Time Caps, Scaling and Why They Matter.

Time Caps, Scaling and Why They Matter.

You’ve torn a callus and pushed through the pain. You’re drenched in sweat and, despite it all, feel mentally strong. There’s two minutes left and two rounds to go. You’re invested. You’re going to finish this workout, to hell with the time cap! As a guy who loves to...
The 3 Myths of Motivation

The 3 Myths of Motivation

– by Tania Tétrault Vrga When it comes to motivation for fitness and nutrition, it is believed that the key to success is willpower. We are taught that physical activity and healthy lifestyle somehow need to be difficult, that it requires a perfectly executed...
Start Now. And Never Stop.

Start Now. And Never Stop.

Looking for that secret sauce? The hidden door at the back of the wardrobe that will bring you straight to your fitness goals? Well, here it is: Start now. And never stop. Where do you start? Whether you’re 75 pounds overweight and scared for your life or just want to...
Why 30 Minutes is Enough

Why 30 Minutes is Enough

-by Tania Tétrault Vrga I feel sad. That’s exactly what my two year old would say in this situation. He recently started giving me daily updates on how he is feeling; sad, happy, tired, angry. For him, it’s very cute, for me, not so much. I’m sad...
Pain Getting in the Way of Getting In Shape?

Pain Getting in the Way of Getting In Shape?

If you are like many of the people I talk to on a regular basis, you want to get in shape. You want to have more energy, you want to look better, you want to feel better. Maybe you were athletic as a youngster but you’ve been away from the gym for a while. Or maybe...
5 Habits of Highly Effective CrossFitters

5 Habits of Highly Effective CrossFitters

I’m no expert by any means, but after almost six years and 1,200 classes, I’ve noticed a number of habits amongst people I’ve tried to emulate and learn from. I won’t try to distill all I’ve observed into a single post, but do want to share 5 common characteristics of...