You Don’t Need a Better Program.

I want to preface this post with a disclaimer of sorts. What I’m talking about here is the general, every day, intermediate CrossFit gym-goer who maybe does a competition here or there, if at all, but still wants to get better and do more advanced skills. What I’m NOT talking about is high-level competitive athletes who likely […]

June 28th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

Why Would You Want to Get BIGGER?! – The Bigness Project


I have been asked this no less than three times since starting the Bigness Project two weeks ago. It is funny to me that people do ask that question though. They’ve even said things like, “You’re pretty muscular already.”. Ok. Cool. Thank you! It took six years and probably upwards of 1000 hours at this point to […]

May 2nd, 2017|Blog, Fitness, Training & Competitions|0 Comments

Celebrity Trainers and Terrible Advice About Bulking Up, Looking Masculine, and Other Bullshit.

Have you ever seen something so stupid, so asinine, so absurd, that your brain almost doesn’t know what to do with it? When something makes so little sense, and has no basis in any sort of reality, that your mind can’t quite compute what you’re looking at? When that feeling combines with the disappointment that […]

August 8th, 2016|Blog, Fitness, Rants, Training & Competitions|6 Comments

When All You Want To Do Is Quit

It’s Thursday night, at about 10 pm. I was in bed, attempting to go to sleep but scrolling through Instagram and Facebook instead. Ironic, since I just finished preaching about the importance of good sleep and getting away from screens at bed time. My sleep has been shit lately. It could simply be the hot […]

July 8th, 2016|Fitness, Rants, Training & Competitions|0 Comments

The Unspoken Etiquette of CrossFit

So I said I was going to write more. Here we go.

Listen, I get it. CrossFit gyms are different. They’re gritty. They’re not pretty and polished. We don’t have juice bars and saunas and fancy reception desks. We have a few people running the show, barbells, rigs, and chalk everywhere. Sweat angels on the floor […]

June 28th, 2016|Fitness, Rants|2 Comments

Manipulating Macros for Aesthetics and Performance

Well dang! It’s my birthday! What better way to celebrate than to bring YOU some kick ass information from a kick ass lady friend?

This week I’m thrilled to welcome my NTP friend Madison Luikens from to guest post for me in my series on women, athletics, aesthetics, and carbs. So why did I ask this […]

May 21st, 2015|Fitness, Health, Health & Nutrition|7 Comments