The Right Competition Nutrition

The Cannon Clash is so close I can taste the competition! I am sure everyone is already strategizing how they are going to take on each workout but have you thought about your competition fuel strategy??? Yes, that’s right, what we eat the days leading up and...

Halloween

Next to Thanksgiving, Halloween is my FAVORITE holiday! Between all the cute costumes, spooky decorations, and (sometimes) chilly weather what more could you ask for? Since it isn't “socially acceptable” to go trick or treating once you become an adult,...
Plateauing In and Out of the Gym

Plateauing In and Out of the Gym

Does this sound like you? You wake up and decide you want to change your habits so you make a plan to hit the gym and eat better on a consistent basis. After a couple weeks your body starts changing. You get stronger, the scale is moving, your clothes fit looser, and...

On Track While Traveling

I am packing for a 5 day trip to Las Vegas to coach at a weightlifting competition. I used to stress so much about taking even a couple days away from my regular routine. I would constantly be worried about ruining my progress towards my health and fitness goals. One...

The Three Challenges of Labor Day Weekend

The last hoorah of summer is coming, Labor Day weekend, which means hanging out by the pool, eating and drinking with friends and family, and getting an extra day to relax. For those of us with nutrition and fitness goals this weekend can cause a lot of stress but it...

Scaling: Why to Scale

CrossFit is often defined as being very “intense” or that the people who participate in it are very “intense”. Intensity is not defined how loud you are, how much chalk you leave on the floor, if you did the workout RX, or how awesome your lifting face is. Since each...