mindful eating
Nutrition Psychology

The Secret To Achieving Your Health Goals

by Shannon Keating

Today’s post is focusing on mindful eating. This topic may not sound as glamorous as say, detoxification, but it is just as important, if not more important. If you have any nutrition-related goals – be it performance-based or weight loss – mindful eating is likely the exact tool you need to achieve it. Now eating […]

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Fitness Lifestyle Psychology

Strong Success Story: Using your Strength in Your Passions

by Maddie Watkins

Fitness for the sake of fitness is missing the point.  The role of fitness should be to enhance your day-to-day life.  As coaches, we love seeing our members/athletes setting PR’s in the gym, but we love it even more when those PR’s and acquired skills are translated into something bigger. One of our members, Monica Rivera, […]

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science of stress
Fitness Nutrition Psychology Recovery

The Science Of Stress: Getting To Know Your Adrenals

by Shannon Keating

If you’ve been in the CrossFit game for a while now, chances are you may have heard the term “adrenal fatigue” thrown around. Or, maybe “adrenal fatigue” is a completely foreign term for you, but the phrases: “burnt out”, “chronic exhaustion”,  or “too much stress for your body to handle” ring a bell. No matter […]

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benefits of self talk
Psychology

The Benefits Of Self Talk (Part 1)

by Monica Niska

The voice that we hear most often and constantly is our own. You live in your body, so you may as well love it and treat it well, right? Well, you also reside in your mind, so why not feed it wholly with gourmet thoughts! Think about what happens to your body if you just […]

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top ten tips for losing weight in 2016
Nutrition Psychology

10 Actionable Tips For Losing Weight In 2016 (Part 1)

by Shannon Keating

If you have made it a resolution to lose weight (or pick up any healthy lifestyle habit for that matter) then it’s time to get serious!  Below you’ll find the first 5 of a list of 10, no-nonsense, actionable tips to help you sustainably and successfully lose weight in this upcoming year.  Read the posts, follow […]

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Psychology

The Power of Placebos and How To Use Them To Improve Your Fitness

by 202Coaches

By: Rob Koebke About 3-4 times a year, my caffeine intake swells to what some would consider absurd levels.  I’m talking 3-4 cups of coffee + 4-5 “expressos” (inside joke) a day.  Enough that my girlfriend gets concerned about my heart rate being constantly elevated to hummingbird status. After the culmination of 14 hour days, […]

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