Preventing The Winter Blues

It’s that time of year again. The clock gets pushed back and the amount of sun during the day is significantly less than what it was just a few months ago. When it gets colder and the days get shorter, it can feel like a real chore to get up and do anything other than...

Health and Wellness Despite Yourself

I remember when I first fell in love with fitness and what it could do for people. When I realized health and wellness would have a lasting impact on my life. We were “deployed” to Kuwait on a security mission in 2005. The gym became a place to get away, a place to...

Hunting, Heart Health, and the Real Risk

Hunting is just around the corner and while all of us take time to sight in our firearms, clean our gear, and make sure we have all the supplies we need, how many of us make sure we are physically ready for the hunt? According to Mayo Clinic, “the excitement of seeing...

Exercising Your Mental Muscles

If there’s one thing I’ve learned during my 6 years of CrossFit, it’s that mindset does absolutely matter. This is something I’ve greatly struggled with, but strive to improve with every workout. Whether it’s wanting to give up during a...

Have A Purpose Behind Your Training

Have a purpose behind your training… Not only should we always remember why we started this crazy fitness journey, but we should also approach each week, each day, and each workout with a purpose or intent! When we set goals for ourselves, it not only gives us...