Category: Fitness

Be Like The Rock

This dude is the real deal. Dwayne Johnson, a.k.a. “The Rock” wakes up at 3:45am everyday and does a two hour workout before beginning work on his many projects. Check out his Instagram if you ever need a little motivation.  Photo Credit: Bodybuilding.com I can hear the haters now,  “Well, if I had millions of […]

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Strong Is The New Skinny

Alright ladies, this one’s for you. I think I’ve literally heard this a million times “I want to try CrossFit but I’m afraid I’ll bulk up”. I know, I know. Society has done a number on the psychology of attractiveness and the general perception of what the ideal female body should look like. Not a […]

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Member Spotlight – Jeremy G.

I almost died once. Well, at least I thought I was going to. I went whitewater rafting with my brothers for my bachelor party, and—while extremely hung-over—we took a nasty spill on a Class VI rapid. I remember being submerged for what seemed like forever. I was panicking, my lungs were burning, and all I […]

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The Tortoise Always Wins

Everyone has heard the story of the tortoise and the hare, the African folktale in which an overconfident rabbit is bested in a footrace by the consistent pace of a determined tortoise. The moral of the story is consistency wins the day and that the importance of determination and focus over raw ability should not […]

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When You Build Muscle, How Much is Too Much?

One of the most common concerns I hear when folks start CrossFit or a strength training program is building too much muscle.  “I don’t wanna be bulky,” or “I don’t want to get too big” are common phrases that tend to be shared primarily women, but I have heard plenty of men say the same […]

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Member Spotlight – Rebecca O.

I used to train at a gym that had CrossFit type workouts, but wasn’t technically a CrossFit affiliate. Since I live by StrengthRx I figured I would give it a try. My first impression was, “Holy shit this is way harder” and “I hope I don’t die during this WOD!” Since then it really hasn’t […]

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You’re Never Too Busy to Workout

How many times have you heard the excuse that someone is “too busy” to workout? I know in the past I’ve been guilty of it as well, and always for reasons. I could justify it by listing off all of my responsibilities: work, travel, tired, etc. and it’s easy to find champions in these situations […]

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What Is Strength Training?

Increasing your strength is a long road with a low trajectory. It is slow and steady and can only be achieved through consistency and patience. Once achieved, strength levels maintain their capacity for up to 10 days without training before diminishing. Whereas conditioning levels drop within 72 hours of not training. Strength training reduces your […]

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