Training-related ideas and information

Set Goals for Success

Having a clear picture of success and a path to get there gives you a markedly better chance to succeed than not having a plan. Without a plan of action to path to our goals become much more difficult and we are less likely to fully succeed.   Let me […]

The Best Results in Fitness

The biggest mistake in fitness is to assume that there is only one “right way” to do things. The fitness flavor of the month is constantly changing, but one thing that is not changing is the staggering rate of obesity in the US.   Over half of our population is […]

Laura K. – Stronger Than Ever

  We first heard about CrossFit Wilmington when my husband Kiff worked with Joe Welliver a few years ago.  Kiff would constantly come home and tell me how we should give CrossFit a try. We had been Golds Gym-ers for many years but Dec of 2014 we finally decided to give […]

Use Your Glutes!

Your glutes are strong and powerful muscles, and you likely aren’t using them, or aren’t getting enough use out of them.   This post has come about due to my own struggles with some hip injury as well as seeing a number of the athletes complain about hip pain when […]

Hypertrophy for CrossFit

Most CrossFitters want to be stronger, and could probably stand to be stronger too. There’s only so strong you can get through traditional CrossFit programming. Most days you’ll see a strength component between 1-5 reps and a metabolic component with 90 reps or more. This is fantastic for overall fitness, […]

Why You Should Have a Coach 1

Whether we are brand new to fitness, or we’ve been around for years, we could all use a coach. While it may seem like we outgrow the need for a coach or trainer there are certain things that a coach provides that we cannot get on our own, at least […]

Staying Fit While Traveling

While you are traveling, it can be difficult to get in your daily workout or eat healthy. While it may not be possible to have the exact same routine that you keep at home, it’s not impossible to maintain your fitness while you’re traveling. Here are a few tips to […]

What Can You Accomplish in 30 Minutes?

What can you do in 30 minutes?   You could watch the latest episode of your favorite show on TV. Or you could run 3 miles. Or you could even take a (short) nap.   Let’s stay within the context of fitness for a moment. In 30 minutes could you […]

Why You Should Compete

If you’ve been doing CrossFit for any amount of time, I would highly encourage you to compete. You don’t have to compete in a CrossFit competition, it can be anything. Whether it’s weightlifting, an obstacle course race, a 5k, or any number of sports, take your fitness outside of the […]