5 Bodyweight Exercises that will make you better at everything

5 Bodyweight Exercises that will make you better at everything

No doubt that in the past few months your workout routine has changed. Depending on the space available in your home and what equipment you have access to that change may have been drastic. If you really enjoy lifting heavy and make that the focus of your training then you may be getting frustrated.  “Do ...

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The Best Exercise You’re probably Not Doing for Your Elbow Health

The Best Exercise You’re probably Not Doing for Your Elbow Health

Still have that nagging elbow pain that won’t go away? It can prevent you from even picking up your coffee cup if it is really aggravated and will keep you out of exercising for days. This type of pain often occurs as inflammation due to overuse of the forearm muscles (think scrolling your phone, computer ...

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The Top 5 Functional Foods

If you’re more couch potato than health nut you want to take advantage of all the tips and tricks that you can. If you forget to take your vitamins or would rather skip the extra burpees then there is a great way to improve your health with 0 extra effort! Functional foods are foods that ...

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3 Reasons why you should NOT stress about the gym being closed

3 Reasons why you should NOT stress about the gym being closed

So the gym is closed and you don’t have weights (Unless you are a Crusher, we loaned them out!). Most of us can’t do our normal routine and may be getting frustrated or stressed that our progress will come to a halt. If you’re stressed because you don’t want your training to go to waste ...

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Stop Doing It For The ‘Gram

Stop Doing It For The ‘Gram

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 1, 2020

More and more often these days we encounter folks living life through the lens of their smartphone. Ever since becoming a social influencer turned into a real career it has become increasingly difficult to know what is real and what is staged. Not only that, but how often are you interrupting your own life in ...

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Work, Play, Compete, or Live Forever

Work, Play, Compete, or Live Forever

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 1, 2020

If you are thinking about trying out a new training routine it’s important for you to consider your goals versus the goals of the program. Most folks who participate in CrossFit and other HIIT styles of training may not know or understand the different styles of training available and who they might be best for. ...

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COVID-19 and 5 Immune Boosting Nutrients

COVID-19 and 5 Immune Boosting Nutrients

#CrusherNutrition has partnered with our team at Healthy Steps Nutrition – to put together a list of 5 essential nutrients, to support your immune system.  During this time – one thing we can control – is what we put down the hatch!  To help protect from illness and boost your immune system, include the following ...

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Where does alcohol fit into your training?

Where does alcohol fit into your training?

Since about 7000 B.C., alcohol has been a staple for gatherings in many cultures. You may have heard that wine can actually be a healthy beverage for your heart, or that a hot toddy when you’re sick makes you get better quickly. Are these claims true? Like most answers: yes and no. It depends on ...

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Should Kids Lift Weights?

Should Kids Lift Weights?

Weight training and High-Impact training for kids. Don’t worry, I am not going to get technical with stats and percentages. I’m going to make this simple and relatable for everyone. How many times have you heard…”Kids should not use weights…it will stunt their growth”…Countless times I am sure. I can find countless articles that contradict ...

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Guess What?  Your Coach Noticed.

Guess What? Your Coach Noticed.

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 4, 2020

I had an athlete approach me recently, expressing concern that a peer in class had repetitions that did not meet movement standards.  This person was not upset because of what the scoreboard said, but they were frustrated because our workouts are so much more than what the whiteboard says.  Our workouts are hard work.  I  ...

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