A Beginner’s Guide to CrossFit: 8 Key Things to Know Before Your First CrossFit Workout

June 25, 2019

This guide will tell you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about CrossFit, but were too afraid to ask (Including “Is CrossFit good for losing weight?”). If you’ve ever questioned why people run around parking lots with sandbags, you’re in the right place. We’ll cover: What is CrossFit? Can beginners do CrossFit? (8 things to consider) How dangerous is CrossFit? What is a CrossFit class like? How to find a…


I Did 50 Burpees Every Day For 30 Days and Here’s What Happened

May 29, 2019

Like all good fitness challenges, it started with an Instagram post. My friend Julie, a bona fide badass and stand-up paddleboard champion, declared she was going to attempt 50 burpees every day for 30 days, inspired by a runner who noticed a huge improvement in her overall fitness after completing a similar challenge. “Who’s in it with me?” Julie asked in her post, and I knew I was screwed. I…


This 20-Minute HIIT Workout Is What You Need to Lose Belly Fat

May 11, 2019

Just about every fitness trainer, from famous ones like Jillian Michaels to not-so-famous ones like Champlain Valley CrossFit owner and head coach Jade Jenny, shares a clear message. If you want to lose belly fat, you need to focus on two main things. First, dial in your diet, eating whole foods and ditching sugar and processed crap. Second, when it comes to exercise, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts are a…