Business We Love: Alpine Fit

Why Alpine Fit? Thanks to the science of epigenetics we now know that your genes are expressed based on how you treat them. What this means is that what you put it into your body (food, thoughts, supplements, toxic chemicals, etc) all have a tremendous effect on your genes and, as a result, your health.… Read More

10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Workout

We’ve all been there: trudging to the gym, half-heartedly stretching for 10 minutes, moving like mud on the elliptical for 20 minutes, then leaving without really having worked out. It can be tough to stay motivated, especially if you’re not sure what you’re working towards. Here are 10 ways to help gain and maintain your… Read More

Guest Post: Supportive Communities are the Key to Living Your Best Life

Recently, I was talking with a group of queer/transgender friends about their gym and whether they feel safe and supported. Unfortunately, it was unanimous that they didn’t, feeling like they had to take care in what they say and do in the gym. It made me realize how lucky I am that I’ve found a… Read More

Guest Post: Why Having a Safe Space to Workout Matters (And Why CrossFit is My Happy Place)

Growing up, sports were always front-and-center in my life. All through high school, I rowed competitively, loving the feeling of camaraderie with my teammates and the feeling of purpose and concentration. In my adult life, I’ve continued to seek out that feeling in sports, and last summer, I found CrossFit.  Now, CrossFit is my happy place.… Read More

What is fitness and why is it important?

What is fitness? Most of us would agree that we go to the gym to be fitter and healthier, and Crossfit is a powerful exercise methodology that can have a big impact on your physical and mental well-being. But our definition of fitness is not just the amount or intensity at which you exercise–it’s about… Read More