The Cove Blog

The Whiteboard

The Whiteboard

“The Whiteboard” A great perspective from Coach Mike Back in the day, believe it or not, many boxes used an actual whiteboard to keep track of the results for the day. CrossFitters started with a notebook or maybe even a fancypants smartphone app to keep track of their progress and PRs from day to day....

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“CROSSFIT GAMES” VS “CROSSFIT”

“CROSSFIT GAMES” VS “CROSSFIT”

“CROSSFIT GAMES” VS “CROSSFIT” (or “Sport” vs. “General Physical Preparedness”) Coming off the 2017 Open, we thought it was a great opportunity to talk about CrossFit’s evolution over the last 10 years, and specifically what that means for the Cove. While so much has changed, at it’s core it is the same. The underlying approach...

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Setting Nutrition Goals by Coach Brittany

Setting Nutrition Goals by Coach Brittany

It’s that time of year…..Everyone is setting GOALS. Resolutions, new beginnings, etc. This is a common topic around this time of year. Do you have fitness/nutrition goals for 2017? Are they SPECIFIC? If so I want to encourage you all to set SMART goals. SMART…specific, measurable (or meaningful), attainable, realistic and time bound. This applies...

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2017 Goal Wall by Coach John

2017 Goal Wall by Coach John

Man do I love seeing all the PRs on “Fran” today in WODIFY! With the year coming to a close and a new year starting we are going to continue rolling out the PRs. How? With our new Goal Wall! We will be wiping the Goal Wall clean and starting anew for 2017. I can...

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Competition Prep- the Learning Curve

Competition Prep- the Learning Curve

Competition Prep- the Learning Curve Merry Christmas athletes! I figured for a present I’d drop a big knowledge bomb on you all. As most of you know we have a good amount of Covies participating in competitions in January (Gemini Games Jan. 14-15th and Battle of Baltimore Jan, 28th). For the people participating in these...

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EXERCISING WHEN SICK

EXERCISING WHEN SICK

EXERCISING WHEN SICK: WHEN TO SWEAT IT OUT AND WHEN TO SIT IT OUT.   (READ THESE WISE WORDS FROM COACH JOHN) Let’s face it, nobody likes getting sick. With the changing of the seasons and the colder weather coming so will the colds. Gyms can be a hot-bed for germs and sickness if not...

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REST DAYS ARE THE BEST DAYS

REST DAYS ARE THE BEST DAYS

REST DAYS ARE THE BEST DAYS As we head into another week of fun and challenging WODs (and based on a lot of chatter last week about listening to your body) we thought this blog entry from Coach Mike is just too perfect and needs to be shared.  We know it is common to read a workout...

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