Entries by cfcontrol

What’s working in fitness like…really?

  Almost a decade ago I was working in a job I didn’t like. I wasn’t very good at it and I wasn’t very happy. Roll it forward to present day and although there have been many bumps along the way, now I enjoy coming to work. Of course working in the fitness industry has…

The Top 5 Reasons to CrossFit

Is CrossFit the best training out there?   I believe so. If programmed sensibly and delivered with compassion, there is no reason why we cannot CrossFit several times weekly for the rest of our lives. – But what’s different and special about CrossFit?   1.  The Journey is the destination: A lot of us began training…

Training with an injury….yay or nay?

My Journey from CrossFit to a broken shoulder and back. –  Paula Downes A bit about my injury: 6 years ago, I fell off my bike and broke my right shoulder. A metal plate and 9 screws were put in to stick the bone back together. It hurt, a lot. I spent 3 months in…

Still Not Going To The CrossFit Games

Still Not Going To The CrossFit Games “There is only one certainty in life and that is we are all going to die” Another year, another amazing 5 weeks, another trip to the CrossFit Regionals (to party) is upon us. The Open represents an incredible time of year. The Thursday evening nerves, the Friday adrenaline,…