Life is a crazy adventure. Each of us has both a very relatable and a very unique experience as a human, on this crazy adventure. I think we can all agree that we all have good days and we all have bad days. Something the people in this community definitely share is a need for a physical outlet that helps us connect and process all of the good, the bad and the ugly. It's healthy, because on a biological level we need to literally burn the adrenalin out of our system. This outlet might also
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We are here on a mission to live a fuller, healthier life with fitness as our foundation. We are here to inspire others by our example, and to support each other on this journey. If you ask anyone who’s been involved with CrossFit for any length of time what makes it special, they will undoubtedly answer “The Community”. The coming together of our people to support each other- no matter what level of fitness, no matter what their age or stage of life, no matter where they are from or what they
Here's the deal. We can all get motivated. It's a state of mind. It can be replicated - your favourite workout song, putting on your gear, looking at your goals in the morning, words of encouragement from a friend/teammate/coach, etc. But like any state of mind it can be fleeting. If you're relying on doing the work in order to achieve your goals, and you're relying on motivation in order to do the work, you will see yourself working in fits and spurts, as motivation will inevitably ebb and
It’s one of the most exciting times of the year! For some that might mean it’s almost time your children go back to school, or for others, maybe you’re enjoying the fact that the sun is shining and it’s Summer. However, it’s also an exciting time of year for another reason. August happens to hold one of the most anticipated competitions in the CrossFit community…
Acupuncture is one of my favourite modalities for treating many conditions. Over the years, I've not only seen, but also experienced, fantastic results using acupuncture, including healing of my recent shoulder injury. I've treated a wide array of acute and chronic conditions using acupuncture (often in conjunction with nutrition and other treatments) including musculoskeletal issues, migraines, digestive problems, to boost the effectiveness of IVF treatments, for fertility issues, menstrual pai
Many athletes take dietary supplements to help improve performance. These supplements may provide a variety of benefits such as increasing strength, power, speed, or endurance or alternatively, by altering body weight or body composition or decreasing inflammation. Fish oil is one of the most common supplements that athletes are taking for these very powerful reasons.
A big part of our mission, Solid Ground's mission, is to help you lead a higher quality of life with fitness as the foundation. And this is exactly what we're talking about. Living a full life includes not just the hard work in the gym, but reaping the benefits in the rest of your life. It includes the learning and the play that all that hard work gives you the ability to engage in.
They say we live our lives forwards, and understand them looking backwards. Those who know me, know I'm big on reflection. It's important every once in a while to take a few minutest to look back and think about what you've learned, and then to let those lessons be a part of how you move forward. This is how we get better...
Spring is finally here! I’ve already been out on my first run of the season and enjoy seeing green. Spring is a natural time for growth, renewal and regeneration. As buds peak out and the first flowers punch upward from the earth, all of nature comes alive. Just as in nature, spring is also a time to take inventory, renew and regenerate ourselves after the cold winter season. In many traditions there is a focus this time of year to do various types of cleanses. We declutter and clean our houses