December 4, 2019

In CrossFit we define fitness with 10 different components:

-Cardiovascular/Respiratory Endurance










The goal as a “CrossFit” athlete is to improve on all of these components to elevate our healt...

December 3, 2019

At the annual CrossFit Simsbury Holiday Party we presented our Superlative Awards.  Below you can find this years winners - congratulations! 

Attendance - Stacey Hicks

To date this year, she has over 385 classes attended! For those counting, it averages to about 9 c...

November 19, 2019

We all join CrossFit to be healthy.  While individual goals vary, most think fat loss and muscle gain.  Those are both great goals, and most important for long-term health.  If you are obese, your health prognosis is not good unless you drastically change some habits....

November 13, 2019

The holidays are approaching.  For many, it's the happiest time of the year, and for good reason.  We see more of our families and friends, and those of us with kids get to see them filled with joy from Santa and/or other holiday traditions.  From a health + wellness p...

November 11, 2019

Last weeks email that Kettlebell Kitchen was closing its doors was a shock to everyone.  They were expanding and seemingly doing well ... but that must have not been the case.  Anyhow, with the company no longer delivering meals, here are a few options for you to try:...

November 4, 2019

It happens to us all.  Injury.

The goal of working out is to increase our health, not make it worse.  So what gives?

First, my story. (Don't worry, its not long, but unfortunately despite my desire for adventure, this injury is quite boring)

Friday morning I was on Dad du...

November 1, 2019

* Part 2 of a new series "A Coaches Story".  Hear how the Coaches at CFS came to start CrossFit and how it has brought them to where they are today *

Since I can remember fitness or sports have always been a major part of my life. My father was a bodybuilder a...

October 31, 2019

^ Sunday Mobility Class @ 11am!  

You will often hear a coach talk about “mobilizing”, but what does that really mean and why is it so important in fitness?

If we look past using mobility as more than just a way to cool down or recover post WOD, we can actually see...

October 25, 2019

Postpartum lasts forever. Which is why it’s especially concerning that we live in a society that glamorizes this rush back to the “pre-baby body” and getting right back to your normal routine. No two birth experiences are the same, so no two postpartum healing timeline...

October 22, 2019

Rest days.  They're just days you don't workout, right?  

I write this blog as I myself continue to redefine what it means to me.  We all go through a different learning process, and each of us are in different phases of our fitness journey.  I've been active...

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