Welcome to All Heart CrossFit

“All Heart, All Day” is bigger than a phrase we just use at the box. It’s knowing that you showed up and gave it your very best effort, regardless of if you like squats, push-ups, rope climbs, or not. It’s knowing that you are bigger than that “world of hurt” you are feeling in the …

The Locomotive Games

The Locomotive Games, May 7 we came out in full force taking over yet another competition All Heart style.  It was and always is an amazing experience to compete with all of you.  I loved looking out into the crowd of purple shirts, hearing so many familiar voices cheering us on.  Stepping out of your …

Flourless Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

I’ll skip the nutrition lecture this time; I’m fairly certain I’ve talked your ear off about the importance of your food choices and timing by now.  Hopefully you’ve been paying attention.  Cooking at home is one of the most important and helpful choices you can make to help you clean up your diet.  If you …

Struggle Breeds Strength

The Open is the beginning of the official competition season of CrossFit.  It provides us an unparalleled way to test our fitness and without ever leaving our home box.  It is exciting to watch the live announcements not knowing what torturous WOD Castro has in store.  Its fun to check the leaderboard and marvel at …

The Open continues

A Master’s Moment

Six quick points to remember when exercising as you grow older: 1. Stretching becomes more important. Stretch prior to exercising to loosen tense muscles and reduce the risk of injury. Stretch after you exercise to help reduce muscle soreness. A quick five minute warm up is not sufficient anymore. 2. You’re not 20 [30,40,50] anymore. …

Challenge: Mental Toughness

With the approaching New Year I’m sure many of you have resolutions and goals in mind of how to make 2016 an even better year.  Setting goals is a crucial first step to making sure you stay on your path.  How can you continue, in the most efficient way possible, if you don’t know where …

Rowing Efficiency

We are constantly preaching about practicing perfect technique. Don’t pull too soon on your cleans and snatches, sit back on your heels, keep your legs straight and feet together on your kip, keep a tight line on your handstands. Likely you have heard any of these corrections and more emphasizing the importance of proper form. …

My Favorite Protein Bars

I’ve touched on the importance of refueling immediately post WOD in my last post.  Hopefully you have taken that information and run with it to maximize your gainz and set yourself up for properly fueled workouts tomorrow.  I realize that life can be tricky/time-consuming/distracting so I started carrying AboutTime’s protein powder and their protein pancake …

Recovery Nutrition

You’ve left the gym, it’s time to refuel.  Don’t let all of your hard work go to waste.  Make the right choices!! Many overlook the importance of refueling post-WOD. It may be the most important meal you eat. I am certain that no one is trying to break down their muscle mass and get weaker. …