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Lessons Learned Completing My First “Murph”

Even if you are not very familiar with CrossFit, you have likely heard of the Murph workout. CrossFit is known for its grueling WODs (Workout of the Day), but Murph is on another level. Murph is a Hero WOD. Hero WODs are longer, more intense, and usually named in memory of a military member. Murph is one of CrossFit’s toughest Hero WODs. The workout is in memory of Navy Lt.… Read More »Lessons Learned Completing My First “Murph”

Struggling to Stay Motivated with Home Workouts?

I get it. It has been two months. Your friends in Texas get to go back to the gym, but there doesn’t seem to be any sign that your state will ever reopen. Using your wine bottle as a dumbbell was cute at first, but your living room workout routine is getting old. How many times can you be expected to do an air squat? Before you give up on… Read More »Struggling to Stay Motivated with Home Workouts?

Re: Your Home Gym Order Has Been Delayed

Have you tried to order gym equipment recently? We did. Four weeks ago. It is just shipping now. The good news is, you don’t need any extra equipment to meet your fitness goals. If you are serious about weight lifting, you probably know how important progressive overload is. The concept is that in order to see progress in your strength or muscle growth over time, you need to increase the… Read More »Re: Your Home Gym Order Has Been Delayed

Top Three Fitness Tips for COVID-19

With the spread of COVID-19, gyms were among the first businesses to close. Fitness fanatics like myself would consider gyms to be essential, however they are not the most sanitary of spaces. Shared equipment, cramped group fitness classes, and machines six inches away from each other do not exactly comply with social distancing standards. While the machines and toys at the gym are excellent tools, the truth is that you… Read More »Top Three Fitness Tips for COVID-19