Working Out Mental Health by: Micheal Stiefel Alperin Studying abroad my junior year of college was tough for me. It wasn’t easy to adapt to new people, new class style and a new culture all together. It was recommended to me to start working out and running. … [Read more...] about Working Out Mental Health
From July 9, 2021 Today’s workout of the day (WOD) was an interesting one. One that I have never quite experienced before. Probably due to the fact that I only go once every 3 days (because I get so tired) but most of the WODs so far have followed the same structure. We started off with … [Read more...] about CrossFit Isn’t Just Talk: This WOD was not like the others
From July 12, 2021 I completed Grace today. No Grace isn’t a specific person (at least to my knowledge). It’s a workout with a human name. Almost like how we give hurricanes people names because Grace is a whirlwind. Grace, Murph, Fran, and Helena are all workouts done once a year. From what I … [Read more...] about CrossFit Isn’t Just Talk: Grace
From June 28, 2021 I came back for another Workout of the Day (WOD) just 3 days after redlining last week. Coming back wasn’t the difficult part, it was really whether I was going to complete it or not. Today’s WOD included a variety of movements. Luckily with the practice that I had gotten … [Read more...] about Crossfit Isn’t Just Talk: Mind Over Matter
From: Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Oops I redlined again. I waited too long, to go back to the gym. Oh baby, baby. Oops I got halfway there And then had to end I’m not that consistent yet #Free Britney My class today was after the long fourth of the July weekend, so I took a … [Read more...] about Crossfit Isn’t Just Talk: Oops I Did It Again
From: Friday, June 25 Today I redlined and no this not a political statement. In CrossFit lingo redlining means going too fast initially and hitting a wall. Even though I thought I was pacing myself, it was still too intense at the beginning and there were some other factors involved. A … [Read more...] about Crossfit Isn’t Just Talk: Redlining
Say hi to one of our long time Highland Park member, Keith Wittenberg! He is pretty awesome and seeing him in the gym crushing it with his sons is quite amazing! Get to know Keith a little more and what Win Your Life means to him! 1. How long have you been training at The Power House? I have … [Read more...] about Win Your Life Q&A with Keith!
I can see why people who do it can’t stop talking about it. Crossfit can be difficult but it’s extremely rewarding. I’ve done CrossFit once before in college and was completely exhausted afterward. I went all out which left me struggling halfway through and I was doing all the reps, all the sets, … [Read more...] about CrossFit Isn’t Just Talk: My First Class