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Do you Sweat, Smile, Repeat?

Do you Sweat, Smile, Repeat?

Sweat, Smile, Repeat. Not only is this a simple formula for well-being it is backed by science. Sweat. A study involving healthy middle-aged men and women in an…

How To Coach and Perform the Elusive “Toes To Bar”

How To Coach and Perform the Elusive “Toes To Bar”

Watching the Toes-To-Bar (TTB) performed at high speeds is beautiful. Advanced CrossFit athletes can make them look effortless. If you’ve ever attempted to perform TTB&#8217…

Don’t hide from failure. Encourage it to happen. Heres why…

Don’t hide from failure. Encourage it to happen. Heres why…

The greatest lesson that I’ve learned about Olympic weightlifting is that FAILURE is acceptable, if not encouraged. How do you know in lifting that you’ve met…

Turning Fear Into Excitment

Turning Fear Into Excitment

When I first learned about CrossFit 10 years ago I was opposed to it. The movements were complex, the rep schemes didn’t make sense, and the workouts seemed…

My ridiculous discipline and positive attitude towards the unknown

My ridiculous discipline and positive attitude towards the unknown

People ask me all the time how I’m able to manage it all and look so happy doing it. Running a business full-time, going to school full…

Smooth Continuous Mobility Flow (head-to-toe)

Smooth Continuous Mobility Flow (head-to-toe)

If you’ve ever trained with me you know I hate to stretching. Warming up to me is what I call my first 3 sets of my first exercise…

They lied to you and said it would be easy

They lied to you and said it would be easy

They made you believe it was so easy to get in shape. They told you if you took this magic pill the weight would fall off. “As seen on TV…

The Secret to being FIT and Successful In Any Endeavor

The Secret to being FIT and Successful In Any Endeavor

I think the perception is that it’s easy for FIT people to workout. That that’s why they look so good because they have a PROPENSITY to love exercise…

The Day I Almost Quit & Died

The Day I Almost Quit & Died

I had been training for a reverse sprint triathlon for many months leading up to the race. Early morning running workouts followed by cycling or swimming in the afternoon was…

From College Drop Out to Grad Student

From College Drop Out to Grad Student

The second reason why I believe I’ve been so successful is that I surrounded myself with people that truly wanted the best for me. (Read Part ONE if…