5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Morning

Wake up, hit the snooze. Lay there. Hit the snooze, again. Pretend like you’re getting 15 minutes more of quality sleep… finally get up. Groggily get up and start trying to piece together your day while slowly allowing reality to set in, you’re running late. Fuck. You’re late for work… Sound familiar? This is probably

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Know It All

You don’t know everything. You can’t control everything. Unfortunately, most of us waste time worrying about the things we can’t control and spend very little time controlling the things we can – like our perspective and our reaction(s). As a young man in pursuit of life, love and career, I felt like I needed to

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Coconut Rice with Brussel Sprouts

This has been hands down one of my favorite (vegan) recipes. Cooking the rice in coconut milk is a GAME CHANGER. This recipe comes from Jeanine Donofrio’s cookbook, “The Love and Lemons Cookbook,” which I highly recommend. This dish is filling and offers up an incredible flavor profile, while also providing lots of great nutritional

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Eating and Exercising for Weight Loss

Keto? Paleo? Whole 30? HCLF? Atkins? The amount of readily accessible, ready for download and/or purchase, diets is overwhelming. There is SO much (conflicting) information, he said, she said, and pure NONsense that even experienced athletes and fitness enthusiasts can easily get lost in the worldwide web. Preface Let’s set a few parameters before going

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Travis Marunde: My Story

  In 2010 I weighed 280 lbs.  Despite my efforts to be healthier and lose weight, spending hours in the gym multiple days a week and trying to “eat better”, nothing was working. I wasn’t seeing any results.  I was discouraged.  Being so unhealthy and so far from where I wanted to be, I started

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Food, Wellness and the Mind, Body and Spirit with Annette Brausch

Chiropractic and CrossFit – GUEST POST**

For those who don’t know us, my name is Steve Antoniotti and my lovely wife is Kate Antoniotti.  We have a 23 month old son, Leo, who proves to be my own personal “CrossFit Home Gym”: Chasing him (200 yard dash) and throwing him as high in the air (wall balls) as Kate allows.  We

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A Fitness Guide: Pt. 1 – Your Why

“Where do I start” is one of the most commonly heard phrases surrounding fitness, health, and weight loss. People have motivation and inspiration but, no real direction or set goals. We see thousands of success stories on instagram and little to no stories or photos on the COUNTLESS failures, setbacks and mishaps. The beautiful inspiration

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Busy

Taking time to disconnect and enjoy a delicious croissant and coffee with my lovely wife, on our last getaway. I’m so busy… “Hey, how was your weekend” “Oh man, I was so busy” “Right on, better than the opposite though, amiright?” We wear “busy” like a badge of honor, today. Bragging that we’re so overwhelmed

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Why Goals Matter

Every coach has their own opinion on goals. Some talk about their value and importance as if training without them is completely pointless. Other coaches talk about how it can put too much stress on “athletes” and cause people to beat themselves up over shortcomings or failures. I think both of these cases can be

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