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  • Go After What You Want Happy Birthday Jared!! So we are all a little guilty of sitting back and waiting for things to happen for us instead of getting out there and going after what we want. Hopefully this post will bring you some motivation and direction to get off your chair and to start planning, creating, mastering way to get ...
  • Do You Want To Thrive? DO YOU WANT TO THRIVE? In order to THRIVE our ancestors ate probiotic foods on a daily basis; otherwise they were too weak to survive! Real Food Fermentation is a critically important dietary habit that most people today have abandoned. DO YOU KNOW WHY FERMENTED FOODS ARE GOOD FOR YOU? For starters, they promote outstanding digestive health, by colonizing ...
  • Why I Did The 2014 CrossFit Open “Now that the CrossFit Open is over, I’d like to reflect on why I actually decided to do the Open from a hindsight perspective, so here are my 10 reasons why I did the CrossFit Open. 1. I have been doing CrossFit on and off since the Fall of 2012 and while I have had my ...
  • Suffer from lack of self control? If you’re one of those people who have a hard time turning down a cookie or just lack self-control in general, this could be an important post to read. A lot of people will tell you different things, you shouldn’t have the cookie, only have a half, or maybe to eat the cookie and have ...
  • Which Category Do You Fall Under? The awesome thing about CrossFit is that it allows you to achieve whatever results you want for yourself.  CrossFit can be used as a training method, a recreational sport, or even an elite sport. Typically, you fall into one of the three categories mentioned. If you are maybe unsure of what you fall under or ...
  • Reminders: Abs and Tees Two reminders for this week: #1: Today is the last day to order your Spring 2014 CFDR T-Shirt.  Click here to place your order. #2: Registration for the Midline Strength & Stability Clinic closes on Thursday (4/3) night at 11:59pm.  If you haven’t registered yet, do so before it’s too late!  Click here to register.
  • Breaking Down The Barbell Roll-Out (aka Evil Wheel)
  • The Best Training Program Is The One You Follow “Working out is hard, there is no denying that, that must be why it is called work. I mean you get sweaty, smell bad, and you hurt. What happens though when you don’t even know what it is you’re doing, you use all that effort and don’t even get much out of it. That is ...
  • Fix You Aching Back In the middle of last week I had a email exchange with one of our members, Chip, on how he should go about addressing his chronic back pain.  I asked Chip if it’d be cool if I shared the email exchange with you in hopes any of you with back pain could take something from ...
  • Do You Have “It”?: Varsity Strength Geeks Podcast #4 **Check out our Facebook page for all the pictures from Open WOD 14.4.  Remember to “like” our page!**   Remember, you can download the audio version on iTunes and take the podcast on the go!
  • Open WOD 14.4 Tips & Strategy
  • Yoga for the Soul Ever feel like you need a break from the regular routine and just need to decompress? Yoga is perfect for not only relaxation but also for helping you exponentially in your CrossFit workouts. Why? There are many reasons. To begin, yoga can improve your range of motion and your general mobility. If you are struggling with ...
  • Don’t Skip Squat Days! “There are a lot of people who just don’t like squatting at all. It is hard, tiring, and makes you sore. Why would anyone want to do something that has those affects? They would because squats are the king of all exercises.   Squatting is the king of all exercises for many reasons, but it all stems ...
  • Learn How To Protect Your Back And Build A Strong, Sexy Midline I’m excited to announce my Mid-Line Strength & Stability Clinic is back!  Mark your calendar for Sunday, April 6th from 12:30pm – 2:00pm. You can register for the clinic by clicking here.  The price for the clinic is $50 for the first 10 people to sign-up and will increase after that, so make sure you register ASAP! Not ...
  • Attitude Is Everything All AM classes canceled due to snow. There are two components that go into a successful athlete; physical and mental capacity. An athlete can have great physical ability but a mental capacity that almost seems non-existent. Some of the greatest athletes in this world, of course stems from their performances, however, without a strong mental outlook, ...
  • CrossFit Open WOD 14.3 Tips & Strategy
  • Simple Tips Avoid A Fitness Slide On Vacation Spring break is right around the corner for local high schools and colleges.  This means one thing: vacations!  Based on a survey I made up, vacations rank #3 on the list of reasons people workout.  #1 being to look good naked and #2 being so you can enjoy your alcohol, late night pizza, and brunch ...
  • Varsity Strength Geeks: Podcast #3 Varsity Strength Geeks are back at it again!  In podcast #3, Andy and I discuss the developing field of epigenetics and what it means for athletes, games/activities that make you more athletic, and Andy introduces a new game. Check out the audio below: Or, if you prefer, you can watch Andy and I talk and sip coffee ...
  • @ Your Desk Fitness: Band Pull Aparts
  • Mentally Facing Your Weaknesses “Oh chest to bar pull-ups. I hate them. I dread them. They are my biggest weakness. I do not find them to be fun, they make my lats so big that my shirts don’t fit, I get bruises on my chest, and my small chest has a long way to go to reach that bar! ...