10 Steps to a Better Mindset

10 Steps to a Better Mindset

We’ve all heard the phrase “Mind Over Matter”. In the world of fitness, it could mean the difference between a great workout and a downright disastrous one. But, what if trying to tailor your perceptions changed more than just your workouts in the most positive way?...
Coachability…What Is That?

Coachability…What Is That?

Are you coming into the gym with a mindset that will allow you to learn and grow as an athlete?? When we have a “been there, done that” mentality, we cause ourselves to stagnate and keep from progressing. Instead of rolling your eyes at another breakdown...
Are you Kinesiophobic?

Are you Kinesiophobic?

By Dr. Alan Zedaker, PT, DPT, CFL1   “I’m not going to add any more weight on the bar, I know I’ll get hurt” “I’m not going to try and kip, I know it’ll injure my shoulder” Or “I’m not going to try CrossFit, it’s dangerous”   If you’re reading this you’re...
Say Your Goals Backwards

Say Your Goals Backwards

The 2019 Crossfit Games Open has come to a close, which means everyone is feeling either or all of the following: motivated encouraged inspired disappointed humbled surprised   Feeling any one of these is good because they can lead to growth in the coming year. ...
Should you Work Out if You’re Feeling Sick??

Should you Work Out if You’re Feeling Sick??

With the flu season right around the corner, many of you may be asking yourselves if it is healthy and safe to continue working out while sick.  Interestingly enough, studies have shown that working out regularly helps boost our immune systems (Heid, 2018).  Our...
Exercises to Avoid if You’re Over 50…A Response

Exercises to Avoid if You’re Over 50…A Response

Many of you may have seen the recent article “Exercises To Modify Over 50” in Reader’s Digest published last week.  When the coaches at OP first got wind of this, the article was originally named “Exercises to Avoid if Over 50”.  Much like the coaches, I...