Happy Place — Coach Doza

After 8 years at CrossFit Surmount, I have seen all kinds of attitudes at the gym. The gym is intended to be a place to strengthen our bodies, but it can also serve as a place for us to work through emotions, frustrations, even anger. Nothing wrong with that....

Everything in Moderation Part 2

Previously, I wrote the “why” behind the Dietitian’s motto- Everything in Moderation.  I also paralleled it to how it also works for fitness.  But I also know I didn’t answer your most pressing question- how and what does that look like? Such a great question and I...

Everything in Moderation Part 1

Normally for the New Year I recycle a blog post I wrote back in 2015 about “resolutions” vs. “intentions.” And go on about why I dislike the word resolution because it can perpetuate a more black and white thinking. But this year, I just wasn’t inspired to re-post and...

Don’t Be Like NMM (sports nutrition & hydration)

Two things: 1) SUMMER is officially here in NC! Hello heat! 2) If you are trying to figure it out, NMM, is our oldest sons initials- Nolan Matthew Magnini. He is the subject of this blog post. Keep reading to understand how I’m connecting the dots! If you don’t know,...

CFS Annual Murph FAQ

CFS Annual Murph FAQ: What is it? Murph is a hero workout in honor of a fallen soldier. It is the biggest, most fun event of the year at our box. The CFS community comes together to support each other and have a blast. There will be an inflatable jumper for the kids...

‘Tis the Season to Celebrate! Happy Open!

Happy Open everyone! And what an Open it has been, especially here at CrossFit Surmount.  I had the privilege to watch 19.2 this past Thursday at our Thursday Night Lights event and I think I can speak for everyone in attendance that it was a magical moment! Since...