• Healthy Paleo Grain-Free Pancakes
    26 2016 October

    Healthy Paleo Pancakes with Banana and Grain-Free

    Paleo Pancakes are a Comfort Food for Breakfast! When my pregnant wife is craving sweets for breakfast like donuts, almond croissants, muffins, or buttermilk pancakes, then I have to stop her there! These paleo pancakes with...

  • The Best and Quickest Paleo Pumpkin Chili Recipe
    19 2016 October

    The Best Easy Paleo Chili Pumpkin Recipe

    Enjoy the fall season with this Paleo Chili Pumpkin Recipe. Fall Pumpkin Season is here! This recipe is not only delicious, it is comforting to the soul. With a nice bowl of hot paleo chili...

  • 21 2016 September

    2 Key Factors to Getting and Keeping Your Fitness Motivation

    What are the Key Factors to Fitness Motivation? Motivation to live a healthy lifestyle can come from two different places: external and internal. External motivation is the environment you’re in and the people with whom...

  • 19 2016 September

    Workout of the Day: Overhead Squats & Burpees

    What is your workout out of the day? “WOD” stands for Workout of the Day. This term was popularized by the CrossFit community to inform gym members what the workout will be for that day. What...

  • WOD Gear, Born Primitive
    09 2016 September

    Importance of the Right Gym Clothes – The Best Athletic Apparel

    What is the best athletic apparel for your workout? When it comes to working out, motivation plays a big part in your success, especially with the best athletic apparel. Know that the importance of the...

  • 05 2016 September

    Weightlifting Heavy Causing You Back Pain?

    Weightlifting heavy? You need to know about Unbroken Designs and how their weightlifting belts support your back and abdomen, by helping stabilize your entire midsection. Whether you are lifting a barbell, a couch, or doing tire flips; protecting your core...

  • 26 2016 August

    16 Exercises to Reduce Injuries using a Massage Ball

    Learn how to use and the benefits of a massage ball I created this Self Care Mobility Guide using a massage ball to help others increase their range of motion (ROM) and reduce the chance...

  • The 6 Keys to Finding the Best CrossFit Gym For You
    04 2016 May

    The 6 Keys to Finding the Best CrossFit Gym For You

    When you go look for a gym, how do you know the gym is right for you? Not all gyms are created equal, especially with CrossFit gyms, as each one is individually owned and operated....

  • 14 2016 March

    Open Workout 16.3 Tips with Dusty Hyland, Kristine Andali, & Keston Mendoza @ Dogtown CrossFit

    Tips for Open Workout 16.3 Looking to do or re-do 16.3? Check out these tips from Dusty Hyland (@theskillwod @dustyhyland), Kristine Andali (@crossfitxena) & Keston Mendoza (@dozerr). Get more efficient with your snatches & bar...

  • 02 2016 February

    10 Areas of Fitness

    There are 10 general physical fitness areas that are practiced regularly in Functional Fitness. Your level of fitness is in direct proportion of your ability and skills in these areas. Bottom line: if you want...

  • 28 2016 January

    Chocolate Protein Mug Cake Recipe

    If there is one way to win over my heart (besides some good soul talks) it is with some amazing red wine or a delicious dessert! Well, being inspired with some red wine this weekend...

  • 18 2016 January

    4 Tips To Help You Reach Your New Years Fitness Goals

    Are you losing momentum from your New Year’s resolution goal? Don’t!  Whether the goals you have set for yourself are small or large, Here are four tips on how you can stay committed to your fitness...

  • 05 2016 January

    Stud Bar – Pull Up Bar

    This is the perfect addition to any home gym! With a 600 lb. weight capacity, this fix-mount pull up bar is the safest peice of equipment to add to your home gym. After personally using this...

  • 23 2015 November

    Box Spotlight: OCCF – Orange Coast CrossFit in Costa Mesa, CA

    Gym Owners of OCCF, Kenny Leverich and Kyle Kell, have been long time friends from their high school skating days.  Leverich started CrossFit to rehab his LCL injury, while Kell was fresh out of the...

  • 16 2015 November

    Paleo Orange Cranberry Sauce

    Hi again WODShop readers! Can you believe that next week is Thanksgiving? I don’t know where the year has gone. The good news is that it’s really easy to turn most of our favorite Thanksgiving...

  • 29 2015 October

    5 Ways to Get Better at CrossFit

    The majority of us that train on a daily basis want to do everything we can to get the most out of our gym time. While some want to spend hours on end hitting WODs; most of...

  • 26 2015 October

    Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bites

    Hey WODShop readers! Amanda from Fake Ginger again with another yummy paleo recipe! I know everyone is absolutely crazy about pumpkin right now and I am no different. I can’t even tell you how many...

  • 26 2015 October

    How I Started CrossFit as a Masters Athlete

    CrossFit, as we all know, can be intimidating, especially for those of us that have had more than a few years pass by. It was no different for me when I started. I had never...

  • get better at crossfit
    01 2015 October

    7 Biggest Mistakes CrossFitters Make

    WOD’s up! Do you want to know what keeps people from getting better at CrossFit? By now, you’ve probably heard of CrossFit–one of the biggest trends in the world of fitness since bodybuilding in the 1970s. What...

