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 …

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. …

Up Your Game

We all have different goals. Some may have found their way to All Heart CrossFit to lose weight, to reap the health benefits associated with regular exercise, to compete, to gain muscle and lose fat, to be stronger, more fit versions of themselves, to make friends, to relieve stress, to become a part of a …

The 2015 All Heart CrossFit Trail Run

In what is becoming a fun annual event, the 2015 Trail WOD and potluck is one of the highlights of the summer season. With an amazing waterfront view during the main workout station of the WOD, and great scenery during the trail, there’s no better way to celebrate the efforts of our members and get everyone …