the lifestyle of today doesn’t help make it any easier. So what can you do to ensure you do this one thing? Here are a few tips to get you started. In between...

Benefits of Workplace Wellness

Benefits of Workplace Wellness

What is workplace wellness anyway? It’s simple- It is an offering to people within the same work environment to achieve the same thing- better health. This can occur in various forms- seminars, nutrition and lifestyle challenges, fitness, or any variety of the 3!...

You Are Human!

You Are Human!

As humans, we strive to be the best version of ourselves. With these efforts, there is a tendency to be perfect, go all in, be 100%... It is no different when it comes to making improvements with our nutrition. That is stressful. When we talk about taking a long term...

Get the Most Out of Nutrition Coaching

Get the Most Out of Nutrition Coaching

You’ve probably seen stuff on social media about the nutrition program and the benefits of doing nutrition coaching. You may be motivated to participate in nutrition coaching to lose weight, gain confidence, improve performance, or to decrease your risk of developing...

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