Onward and Upward: Top 3 Tips to Maximize Your Deadlifts

Morning C2 community! People tend to have polarized feelings about deadlifts. Either they love them or they hate them. If you love deadlifts this is usually for one of three potential reasons.  You already pull heavy weight. You are considered “strong” or “really good at that” so you enjoy doing it more. Yay dopamine! Maybe …

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Educate.Motivate.Inspire: ‘Ordinary’

From Coach Zack- The more I thought about what to write the moreI went down a rabbit hole of quasi inspiration/motivation jargon that we’ve all heard before. I was searching for something profound that seeped deep into the soul; a radical candor that each person reading these words would walk away with that “Ah ha” …

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Educate.Motivate.Inspire: “More Vulnerable”

By Katie Carpenter For those who don’t know, I coach our C2 kids class on the weekends.  On Saturday mornings I’m pretty sure my name is “CoachKatieCoachKatieCoachKatie” One of my (yes, they are all mine for 1 hour a week) kids recently would get incredibly frustrated if he didn’t understand the movement immediately or didn’t …

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Educate.Motivate.Inspire: ‘My Mat, My Practice’

I knew I was competitive. I knew I was willing to do work to improve but I didn’t understand what personal growth outside of my fitness level needed improving. CrossFit illuminated the first two of these immediately. “Growth” took CrossFit a bit longer to teach me. I am hard-headed. I wanted to be the best …

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Bucket List

I remember the moment I met Mike.  For those of you who haven’t heard our story, let me fill you in. Mike and I lived in the same apartment complex with a small community workout center.  I went there everyday, sometimes twice, to run on the treadmill (I know, I know…) After seeing each other …

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