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December 2018

Sang Lee, from rock bottom to fitness


For different people at different times, rock bottom can look a lot different. For Sang Lee, it was a kidney specialist showing him exactly what his future looked like. Living with diabetes for approximately 16 years with a liver and kidneys that were gradually deteriorating, the specialist had one piece of advice “He basically said [...]

Sang Lee, from rock bottom to fitness2018-12-12T09:19:52+00:00

October 2018

The importance of rest days


Sometimes you get to the gym and realize, hey it's just not my day. You're tired, you didn't sleep very good the night before and you've been stressed out with work and the kids lately that you just don't feel like yourself when you walk through the doors of the gym. But then, there's a [...]

The importance of rest days2018-10-23T13:31:44+00:00

Why the perfect movement is perfect


Everyone's seen that video of the guy lifting 400 plus pounds as you watch with one eye closed hoping his spine doesn't shoot out the back of his shirt because of terrible form right? It's the thing that makes people who appreciate sound movement want to vomit. But we've all seen it, right? Most of [...]

Why the perfect movement is perfect2018-10-13T08:33:30+00:00

Goal setting for success


Goals. Every one has them, few write them down or even verbalize them out loud. It's bizarre considering most of us signed up for coming into the gym with some GOAL (reads outcome) in mind. For some it was a physical goal—weight loss, increased size of biceps or muscle mass or getting a six-pack. Others, [...]

Goal setting for success2018-10-10T12:10:44+00:00

What you see is what you get


Thanksgiving is over. The turkey is reduced to left-overs at most, the pies are a thing of the past and we're ready to get back on track right? Does it feel like you're starting over? That's okay, you're far from alone. Don't feel discouraged if you're at the point where it almost feels pointless to [...]

What you see is what you get2018-10-09T07:58:06+00:00

How to stay on track during the holidays


It was inevitable that the holidays would get in the middle of your nutritional challenge. It was nearly intended that way. Why? Because it's a test. There's holidays throughout the year and they're unavoidable. There's Christmas, New Years, Easter (if you celebrate it), your birthday, anniversaries and then we of course have our current holiday [...]

How to stay on track during the holidays2018-10-05T19:40:11+00:00

Nutrition: the base of the pyramid


When CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman designed CrossFit once upon a time, he did so with the goal of eliminating chronic disease. It was as profound a goal as it was ambitious and altruistic. Through marketing and creating content so people could digest his mission, he developed the CrossFit pyramid. On it, he and his team [...]

Nutrition: the base of the pyramid2018-10-03T13:41:24+00:00

Keeping the motivation


So how did the first week go? Hit it out of the park? Everything else go crazy and you didn't accomplish your goals? Well....that's okay! The thing is we are just starting week 2 meaning that we aren't even half way through the 30-day challenge. That means you can always start anew with your goals [...]

Keeping the motivation2018-10-01T08:08:30+00:00

September 2018

Everyone has a psychological story around food


Everyone has a deep-seated story around food and what it means to you. Somewhere along the line, you've been told a certain thing about a certain food and adopted that as a truth to the way it works in your lifestyle. You reinforce that every time you eat that certain food and it's not just [...]

Everyone has a psychological story around food2018-09-24T10:30:01+00:00

What is the best diet?


Everyone is in search of this elusive answer. We want to know what diet is going to be most successful for us. What diet will add the most muscle? Lose the most fat? Help me crush this workout? It's without a doubt an interesting question but one that has no answer and one that I [...]

What is the best diet?2018-09-22T11:35:30+00:00