Meet Jenna Pinkham – Our Downtown Member of the Month for October!
Video by Michele Vieux

Jenna brings energy, humor, and hard work to our morning group sessions. She has grown and shrunk drastically in her year with us at Invictus. Jenna started in our 6-Week New You program and has lost over 13 inches. She has improved her quality of movement, gained strength and has found a place to release her competitive nature. You can find Jenna in the mornings, making faces, busting out some dance moves, and crushing us all on the rower.

Toes-to-Bar Mount
Video by Travis Ewart

How hard are toes-to-bar? Well, it depends on how difficult you make them…

At Invictus Gymnastics we have seen so many great athletes struggle on many gymnastics movements in the gym and competition, and toes-to-bar is no exception. Difficulty of the toes-to-bar can escalate quickly if your body is swinging in a rhythm that isn’t supported by physics and balance, but rather raw strength. Though we may pride ourselves on how strong we are, there is no reasonable excuse for doing things the harder way when trying to complete a speedy task.

How to Get Over Your Fear of Walking into a New Gym
Written by Invictus Member Rachel Ragosa

Imagine your very first day of school. While you may not remember the exact details, I’m sure you may recall feelings of anxiety, fear, along with a lot of excitement. For those who are just starting their fitness journey, walking into a gym may elicit a lot of those same feelings. It takes a lot of courage for many to walk into a typical gym, let alone a gym like Invictus. If you have been telling yourself that you would stop in to “check it out” but haven’t been in yet out of fear or apprehension,

Invictus Athlete and Coach, Chris Fuller, on the Assault Bike at the Granite Games.

How to Assault Bike Like the Pros
Written by Nichole Kribs; Interview with Jared Enderton

Ah, the Assault Bike. Many of you love to hate it for the insane leg pump you get within 15 seconds of riding the bike, for the mental push you must to have in order to keep going and not flop onto the floor, for your heart rate skyrocketing within .8 seconds of being on the bike, to name just a few. But these are some of the reasons that a few people,

Perfect Practice Makes Perfect
Written by Holden Rethwill

What are your goals in CrossFit? Are they to be the best version of yourself, to compete and make it to the CrossFit Games, or just to become a little more fit?

Regardless of what they are, I’m going to give you a little tip I read the other day that will help you reach that goal.

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘practice makes perfect.’ It’s been told to us in just about anything we’ve done ever since we were kids.