Strong Mama’s – Exercise and Pregnancy

Repost- Originally published March 2015 Exercise in general is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby while pregnant. Studies have shown that women who exercise during pregnancy gain less weight and tend to have easier, shorter and less complicated labors. Babies of exercising moms tend to sleep through the[…]

Shoulder Problems?

There are some people who believe that CrossFit is dangerous. I have always believed that the sport of Crossfit does not cause injuries, it simply exposes our muscular imbalances. Unlike sports such as golf, tennis, or baseball, which are unilateral, a sport such as CrossFit requires total body balance and symmetry. If you throw caution[…]

Are you ready for the Open?

You have been training all year, and it is now finally time to see where you rank in the world of Crossfit.  History shows that the “Crossfit Open” programming usually goes back to the basics when it comes to the movements.  You can pretty much guarantee that we will be seeing classic movements such as[…]

Functional Movement at its Core

Functional Movement at its Core

I have been an athlete my whole life and have competed at an elite level in sports that have tested both my strength and endurance.  You could say that I definitely have competitive blood in me.  About 4 months ago, I stumbled across CrossFit Los Alamitos just a couple blocks from my office.  I have[…]