Blogs

Andy Corn: Nutrition was the game changer

I had been doing CrossFit here for almost two years before going on a Wreck Room Nutrition Program.  The reason I finally decided to dial in and go on a custom plan was because I wanted to perform my best at the battle of the Vikings competition. Also wanted to reduce...

How would you grade yourself?

I posed a question in our private Facebook group today asking, “Who is the most positive person you know?” and the answers blew me away.  The intention of the question was for everyone to think about close friends and family, but I didn’t expect their answers to focus...

Risk vs Reward: What’s it worth to you?

By Magan Schneck CrossFit was a new strange addiction for me when I started. The results were clear, and the gains were exciting. I've never done anything before that made me look and feel the way CrossFit did. My first six months of CrossFit was great. I became...

Planning your year of results

Members of Wreck Room will spend December planning out their results for next year. First, we will review what your “Perfect Fitness” goal is.  Then we will choose their goals that lead to their perfect result.  Performance goals, nutrition goals, aesthetic goals, and...

I feel like I should be doing more, but I do what I can

By Hope McNew There are a lot of days I feel like I should be doing more, but I do what I can.  I never saw anything I was doing as inspirational or motivating.  I am working out for myself and to hopefully maintain the hard work I have put in so far.  This stupid...

You always have a choice. Do your homework!

By Diana G. As you may already know, I'm a Marine and as a result I move around a lot.  In the process of transitioning to a new location two of the most important things for me when getting settled in at my new location are a place to live and a great box.  Most...

Why I keep falling off of my diet plan

You work hard to stay on track with your long term weight loss plan. But when a birthday part or holiday weekend comes around, you tend to dive off the deep end (and we don’t mean the pool). The truth is, you’re not alone. The American Journal of Clinical...

Not your normal holiday countdown

Let’s. Dial. It. In. No matter what life has thrown at you, YOUR HEALTH IS STILL YOUR PRIORITY. I‘m asking you to take action and prove it. Let’s do it together. May I have your attention please? Thanksgiving is in 28 days. That’s 4 weeks. Assuming you exercise 3 days...

REstarting your fitness routine is always the toughest part

I know after a long time or even sometimes a short period of time away from doing any kind of fitness, it can be difficult to come back.  Here are some tips that may help to get you back into a fitness routine: Make a short-term commitment to yourself.  What do I mean...

It’s busy season but Krista gets her workouts in

Krista is in the middle of her busy season at work but still manages to make working out a priority.  No excuses.  The benefits outweigh everything else.  Now she's here to tell us how she pushes through. My name is Krista (or Veblen to some of you), I started at WRC...

Are your kids on the right path?

I love everything Crossfit does for me. It reduces stress, makes me stronger, more confident, it's the best part of my day! And all in one hour a day! It fits neatly in between every other thing that I’m juggling as a working parent. So why shouldn’t I want those same...