As a coach, I am biased towards the greatness of Flux. I know that it creates flexibility in a stiff frame, builds strength in under-worked muscles, and develops stamina in a tired body. Flux proves itself both as a supplemental program or as a stand-alone regimen again and again. (more…)
Mornings are hard.
If you know one thing about me, it is that I do not like mornings. I do not feel, look, do, perform (etc, etc, etc) my best before 10AM… You likely know this because if you are one of the morning gym goers it’s probably been awhile since you’ve seen me. #youguysareseriousgoals (more…)
Courtney Shoemaker is a Co-Owner of CrossFit Icehouse and Flux, and in charge of the behind the scenes juggling to keep the Icehouse ship sailing smoothly. She is passionate about fitness and identifies as a CrossFitter, Weightlifter, Yogi, Skydiver & overall Shenaniganer.
You are sitting on the couch having never worked out, you are newer to the gym and trying to figure out this whole CrossFit thing or you have been working out for years, this is a repeatable process. The journey from you to your goals, you have goals right, is rarely ever a smooth forward path. You have to celebrate the process, the journey that’s making you a better you. (more…)
Sara Mozingo is the Co-Owner, head coach, and programing wizard at CrossFit Icehouse. When she’s not developing rep schemes and diving into the nerdery she enjoys hanging out in nature hiking trails or climbing rocks with her side-kick Mr. Mosely.
So there you are, scrolling through Facebook or Instagram, right before bed, again. You know something has to change, but where do you even start? There are just so many options. (more…)
Sarah Skedsvold is a coach at CrossFit Icehouse. She’s committed to turning workouts into play and bolstering CrossFit Icehouse’s charge to “Build Everyday Athletes”. In her spare time she is in a constant search the absolutely perfect personal planner and calendar.
A lot of times going to the gym can seem like a hinderance. Like what does one hour in a day a few days a week sweating like crazy, getting crazy motivated by a coach, and even sometimes pushing my body to a place of discomfort really achieve in the grand scheme of things. After all of that I still can’t do double unders, pull ups seem impossible, and I dont have the washboard abs or waistline that I want even after 6 months of solid work. (more…)
These are my top 4 mobility movements to loosen up my hips. I use this series after I workout almost 3 times a week to keep things bendy. (more…)