Why we don’t do “CrossFit” every day.

Jake Blog, Gym Secrets, Health, Training Tips

Why we don’t do “CrossFit” every day Do you really even know what “CrossFit” means? Every time someone shows up at our gym interested in signing up, I’ll always begin by asking them what they think CrossFit is. When I ask that, the same thing always happens: A confused look comes over their face as they struggle to come up …

How to scale.

Jake Blog, Training Tips

Are your coaches scaling your workouts appropriately? We all know that CrossFit is infinitely scaleable, and that anyone can do it. Most coaches will know how to scale movements to keep you safe, but do your coaches actually know how to scale movements to make you BETTER? First let’s talk about the three main reasons you should scale: you’re recovering …

How and why to use tempo during a workout

Jake Blog, Training Tips

“What does @3131 tempo mean?” So you finally know the difference between a muscle clean, a hang power clean and a clean, and you think you know how to add the plates up. But now you’re expected to know what a back squat @3131 tempo means? “I didn’t come here to train my brain dude, the whole reason I’m here …