Mario Ashley

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It’s Never Been About Being The Best

It’s Never Been About Being The Best

The 2019 CrossFit Games Open series is officially underway! And if there’s one thing the CrossFit Open is showing the 46 participants who registered at our gym is…

Can you squat like Frankenstein?

Can you squat like Frankenstein?

This might sound illogical for you to hear the first time but from a squatting perspective, you don’t need your hands at all. In fact, the bar is…

ONE Day or Day ONE: My Unorthodox Path To Success

ONE Day or Day ONE: My Unorthodox Path To Success

If you asked me 15 years ago what I thought I would be doing with my life, there is no way I could have predicted my current career, my family…

Frankenstein Push Jerk: Don’t Try This At Home

Frankenstein Push Jerk: Don’t Try This At Home

One of the hardest concepts to grasp when learning how to push press and push jerk is how to perform the beginning and middle portion of the lift with legs…

The Best Cue for the “Wall Walk” (Athlete & Coach)

The Best Cue for the “Wall Walk” (Athlete & Coach)

For some reason, as soon as we ask a strong and athletic individual to wall walk backgrounds they become completely uncoordinated and discombobulated. In this video, I explain a few…

Allergy Testing As A Potential Revenue Stream For Your Gym

Allergy Testing As A Potential Revenue Stream For Your Gym

I wanted to share why we started offering allergy testing at our facility last year and why this could be a great way to add an extra revenue stream into…

Strict Press Slow Motion Challenge

Strict Press Slow Motion Challenge

The Overhead Press is a full body, compound exercise. Your shoulders and arms press the weight over your head while your legs, lower back, and abs create the base for…

2 NEW Double-under Drills for ALL Levels

2 NEW Double-under Drills for ALL Levels

There are TWO main concepts to proficient doubler under which include: Efficient wrist rotation Proper landing mechanics. These drills specifically and drastically improve wrist rotation. Video analysis is the best…

My Experience Visiting My Father In Prison For The First Time

My Experience Visiting My Father In Prison For The First Time

My memory during his prison years are very blurry. Fortunately for me these weren’t years I prefered to recall. Most often dad would call us Collect. Mom would ignore…

The real reason you want to lose weight and exercise more

The real reason you want to lose weight and exercise more

Whether we realize it or not, we are all chasing happiness in one form or another.  Think about this for a second…What are the most common New…