Lemons Into Lemonade

Lemons Into Lemonade

I’ve been reading (audio-booking really) the book Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Highly recommend it! This book crosses the boundaries of three of my major interests: Science & Futurism, Physical Training, and The Gym Business. So I bookmarked it a while...
CrossFit Kids | December Preview

CrossFit Kids | December Preview

  December Program Each month CrossFit Kids classes focus on one of CrossFit’s 10 Physical Skills. In November we practiced how to BALANCE. During the month of December we will build on our balancing skills and focus on AGILITY. “Agility” refers to...
#GivingTuesday | Nova’s Giving Tree

#GivingTuesday | Nova’s Giving Tree

November 28, 2017 is #GivingTuesday! In honor of this global day of giving, we would like to take this opportunity to announce a special initiative for this holiday season – Nova’s Giving Tree! Donations collected will help our furry friends in need at the...
My Thanks and Gratitudes

My Thanks and Gratitudes

I want to take a moment as we approach Thanksgiving to express thanks and gratitude for people and things in my life. This is something I often aspire to do more often than in actuality, but lately I have been more deliberate about it, and it is always worth it! I’m...
Fermentation, Friendsgiving and Food

Fermentation, Friendsgiving and Food

All across the nation old college buddies and high school friends will be sitting down to a less formal but likely more enjoyable event known as Friendsgiving. For anyone who has been out of the loop over the past 6 or 7 years, Friendsgiving is the celebration of...
How To Win Thanksgiving

How To Win Thanksgiving

Eat a healthy breakfast and exercise as soon as possible the morning of. If you’re not in town for our Thanksgiving WOD, your workout is a 12 minute AMRAP: 16 Squats, 8 Burpees. Throw in a 200m Run to the neighbor’s mailbox at the end of each round if you want...
Yovember: Shoulder Openers

Yovember: Shoulder Openers

Please enjoy a weekly, Yoga-themed Guest Blog for the month of November from Cypher Member and Mindful Life Yoga Instructor, Martina Chavez! SIgn up for her upcoming Yovember Yoga-bility Workshop at CrossFit Cypher on Thursday November 30th!...
Mama Didn’t Raise No Fool

Mama Didn’t Raise No Fool

My family is full of Southernisms and superstitions carried with them from the antebellum South to the cacophonous cities of the North: Itchy palms? It means some money is coming your way. Is it raining while the sun is shining? It means the devil is beating his wife....
The Story Of Cypher

The Story Of Cypher

It’s partly my life story, and the story of my Quarter Life Crisis that sparked a chain of events, that eventually led to me writing this today. Which is perhaps why I feel a little awkward sharing it :). And then at some point it wasn’t just mine anymore, it took on...
The 28 Day Nutrition Challenge

The 28 Day Nutrition Challenge

Culture, Community, Cypher, reads the preamble to the cypher manifesto, and aptly so. Everything we do at Crossfit Cypher we do with the intention of improving people’s lives. Progres takes many forms and the form that I happen to be most passionate about is...