Jan 31, 2019 by

My CrossFit box is saving me right now

My CrossFit box is saving me right now.  It sounds like an exaggeration, but it is not.


Aug 9, 2018 by

When Cerebral Palsy Can’t Slow this CrossFit Athlete Down

How do you get inspired? This time of the year, we’re all on cloud nine from watching The...

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Mar 13, 2018 by

7 Things You Need to See From 18.3 to Feel Better About Life

Three weeks down, two to go. They won’t be painless but at least it’ll be over soon...


Mar 6, 2018 by

6 Things from 18.2 That Will Make You Forget the Pain

Week two of the 2018 CrossFit Open is over; our lungs have stopped burning, we can finally sit...


Dec 13, 2017 by

A Letter to RX Athletes from a Scaler

For three years, I’ve watched with starry eyes at the RX athletes in my gym as they crush...


Oct 24, 2017 by

Oh Honey. CrossFit Isn’t For You

What happened? Think back to your first CrossFit class. It’s safe to say you were probably...


Sep 25, 2017 by

Finding My Fit, Teaching My Kids Life Balance and a Love of Fitness

I started CrossFit in the fall of 2011 after my second child turned one. A neighbor and friend...


Sep 2, 2017 by

A Long Pursuit in the Same Direction

When it comes to achieving a goal, it more often than not takes years of perseverance doing the...


Sep 2, 2017 by

Internal vs External Motivation

You get up in the morning, and start getting ready for your day. For some, the first order of...


Mar 12, 2017 by

7 Reasons We Love Painful Open Workouts

The Open is a little bit like Christmas – except it’s five weeks straight of waiting up to see...


Mar 1, 2017 by

Everyone Should Compete in the Open. Yes, Everyone

It’s 9am Monday, after my first ever CrossFit Open WOD.  Honestly, I’m feeling seriously...


Feb 15, 2017 by

6 Tips to Improve Your Mental Game for the Open

You have done all you can to be physically prepared for The Open. What impacts your performance...


Feb 6, 2017 by

How I Learned to Love Myself

My name is Laura Ryan. I’m a 46 year old mother of 3 beautiful children and married to this...