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There are more hours of daylight, it’s finally staying warm for more than 2 days in a row, and the school year is rapidly coming to a close. It’s time for the kids to take their energy, exploration, and play time outside! The benefits of unstructured free play are immense, and kids should be encouraged […]

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Maybe you always thought CrossFit was for fit people. Maybe your friends write you off every time you talk about “scaling” a workout. Maybe your first experience wasn’t really CrossFit. Whatever the case, Couch to CrossFit is here to help. Couch to CrossFit is series of basic clips, created for the beginner, that proves just […]

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When I was young kids picked on each other for just about everything: Fat or skinny, tall or short, rich or poor. Nothing was off limits. Except for fitness. If you were exceptionally fit, you were a god. Things have changed. Now fitness is the minority and kids are picking on their classmates with the […]

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Stop watching the clock and start watching your heart rate. Join your coach twice a week and focus on cardiovascular interval training. Watch your heart rate recover on the screen in front of you. No weights or pull-ups or high-flying gymnastics. Just endurance. We use beats per minute to establish baselines and individualize the program for maximum success. […]

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The following is from The CrossFit Journal. CrossFit athletes pride themselves on entering the pain cave. It happens when your heart rate is pumping at 180 beats per minute and you dig deeper still, then keep pushing for another minute or two before toppling to the ground after your final rep. Now imagine working at […]