Adventures with Jacob!

Hey guys! This blog post is going to be changing things up a bit. I try to write about subjects that I think will help you all with your overall well-being or maximize your experience with CrossFit. Recently I was inspired to train for a half Iron Man and several people expressed that it would be interesting to read about my experience as my training changes for that race. So this will be a little weird for me because as I set out to write about myself, I have a difficult time shaking the though...


Thoughts on Goals

I’ve been thinking a lot about goals recently. It’s a fortunate coincidence that Jackie wrote a blog post about goals as well! Read that HERE. This post was inspired by a handful of conversations I had with people when we did the CrossFit Total in class. After several of those classes someone would tell me they had a goal to reach a certain weight that was significantly higher than the one they just hit or to get back to a weight that they had lifted at some point. I see nothing wrong with that....


You can do whatever you want!

Anybody heard me say this at the gym?? I’ll be honest, it started out as a complete joke. I can’t remember the exact instance in which I first said it but I’m sure it was in response to someone asking me if they REALLY HAAAAAAAAD TO DO a certain weight/rounds/etc. Well I’ve adopted this phrase as a 100% honest and genuine way of thinking. However, I worry that the way it comes across is not received well. Maybe people still think I’m just joking. Maybe they think I’m being a sarcastic A-hole. Go...


Blog Post! Four questions to help you win the battle against your brain.

Hey Uncommon! As most of you know, I recently attended a BirthFit seminar and it was an incredible experience. One of my favorite parts of the seminar was the heavy emphasis on mindset. The more I read and learn about mindset, the more it excites me because it is an area with unlimited potential for improvement. One of the battles we all face is self-doubt. I don’t know what it is about human nature, but almost everyone I’ve ever met is WAY more positive and WAY more encouraging to other people...