Category: High Intensity Interval Training

What is fit enough?

 What is fit enough?  If you are like me you have probably asked yourself this once or twice before.  I personally, am asking myself that all the time.  Every time I see a CrossFit competition, watch a football game, rugby match, snowboard competition, surfing video or mow my lawn, shovel my driveway, play with my kids, or …
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What’s your WHY for training?

 What’s your WHY for training?  I know many of you are thinking “That’s an easy question- to improve my strength, cardio, CrossFit, health, fitness… fill in the blank.”  While those are all great goals you should still be asking yourself how does that apply to your life?  Your TRUE WHY. I, personally had gone through many changes with my TRUE WHY over the years and …
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It snowed a foot and I won’t be able to make it to the gym! What do I do?

 This past week we received a good amount of snow and it got me thinking about what the me from four years ago would be saying.  “It’s suppose to snow a foot so I’m not going to make it to the gym for the next couple of days.  There goes my workouts for this week.”  Many of …
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I sprained my ankle so I shouldn’t workout

 “I sprained my ankle and I am just going to take a few weeks off of working out until I can do it again.”  I have heard this phrase (not just ankle, but with any body part) many times in my ventures as a trainer in the fitness industry and I always follow up with the …
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Food Affects Your Sleep

A few months ago I would get up every morning feeling lethargic and not well rested.  Being a proud man I would blame everyone but myself.  “It’s because… the dog snores so loud… My son got up in the middle of the night… The storm was too loud.”  Those things were happening from time to time, but not consistently. After …
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Have you hit your shins on a box jump?

When box jumps are in a workout, there’s always that chance of miscalculation. I’ve definitely been a victim of the unforgiving edge of a 30 inch box.  BUT! I didn’t let that stop me from trying again. After feeling the pain, it can definitely psych you out from trying again. Just remember, you’ve jumped up there …
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