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Ordinary to Extraordinary

The difference between an ordinary human and an extraordinary one is not much. No, I’m also not going to say, “it’s that little extra,” because that’s corny and doesn’t convey my point. Every year around this time I love to watch one of my favorite sports documentaries. It’s called “Survive and Advance.” It’s an ESPN…

The Animal Games

I saw this on social media and I thought I would throw the question out to you guys for some fun discussion instead of a blog this week. If there was a CrossFit Games for animals, what 3 animals would podium? I know almost nothing about animals, so I will keep my thoughts brief and…

Should vs. Could

Should vs. Could – that’s what we’re talking about today, and I am resharing the concept from someone I greatly admire. I recently wrote a blog discussing how to build good habits. The importance of creating an environment conducive to the habits you want to build. It’s likely you’re not going to lose weight if…

The Bar Muscle-Up

Every movement in a CrossFit gym lends itself to another. The bar muscle-up to me is the same thing as the push jerk. The push jerk is one of CrossFit’s 9 foundational movements. We learn these 9 specific movements at seminars because they have a tremendous amount of carry over to other movements and they’re…

Building Habits

I love cheesecake. It’s delicious. I often feel powerless against it. If I’m at a restaurant that might have it, I’m usually going to have some. If my family were bakers, I would probably have a much different physical appearance than I do now.  A lot of our ability to create good habits depends on…