Month: July 2018

Weekly WOD Insights 7/30/18

Before You Start Reading this don’t Forget to stay posted on all the CrossFit Games Action as we have TWO athletes (Mo and Jacqueline) competing at the games this week!! Monday I like starting the week off with simple workouts. Something that just kind of builds momentum for the rest of the week. The goal […]

Brown Rice Vs. White Rice

When it comes to the world of nutrition things are constantly changing. Food X is healthy, food X is unhealthy. Food X is the new super food, food X is actually useless. Its almost impossible to stay current with all the dietary trends because they are always evolving! A topic along the lines of this trend that has […]

Weekly WOD Insights 7/23/18

Rise and shine, ready to grind! New week brings a new life. Let’s get it! Building off of my recent post, there are plenty of options of “REDOs” this week. There are two exact WODS we did previously as well as a couple with similar formats that I’ve programmed quite regularly when it’s my turn. […]

Legitness Of The Week

Legit of the Week from CrossFit Sweat Shop on Vimeo. In the process of deleting the bazillion videos I take each week for coaching and random stuff, I found some good ones of some Sweat Shoppers doing legit things this week. For your viewing pleasure! Enjoy and a have a great weekend! Don’t forget to […]

Car Wash Fundraiser This Saturday for our GAMES BOUND ATHLETES!!

If you follow the CrossFit games you may know that they are fast approaching. You should also know that we are sending not one, BUT TWO athletes to the games this year! Our very own Monique (Mo) Londeree and Jacqueline Jane’t will be making the trip out to Madison, Wisconsin, during the first week of August […]

Focus on the Enjoyment

Focus on the Enjoyment. What does that mean to you and how do you apply a simple 4 word phrase to what’s happening in your life? I wanted to take a moment to reflect on what it means to me, and if you guys want, feel free to comment down below on your take as well! PSA: I […]

Weekly WOD Insight 7/16/18

For anyone planning on training Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there is some running on each of those days.  While it’s less than 2 miles total, spread out over 3 days, for some it may still be a bit much.  Keep in mind that rowing, bike, or the ski erg are ALWAYS an alternative, even if […]

Being a REDO Proponent

I thought today would be a good piggy back post to Nabil’s on “Mindful Training”, as I believe the concept of a REDO workout falls in line with being mindful and gives an opportunity to learn from our training. I’ve spoken a lot in previous posts about the benefits of variance in training. For me at least, […]

Mindful Running

Just yesterday’s workout, while Alandi was running on the Assualt Air Runner, I told her to “be mindful while you’re running”…. meaning, I wanted her to really connect with what her body was doing and how it was moving, rather than just mindlessly putting one foot in front of the other and watching the meters […]

Bottoms Up! Or in, or Out, or even Side to Side!

I have talked before about the benefits of bottoms up training which you can find here, and even Grand Master Nabil has given me a little shout out after incorporating bottoms up training into his workouts and seeing improvements in his shoulder health!