Good Foundation = Good Movement

I am not a contractor. But I know that in order to build a house, or for anything in this world to function properly, the foundation needs to be GOOD. PERFECT. If something is meant to move and conform to different surfaces, such as our foot/ankle when we walk/run, then that is was good means. [...]

Stronger Than You

Happy 1 year anniversary Dave!! So do you know what's stronger than you? I'm not talking about that person in class that you always envy because they lift heavier weights and get better times on their WODs. I'm talking about something that is stronger than you. That's right. There's something that's stronger than you. Stronger than me. [...]

Prep/recovery for 14.3

Workout 14.3 8 minute AMRAP: 10 deadlifts, 135 / 95 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 15 deadlifts, 185 / 135 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 20 deadlifts, 225 / 155 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 25 deadlifts, 275 / 185 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 30 deadlifts, 315 [...]

A New Perspective on Pain

I am re-posting one of my favorite articles I wrote from CrossFit Southbay....with some edits/updates because it was a 2-part-er. Enjoy!My goal here is to help you gain a new perspective on athletic potential, movement, pain and injury. I avoided putting injury and pain in the title (and wish I could create nicer names to [...]

Prep/Recovery for 14.2

I hope everyone is happy with their 14.1 scores, and if not have moved on to prepare mentally for 14.2! Once you've got the mental preparation, here's some ideas for how to prepare your body for this workout... 14.2 CrossFit Open Workout (details here) Preparation Overhead Squat - we all know this movement brings out [...]