Stronger Together

I am not the best with words, especially through written text.  And I have used that as a crutch for most of my adult life/career.  But to be the leader I know I am; to help others the way I want too and to the best of my ability, I must swallow my ego and just do […]

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 […]

Mastering the Art of Showing Up

Consistency is important for making progress. Many of us have heard the saying “90% of life is showing up.” This applies to your workouts too. If you’re in the habit of skipping your workouts each week, you’re limiting your progress and potential. Being consistent is not about being perfect. Research shows that missing a single […]

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 […]

The Easiest Choice

When we get busy we tend to sacrifice our nutrition by skipping meals, hitting the vending machine, or finding a drive-thru. When we get hungry and don’t have healthy choices at our fingertips, we become victim to whatever is convenient. Make the healthier choice the easier choice. Set yourself up for success each week by […]

Omega 3's

Omega-3’s and Exercise Inflammation, free radical damage, tissue damage, catabolism of nutrient stores. What do these things have in common? They are what commonly occur when we are active in an intense fitness program (CrossFit). Let’s talk about a great source that can help prevent, reverse and repair these unwanted side effects of exercise. Omega-3’s! […]

BRIGHT SPOTS

Bright Spots Bright spots are daily victories and successes that you experience inside and outside of the gym. We encourage everyone to focus on daily acts of excellence and celebrate their bright spots because positivity breeds more positivity. It’s easy to be positive when everything in your life is going well. The hard part comes […]

Your Future Self

Respect Your Future Self Self-destructive habits can range from smoking, to sleep deprivation, to unhealthy eating. The task of quitting a bad habit, such as eating ‘junk’ food, is hard. In the present moment, we get instant gratification from eating foods, such as Oreos. This food is manufactured to be addictive and it’s difficult to […]

Your Future Self

Respect Your Future Self Self-destructive habits can range from smoking, to sleep deprivation, to unhealthy eating. The task of quitting a bad habit, such as eating ‘junk’ food, is hard. In the present moment, we get instant gratification from eating foods, such as Oreos. This food is manufactured to be addictive and it’s difficult to […]