If you’re looking for ways to get in shape, but you don’t want to splurge on a gym membership–here are a few alternatives that can still get your butt in shape! It’s no secret that gym membership prices are slowly creeping upwards. If you want to workout at the nicest gym in your city, youContinue reading “Cheap Alternatives to Gym Memberships (That Actually Get Results)”
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Why Bodybuilding Gives Fitness a Bad Rap
Bodybuilding is a cool sport, I have to give it that. But we need to recognize it as such–a sport, and not a healthy lifestyle. As someone who loves fitness and wants to share it with people I love, bodybuilding should not be what we strive for. When I seek out information about training, IContinue reading “Why Bodybuilding Gives Fitness a Bad Rap”
5 Lies About Fitness That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals
These are 5 things that I’ve told myself, and your have probably told yourself too, that have kept me from reaching my potential with my health and fitness goals. Contents: Lie: You have a slow metabolism, that’s why you’re gaining weight. I’ve heard this a ton, especially in overweight people. People often say that theyContinue reading “5 Lies About Fitness That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals”
My First Year of CrossFit
I started going to a CrossFit gym in early 2020. I had been working out at a “globo-gym” for a few years and I was tired of it. I would go to the gym 5-6 times per week and not talk to a single person. My workouts were still enjoyable, but I was in theContinue reading “My First Year of CrossFit”
How Do You Respond to Setbacks?
So…I hurt myself. Last week during a set of deadlifts I felt a tweak in my back. I was able to finish the set without much pain, but after standing up after the last rep I knew my back was fucked. I tried to do the next workout, which involved rowing, and every stroke wasContinue reading “How Do You Respond to Setbacks?”
What is CrossFit?
CrossFit is a training system, a workout style, and a “lifestyle”. I’ve started doing CrossFit and have really fallen in love with it. I want to share CrossFit with you and give you a better idea of what it is. Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little start and no sugar. KeepContinue reading “What is CrossFit?”
My Journey from Fat Kid to Fitness Freak
My interests tend to drift, regularly hopping from one thing to another. One month it’s guitar, the next month it’s mountain biking, and the next month it’s reading classic fiction novels. One thing that’s been consistent in my life since I was a teenager (at least my late teens) is fitness. My Early Life asContinue reading “My Journey from Fat Kid to Fitness Freak”
I’m SUPER Close to Hitting my Clean and Jerk Goal…
Today at CrossFit, the metcon was an AMRAP with 8 dumbbell thrusters, 8 power cleans and 16 calorie row. RX was 35-pound dumbbells for the thrusters and 135 pounds for the power cleans. I scaled it a bit and used 30 pound dumbbells, but everything else I did RX. The cleans felt super heavy. LastContinue reading “I’m SUPER Close to Hitting my Clean and Jerk Goal…”