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GOAL SETTING is IMPORTANT (but you have to do it right…)

GOAL SETTING is IMPORTANT (but you have to do it right…)

Unfortunately, 80% of people quit their workout routine within 5 months. That means if you have been with us for 2 years you have lasted 5x longer than 80% of people. The greatest thing the gym does for us is turning "having to workout" into wanting to and "GETTING to...

Make That Workout SURRENDER to YOU!

Make That Workout SURRENDER to YOU!

You’ve just pushed through a really tough workout. You’ve given it everything you’ve got. You yell “Time!” and immediately collapse on the ground in a sweaty puddle. It is a very common thing to see at the gym. Bodies sprawled all over the floor after a grueling...

The Cost of HEALTH

The Cost of HEALTH

Getting and staying healthy can seem expensive. Nutritious food seems more costly than junk food. A good quality gym membership with experienced Coaches is more expensive than a 24 hour globo-gym. These are short term costs though. What are the long term costs of...

It’s Emmet Otter Day!

It’s Emmet Otter Day!

Growing up, we always celebrated Christmas on Christmas Eve with my mom’s family. All 3 of my mom’s brother’s and their families would gather at my grandmas’s house on Christmas Eve. My grandma’s house was small – about 900 square feet, but we all packed into the...

Recursive’s Two Week At Home Program

Recursive’s Two Week At Home Program

The holidays can be very stressful - especially this year. These few weeks tend to be busy. They are stressful. The holidays can stretch our budget. We may find ourselves stressed with hosting family, or this year, we may find ourselves stressed because we can't be...

To Red-line or Not to Red-line?

To Red-line or Not to Red-line?

Do you often see The White Buffalo in the Sky? A common sight at many CrossFit gyms post workout is people sprawled on the floor in a pool of their own sweat trying to get themselves back together. It makes sense. They’ve just pushed themselves and finished a grueling...

What is PASSION good for?

What is PASSION good for?

Passion is an interesting topic. I feel that, along with most everything else now, people are very polarized on the subject. One side says passion is the most important thing in life, without it you are sunk. The other side of the argument is that passion is bogus and...

STRESS and HEALTH

STRESS and HEALTH

Stress is a tricky beast that we can not get away from. It is an unfortunate, necessary part of our life. It is impossible to stay healthy without some amount of stress on your body. And we are well adapted to deal with stress on a daily basis...to a point. However,...

Struggling with ANXIETY?

Struggling with ANXIETY?

If you are struggling with anxiety, know you are not alone! I struggle with it every single day. I have tried many things to deal with it, some worked and some didn’t. Some were healthier than others. A few were decidedly not healthy... I have only found a few things...

All you have to do is…START SMALL!

All you have to do is…START SMALL!

We all have things in our lives we want to change. Some are small things. Some are grand sweeping changes that seem overwhelming. The secret is that you don’t have to change everything at once! In fact you shouldn’t... You don’t have to go from never working out to...

The Fitness Pyramid Explained

The Fitness Pyramid Explained

Let’s spend a little bit of time today to talk about this Fitness Pyramid. As you can see, it starts with the wide base of Nutrition and builds to the top where at the peak we see Sport. Just like the actual pyramids weren’t built in a day, neither is your fitness....

Great Exercises for Athletes – Part 4

Great Exercises for Athletes – Part 4

Athletes of all kinds are finding themselves in a state of limbo right now. Whether you are a weekend warrior or a high school or collegiate athlete, you may find yourself in this current awkward place of being off-season even when you would normally be participating...

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