Mindset

Thoughts and information related to the mental aspect of health


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What’s Your Why?

When we do goal setting sessions with our new members, we start off with a simple question. Why CrossFit, why now? There is always an impetus, something that’s motivating you to do something – that’s the driving force behind your actions. It can be fitness related or not. So I […]


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Why Tracking Your Workouts is Important

Here at CrossFit Wilmington, our workouts are constantly varied. That’s one of the primary tenets of CrossFit, constantly varied, high intensity, functional movement. We may do a workout one day and never repeat it again. There are of course similarities in many of our workouts, and our strength program follows […]


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The Importance of Balance

Finding a balance in life is one of the hardest aspects of fitness. Fitness not only encompasses your physical state that you train in the gym, but also your mental  fitness too. Our goal at CrossFit Wilmington is to improve your life and your outlook. We want you to be happier, […]


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Tips to Keep Your Kids Active

Tips from Alex Dominguez, licensed teacher and CrossFit Level 1 Coach Being a personal and group trainer, teacher, tutor and working with children in and out of school settings for the past 8 years have given me some great insights on physical activity and family dynamics. Staying physically active can be a […]


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The Benefits of Novelty

The best training program is the one you stick with. So really, there are very few bad training programs. Given the epidemic of obesity in our country, anything that gets us up off the couch and doing something is a plus in my book. There are definitely effective ways of […]


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What’s in a PR?

So what’s the big deal with PRs? For those of you unfamiliar to the term, it means personal records. PRs tie in closely with what we strive for CrossFit Wilmington. Constant improvement and bettering yourself each and every day is our goal for all of you. But why should we […]


"You can't succeed, much less win, if you take the path of least resistance.  You have to work.  If what you have is given to you, you haven't earned it.  Success can't be financed, it is payed in advance."  -t.

The 17 Laws of Success

Originally posted 25 July 2012 and again on Sept 15, 2013. Some things are timeless and always applicable.   Successful behavior is learned behavior.  My Father taught me how to work hard and to be successful at achieving my goals.  He did not ever sit me down and give me […]


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The Power Of Self-Expectation

  I get “I wish I could ____” from a lot of folks on topics ranging from doing CrossFit, lifting, running, triathlons, trying out for SOF, starting a business and recently, climbing mountains. All/any of which, by the way, ARE NOT that difficult. There are only two things that can […]


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Dylan’s Journey At CFW 1

About 3 years ago and a half years ago I decided to join CrossFit Wilmington.  Little did I know, my track to becoming a Crossfit Wilmington member acually started almost thirteen years ago when I was in Marine Corps BootCamp at Parris Island.  In the squad bay where I resided everyday […]