If you're regularly getting your WOD on, and you're lucky enough that your Crossfit box offers yoga classes, then why the heck aren't you taking advantage of it? Here are my top 5 reasons why YOU should regularly attend a yoga class. 1. YOGA TRAINING CAN HELP YOUR CARDIO DURING WODS. This may not make sense … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Every Crossfitter Needs to go to Yoga Class!
Let me be honest for a sec. Even though I claim I don't care what others think of me, I do. Honestly, I try not to. But I care. I care deeply. And so do you, despite what you say.
Edit: I started shaving my legs again roughly 1 week after writing this post. That's right: I stopped shaving my legs. Go ahead, gasp at this unthinkable notion that is now my reality. It's okay, I'm still a little surprised by it myself. Have you ever thought about why you shave your legs? I never … Continue reading What happened after I stopped shaving my legs
Stretching after an intense workout is like putting frosting on your cupcakes after you've spent the time baking them. Duh! It needs to happen! But so often it just...doesn't. Here are my top five post-workout stretches, specific for the lower body. I will make a separate video geared toward upper body as well. As an … Continue reading Top 5 post workout stretches (lower body)
I've been hit-or-miss with Crossfit for the last few months. I've been reevaluating my priorities due to back-to-back shoulder injuries and a ganglion cyst in my wrist (still dealing with it.) I was contemplating giving it up for good. Why push my body to exhaustion? Why be sore? Why risk injury? I took it very … Continue reading How I adjusted my Crossfit mindset after injuries
Hey y'all! In case you didn't know, I love to squat. No wait, that's not what I meant. Actually I don't love to squat but I love what squatting does for my body, so I do it often. Squatting all the way down is one of the oldest forms of human movement. Our bodies were … Continue reading What’s holding you back from squatting below parallel?
Getting on the scale every morning is a nasty habit. What's nastier is allowing that number to determine our mood for the day. It's worse than waking up on the wrong side of the bed: if you don't like the number on the scale it can be a hateful body image kind of day. Growing … Continue reading Don’t let the scale define you