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December 13, 2017

A little over a week ago I sat down with Brooks Blanton to get a better idea of who this guy really is.  We all know him as a hard worker and constant encourager in the gym, but who is he outside of 8th Day’s walls, and what brought him here in the first place?

Here’s a...

May 5, 2017

To excel in CrossFit you need to fix your mobility restrictions. Stretching and mobility are the most commonly skipped parts of fitness, and also the most misunderstood. A person with great mobility is able to perform functional movement patterns with no restrictions i...

May 5, 2017

CrossFit WODs (workout of the day) are designed around HIIT (high intensity interval training) style workouts. This is the basic idea that being highly active for a short amount of time is significantly more beneficial for your body and training purposes than being mod...

May 4, 2017

Unfortunately we live in a society that places a lot of emphasis on body shape and size. Just look on any magazine cover marketed toward women and see “15 workouts to tone and tighten!” look at the ones for men and see “the 2 week plan to get ripped fast!” Curvy is the...

May 4, 2017

It sounds like an extreme statement, but Crossfit changes lives. It’s unlikely that coming to a class your first day at the gym will be a life changing experience (or maybe it will!) but very few singular days will actually make life altering impacts on your life when...

May 3, 2017

Maximizing your physical ability is a progress. Everyone starts at the same foundation and builds their physical condition up from there. You may see some people enter the gym with loads of muscle on them or others with incredible endurance blowing past the pack in a r...

May 3, 2017

Exercising is a key component of living a healthy lifestyle, but there are many underlying factors that go into maximizing what your body can achieve. If the main focus of your training regime is showing up to the gym and giving 110%, then you’re off to a good start. B...

May 3, 2017

The gym is a key fundamental to living a healthy lifestyle. But people overlook the behind the scenes work that is needed to maximize gains while at the gym. Fueling your body with the right foods, and more importantly, the right amount of food, is what will help you s...

May 1, 2017

While an air squat appears simple enough to accomplish, it’s often performed incorrectly with first-time Crossfit athletes. Going through the basics of the air squat will help you work on your form on your own time, and help correct your personal weakspots.

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December 13, 2017