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You Don’t Need More Training, You Need More Recovery

You Don’t Need More Training, You Need More Recovery

Sometimes I think that when we tell people they need to give their bodies time to recover, to do more mobility and to rest, that we sound like the teacher from Charlie Brown, "Wah, wah, wah." People, please, these aren't...

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CrossFit Modig March 18, 2016 No Comments
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Sleep Your Way To Optimal Performance In Just 7 Days

Sleep Your Way To Optimal Performance In Just 7 Days

Sleep. We all want it, but most of us don't get enough of it. Perhaps it's because you think you can short yourself and only feel the affects slightly, or you can recoup the lost sleep "tomorrow" or "this weekend."...

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CrossFit Modig November 16, 2015 No Comments
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5 Shortcuts That Don’t Make Us Better

5 Shortcuts That Don’t Make Us Better

Listen, we understand. You want to Rx the workouts. You want to kick 'so and so's' butt in the next WOD and find your name above his (or hers) on the Wodify whiteboard. Oh, the satisfaction that will bring. Yes,...

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CrossFit Modig November 2, 2015 No Comments
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In Defense of “WOD-ing” Less

In Defense of “WOD-ing” Less

If you have kids, have ever been around kids or were a kid once yourself (read: EVERYONE), then you might recall teaching (or learning) something for the first time. Let's use playing catch as the example. You throw the ball...

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CrossFit Modig July 20, 2015 No Comments
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10 Reasons Why CrossFitters Should Start Practicing Yoga

10 Reasons Why CrossFitters Should Start Practicing Yoga

Do you remember when you were young and your mom or dad would say the same thing over and over again? Eat your vegetables. Clean your room. Get dressed for school. Stop picking your nose! It was so annoying, wasn't...

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CrossFit Modig May 21, 2015 No Comments
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The “I Should Be Able To” Trap

The “I Should Be Able To” Trap

We've all done it; maybe you even did it today during the 3-Position Snatch Complex. We've said something like, "I should be able to do this," or "I should totally have gotten that!" The reality is that missing a lift...

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CrossFit Modig April 27, 2015 No Comments

A New Scoring System for CrossFit: Scaled, Rx and…ALJ?

A New Scoring System for CrossFit: Scaled, Rx and…ALJ?

The following article was originally posted on the Tabata Times blog and, if nothing else, it should remind us not to take this "whole thing" so seriously. At the end of the day, why do we CrossFit? To get, or...

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CrossFit Modig February 9, 2015 No Comments
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What Happens When We Don’t Scale

What Happens When We Don’t Scale

There is a rhythm from one week to the next at CrossFit Modig. We warm up, we work on a skill and then we complete the WOD. The first few days of a new cycle take a bit of getting...

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CrossFit Modig January 26, 2015 No Comments
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The New Resolve: The Last New Year’s Resolution You Will Make

The New Resolve: The Last New Year’s Resolution You Will Make

Resolutions. People will go rounds debating the value of making a resolution, whether at the beginning of New Year or not. Many will argue that resolutions are doomed to failure, and they wouldn't be all that inaccurate. But is it...

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CrossFit Modig January 4, 2015 No Comments

3 Thoughts From A New Coach

3 Thoughts From A New Coach

If the coaches at CrossFit Modig are nothing else, we are dedicated to providing our members with individual support in reaching your fitness goals. Given CrossFit's current popularity, it might seem like the goals of CrossFit are the same for everyone...

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CrossFit Modig December 22, 2014 No Comments