The Work is The Work. What Kind Would You Like?

Socrates described the nature of the world in forms. According to Socrates, the world of forms isn’t accessible to our senses, only our thoughts. We can think of ideas such as roundness or redness, but we don’t perceive them. We can only perceive a red...

Into Our Fifties…and Beyond!

We’ve accomplished some amazing things as a species this past century.   We: discovered penicillin, invented Rock and Roll, and even faked a moon landing.   Something else we’ve accomplished is the ability to live beyond manual utility and into the later...

F You, Mountain.

We lose our resistance to stress if we’re always pandering to our comforts. This is a fundamental teaching of CrossFit and life in general. I’m not telling you that you should stop doing things you’re good at. If you’ve already climbed a...

Ten Thousand Hours, My Ass.

The 10,000-Hour Rule has been coined as the key to success in any field. It’s a matter of practicing a specific task that can be accomplished with 20 hours of work a week for ten years. Malcolm Gladwell originally wrote this in his book, Outliers. I like...

Why CrossFit is My Home

I have shared this story only a few times in conversation, but the desire to explain finally outweighs the leisure of sharing it with only those few people that ask. If there is one thing I want people to feel when they walk in my gym, it is an overwhelming feeling...