The most important part of your body to change. By coach Kyle

Hey everyone! I have a short blog for you today about how to refocus your mind’s eye to get what you want out of your training. One of the things I love to hear coach Alison saying to her classes all the time is “Why are you here today?” What are you trying to accomplish” She will then generally give some encouraging words that help to shift focus away from the body’s physical appearance and on something else that is a better and healthier view of why we do what we do. So can we focus on something else, but still get the physical results we want? Absolutely!

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Kyle Hopkins
CrossFit Party Tricks and the Hierarchy of Movement by coach Kyle Hopkins.

Want my opinion on something? No? too bad! Here it is anyway. (Ha. Jokes.) There is a peculiar thing about CrossFit culture that leads us to somewhat label each other. There are “Newbies”, average CrossFitters, then perhaps “Seasoned” athletes, and of course the elite! The “fire breathers” , but what is it that separates these athletes from one another. What makes someone elite or keeps them from being so? You might be surprised to find out that the gap isn’t as wide as you think and that you can develop “elite” fitness without having to master the more complex skills in CrossFit and without hitting the top of the leaderboard daily.

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Your Fitness Outline: A guide to long term success

It's February 11th 2018. Here we are 6 weeks post new year. Public gyms are slowing down. The regulars are getting their space back. The masses are fading. The quest for a "new you" has taken a back seat to jobs, daily rituals, ingrained bad habits, fatigue, and good old excuses. Why? Where was the breakdown? What could have been done to avoid this? Is it too late or can you get it back on track? You need a fitness outline! "What's that?" you say. Keep reading......

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Kyle Hopkins
How to Keep Your Nutrition Strategy Simple and Sustainable in the New Year.

When it comes to nutrition (I hesitate to use the word diet as it indicates a period of time that you must endure. "Being on a diet." No bueno.) I am 100% all about simplicity. Nutrition plans that require food scales, micromanaging your macro and micronutrients, keeping detailed food diaries, and a calculator suck! I'm not saying they don't work. I'm saying you won't keep up with it. It will fail because it's a pain in the arse! 

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Kyle Hopkins
The Magic Exercise to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain 

The Holidays are upon us and with them comes parties, decadent foods, snacks, desserts, and booze! Yay!!! Sounds like fun right? I mean who doesn't love a festive night or two with family and friends? The problem is that for most people it comes at a cost. Your fitness! Or more specifically your waistline. Why not try something different this year? 

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Kyle Hopkins
The Last WOD of My Life and Picking Cherries

A massive meteor is hurling towards earth and it’s going to decimate us!!!! You only have one day left and you want to get in one last WOD in!!!! What is it???

Yeah yeah….If you had one day left on earth you wouldn’t be Crossfitting! It’s called suspension of disbelief people. Bear with me.

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Brad Preslar