Category: The CrossFit Edit

Does it matter how fit your CrossFit coach is?

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

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Strength training: why do women need to embrace it?

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

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Personal Training Testimonials

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

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The CrossFit Open 21.3 and 21.4: workout tips and strategies

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

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The CrossFit Open 21.2: workout tips and strategies

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

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Eleven fitness and wellness companies pulling through, and pivoting, the pandemic.

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

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The CrossFit Open 21.1: workout and strategy

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

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The Crossfit Open 2021: is it for beginners?

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

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