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...
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...

Shout out to all the moms!

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while – wanting to recap my experience of my pregnancy, childbirth and now raising a baby and why I believe fitness was such a crucial factor in pre and post pregnancy. But with Mother’s day coming up, I...

Making Fitness More Than A Resolution

FITNESS fit•ness (noun) – An organism’s ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment. Did You Make A Resolution? The New Year is here. If you’re like 66% of the world, you’ve just made fitness a resolution.  So if you’re...

Olympic Lifting and Pregnancy: Badass or a bad idea?

Now that my stomach is getting a little bigger and I’m well into my second trimester, I’m having a harder time trying to mix up my workouts. I am also constantly seeing social media posts with pregnant women snatching and cleaning and jerking. From the...

Eaten too many donuts?

Most of you know by now that I am pregnant, expecting a baby girl in February. And if you don’t know, thank you for asking others if I am or just went off the deep end with cookies! I haven’t written or posted about it much but decided to blog about my journey...