Many of you have seen CrossFit on television, or posts on social media of people competing in the CrossFit Games. The road to the games begin with the Open. The Open lasts 5 weeks. There is a workout announced each week during the five weeks. Anyone who registers for the Open will have roughly 4 days to complete the workout and post their score online. All competitive CrossFitters who will make their way to the games, will complete these workouts and the top scorers will have an invitation to Regionals.
Have you ever tried to lose weight? Have you ever tried a diet where you had to eliminate foods? Were you successful but only temporarily?
At CrossFit Erie we take a different approach to help you reach your goals. We understand that not everyone fits in the same box. Some love meat, some are vegetarian, some love bread. We take an honest approach. You don’t have to eliminate cake 100% of the time, but you also can’t eat cake everyday and expect to lose weight either. We need balance.
My facebook feed is filled with many fitness centers and blog writers. As the new year approaches, everyone is telling me this New Year, I can be a “New Me”. I think they have missed the mark a little.
I want to be a better me. I have been through phases in my life where I have tried, but failed, at making changes. Is there a way to make changes and make them stick? Can you finally find success in your personal sticking point? We think you can and we would love to help you.
When we’re setting goals, most of us think only about the end result. I want to lose 10 pounds, I want to deadlift 300 pounds, or I want to get a raise of $1000 this year.
These are not necessarily bad goals. They are specific; you know when you’ve met them. They are also probably attainable based on your current situation; you have at least a chance of being able to achieve them. However, they are still, technically, out of your control.
I am a mom of one boy, currently in preschool, and a former software engineer for over 10 years. I started CrossFit a few years ago, when my son was about two years old and I was in my mid-30s. After having my son, I quit my job to stay home with him and found that I was not able to lose weight as easily or have the energy that I once had.
I am a mom of two boys, 16 & 11, and a wife to my husband of 18 years. Growing up, I danced and tumbled. I didn’t do traditional sports or athletics. My CrossFit journey began 8 years ago after I had my second son. My husband found this new workout online and we started doing any workouts we could in the garage.