Core Values Installment #8: Integrity

This is the last installment of the Core Values of FFOTB.  When we constructed these, integrity was the first, and the most important of these values. I went in reverse order hoping that readership would be most elevated by the time integrity, our most valued principle, came to the blog. — Integrity runs exactly parallel

When the going gets tough.. It depends.

Do you ever notice how things go when you’re on a roll with your training? You’re unstoppable. Minor hiccups in your day cannot stand in between you and getting to class. No way! Dentist appointment? Time might be tight, but no problem. If the choice is to hit the snooze button, or get to class..

Core Values Installment #7: Respect

“I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” – Jackie Robinson I love this quote.  Jackie Robinson was a person who exemplified this to no end.  He was the first black baseball player to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball in

Recap: SICest of the Southwest

It was a family affair this past weekend in Phoenix, AZ as we combined forces with CrossFit LA in a road trip of fitness and fun. With familiar faces participating in a multitude of capacities from competing to spectating and supporting, the event was a blast. Much like class, though intimidating, the competition supported athletes

IPG Wins with Food

-Saturday Class Cancelled for the Competition in Phoenix- What’s odd to me, as a coach and as an athlete, is the population of folks that are willing to take on grueling exercise, and even take on surgery (yes, surgery) to achieve certain body composition, but won’t tackle their nutrition. The idea that some people would