Mental flexibility –> physical payoff

“… lifters adapt to whenever they choose to train and their choice should be based purely on the time of day that ‘facilitates long-term adherence’.” https://www.t-nation.com/training/tip-am-or-pm-workouts-whats-best So … right now. Right...

Check Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

If you knew that the next thing you told yourself would determine the next thing you reached for to eat, would you call yourself “junk”? If you did, what do you think the next thing you reached for would be? That’s right. Junk. You will fulfill the...

CrossFit Matton Intramural Open 2019

The CrossFit Open and the CrossFit Mattoon Intramural Open – Demystified: The CrossFit Open – Maybe you’ve heard of it, and maybe you’re like many of our newer members who have no idea what I’m talking about. But it’s time to get to talking about it! You may...
Back to School– A New Normal!

Back to School– A New Normal!

Every year, August comes around, and every year, social media is bombarded with adorable pictures of first days of school with captions “I can’t believe he’s in first grade! How does this happen?!” – I know I’ve made plenty of these posts myself, and yes, it’s...
CrossFit For Running!

CrossFit For Running!

There can be a lot of misconceptions about CrossFit and what we do here and how it translates into other areas of our lives. We see how it helps people with day to day tasks, feel better, move better, and shed some extra pounds. The next level to all of that is...
BS as Rx’d: Magic Fitness Pill (CrossFit Journal)

BS as Rx’d: Magic Fitness Pill (CrossFit Journal)

The easy way sells. No matter what it leads to or if it even exists, the easy way to anything sells. People desperately want to believe there is an easy way, and in the world of exercise and fitness, the easy way is pushed in our faces relentlessly. In fact, a Google...