Comparisons

We live in a world of comparisons. Our consumer culture has trained us to compare our cars, clothes, houses– everything, to our neighbors. Magazines train us to compare our looks and our bodies to others. Most of this is total bs–negative and unhealthy...

Equality- Part 2

A few weeks ago, Coach Doza wrote a thought-provoking post on gender equality.  I emphasize “thought-provoking” because “societal norms” and “social stigmas” run very deep, and often we don’t even question why we believe what we do.  To quickly...

Equality – By Coach Doza

Equality. As you walk up to the entrance at CrossFit Surmount, you might notice a small, unassuming sticker in the window with the word “equality” surrounded by the North Carolina border. This sticker gives just a hint at how important our box emphasizes...

“I am (fill in the blank)”

I am a CrossFit coach. I am an athlete. I am a runner. I am all these things, and more! 5 years ago, I was none of these, nor could I imagine myself being any of these things! I was in my mid thirties, and thought my days of doing most athletic things were over. I...