Articles for CrossFit Sioux Falls

I’ve been a member of CrossFit Sioux Falls for almost eight years, and a coach for almost five. In that capacity, I did some blogging on their site. I’ve archived all the posts here. In each article is a link to the original.

The posts below are presented in the order that I wrote them.

Why CrossFit Works for Me
May 22, 2014

Two reasons: (1) less control and (2) greater intensity.

This is Gonna Be Hard
July 12, 2014

Some things are just hard, and pretending they’re easy makes them harder.

CrossFit: A Gentle Introduction
October 10, 2014

A introduction to all the reasons CrossFit works.

Love the Process
October 10, 2014

The journey is the point.

Throwing Down
January 14, 2015

Women are some of the most ferocious athletes in any CrossFit gym.

Majoring in the Minors
February 5, 2015

We over-complicate fitness.

Just Shut Up and Do What You're Told
April 29, 2015

Stop analyzing and just start following directions.

Don't Look at the Dogs, Just Work the Lock
July 25, 2015

We spend too much time worrying about the big picture.

Making Room Under the Cap
October 6, 2015

Maybe you don’t need to train harder, but rest harder.

The Empathy WOD
October 13, 2015

Part of what makes CrossFit work is that we’re all struggling together.

On Honesty and Narcissism
October 26, 2015

The first step to getting better is to admit where you’re at.

Winning the First Battle
November 16, 2015

What you do in the gym is the second battle. The first battle is getting there at all.

My Year Without Sugar
October 22, 2016

Thoughts on sugar addiction.

One More Time
August 16, 2017

A meditation on the aging athlete, and how we define ourselves by numbers.

Doing CrossFit
May 14, 2018

You can’t really “do” CrossFit, because it’s not a single thing.