Are Pepper Supplements Hot or Hype?
Written by Calvin Sun

I recently received some questions regarding a new product on the market called “Burn” produced by supplement company Progenex. “Burn” comes in an interesting form factor, essentially a version of “pop rocks” candy, and features an active ingredient derived from peppers that you have likely never heard of known as dihydrocapsiate. The product is billed as both a weight loss supplement and a sports performance supplement by the manufacturer. In today’s article, I’ll provide a full breakdown of the supplement, discuss the validity of the product claims,

I “Get” To
Written by Holden Rethwill

How many times a day do you use the phrase I have to?

Regardless what the phrase is connected to, this is something I hear constantly. I’m even guilty of it myself.

What exactly am I guilty of?

Allowing myself to have the mindset that I have to do something. We don’t have to do anything. We get to do it.

Telling yourself you get to do something as opposed to having to do it is a simple change in philosophy that can have incredible benefits.

Volume or Intensity?
Written by Invictus Athlete Josh Littauer

As a CrossFit coach, I have been approached several times recently by athletes with the question,“What else can I add in on top of my normal CrossFit class?” or “Can you make up extra stuff for me to do outside of the gym so I can get more work in?” These questions are raising an interesting topic that will take us back to the original intent of CrossFit.

The Current Trend – Desire to Increase Volume

There seems to be a trend happening in CrossFit boxes around the country and among many CrossFit athletes that an increase in volume will expedite the fitness process.

Invictus is Hiring! 
Written by C.J. Martin

Invictus is looking to hire talented, motivated and energetic individuals to help us fill our team and ensure that we attain our mission of delivering to our members the best possible health and fitness experience!

We are looking to hire for the following positions:

  • Full-Time Fitness Coach
  • Full-Time Member Services Representative
  • Part-Time Member Services Representative

All full-time members of the Invictus team are eligible for group health insurance coverage.

If you are interested in joining an amazing family of employees and community of members,

8 Ways To Start Your Day Off Stress-Free
Written by Nichole DeHart-Kribs

For many of us, the mornings can be fraught with stress. From the alarm clock literally alarming us into consciousness to skipping breakfast to ensure we have enough time to get ready to be on time to work; the mornings just aren’t friends to some of us. But, even if we have a tight schedule and a busy day ahead of us, there are ways to reduce these stressful mornings and start our day off with success. Read below for eight tips that have helped me to start the day off stress-free.