Weightlifting Wednesday: Nutrition

Weightlifting Wednesday: Nutrition

-Before you read any further, I am not a certified nutritionist or nutrition expert. This is advice from my own practice and things that have helped me and other athletes around me. Feel free to use this knowledge to your own benefit or talk to me about practices that...
Meet A Member Monday: Renee Rivers

Meet A Member Monday: Renee Rivers

Strong Is More Than Strength   Being active has been a part of my life since I was young, with long distance running being my primary activity.  I have done many other cross training sports and activities, but I was ready to try something new. CrossFit had always...
Meet A Member Monday: Jeff Stukey

Meet A Member Monday: Jeff Stukey

Defeating “Poor Genes”   I grew up playing sports with my dad.  Much of what I remember about my childhood centers around me playing some kind of sport.  I was good at sports, but my parents, who were always overweight my entire life, rewarded my...
Weightlifting Wednesday: Nutrition

Weightlifting Thursday: Gear

There are certain things we use in weightlifting that can help us improve our performance and/or to put us in better positions. The common pieces of gear used in weightlifting are: Weightlifting Shoes. These type of shoes have an elevated and solid heel, usually...
Meet A Member Monday: Kelly Smallegan-Maas

Meet A Member Monday: Kelly Smallegan-Maas

I’ve Tried It All   My personal fitness journey has been long and winding. I have tried many fun fitness activities over the years (after I finally got the motivation to get off the couch and cigarettes!): tennis, distance running, boxing, spinning,...