The Spark: Why you need to stop waiting for the moment that is never coming

This picture was of me when I was 14 years old. I’m pretty sure I have 110lbs on the bar, my form was terrible, and lifting these weights was a struggle. I bought this rickety old bench and barbell from a garage sale down the street, and before I had plates for it, I’d useContinue reading “The Spark: Why you need to stop waiting for the moment that is never coming”

The CrossFit Scandal: All ‘Shutting Up’, no ‘Putting Up’

CrossFit Inc and (now former) CEO, Greg Glassman came under fire a few months back for comments made regarding the highly publicized death of George Floyd. Since the incident, several other cases of Glassman’s brash and often inappropriate behaviour have surfaced in the media. This has resulted in a number of affiliates (including Hybrid Fitness)Continue reading “The CrossFit Scandal: All ‘Shutting Up’, no ‘Putting Up’”

Up-Cycle Your Mind for Peak Fitness Results

In order to unlock your true fitness potential, you must first get your mind ‘unstuck.’ There are layers to progress when it comes to your body, and any skipped steps will result in eventual relapse. Building a strong, resilient mind is critical for overcoming emotional turmoil, unwarranted feelings of failure, and the all-to-common self-sabotage. WithoutContinue reading “Up-Cycle Your Mind for Peak Fitness Results”

How Pain and Impulse Determines Our Weight

When it comes down to it, the most potent factors that determine success or failure in your fitness intersect at pain and impulse. The more pain you are in, the more time you will spend distracting, numbing, and stimulating your mind. You will do this with food, alcohol, technological distraction, and other forms of ‘laziness.’Continue reading “How Pain and Impulse Determines Our Weight”

How to Manage your Meals for Greater Fat Loss (and greater appetite control)

There are many reasons a person may struggle to make healthy meals for him or herself. Lack of cooking skills, motivations for unhealthy eating, and even confusion about what constitutes healthy food can all play a role. The truth is that formulating healthy meals that work for your body is quite simple, and in thisContinue reading “How to Manage your Meals for Greater Fat Loss (and greater appetite control)”