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

How Do I Eat Healthy?

For millennia, humans have eaten whatever we could find. We’ve adapted to our environments, leading to diverse traditional diets that vary greatly when it comes to composition; Inuit diets that are mostly animal fat, the high-protein diets of the Maasai, and carbohydrate-based meals for billions of people in Asia. Even though these diets may seem… Read More