General Life Preparedness

Written by Sarah Loogman According to the concept of GPP modeled by CrossFit, or General Physical Preparedness, there are 10 essential skills to consider when testing or training for physical competence. These measures are – endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility,...

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Intentional Mobility

Written by Hannah Dykstra A key element of the CrossFit definition is “functional fitness,’’ but what does the word “functional” pertain to? A body that moves strong though end ranges of motion is a truly functional mobile body. Mobility...

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Live Your Fitness

Written by Sarah Loogman How you do anything is how you’ll do everything. The approach we take to improving our fitness and lifestyle of health is usually mirror to how we relate to the story of success in our...

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Creating Confidence

Written by Sarah Loogman How you respond to your workout is much like how we respond to life. If you miss a lift, do you throw a fit? Do you hunch over with hands on your knees or walk...

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Proprioception: A Sense of Self

Written by Hannah Dykstra Have you ever wondered how gymnasts and dancers move so gracefully and seemingly effortless? The nature of both of these sports is all about positions. These athletes spend a significant amount of time in proper...

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A Worthy Pursuit

In setting goals, if we’re setting them large enough, we acknowledge that to accomplish them we will need to change the very state of who we are. We understand that we will have to be fitter or smarter or...

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Barefoot or Bust

Written by Hannah Dykstra I am asked all the time why I walk barefoot or why I purchased a pair of such minimalist shoes from Vivo Barefoot. Our feet are the foundation by which every single pattern of movement...

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