We all have things we are proud of in our life. Whether it’s some kind of achievement, promotion, or recognition. I once did the CrossFit workout ‘Grace’, which is 30 clean and jerks with 135 pounds, in 1:24. That’s a pretty legit time. I’ve also eaten a 10-ounce bag of Reece’s Pieces in one sitting.
The Atlanta Braves are out of the Major League Baseball playoffs after falling to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series on Sunday. It was a great season for the Braves despite everything that went on this year. From the season being delayed to playing just 65 regular season games. The Braves
If you have been CrossFitting for a while, you’ve probably had this happened to you. You just completed a workout and you fall to the ground as time expires. You are breathing really hard and you can feel your heart in your chest-thumping up and down. You’re drenched in sweat and your arms and legs
There is never any absolute way of doing things in the fitness industry, specifically in exercise selection. However, there are certain exercises that pack more of a punch and accomplish a lot of things in one movement. The Olympic lifts are some of those movements. They teach us about coordination, balance, stability, and they cover
Three good cyclists will always beat one great cyclist to the top of the hill. Going up that hill alone is harder. The whole way you have the wind in your face pushing you back. You have no time to rest. The only thing you can rely on is your legs and they’re starting to
I know it sounds kind of odd, but has a kettlebell changed your life? Has a rower made you a better person? Did a barbell make you go to the gym? The answer to all three questions is probably the same — No. No, a kettlebell didn’t change your life and a rower didn’t make
When you grow up playing sports, specifically football, working out is just part of your daily routine. Once football was over in college, I moved on to running, and then I found CrossFit. I’ve been able to stay active nearly my entire life. That’s what has made the last five months so incredibly hard. From
This year has been interesting, to say the least. The COVID pandemic has brought many challenges to each of us, including businesses. Nearly every business has had to change something about how they operate and No Excuses CrossFit is no exception. But those changes can be good and for the better. The last six months
Congratulations! You have made a great decision to work with a nutrition coach and start a journey to improve your nutrition long term. You know that nutrition plays a big role with your progress and overall health. You know that without having a balanced diet you could be neutralizing all the hard work you are
It’s time to review those long term goals that you set at the beginning of 2019. How is that long term goal for the end of 2019 looking? Are you feeling like this goal is attainable, or are you losing motivation? Let’s look at this a little deeper. If you had a weight loss
Did you know that sleep affects your metabolism AND ability to lose weight? Sleep allows our bodies to recover from stressors such as work, working out, emotional stress, and so much more. Starting your day without enough recovery encourages a cycle of high-stress levels and bad behaviors, keeping you in a negative frame of mind
There are two misconceptions about losing weight and eating healthy in the long term that can be mentally challenging to overcome. 1. It is only hard at the beginning 2. Progress is a straight line We usually focus on the start of the healthy eating process. You start with action steps, slowly learn how to
Taking a long-term approach to improving our nutrition means we have intent, objectives, goals and a mission to accomplish not only short-term goals, but also long-term goals. The big picture mission is simple, we want to be happy, healthy and strong – both mentally and physically. Being consistent with healthy habits like drinking water, meal
4 Rounds for Time: 200m Pinch Grip Plate Carry 25# (each hand) 15 Pullups 20 Pushups (hand release) 30 AbMat Situps The Berkhans! The newest family at No Excuses Crossfit. We are so happy to have you guys! From left to right: Bella (daughter), Eden (daughter), Felina (momma), Roman (son).
15 Min to Practice or Establish a 3RM Tall Snatch Tall Snatch Demo – then – Part 1) 8 minute AMRAP of: 8 Push Jerks 135/95# 8 Ring Dips 16 KB Snatches (8L/8R) @ 24/16kg or 55#/35# Note: For Push Jerks use 50% of your 1 RM or lower. Do not go over 50% of