08
08
2019

Youth Fitness and the “All-around Athlete”

Kids and teens that play multiple sports might not be as well-rounded and physically prepared as you think. I’m sure you have all heard it said as many times as I have. When a child or teen excels at 2 or even 3 sports, they are labeled as a great “all-around athlete”. The goal of this blog post is not to put down kids who spend a lot of time playing sports or their parents. It is also not to suggest that your child is not a good athlete. It is essentially to offer an alternative value system fo...

05
15
2019

ANNOUNCEMENT: May 2019 Member Spotlight

We are incredibly excited to announce that we have started a monthly member spotlight! I have been wanting to do a member spotlight for some time now and Jackie is going to spearhead it for me.  Each month I will choose a member not necessarily based on any certain criteria or act – the goal is to spotlight everyone at some point with the intent to get to know all of our tribe members a bit more.  We will ask them a few questions and they will answer.  The questions aren’t set in sto...

05
02
2019

High Intensity

Alrighty y’all. Here we are. The last post in a three-part series on the pillars of CrossFit. This one is going to get “intense” 😀 So what is intensity? As you all know by now, I’m a big fan of defining things. It may be an annoying quirk to some of you, but unless we define our terms, we can’t actually have a discussion. That is why I insist upon defining terms. If you want to talk to your friends about who the best quarterback of all time is or which of Taylor Swift’s albums is the best, you h...

04
01
2019

FUNctional Movements!

Hello again, everybody! This is the second part of a three-part series on the pillars of CrossFit. The first part was on “Constantly Varied”, which you can read HERE. Fair warning, we are going to be talking about possibly the BUZZIEST of health and fitness buzzwords today. So there will be a bit of unpacking before we can dive into why functional movements are good for you and why you should do them. First of all, we have to define what a functional movement is before we can talk about why it i...