All posts tagged "Coaches"

  • Sharing Responsibility in Business

    Do you remember those good old days when you were five years old and life was easy? The biggest problem usually was learning to share...

  • An Attitude of Gratitude

    ‘Tis the season for gratitude and thanksgiving. I am not going to be an exception. It’s been 18 months since I affiliated CrossFit Stevens Point...

  • The Power of Solid Data

    Should your business operate in the realm of feelings? Do you ever hear someone on your team, or yourself, say, “I feel that we should…”...

  • What Caring Can Do

    I’m having WOD withdrawal. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been sick and unable to consistently go to my Box. It’s been slightly depressing;...

  • The Wild West of CrossFit

    Where else would you find a former collegiate rower, whitewater rafting guide, two time Whitewater U.S. Team World Champion, lawyer and mother of two? You...

  • Signed. Sealed. Certified.

    There’s a reason in grades K-12 that you are taught all subjects: math, English, science, history. After all, variety makes you well-rounded. Coaching CrossFit is...

  • CrossFit MF Made as Accessible as Possible

    It’s 2008 and the streets of a sleepy neighborhood in Portland, Maine, are lined with an unusual amount of cars. In a nearby garage bay...

  • The Low-Down on Throwdowns

    This past weekend, my Box hosted its first large-scale competition. We welcomed more than 100 athletes from all over our state. The consensus opinion is...

  • Making Your Website Benefit Your Business

    Creating a consumer friendly website for your CrossFit Box is as important to your business as programming and coaching. Most potential athletes are experiencing your...

  • To be or to not be a Leader

    Being a great leader doesn’t mean you’re strong enough, smart enough or good enough to take all things on your own. In fact, leadership is...

  • The Frustrations of Bad Coaches

    Good and bad Coaches exist just like good and bad anything. Not everyone is going to be great at his or her chosen path. But,...

  • Why You Need a Mentor

    I started CrossFit all alone. I was a personal trainer who got paid to teach people how to exercise. I didn’t need a Coach. Or,...

  • The Power of Response

    I remember the first time I reached out to an Affiliate for information on becoming an athlete at their Box. It was very similar to...

  • Talking Nutrition

    For the vast majority of CrossFit athletes, Coaches and members, nutrition is a top priority. Without proper nutrition, a lot of the hard work that...