Why Do You Train?


This is a question I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. Why do we do any of the things that we do? Ok, that’s a little too philosophical for todays post but you know what I mean.

The biggest mistake I ever made in my 8 years doing CrossFit was losing sight of my real ‘why’ and […]

August 7th, 2017|Blog, Rants|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

When You Have Nothing Nice to Say, Try Shutting Up.


I wasn’t expecting to go on another tirade so soon but here I am. In the past few days, a post from CrossFit Athlete in the SoCal Region, Jamie Hagiya, has gone a bit viral. It was shared by the CrossFit Games, and today (June 30) even by People Magazine.

This means that the picture Jamie […]

July 1st, 2016|Blog, Rants|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

What’s Up With ‘Fit-Shaming’?


I see these words splashed across Instagram pages constantly. I’ve talked about this before, randomly here and there but I think it’s time I put my thoughts into a full, stand-alone post. This post has been brewing for a while. Honestly, it’s something that I’ve been sitting on for over a month now, unsure as […]

February 9th, 2016|Rants|11 Comments