Instant Transformation

There is no such thing as instant transformation or overnight success. A long-term goal is something you want to accomplish in the future and it requires planning and consistency. When we set long-term goals it’s easy to overlook the time and effort it takes to get there. Most of us are familiar with S.M.A.R.T. goals, which are specific, measurable, […]

The Power of Insecurities

“When we own our imperfections, our insecurities lose their power over us.” I developed body image issues at an early age, where I never felt comfortable in my own skin. I started swimming competitively at the age of five. My uniform was a swim suit, which is essentially like working out in your underwear everyday. When I was […]

Where the Magic Happens

“It’s the willingness to keep pushing through new challenges, not shrink from them back into your comfort zone, that separates the successful from the unsuccessful.” -Jen Sincero, Author   Your comfort zone is where you experience no risk, no discomfort, no anxiety, and you’re content doing what you’re doing. When you live in your comfort […]

FRANK SINATRA & POWERLIFTING

Music has become essential to our enjoyment at the gym. Research has shown that music will influence performance in several ways. First, people will naturally follow tempo, which is the principle of entrainment or synchronization. We tend to run, bike, or row to the dominate beat of the music. A faster beat will often lead […]

6 Ways to get the MOST out of your CrossFit Worthy Experience

6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your CrossFit Worthy Experience So, you drank the CrossFit Kool-aid and now you can’t wait for the WOD every day. That’s great! You’ve found a form of health and fitness that is fun, healthy, functional, and let’s face it: addicting. We all dread some of the WOD’s, […]