Training Advice

The best athletes learn from a variety of sources. They read books, articles, watch videos, go to training camps and soak up everything they can to become better athletes. Below are some of our favorite resources to help you become the best athlete possible.

The Masters Division Articles

Work With Me: The Connect Empower Strengthen Online Coaching Program

Work With Me: The Connect Empower Strengthen Online Coaching Program The CONNECT EMPOWER STRENGTHEN program gives you the tools to transform your health through nutrition, fitness, and self care. Using the CONNECT EMPOWER STRENGTHEN journal, we will: 
  • Build your own personal journey  
  • Create personalize benchmarks for success
  • Create daily practices for self care
How does it work? As your coach, we'll partner to set goals about how you want your body to feel and things that you want ...
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Forget the Wagon!

“ There are a few theories behind the origin of on the wagon, but the idiom likely comes from the early 20th-century American expression on the water-wagon, which meant one was drinking water instead of alcohol. Whatever its origins, on the wagon apparently predates off the wagon.

On the wagon and off the wagon are sometimes used in reference to other addictions or compulsions—for example, they’re increasingly used in writing concerned with diet—but ...
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CrossFit Open WOD 20.2 is genius

Crossfit Open WOD 20.2 is
Rx Workout:
Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:
4 dumbbell thrusters
6 toes-to-bars
24 double-unders
♀ 35-lb. dumbbells ♂ 50-lb. dumbbells

Scaled Workout:
4 dumbbell thrusters
6 hanging knee-raises
24 single-unders
♀ 20-lb. dumbbells ♂ 35-lb. dumbbells

In the ten years of the CrossFit Open, we have never seen thrusters before the fifth week of the Open and this is the first ...
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Team Thick Thighs

I’m a thick girl and I always have been...and that’s ok. Getting into CrossFit taught me that there’s nothing wrong with having muscles. They help me do amazing things. Let me tell you, it took over 40 years for me to be cool with not shrinking my body and to appreciate it for what it can do. In the past four years, I have some of the best fitness experiences. I have done Spartan races, ...
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You are brave and worthy of love and belonging

Brene Brown once said... “I define wholehearted living as engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough. It’s going to bed at night thinking, Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that doesn’t change the truth that I am brave and ...
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