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By Coach J I remember the first time I “properly” committed to training. I had been doing my own thing here and there, no Coach or Personal Trainer eyeing my technique, no formal programming, no real routine. As exercise slowly progressed to being more of a habit and an essential part of my life, I heard about CrossFit. I was so intrigued and curious but at the same time, REALLY F**KING NERVOUS. I had been doing some stuff here and there, but this looked like a completely new world. The nerves were joined by self-doubt (what if I can’t do...
By Coach Riz It's official.. We need to get settled into training at home. Sadly, gyms were one of the first businesses to be closed and chances are, we'll likely be one of the last to re-open. It's time we need to accept this! Is it ideal? No! Is it frustrating? Yes. However, do we have an opportunity to make the most with what we have? 100% YES. To save you from the same, boring 20 body weight movements on repeat each week, I've put together a small list of easily accessible and affordable equipment that you can...
By Candice Lamb Something we have noticed about human beings lately, especially women, is their inability to show up for themselves. If her friend needs help with something - she's there in a heartbeat, no questions asked. If work needs her to stay back a little later to get that job done, she'll be there. Hell, even if work DOESN’T ask, she will do it anyway, because she will NEVER let anyone down. And then we throw kids into the mix; heaven and earth will be moved to get them to after school sport, dance, french lessons, to get them...
By Jardan Craigie Are you someone who: Has been struggling with finding a consistent training schedule? Has been feeling a little flat lately? (#isolyf) Hasn't been able to make the scheduled online classes? (insert reasons: kids/work/lack of sleep…) Just straight-up lacking exercise mojo? If you’re nodding along to one or more of those, then keep reading. I’ve listed a few points below that have helped me in the past when it came to making training a habit. MAKE AN HONEST ASSESSMENT OF YOUR SITUATION “A person who actually has a high self-worth is able to look at the negative parts of his character...
By Rhian Roussos The short answer is you have to make the time, it's that simple. My best friend right now is my calendar. I schedule everything. Even eating breakfast. This gives me a visual representation of my time and allows me to shift and manage tasks so I can make time to do all the things I need to, especially now that i'm working from home. There are far more distractions then normal, and while I do my best to stick to that schedule there are times where I get held up talking to clients, my dog, family around...
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