The New Radical

What makes you different?   I was first attracted to CrossFit because it was counterculture. After 12 years in the fitness industry, I was tired of the myths, quasi-science and flat-out lies. I wanted to be a coach, not a mythbuster. CrossFit was a new voice in the...

Mindful Eating

One of the key concepts Karly at Fuel Up Nutrition teaches is Mindfulness. You don’t need more willpower. What you really need is a heightened awareness of how you talk to yourself. (can’t see the video? Click here to watch it on YouTube. It’s only...

The No-Diet Diet

Karly’s Fuel Up Nutrition (FUN) Challenge is underway, and she’s already getting some interesting feedback. The first is: “I feel weird that I’m not on a ‘diet’ anymore.” And: “I can’t believe I feel guilty when I...

Exercise Is The Easy Part

Bad news: CrossFit isn’t hard.   Just kidding: CrossFit is hard. In fact, it’s just hard ENOUGH.   But CrossFit is so successful because it makes exercising simple. You know what time to show up; you’re told exactly what to do to get optimal benefit...