  • 15 2015 July

    Are You Over Training?

    Picture this: plugging in your cell phone, laptop, your flat iron, or anything else you can think of and your electricity blows out. What you have just done was use every possible outlet in your...

  • 07 2015 July

    7 Fitness Accessories to Become a Better Athlete

    We are half way through 2015. How are your fitness goals coming along? If you are slowly losing motivation as time goes by, don’t! Transforming your body takes time and is guaranteed to happen if you...

  • 08 2015 May

    5 Benefits of EMOM Training

    EMOM stands for “Every Minute on the Minute”, and is one of the many types of training that all CrossFit athletes have come to know. It has become a training tool and routine utilized in CrossFit...

  • 23 2015 March

    8 Signs You Drank the CrossFit Kool Aid

    If you are a part of the CrossFit community, chances are you might be a bit obsessed. But who is to say you’ve surpassed the level of what a regular gym member would consider normal? If...

  • 24 2015 February

    10 Things I Wish I Knew About The Open

    The Open is coming, The Open is coming! For all those who are somehow involved in the CrossFit community know exactly what I’m talking about here. The CrossFit Open, is the most highly anticipated time...

  • 17 2015 February

    5 Tips For Your First 3 Months of CrossFit

    While I have been doing Crossfit for over a year, I see so many new people coming in that takes me back to my first three months of Crossfit, things I have learned, and things...

  • Davey Lind
    01 2013 December

    Veteran David (Davey) Lind Does First CrossFit Competition

    WODshop.com Athlete Sgt. David (Davey) Lind participates in First Ever CrossFit Competition On June 14, 2007, in Iraq, al Anbar Province, Reconnaissance Platoon Sergeant Davey Lind was commanding 25 of his fellow marines, and riding in the last...

  • Deadlift and Ring Dips
    12 2016 October

    15 minute Workout: Deadlift and Ring Dips for As Many Rounds

    Make Deadlift in your Workout today! “WOD” stands for Workout of the Day. This term was popularized by the CrossFit community to inform gym members what the workout will be for that day. What keeps CrossFit interesting is that...

  • Workout of the Day: Squat cleans and toes to bars
    29 2016 September

    Workout of the Day: Squat Clean & Toes to Bar

    Squat Clean and Toes to Bar Workout What is your workout out of the day? “WOD” stands for Workout of the Day. This term was popularized by the CrossFit community to inform gym members what the...

  • 21 2016 September

    Workout of the Day: Row, Deadlift, & Box Jumps for Time

    What is your workout out of the day? “WOD” stands for Workout of the Day. This term was popularized by the CrossFit community to inform gym members what the workout will be for that day. What keeps CrossFit...

The Mindset Behind Missed Lifts in CrossFit

November 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Quite frequently I’m asked by athletes who are trying one of my training programs what to do about missed lifts and reps in CrossFit. If they see (80%/3)3 which means 80% lifted 3 repetitions per set for 3 sets, they believe that it means they must successfully lift all 9 reps. Some of them will...

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Your Body the Racecar: Part 2

October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Your Body, The Racecar Pt 2 – Beginner’s Intro To Why CrossFit Works I was dispensing some advice for making it through a heavy set of squats, when I realized that this “Race Car” idea was an incomplete thought. When we supe up cars for performance driving, obviously the highest proportion of the upgrade comes from...

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Paleo Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Scone Clones

October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Suck it Starbucks – you’ve just been Paleo hacked. Welcome friends to Pumpkin Season! It’s here, finally and it’s GLORIOUS! I want pumpkin flavored everything.  From tea, to to air freshener.  Heck, give me pumpkin flavored pumpkin.  I just want it all (I can’t wait till they make pumpkin-inspired paleo food). I know you’ve been...

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Paleo Boston Cream Pie Cupcake Bites!

October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do you like how I always have an exclamation mark in my blog post titles? It’s because I get really excited about food. And then even more excited because I made said food. And then even more excited because it actually came out and I was able to photograph it for you. This recipe, my...

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Paleo Mashed Cauliflower

Paleo Loaded Mashed Cauliflower

October 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dirty confession time! I know you love dirty confession time.  It’s like a tabloid, only the juicy gossip isn’t Britney Spears surviving 2007.  It’s me surviving Paleo food and cooking! Before making this recipe I had never tried the whole mashed cauliflower nonsense. I was like “That is NOT going to taste like mashed potatoes...

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4 Tips for Visiting Another CrossFit Gym

October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

When we opened, we never thought that we would be the subject of many drop-ins.  But, lo and behold, it seems that everyone does business in or has family that resides within my neighborhood (Walnut Creek, CA). That being said, I HIGHLY recommend visiting other gyms when on business, general travel or whatever it may...

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It’s the Paleo snack attack article! You got that urge.  You’ve come back from a hard WOD and sometimes you just want a quick and easy (and healthy) snack.  What you don’t need are corn based chips and a chemical Chernobyl disaster of a cheese sauce to go with it. What’s wrong with regular cheese...

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