Recently Ari and Rich took a trip to Utah for an amazing opportunity to meet and learn from some great people in the CrossFit community. She took some time to write up how they kept their energy and moods up on the long journey.
This month we are going to take a closer look at the pullup and the importance of proper form and how to perform mobility exercises to help reach that full range of motion. For those of you who went to mobility class these may look familiar.
Mountain Strength Endurance Class Here are some videos from the CrossFit Endurance camp that showcase some of the drills we have been doing at the track. Choose 3 - 4 drills to do 3 - 4 times each after your dynamic warm up and before your cadence and spr
Happy May everyone!!! This month’s article will be covering what we went over in April’s mobility class, so for those of you who came, this will be review. This month we are covering the Front Squat. In May’s mobility class we will be covering the p
Springtime is more than a calendar change: it’s a release. We can go outside without all the heavy clothing, and even the sun feels lighter on our face. NOW, at this moment of inspiration, is the best time to start a journey into fitness.
Dammit, I just love kettlebells! I can swing those suckers around all day. If you don’t love kettlebells, then there is something wrong… maybe not something wrong with you as a person, perhaps it is merely that you haven’t been exposed to them as ev
I read a really interesting article the other day and what the article touches upon is something that had come up as a topic of discussion lately. For anyone who was at Friday Night Lights on March 6th, we all witnessed Jess get to the third round of the
Okay this month, the topic of movement and mobility is the Overhead Press. The press is a great movement and we do it more than we think in every day life. Every time you go to grab something off your top shelf or place your coffee cup on the roof of your
This past Saturday I had the pleasure of attending Patrick Larcom’s Renegade Rowing Seminar here at MSCF. I love rowing, but it was a gradual process to get to this point. When I first started CrossFit, I had no idea what I was doing on an erg. But, aft
Why do we do mobility? Why do coaches stress the importance of proper form? Our community is full of people who work in offices, have kids and are all come to Mountain Strength for the same reason, to prolong our lives and be able to keep up with our love
Massage Therapy may be one of the most valuable tools for an athlete looking to speed up muscle recovery and decrease pain so they can achieve peak performance. While massage is sometimes viewed as a tool for relaxation and pampering, recent studies show
It’s that time of the year again MSCF’ers where we put our fitness to the test with the CrossFit Open. However this year we are doing things a little differently. We are going to be having an internal competition, an Intramural Open! I am sure you are
This Winter I am going to help you become a faster runner. Whether its your first race this spring or a challenging 10k race you need to prepare for. You may have had a good running season but was it a GREAT running season? Were you injury free? Did you f