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...


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...


Pillars of CrossFit: Constantly Varied

Hello all my wonderful Uncommon people! It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post, but the clamoring for my wisdom has just become too deafening to ignore any longer. So here I am, and here you go. I thought it might be interesting to write about each of the pillars of CrossFit. We have enough newer people in the gym that might not even know what they are. We also might have experienced people who have heard them, but haven’t given any thought as to what they actually mean. So it will be...