Understanding Gender Prescription in CrossFit

Understanding Gender Prescription in CrossFit

By: Katie Flaherty As a female coach at a fitness facility originally built on the principles of CrossFit culture, I am oftentimes asked why there are suggested mono-structural and weight load guidelines posted for men vs. women. In a time where gender equality is at...
I Tested Out The Keto Diet…And It Worked

I Tested Out The Keto Diet…And It Worked

By: Ben Sweeney The Ketogenic Diet, commonly shortened to Keto, has gotten widely mixed reviews from people who have tried it. Many have met their weight loss goals on it, yet others have found that it’s had a negative effect on their overall health. Keto is currently...
The Art of Virtuosity

The Art of Virtuosity

By: Chris Keyloun If we have taken class together, you probably (i.e. definitely) hear me say a lot of the same things when I coach; “Move well, then move fast.” “Let the weight be determined by your technique.” “Own the position and range.” The list goes on. All of...
Be Your Own Hero

Be Your Own Hero

By: Katie Flaherty Don’t let fear stop you from becoming yourself and doing what you love. Once upon a time, I had a good job – a GREAT job. A job with amazing people. A high-paying job with security and growth avenues. A job that I worked hard for and which...
Recommitting To What Works For You

Recommitting To What Works For You

Recommitting To What Works For You By: Sha Goode If there were a crown for the Queen of Diets, I’d be wearing it. I’ve tried every single diet or “way of eating” that’s out there. When I think about the relationship that I’ve had...
BRICK Fitness + Nutrition Challenge

BRICK Fitness + Nutrition Challenge

2018 Fitness and Nutrition Challenge Get excited Brick Members!!!! With the start of the New Year comes our New Year’s Resolutions. Nutrition and exercise are usually at the top of the list so we came up with a challenge that will jump start your year and get you back...