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August 2019

3 Ways CrossFit Builds Community


Let’s face it. When it comes to getting in a workout, any gym will get the job done. If you walk into a local gym or rec center, you’ll probably see people, earbuds in, moving from station to station. Maybe they chat with each, but usually they don’t. The thing that makes CrossFit a place [...]

3 Ways CrossFit Builds Community2019-07-30T08:58:56+00:00

July 2019

5 Ways to Cope with a Training Setback


Perhaps you’ve been there. You’ve built up a consistent workout routine, and you’re well on your way to achieving a personal fitness goal. But then, disaster strikes. Something entirely beyond your control shows up and throws everything off. It could be an illness, an injury, or even a surprise work trip. Or it might be [...]

5 Ways to Cope with a Training Setback2019-07-16T11:16:41+00:00

Track Your Workouts and Get Results


We all are on our own unique fitness journeys. If you’re feeling a little lost on your journey, or you’re going through the motions and not headed anywhere specific, then a workout journal might prove to be a useful tool. Who Should Track Their Workouts? Honestly, everyone. A workout log is not just for competitive [...]

Track Your Workouts and Get Results2019-07-02T09:31:03+00:00

June 2019

Tackle Your Weaknesses – Inside and Outside the Gym


In a recent conversation on Chasing Excellence with Ben Bergeron, he discusses weaknesses, and how to identify them. He then describes how to tackle your weaknesses, both inside and outside of the gym. Identify Your Weaknesses The first step is to identify your weaknesses. Because the word “weakness” has a negative connotation, it can be [...]

Tackle Your Weaknesses – Inside and Outside the Gym2019-06-17T12:13:32+00:00

A Not To-Do List – 5 Habits to Stop Doing Now


What we do in the gym, during our workouts, has the power to impact our daily life. At the same time, what we do in our everyday life can sometimes affect how we feel and perform at the gym. Everything is related in some way, and sometimes to make improvements in any capacity, we have [...]

A Not To-Do List – 5 Habits to Stop Doing Now2019-06-03T15:02:03+00:00

May 2019

Setting and Achieving Your Goals


When it comes to fitness or any other aspect of your life, it’s important to set goals that help to inspire you and push you along the way. There’s a strategy to setting your own unique set of goals that can take them from a distant dream to an actualized reality. Whether it’s fitness, nutrition, [...]

Setting and Achieving Your Goals2019-05-20T15:19:25+00:00

5 Ways to Recover After CrossFit


Though it may not always feel like it, recovery is a huge part of CrossFit training and is just as important as the workout itself. Finding time to recover properly can certainly be a challenge, but taking those moments is critical to ensuring that you’re maximizing your workouts, preventing future injury, and ready to go [...]

5 Ways to Recover After CrossFit2019-05-08T14:54:24+00:00

April 2019

CrossFit Terms to Know Before Your First Class


For those who have never taken a CrossFit class, the terms alone may be enough to intimidate you. What’s a WOD? EMOM? AMRAP? All of these terms are vital to understanding a workout, but don’t worry-- it’s not as overwhelming as it may seem, and once you know, you’re ready to become a CrossFit pro! [...]

CrossFit Terms to Know Before Your First Class2019-04-19T11:02:40+00:00

The Importance of Mobility


When it comes to fitness, most people have their set goals in mind. Losing weight and gaining muscle are two that we tend to hear a lot. There’s one aspect of fitness, however, that’s important no matter what your chosen workout or sport, whether it’s marathon training, CrossFit, martial arts, or yoga, and that’s mobility. [...]

The Importance of Mobility2019-04-05T08:36:36+00:00

March 2019

CrossFit for Every Age and Fitness Level


At Loaded Bell CrossFit, we’re interested in making sure you feel welcome and accepted no matter what your age or fitness level is. That’s why we offer a number of different variations to our program that can benefit you or your family, whether they’re kids, teens, or adults who are new to CrossFit. We offer [...]

CrossFit for Every Age and Fitness Level2019-03-18T11:04:39+00:00