Having balance in life sounds great and is arguably a healthy concept; physiologically, mentally, relationally, athletically, achieving balance seems to be how we achieve the state of “optimal” in life. When we find balance we find the best in ourselves, in our performance and relationships.... more
We move all day (well maybe lack there of when we’re sitting in our cars, at work, at home…), especially in CrossFit. We know its important for us to do, that in fact we’re meant to move but lack knowledge about the vehicle we use to do this, our bodies. As we learn more about the complexity and... more
Dear Strong Family - I want to share with you all some exciting, but bittersweet news; I’ve been offered the opportunity to relocate to Colorado for work, and I’ll be moving at the end of the month. This decision came up pretty suddenly, and I don’t have much time to spend with you all before I... more
The 2017 CrossFit Games Open came and went. For many of us, the open is the last stop in the CrossFit Games season because only an elite few qualify for regionals. The open is definitely a means to find a select few to advance to the next step but it can also be used as a learning tool. You... more
We’ve been brainwashed by the food industry to believe that fat is bad for you and you must eat foods that are “fat-free” or “non-fat.” This is far from the truth; fats are essentials and required for normal body functions.
Care | Educate | Inspire - These are the pillars upon which everything else is built.
Care - Our fam-uh-lee can find steel barbells, rubber plates, and other equipment at almost any fitness facility; but what they will not find is a team that genuinely cares about them and their goals.... more
There is something about the new year that makes us want to better ourselves, or as they say, “New year, New me.” Many of us see this as a time to start over or to start fresh.
Did you know that about 92% of New Year’s Resolutions fail? That means that only 8% of those... more
New year, new you. We've heard it all before and will probably hear it again next year. The new year is a great time to make changes or improve your life and from experience I know that it can be tough. I've been around the fitness industry for a large part of my adult life and have experienced ... more