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Be Intentional With Your Training

July 26th, 2016|

Let’s face it. The clock is ticking. We aren’t getting any younger. For those of us who discovered functional training in our thirties, is all hope lost? Obviously, there is no

Tips to Ensure You Are Ready to Compete

July 25th, 2016|

“I’m not sure I’m ready to compete” are words I hear often among people in the gym. Not being interested in competing is a valid reason not to. But

3 Reasons You Should Invest in Water Testing

July 22nd, 2016|

As a business owner, your to-do list never ends. You wear a lot of hats, you keep balls in the air, and your plate is always full. From managing your

Sleep: The Importance of Proper Alignment for Optimal Restoration

July 22nd, 2016|

After a hardcore workout, you've no doubt noticed that your body feels tired and in need of rest and recovery. Eating plays an important part of that recovery process,

Games Athlete Spotlight: Darcia Ondrovcik

July 21st, 2016|

Darcia Ondrovcik is a member of Team Torian from Queensland, Australia. She and her teammates are currently in Carson, CA competing in the CrossFit Games Team competition. Darcia, 26 years

How to Kickstart Your Motivation

July 21st, 2016|

We all have days when we just don’t feel like training. Here are some practical things you can do to help kickstart your motivation. Kickstart Your Motivation Maybe you’ve

16 Fitness Photographers to Follow on IG

July 20th, 2016|

Looking at fitness images is one of our favorite things to do here a Metcon and we thought it would be fun to share some of our staff's favorite photographers

CrossFit Gyms: Pack Your Box With Triple the Amount of New Students

July 19th, 2016|

CrossFit is a super competitive sport, especially if you’re the owner of an affiliate box. With more than 12,300 CrossFit affiliates worldwide, including more than 7,300 in the U.S. alone,

Myth Busted: Why Bodybuilding Can Help You Get Stronger For CrossFit While Building Lean Muscle

July 18th, 2016|

Somewhere along the line, I dismissed good old fashioned “bro work” or “bodybuilding” as something inferior to training CrossFitters. Boy was I wrong. For the past year I’ve been doing

Recording yourself while you lift: more than just vanity?

July 15th, 2016|

In sports the effect of observation and visual imagery (mental practice) is well studied. Studies show that athletes who mentally train their specific task, improves their skillfulness, to similar levels

To Compete or Not To Compete – A Very Good Question

July 14th, 2016|

How do I know if my athlete is ready to compete? For that matter, how do I know if I myself am ready to compete? Although competitions are meant

Planning Your Local Competition

July 12th, 2016|

You want to highlight the tremendous abilities of tremendous athletes, and if you have a scaled division, you want to highlight the burgeoning efforts of athletes who are on