How to Have a Bad Day At CrossFit.

Today was “Re-test Day” at your gym and, you flunked. 

You utterly failed at hitting your old PR, let alone a new one. 

I do that. I’m ten years into this CrossFit thing and still have bad days from time to time. I don’t get in my head about them anymore, but I used to, and here’s what I did to get through them. 

Think of something harder.

I would ask myself “Is this really something to get upset about?” “Have I made it through harder or worse scenarios than this?”

I’ve been flat broke. I’ve had nowhere to go. I’ve pulled a week of all-nighters in college. If you’ve been dumped or felt your heartbeat out of your chest when your child walks too close to the place you told them not to, you’ve known harder stuff, scarier stuff.

Everyone has been stronger than they were before. It will happen again. Just remind yourself that you’ve already proven that you’ve got all the faith and strength you need to get some sleep, eat good food and come back stronger.

One bad day should not turn into a bad week.


Get Pissed.

You need to get frustrated.  You NEED to feel like you have no clue what you’re doing and not run away from those moments. Something

There are no Silver Bullets.

There are no Silver Bullets. Only Golden BBS. What I mean is that people hire trainers because they want their problems solved. They want a

You Can’t Get Abs

From doing one sit-up. You have to get reps in. Over many months. Possibly years. And if you want to really see them, you’ll start


Talk with a coach about your goals. Get the plan to achieve them.


Take the first step towards getting the results you want!