Love Letter – Which lazy are you?

We are all lazy in our own ways but what I have noticed throughout my life is there are really only three types (tier) of lazy. Tier 1 lazy is flat out just lazy. They are fully aware of their laziness and believe that one day they are just going to snap out of it....

Love Letter – Chase Stimulus not RX

You are all capable of RX’ing every single workout but that doesn’t mean you should. Obtaining the stimulus of the workout is more important. Obtaining the stimulus of the workout is what would lead to you becoming healthier and fitter. I want to clarify, I am not...

Love Letter – How I hurt my shoulder

Ever since I started CrossFit, I was fortunate to go a very long time without any serious injuries. I obtained a couple of tweaks here and there but it was nothing serious. It was more of me trying or doing too much early before really learning proper technique. Last...

Love Letter – Why do we do snatches?

A couple of weeks ago I had a friend ask me “Josh, when will I ever have to do a dumbbell snatch in my life?”. I gave her an answer but I left feeling as if I could have given her a better answer. To this day, the answer I provided her has bothered me so I’ll explain...

Love Letter – Reflect on your hard work

Do you remember your first CrossFit workout? I’m always impressed when people say they remember their first workout due to how I felt during my first workout. I have no idea what my first CrossFit workout was. It could have had push press or rowing or burpees or...

Love Letter – Rule #1 of our Gym

Our first rule of the gym is to “Say Hi to everyone”. Nothing creates a community like the sense of belonging. Creating a sense of belonging is one of our principles from our core value Live Smart. Making them feel special is also one of our principles from our core...

Love Letter – Never Quit

One of the hardest things to do in life is taking the next step. Life has a way to know how to throw the hardest test at you when you are most vulnerable. We’ve heard the saying, “When it rains, it pours”. I was close. I was very close to quitting on being the owner...

Love Letter – Injuries

We have all dealt with it. Some of us might be dealing with it right now. Some of us just got done dealing with it and some of us will come across it in the future. It’s inevitable. Injuries happen. They happen in so many different ways. At your house, at your job, at...

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