Why I FREAKING LOVE The CrossFit Open

Last night kicked off the 2018 CrossFit Games Open, and just like every other year previous, someone on my Facebooks mistook me participating in the Open with me actually competing in the Open.  I am proud to say, I’ve done every Open – and not once have I...
Why: Group Instruction Time Is Kept To A Minimum

Why: Group Instruction Time Is Kept To A Minimum

At Torrance Training Lab, we do a lot of things differently than every other gym – and it’s by design.  In this post, I’m going to explain why we don’t do a ton of group instruction before class breaks up to do work. Before I get into that...
A Warm Welcome to our new CFSB Members!

A Warm Welcome to our new CFSB Members!

Embedded into the fabric of the CrossFit culture is a massive sense of community.  We go thru so much together, it transcends fitness.  To many, the gym becomes a family. We build lifelong relationships while grinding thru workouts. It’s funny like that. Today I...
Charlottesville, Community, and CrossFit

Charlottesville, Community, and CrossFit

Like many of you, I’ve been pouring over the news of Charlottesville, VA after last weekend’s protests, counter-protests, and ensuing carnage. Without rehashing any of the news, I wanted to touch on something I pulled out of it all. Something I found to be...