“Throughout the past year I proved to myself that I could love myself and be happy in my own skin.”
1. Breath Control CrossFitters have no problem throwing down on an intense, heart-pounding WOD. But even the most advanced athlete can forget about using breath control, and it’s the secret to taking your metcon game to the next level. The athlete with the focus to control breath and heart rate has a distinct advantage over… Read more »
BJ Haegele is a man of few words. But he’s got a lot to say when it comes to his dramatic transformation in the 11 months since he and his fiance joined CrossFit9. Almost exactly one year ago, BJ (6 feet tall), weighed in at 252 lbs. He was unhappy with his weight, on blood… Read more »
#9Nation, it’s time for a little talk. A talk about fear.
The annual CrossFit9 Memorial Day “Murph” is coming up Monday, May 29. Are you ready? Even if you’re a minimalist, a few strategic pieces of gear can help you through what’s often called “CrossFit’s hardest workout”. From CrossFit HQ: “Murph” For time: 1 mile Run 100 Pull-ups 200 Push-ups 300 Squats 1 mile Run In… Read more »
Masters Regional Qualifiers are upon us, and resident badass Brad Prescott is representing CrossFit9. No better time to sit down and see what makes this featured athlete tick.
“Murph”: In honor of Lt. Michael Murphy, killed June 28, 2005, in Afghanistan: 1-mile run 100 pull-ups 200 push-ups 300 squats 1-mile run Partition the pull-ups, push-ups, and squats as needed. Start and finish with a mile run. If you’ve got a twenty pound vest or body armor, wear it. Get “Murph”-Ready! CrossFit9 is one… Read more »
There are as many goals to set in CrossFit as there are those who practice it. But in the end, CrossFit is simply the pursuit of progress.
It started with a promise I made to myself. I vividly remember that I took a glimpse in the mirror. I hardly recognized myself. I used to be athletic when I was younger and I came to realize I had really let myself go physically. At the time I was suffering from chronic back spasms… Read more »
We hope that daring to set the bar high at in 2014 will inspire you do so in your life outside the box, too. We’re wishing you the healthiest, happiest year yet! 3… 2… 1… GO!