Thoughts and information related to the mental aspect of health


CFW – A Ladies’ Gym

I just read this article by Bill Born posted on Elite FTS and it made me think a bit about how we do things at CFW.  I like reading intelligent articles about how other trainers and gyms operate.  I appreciate other coaches’ insight and perspectives.  I am happy to sometimes find things […]

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Is Your Stress Imaginary?

I hear it all the time…  “I’m sooooo stressed out.”  The part of me that has little tolerance for weakness and people with lack of self-control will inherently attempt to rear its head.  I want to just tell the person to stop being a drama queen and get it together. […]


CFW- Strong(er) 4

I recently saw an ad for P90X that claimed that the workout program’s effectiveness stemmed from “the advanced science of muscle confusion that never allows your body to adapt.”  After seeing the ad multiple times I realized that many CrossFit gyms think the same as P90X; they are always doing […]

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Get SMART About Your Goals

You know how much we military types like acronyms, right?  Well, this one works and makes sense.  There are many versions of the SMART process.  Most of the versions you’ll find are lame, kindergarten versions geared towards the average American that sits on their ass and does little all day. […]

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Refuge and Courtesy

One of the best things about CrossFit Wilmington is the refuge we find here.  After a long day of work and all the stresses of your day, you can come into CFW and get a kick ass, body and mind exhausting workout that releases mood elevating endorphins.  Those wonderful opiate-like […]

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You Don’t Know What It’s Like

If you have always been active, maintained a level of fitness, and never been fat, then you just don’t know what it’s like. It is easy as someone who has always been motivated to stay in shape to not understand how Americans continue to make horrible choices for their health […]

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Why are some athletes better than others? How can that one phenom do all those WoDs so much faster? Why does athlete “a” get better results from CF than “b”? How can some girls and guys post the fastest times and highest scores day in and day out? What is […]