Our Passion Could Save Your Life

Coach B here and I want to do 2 things really quick; 1) give you some background on me, and 2) ask a favor of you. 1) Some History When I started following CrossFit back in 2007 I was skeptical.  As a degreed and ACSM-Certified professional, I saw CrossFit as a gimmick.  They were doing cool things, but they were going to hurt people in my opinion.  Then, in 2010 and 2011 I watched the CrossFit Games and knew they were on to something.  As an athlete I had to give it a real try.  After all, if they could

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Fix Yo Self!

Something you may not know about me is that I have a passion for teaching people to move better.  I have spent a lifetime learning how to move and then relearning how to move better.  Then I spent the last decade learning and testing how to teach other people how to move better.  Sometimes I have conversations about it that hurt me though. It happened yesterday.  I had a conversation with a man and he said it.  He said, in the midst of a conversation about fitness knowing I am a gym owner, that squatting hurts his knees.  I told him (knowing

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How to Choose Success

When we named our gym (CrossFit Crossroads) we had no idea just how impactful that very name would become.  We believe life is less about what happens to us, but rather how we choose to respond.  When you find yourself in those moments we look at it as go right or go left, but if you're at a true crossroads there's a 3rd option, or maybe a 4th or 5th.  The number of choices is often dictated by the circumstance and sometimes the sheer number of choices is paralyzing.  "How do I know which one to pick?"  "What if I

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Building Better Habits

Have you ever tried to start something, only to fall off the wagon just a few days or weeks later? Yeah...been there, bought the t-shirt and burned the store to the ground.  But what is that really a symptom of? After several years of learning the business of fitness (which is really just business in any form), I have found the root causes. There are 3.  Lack of planning, lack of discipline, and biting off more than we can chew. The first culprit is often the last one I listed.  How often have you found yourself excited about the new

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