Negative Self Talk: Why It’s Not Cool & How You Can Squish It

One of the best things about CrossFit is the awesome support you get from your mates, especially when you’re struggling through a torturous WOD. This really hit home for me on Saturday at the CrossFit-U in-house ‘Throwdown’ competition. The final Rx WOD involved 5 rounds of rowing 250m, 10 deadlifts and 5 thrusters*, the latter being my least favourite movement in […]

How To Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone (And Why You Should Do It)

When was the last time you got out of your comfort zone? And I’m not talking about ordering prawns instead of chicken in your laksa at Friday lunch. I mean doing something that you’ve never done before or something that scares the crap out of you. Like asking for a pay rise, going to the […]

Licence To Kip: How To Get Your Pull-Ups

Ah, the pull-up. Something I’ve always wanted to do, mainly because I figured I would feel like a total bad-ass being able to lift my own body weight. I’d be like Rocky…but daintier. For the guys who have been training for yonks and can’t remember NOT doing a pull-up, it may not seem like a […]

Paleo Brekkie-To-Go + How To Make Instant Smoothies

Hello to all Paleo ninjas/enthusiasts/wannabes/has-beens/never-beens and almost-theres… I’m excited to share this breakfast idea with you because, as we know, it is THE most important meal of the day, especially if you’re up before the crack of dawn to get down to Crossfit-U for some morning ass-whipping. I’ve posted before on how much I love […]