Member of the Month – Allison
Meet the Ardent Fitness and Education May of 2022 member of the month, Allison! She always walks in with a positive attitude and continues to crush workouts! Here’s some questions we asked Allison regarding her experience at Ardent so far… What made you reach out to Ardent? I was looking for a different approach to […]
A CrossFitter Vegan: What Do You Talk About First?
First I want to say, this is a 100% opinion piece based on subjective feelings and thoughts. If you’re looking for fodder to either support or thrash veganism or CrossFit, you’re in the wrong place. Next I want to tell the story about why I am toying with veganism, how it has impacted me in only two weeks, and how I plan to move forward.
Jenny Faris: Crushing Kernels and Kettlebells
Jenny Faris: “The first thing I noticed was how welcoming everyone was and willing to help/answer any of my questions.”
Zak Parker: Making Gains Through Consistency & Hard Work
What brought you to CrossFit Oshkosh? I grew up in Green Bay playing soccer pretty much not non-stop from first grade through college. After college, I was finding myself out of shape. I moved out to Colorado for two years and that’s when a friend of mine suggested I try CrossFit. I was instantly hooked. […]
How Are You Allowing Cortisol To Impact Your Health?
Cortisol is a stress hormone released by the adrenal glands. It’s important for helping your body deal with stressful situations, as your brain triggers its release in response to many different kinds of stress. Cortisol can be good for us. Normal levels of cortisol are released when you wake up in the morning or exercise. […]
Results NOT Guaranteed: How The 97% You’re Not Here Counts More!
Results NOT Guaranteed: Results are what most gyms preach. “Results Guaranteed” is something we constantly hear from gyms. Well, we won’t guarantee your results and this could sound counterproductive to our mission, but work with me through this. You have 168 useable hours in a week and we want to see you for three to 5 hours, […]
Rob Hackbarth: Feeling Better at 50 than 20, Thanks to CF!
Brief personal history and journey towards beginning your CrossFit journey: Before CrossFit, I was what I would call functionally unfit. I’ve been blessed with a fast metabolism, so I never had to worry about what or how much food I should eat. An active family means we’re always on the go. I didn’t look out […]
Jessica Pinkall – Deadlifting The Stress Away & Inspiring Us All With Her Strength
What brought you to CrossFit Oshkosh? It started out as an activity my husband and I could do together. We both work full time jobs and have four children, plus a Goldendoodle puppy, and two bunnies and various things we do as a family and individually, but we both felt this was something we could […]
What’s Your “Why”?
Did you start CrossFit to lose weight? Meet new friends? Mix up your workout routine? Get back to doing something competitive? Whatever it may be, it’s important that you never forget why you started. We all have days where we feel like we aren’t progressing, we’re tired, or we’ve just lost all motivation. These are […]
Lauren Hollingsworth: Focusing On The Details, & Getting Better Every Day
What brought you to CrossFit Oshkosh? I moved here 2 years ago for work and struggled looking for a gym that had a fun environment as well as one that pushed me physically and mentally. I signed up for CF Oshkosh after attending the fall 2017 Wine and WOD with Andrea Saccardi. I immediately connected with people […]