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Get Off the Roller Coaster

Get Off the Roller Coaster

We’ve all been on it. The weightloss roller coaster. Our favorite pants start getting a little tight and it’s time to “buckle down”. We clean up the diet, maybe hit the gym a few days per week…then what? Usually (and statistically) about 2 weeks in, we quit. We give...

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The Push and the Pull

The Push and the Pull

The push and the pull. The who and the why. The 2 things you need when the going gets tough.  But, isn’t the saying “when the going gets tough, the tough get going”?  Yes.  But it’s more than that.  You do indeed have to “get going”. But what do...

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Why CrossFit?

Why CrossFit?

Maybe the most often asked question I (Coach B) get is, “Why CrossFit”?  And while there are nearly endless reasons why; the camaraderie, the feeling like a real athlete again, guiding and watching as someone who never in a million year thought they could ever do...

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Talking to Yourself

Talking to Yourself

There is an old Samurai proverb that says “Do not speak poorly about yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them.” Humans have understood for as long as we have documented, through every culture for which we have history, that the words...

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A coaches Eye

A coaches Eye

Michael Jordan. Tom Brady. Serena Williams. Simone Biles. The list goes on. All the best in their respective fields. All of them have a coach. Often multiple coaches. Why? Because they all understand that a coach can see things they cannot. It’s their job to not just...

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Old Dogs and Beginners

Old Dogs and Beginners

“Every master was once a beginner.” - Robin S. Sharma "Stick to the basics and when you feel you've mastered them it's time to start all over again, begin anew - again with the basics - this time paying closer attention." - Greg Glassman No matter your level of...

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Fat, Sick, and the Elegant Solution

Fat, Sick, and the Elegant Solution

“We sit collectively in unique possession of an elegant solution to the world’s most vexing problem. And it may be so elegant that it’s optimal." In August 2017 CrossFit founder Greg Glassman spoke these words to a group of medical students at the LSU School of...

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Why you hate exercise

Why you hate exercise

I hear it all the time - exercise is boring, exercise is too hard, exercise is too much work… And in some cases, I agree.  I too used to hit the gym, completed the exact same routine, and then left feeling sweaty but…well…blah. We know in our minds that we need...

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The magical Land of tomorrow…

The magical Land of tomorrow…

Tomorrow… You’re only a day away (cue cheesy Broadway Annie music). Now that I have a a musical stuck in your head let’s talk about tomorrow. Ah yes, the magical land of tomorrow, where the entire to-do list is done and all the things in our dreams have been...

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