Whether a CrossFit coach needs to look physically fit or not is a great question; one which elicits a lot of talking points and a broad mix of opinions. The straightforward answer? If someone knows what they’re doing, their outer appearance shouldn’t matter, right? But let’s also be honest with ourselves; first impressions are everything
The 2021 CrossFit Open has ended, read on to learn what you can do next to continue on your fitness journey.
Ramadan Kareem! The month of Ramadan has officially begun. Read on to learn about the lifestyle and fitness changes a month of fasting ultimately brings about.
Because we are strong and entirely capable of doing so. Hell, we are the gender qualified to spend hours in labour. We create beautiful little bebes (with a little help from our friends), put up with PMS and pre-menoupause all while embracing the other, glorious, non-matriarchal aspects of life. I thus conclude we can lift some
Testimonials: A shameless self-promo plug where you allow your clients to speak on your behalf. Of course, I think they are far too kind, and I’ve been fortunate enough to have some amazing clients who make my job easy, but nonetheless it’s what I love to do. If I’m honest, it’s a selfish reason to
CrossFit Open 21.3. Oh yea, and .4 A double-header that’s less straightforward than the previous two Open workouts, it’s got a whole lot of everything involved. So, make sure you are familiar with the rules, tie-break times and your strategy for each portion of the workout and you’ll be all set up for success. Below
21.2 EW EW EW. Now that that’s out of my system, lets get to strategizing. 21.2 is a repeat of 17.1; the first Open workout of 2017 in which 44% of men and 27% of women finished in under the 20:00 time cap. It’s a tough workout, there’s no doubt about that, but the toughest
Pivoting and pulling through; verbs used to define health and fitness companies successfully maneuvering the pandemic. And sharp pivots and pulls it has been. Companies that have survived and companies that have emerged are certainly adapting to ensure that their offerings remain steadfast while we wait in earnest for the pandemic dust to settle. According
And just like that the 2021 CrossFit Open has begun. And the first workout as predicted is a very accessible one, but a very intensive one nonetheless. So, lets get to strategizing. You’ve got an ascending ladder of wall walks and double-unders to contend with for this one. So that means a whole lot of
Too often, when a woman speaks her mind with clarity and confidence it is deemed as aggressive, abrasive, bossy, difficult, too much and awkward. While men get all the good adjectives; honest, upfront, direct, truthful, concise, bold. This certainly isn’t always the case, but I do believe society has a pre-conditioned notion for those women
Couples who train together stay together, right? We reached out to couples who have been running, CrossFitting, and overall fitness-ing together throughout the years to learn the truth. If you’ve ever found yourself Googling “working out with your other half” or “fitness couples” it’s highly likely your browser timed out due to boredom. You’re greeted
Shapesmiths is a community that I am grateful to be a part of and revere even more than the first day I joined. If you had told me when I wrote the below article that I would become a Crossfit coach at the very box it was written for, I would have said you’re full
Each year, CrossFit fledglings around the globe begin to listen in with a mix of curiosity and trepidation as they begin to hear seasoned CrossFitters chat about the elusive event known as the CrossFit Open. As they begin to figure out what the Open might entail, these new CrossFitters become more angsty than a 15