Competing in CrossFit: The Hard Reality Behind Your Goal

Having a dream is one thing, but are you ready to put in the work it takes to compete at an elite level in CrossFit?

Since the end of the CrossFit Games California Super Regional, I have had a lot of athletes contact me in regards to getting better. One of the first questions I have begun asking is, “What are your goals for 2016?"


I get the same response from everyone. They want to make Regionals next year as either an individual or on a team. The masters-aged athletes want to "make the Games" or "the online Regional Qualifiers."


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Endurance Athletes: Add Strength to Up Your Game

The research is unequivocal: strength training aids performance in endurance sports and can even prevent injury.

Strength training is rarely on the radar for those participating in distance running (or any endurance sport, for that matter), but perhaps it’s time for a change. Science has proven time and again that strength training has a positive effect on endurance performance, and, whether you’re an experienced athlete or a newbie, it just may be the ticket to clocking your best time yet.


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Easy Grilled Asparagus

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In the summer time, I love using the grill to cook dinner. What’s even better is being able to cook not only the main dish, but also the side dish on the grill!

This grilled asparagus literally takes minutes from start to finish and is absolutely delicious. Throw some on your grill today!

Easy Grilled Asparagus
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Serves: 4

The perfect summer side dish- with just a couple of ingredients, this healthy recipe will quickly become a favorite!
  • 1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • garlic powder to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste

  1. Preheat the grill to high heat.
  2. Lay the asparagus on a large cookie sheet or cutting board in a single layer. Drizzle with the olive oil and use your hands to make sure that most of the asparagus has olive oil on it.
  3. Sprinkle with as much or as little salt, pepper, and garlic powder you desire.
  4. Grill over preheated grill for 2-3 minutes or until asparagus is cooked as you want (the longer is cooks, the more tender it becomes).

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Oven Roasted Fajita Vegetables
Egg White Fajita Omelette
Slow Cooker Skinny Enchiladas

Make it happen,