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We’ve all heard of March Madness. It’s that time of year when college basketball dominates friendship circles. Thousands of people pick winners, fill out brackets, and watch games together. The best of those games come down to one thing – that final minute. In that final minute – a minute that often feels endless (let’s… Read more »
TGIF, #9Nation! Weightlifting can be an intimidating scene, but we got your back! Tackle your fear of weightlifting with these tips… then put our awesome weightlifting sessions on your calendar! Monday 6:30-8:00 PM and Friday 5:30-7:00 PM.) Custom Made CrossFit burned to the ground along with most of the town of Paradise, California. But they are… Read more »
TGIF, #9Nation! • Check out the 10 Best-Selling Infomercial Products of all time (and how much money they have generated). The numbers are pretty shocking. • Former CF9 Coach Steve Ashton makes a case for eating more bitter foods in his latest blog post Bitter Is Better. • Too good to be true?? Israeli Scientists Claim They’re On… Read more »
That’s right, folks. Believe it or not, this year’s CrossFit Open is nearly here! This is your handy guide to participating at CrossFit9. Please keep your eye on this page, as we’ll be adding some details over the next couple of weeks. This is your invitation! Who: YOU! (Visiting athletes and #9Nation!) What: The 2019 CrossFit9… Read more »
TGIF, #9Nation! There are a myriad of reasons you may not be losing weight. Some simple things you can change to get better results! We loved this article on why we should take smart rest days, and what they should look like. Hint: not just lounging on the couch! Check out these 12 strategies for… Read more »
February’s challenge is to remove added sugar from your diet. No added sugars, no artificial sweeteners, no honey, no agave, no syrup, and – you guessed it – no alcohol. One month of reading labels, eating mindfully, and changing your lifestyle for the better. Intimidated? Hear me out. February is a tough month. First of all,… Read more »
TGIF, #9Nation! • Five Practices from Deep Work by Cal Newport that will change your life! Check out the whole book for more great practices. (Several of our coaches are big fans of his work.) • A scientifically proven trick for remembering pretty much anything. Sign us up! • Even if you aren’t the “artsy” type, maybe you… Read more »
CrossFit9 is waiving fees for members who are federal government workers whose pay is affected by the current government shutdown. We’re committed to doing so for the entirety of the shutdown. We emailed our members earlier this week to let them know, and we’re thrilled at the community’s response. Not only are 9’ers donating to… Read more »
TGIF, #9Nation! What the heck is the CrossFit Open and why is everyone talking about it? What is it about a coffee shop that makes you more productive? Hint: It is not just the caffeine… Don’t fall for “portion distortion“. Here are eight ways to avoid the pitfalls of a supersized world. Club soda, seltzer… Read more »
TGIF, #9Nation! A New Year Resolution we can get behind: Improve your self talk and reap the mental benefits! Think you can guess the top ten most common New Year’s resolutions? See how many you get right, and get tips on following through with them! Foodie alert: Every new year brings new food trends like these… Read more »