Why You Should Run a 5k!

Why You Should Run a 5k!

CrossFitters are not known to love running. We obviously have some really great runners at the gym. We even have a lot of people that use CrossFit as cross-training for running events. But whenever the 5k Run shows up as the workout of the day, attendance drops.  ...
Unnecessary Accessories

Unnecessary Accessories

A CrossFit membership isn’t cheap. But they good news is that you don’t really need a lot of extra gear after that to get the most out of your time at the gym and your workouts! People often ask me what they all need to “fit in” at the gym. My...
When Should You Use a Hook Grip?

When Should You Use a Hook Grip?

When I first started CrossFit and was initially introduced to the hook grip, I was skeptical. Not really because I didn’t believe in it or think that it wasn’t useful, but because it was new and it was so darn uncomfortable! What is the Hook Grip? When you...
The Value of High Skill Movements

The Value of High Skill Movements

I CrossFit to stay out of a nursing home as long as possible. I don’t do it to win competitions, I don’t even really like competing to be honest. Those aren’t my goals. And even though I have little desire, and certainly feel like I will never master...
What To Do During Open Gym

What To Do During Open Gym

There’s definitely a wrong way and a right way to spend your time at Open Gym. Take care to make sure you are supplementing your regular workouts and training, and not over-doing it. More is not better. Choose quality over quantity to be sure to stay healthy and...