The 5 weeks of the CrossFit Open came and went like a hurricane. We had over 100 people participate in our first ever Intramural Open. Not only were Friday nights physically and emotionally draining, but the weekly challenges put out to the teams had members more active than ever. What should we do now that the Open is over? First - DELOAD! Read our blog on deloading HERE "Fitness is a lifelong pursuit. Any activity, be it CrossFit, weightlifting, running, triathlons, etc
How is it the day after Thanksgiving already?! The community at CrossFit Simsbury has been crushing it over the past few months. From PRs to weight loss, muscle gains to meeting performance goals; it’s clear that the group of individuals working out at CFS is hungry for success in and out of the gym. Historically, many people fall off track this time of year. Nutrition goes down the tubes, alcohol consumption is up, workouts become fewer and further between, and before yo
When it comes to nutrition, what excuses do you find yourself using that derail efforts to stay on track?
A common one I hear is; “It’s just hard to stay consistent…”
It’s true; making healthy choices on a consistent basis and staying on track with your health and wellness goals IS hard. It is ok to feel this way.
However, rather than staying stuck with these excuses, I have a challenge for you. If you find yourself making this excuse, make a list of the things that
The question seems straight forward, but your response I bet is not. Most people answer with “more money”, “more free time” and “better health” without ever quantifying it or setting realistic expectations. This blog is about actually achieving your desires in the new year, and putting tactics in place to help with that. In CrossFit Simsbury, we have our GOALS board. We do quarterly goals. Each athlete can pick up to 3 things they want to get better at. Why 3 goals, and
What is “health”? January 1st often leads to a rash of health propositions. “I’m going to lose 10lbs” “I’m going to start going to the gym” “I’m going to start an exercise program” The intentions behind the ideas are good. But before setting the intentions, its important to ask “What is health TO ME” and “What will it look like when I’m healthy?” For example: Health to a 20 year old guy that played high school sports may be a 400lb deadlift and a 6 minute mile. Health to a 4