Coffee Enhances Performance
Written by Holden Rethwill

Raise your hand if you’re someone who doesn’t want anyone to talk to them until you’ve had your morning cup of coffee. I’m raising my hand as I type this (let me say, typing with one hand is not as easy as it may seem). For the millions of us who fall into this category, did you know that coffee, if used correctly, can be one of the most powerful pre-workout and performance enhancers out there?

Think about it…how many fillers and added products go into a typical pre-workout supplement?

Coffee Enhances Performance
Written by Holden Rethwill

Raise your hand if you’re someone who doesn’t want anyone to talk to them until you’ve had your morning cup of coffee. I’m raising my hand as I type this (let me say, typing with one hand is not as easy as it may seem). For the millions of us who fall into this category, did you know that coffee, if used correctly, can be one of the most powerful pre-workout and performance enhancers out there?

Think about it…how many fillers and added products go into a typical pre-workout supplement?

Jump Before It’s Too Late
Written by Holden Rethwill

How often do you incorporate plyometrics into your training? I can say with almost certainty that for the majority of us, the answer is: not enough. That’s ok, it’s not too late to start!

When we think of CrossFit, we think of things like gymnastics, Olympic lifting, metabolic conditioning, etc., but one thing that often times gets overlooked is plyometric training. But I’m here to tell you that plyometrics can be key to the success in many other aspects of CrossFit.

Why are they so important?

Holiday Travel Workouts
Written by Holden Rethwill

Traveling for the holidays? Tempted to eat that second…or third…sugar cookie? Drank enough eggnog to last you until next year? We’ve all been there and done that. It’s one of the things we all look forward to this time of year. Good food surrounded by better company.

If you’re someone who travels to see family and friends this time of year, and aren’t able to stick to your normal gym routine, have no fear! I’m here to give you a list of easy at home or hotel workouts that can be completed in 30-45 minutes.

3 Reasons Why You Should Incorporate Unilateral Movements No Matter Who You Are
Written by Holden Rethwill

Tired of the same old boring strength training and accessory work? Is your repertoire of movements too limited? Maybe your body is imbalanced and one side is overpowering the other? Well here’s one way to mix it up that will keep things fresh and keep your body guessing!

I’m talking about unilateral movements.

What is a unilateral movement?

This is when we actively train one side of the body at a time.