Boom Goes the Dynamite

Coach Peter and I just returned from the Two Bain Business Summit in Chicago. It’s two days packed full of the world’s leading speakers on fitness business, micro-gym owners and their mentors. This year was Pete’s second year attending the summit and...

There’s a Better Option than a “Free Trail”

What Now? When a person wants to join our gym, we don’t let them. At least not right away. 

We don’t encourage people to try out a class or start working out without a clear understanding of why they are here, and what needs to happen to get them where...

Basketballs Are(n’t) Valuable

I was asked, “Why should I go to a CF gym when I could just do my own thing with the cheap gym membership I already have?” My actual answer: “That’s why. Because, you said you could do your own thing, instead of saying you already do.”...

Swolemate-Showdown-Standards.   All wods are listed as a mixed pair. Same-gender teams will use with the weights designated for their gender. Wod 1.   Amrap x 10   10 Synchro BBJO 24/20” 15 Synchro DL @225/155 100 dubs   *scale Options: Jump Rope: Both partners do 200...

Good Grades are not the Goal

This idea is something the people who raised us have been telling us for most of our lives. Getting good grades or a college degree isn’t the end all be all of the success projected onto us by loving parents, colleagues or family. It’s freedom to pursue...

How to Really Change Your Bad Habits

Have you ever said the to yourself? “I know I shouldn’t do ______. …only to do that exact thing? “I know I promised myself no sweets before bed, buuut…” What looks like lots of little setbacks becomes long-term derailment. Why do we...