Make a Commitment

Make a Commitment

I was watching some college football this weekend and a commercial for Planet Fitness came on. Something about it caught my eye. At first I thought, hey, sweet deal: ONLY 25-CENTS DOWN AND $10 A MONTH! But it was the kicker that got my attention: NO COMMITMENT!  ...
Strategies and scales for Murph

Strategies and scales for Murph

Memorial Day in the CrossFit community is synonymous with one workout: Murph. Of the many Hero WODs CrossFit has written over the years, this one is the most famous. (But despite how it looks on the whiteboard, it’s not the most difficult…by a long shot)....
Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

I recently got back from ten days in Sicily. It was ten days of pasta, Negronis and gelato. Guilt-free, of course, because I will never be one of those people who goes to Italy and doesn’t eat gelato. Twice in the same day. I also did no form of exercise other...
CrossFit is Scary and Intimidating

CrossFit is Scary and Intimidating

BY NANCY GOODMANclient since 2016 When I started at Second Wind CrossFit, I had literally never done anything athletic in my life. I’ve always struggled with being overweight, but I’m also competitive so if there was a chance I’d do poorly at...

The Benchmark Series

Welcome to a New Year and a new feature we are calling the Benchmark Series. This is an idea I have always toyed with, but didn’t really settle into until I read a post on the SugarWOD blog that talks about how they do it at CrossFit Roots. So I am basically...