Super-Charged Morning Routines

“The Way You Start Your Day Determines How Well You Live Your Day” I spend a lot of time reading and listening to other successful people.  People from different walks of life and are successful in different ways. A thing that comes up a lot is how they spend their first hour of waking. It…

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Flexibility in achieving your goals

“Be committed to your goals, but flexible in your approach” This quote sums up something very important I’ve realized over the years. Growing up and even as a young adult, I was very set in my ways… I like things done my way… they needed to be done the right way… and they needed to…

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Sane, Sustainable Weight-loss, Productive Habits & Strategies for Getting What you Want

We had our first CrossFit Kids classes and it was absolutely awesome. Seeing those little people have such an enthusiasm to move, such a willingness to learn and an unpolluted mind  about what fitness and being healthy is all about. Got me thinking that we have so many limiting beliefs about what healthy is, how…

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Training, nutrition, sleep, etc… Tools to change your life one aspect at a time

My goal at Ballistix CrossFit is to help change people’s lives.   Losing weight and getting in shape is great and all that… but achieving just those things doesn’t mean you’re living the best life you can.   So I would like to share (on a weekly basis) some very varied information that I believe…

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5 Reasons why Fitness is Important to Succeed in Life

The single greatest factor that differentiates success from failure is not our upbringing, our education or our circumstances. It is our attitude. Our success in life is greatly dependent on our state of mind and the attitude we have towards it. These include our relationship towards our family, spouse, friends, our jobs, colleagues and even…

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Optimize your workspace to reduce neck & shoulder pain

Here is a great video explaining ergonomics and how it can save your back, neck and shoulders from years of screen gazing. We spend a lot of time sitting at our desks every day, and while it may not look like it, it can wreak havoc with our bodies. Here’s how to set up a…

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Daily Mobility Routine For The Spine – Mobilizing After Prolonged Sitting

Sitting is horrible for the body; especially the hips, legs and spine. Because all of us spend the majority of each day sitting, it is incredibly important to mobilize our hips and spine daily. It only takes a few minutes and is incredible for relieving tension and helping to prevent pain and injury that chronic…

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Start here to improve your mobility

Mobility Matters: 5 Tips to Help You Move Better 1. Make mobility personal. While our joints might function similarly on the surface, our bones, ligaments and tendons are all slightly different. This means a mobility exercise that works well for your lifting partner might not be suited for you. Somerset clarifies, “You have to pick…

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Lower Back Tweek – Fast Fixes

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