• Strong is the New…

    “Strong is the new ___________.” Skinny? Sexy? Pretty? You’ve seen these fitspo memes and t-shirts all over the web (and in the gym). Here’s some straight talk from me: Strong is the new strong.  That’s it. Strong is strong. Physical strength is quantifiable. Mental strength (confidence, some might call it), well that’s read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.5 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.5 nutrition strategy for you! 15.5 is going to challenge even the most elite competitors. This couplet of rowing and thrusters is going to burn through some major glycogen and leave you gassed. Eating well in the days, weeks and months read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.4 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.4 nutrition strategy for you! So far, the workouts have been pretty true to CrossFit’s roots, and 15.4 is no different: an AMRAP ascending ladder of handstand push-ups and cleans. Eating well in the days, weeks and months leading up read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.3 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve got a CrossFit Open 15.3 nutrition strategy that I wrote just for you! So far, we’ve seen a classic couplet plus a separately scored max lift in 15.1, then a repeat of last year’s 14.2 ascending ladder. Now, 15.3 is a challenging triplet AMRAP (as many rounds read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.2 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.2 nutrition strategy for you! 15.1 threw a curveball at the field with a separately scored, two-part workout of a classic AMRAP triplet plus a time-capped max clean and jerk. And now, 15.2 has been announced as the encore to read more…

    CrossFit Open 15.1 Nutrition Strategy

    If you’re participating in the Open, I’ve written a CrossFit Open 15.1 nutrition strategy for you! It’s safe to say that eating well in the days, weeks and months leading up to the Open is the biggest way to set up a strong foundation for your best performance, but there are read more…