The Hook Grip - Proper Olympic Lifting Grip Technique

Olympic weightlifters use a special grip that is relatively unknown and…


Think Bigger: You Are More Than Just a Coach

How Do We Do That? People come to us as an escape. This is an hour out of…


Sleep: The Importance of Proper Alignment for Optimal Restoration

After a hardcore workout, you've no doubt noticed that your body feels…


CrossFit Gyms: Pack Your Box With Triple the Amount of New Students

CrossFit is a super competitive sport, especially if you’re the owner of…


Planning Your Local Competition

You want to highlight the tremendous abilities of tremendous athletes, and…


Double-Under Wrist, Rope, and Jump Coordination Explained

The increased coordination levels that come after learning the consistent…


Retail in Gyms

Todd Weygandt and his business partner Gary Baron of Rocklin CrossFit in…


Flex Your Willpower

Having only recently discovered this incredible force we call willpower…


Are You Ready to Compete?

I began CrossFitting in February 2012. I was always very active prior to…


Train Your Mind Dogs

Everyone has doubts, fears and anxiety about something in their life. The…


Metcon Radio - Ep 8 - Rick Hagedorn from Speedburners

This week Chris and Wes have guest Rick Hagedorn on the show. Rick…


High-Intensity Workouts and Pregnancy

I learned about high-intensity WODs from my brother in 2011. When I got…


8 Podcasts Every Gym Owner Should Listen To, That are Not About CrossFit

I listen to more podcasts than I care to admit. I used to binge watch…


10 Common Questions About Paleo

You gotta love your inbox! Everyday, I get tons of questions flooding in…


How Weightlifting Performance Increases Over Time

Have you heard of linear progression? Read Starting Strength? Maybe you…


Training on an Empty Stomach

I am often asked if it is alright to train on an empty stomach. I think…


How to Mentally Prepare for a Max Effort Lift

Right before you go for a big lift you need to be mentally ready. Many…


Improve Your Rowing Technique

Rowing for Fitness: The Concept2 rowing machine, or “erg” as it is…