Author: Alec Corley

Lately we’ve talked about the importance of mobility and stretching to help us recover and improve our overall health and performance. But what about when the majority of your day is spent in front of a computer?   If you’re like me and work a desk job,...

One of my favorite snacks of all time is jerky. It’s an easy source of protein, lasts a while, and is easily portable. However, not all jerky is created equal.   If you’re not into making your own, purchasing good quality jerky can get kind of pricey....

When I started CrossFit, I noticed my mobility wasn’t the same as others in the gym. Whether I was more or less mobile in specific areas, I learned that everyone is different in how their body moves. Over time, I’ve observed that the more mobile you...

Two words: Apple. Chips.   Yes, you read that right. This week our Snack Sunday spotlight is on apple chips, and I’m so excited to share this one with you guys! Fall is almost here and that means all of the fun baked goods. I love this...

Typically, at the end of my day, I’ll catch myself scanning through the Wodify app to see how everyone performed that day.   When people beat me in strength or in the metcon, I sometimes catch myself feeling down and defeated. I tell myself things like:   I wish...

Snack Sunday!   This week’s Snack Sunday isn’t necessarily a traditional snack. Let’s talk about meals. Whether you eat 5-8 small meals, or 3 bigger ones, is totally up to you and your schedule. I personally like to eat smaller meals throughout the day. I like to...

H2O Bro!   When talking about ways to stay full or simply feel better, you should always start with hydration! It is recommended to consume at least 80 ounces of water per day. Dehydration can decrease performance by up to 20% therefore adequate water consumption is especially...

[caption id="attachment_2751" align="alignnone" width="1120"] Fill your plate with colors![/caption]   Nutrition. Why is eating well so hard?!   Stop obsessing!   Sounds simple right? It’s like telling someone “don’t look now but…”; you know they will absolutely look, even though you’ve just told them not to. It’s no different when it’s...

  Positivity in the Gym   It’s easy to fall into negative thinking. Whether we believe it or not, the thoughts we have directly influence both our abilities to perform during a workout and our interactions with those around us.   Imagine this situation: It’s 90 degrees outside. You’ve had...

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