Craig Hysell Will Change Your Mind.

It’s June 2017, I’m In Chicago for the Two-Brain Summit, eating lunch with some other affiliate owners. One of them is Craig Hysell. I have just met most of these guys and girls. We talked about anything and everything that recently made acquaintances do....

The 10,000ft View. A Post for Coaches.

The 10,000ft view. If you would have told a much younger version of me half of the things that I was going to learn in the next 6 years…I might have believed you. What I wouldn’t have believed is that I would learn them from being a CrossFit coach and affiliate...

With Roots Above and Branches Below

When a tree becomes sick, we notice the branches first. It’s only natural for us. It’s where our attention has always been. But we don’t treat the leaves. A drop of water on a leaf is more helpful by 10-fold if given to a root. We admire trees for...

We Cant Help You. “Thats Our Policy”

This morning I woke up at 5:00 am. Not because I like getting up this early. I’m driving to a clients workplace to train her at 6:30 am today. I drink my coffee, read my book, and row 1000m to wake myself up as best I could. I feed the dogs and let them do their...

Making “Good time”

  “We want to make good time, but for us now this is measured with emphasis on “good” rather than “time” and when you make that shift in emphasis the whole approach changes.” -Rober M Persig ZEN and the Art of Motorcycle...

Everyone is Free (to do the Open)

Ladies and Gentlemen of the CrossFit World of 2018 Do the Open. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, The Open would be it. The long-term benefits of the open have been proved by scientists. whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my...