What Do You Do to Feel Confident About Your Body?
Written by Kaitlyn Kassis

I was just about to cross the street to start my afternoon training session at the Invictus Downtown gym, when I heard a man yell from behind me,” Can I ask you a question?”

I was fully prepared for him to say something inappropriate or make a comment about my muscles. I almost ignored him and kept walking, but I didn’t. I reluctantly nodded, and he proceeded to ask, “What do you do to feel confident about your body?” I was confused.

What Do You Do to Feel Confident About Your Body?
Written by Kaitlyn Kassis

I was just about to cross the street to start my afternoon training session at the Invictus Downtown gym, when I heard a man yell from behind me,” Can I ask you a question?”

I was fully prepared for him to say something inappropriate or make a comment about my muscles. I almost ignored him and kept walking, but I didn’t. I reluctantly nodded, and he proceeded to ask, “What do you do to feel confident about your body?” I was confused.

Healthy Competition, Toxic Comparison, and Me
Written by Aush Chatman

Competition is a fascinating part of nature to me, it is found throughout nature, and I agree with the old adage that (when healthy) it brings the best out in us. At Invictus Fitness, and inside CrossFit in general, we use competition as a means to do just that. To help us push just a little bit further, to help us reach into the realm of the uncomfortable, so that we can be forged and refined into a better version of ourselves.

But the key to all of that is that we indeed remain ourselves (cue ominous foreshadow music as we will come back to this identity piece).

Healthy Competition, Toxic Comparison, and Me
Written by Aush Chatman

Competition is a fascinating part of nature to me, it is found throughout nature, and I agree with the old adage that (when healthy) it brings the best out in us. At Invictus Fitness, and inside CrossFit in general, we use competition as a means to do just that. To help us push just a little bit further, to help us reach into the realm of the uncomfortable, so that we can be forged and refined into a better version of ourselves.

But the key to all of that is that we indeed remain ourselves (cue ominous foreshadow music as we will come back to this identity piece).

Ways to Make Sure You Stay Balanced in Life
Written by Brittany Weiss

Coping with the complex and diverse challenges of everyday life is not always an easy task and can upset the balance and harmony we often seek. We are pulled in from many different directions – work, family, religion obligations, nutrition, fitness, education and so much more.

Now, how in the world can we find balance? This is a common struggle for many good people. By good I mean the type of people who are worrying more on the things (or people) they need to take care of,