Train Smarter. Not Harder: Time to Think About Shoulder Health

May 17, 2018 Written by

Time to Start Doing Something About Your Shoulder Health It can be tempting to skip out on the right warm-up because it’s a “I’m not sore today” or “we’re starting our light” kind of day. Those excuses couldn’t be further from the truth. If you want to maximize shoulder health and prevent injury, you have to spend time preparing your body- every day. Shoulder health is about training smarter…not harder. Train Smart As the most... Read More

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Memorial Day Murph 2018

May 10, 2018 Written by

On Monday, May 28, CrossFit Salus will be hosting our sixth annual Memorial Day Murph WOD. What is the “Murph” Workout? For those of you new to the Murph Workout, here’s what you can expect. The CrossFit community all over the country does this challenging workout, “Murph,” every Memorial Day in honor of our fallen military members. It is through our pain and sweat and raising money for charities supporting heroic causes... Read More

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Athlete of the Month: Tyler Quarantiello is Motivated to Change

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Athlete of the Month: Tyler Quarantiello is Motivated to Change Since joining CrossFit Salus last summer, he has been motivated to change his life for the better. Through exercise and clean eating TQ has lost 60 pounds, become more efficient at being a firefighter and has motivated more people than he probably realizes. Please give a chalky high five to our next Athlete of the Month: Tyler Quarantiello! 1. When and why did you start CrossFit? I started... Read More

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CrossFit Motivation: Get Out of Your Own Way

May 1, 2018 Written by

Need your daily dose of CrossFit motivation? Look no further! Ladies and gentlemen…GREG IS BACK! “I don’t think people realize how much work I put in the garage and when I come back after an injury…yes I may have lost a lot… but not as much because I wasn’t just sitting around.” Since his procedure, he has been following mobility WOD every day. He has been using a sauna 3 days a week and using his garage gym daily,... Read More

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Hydration for Young Athletes

April 30, 2018 Written by

Hydration for young athletes is more important than you may realize. A drop in hydration can not only affect performance, but can also result in headaches and a decrease in their cognitive performance. Is your young athlete staying hydrated? Guess what? Thirst is not a reliable sign of proper hydration (for kids or adults).  Experts recommend that young athletes drink plenty of water before a workout and every 15 to 20 minutes during a workout... Read More

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Flexibility for Young Athletes

April 29, 2018 Written by

Flexibility is so important for young athletes. Not only does it make them a better athlete (for example, good hamstring flexibility can help young athletes wind their leg back to deliver a powerful kick to a soccer ball), but flexibility is also crucial for those going through growth spurts (making muscles more resistant to injury). The Importance of Flexibility for Young Athletes As children’s athletics become more and more competitive, they’re... Read More

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Athlete of the Month: Vincent Landri

April 19, 2018 Written by

Vincent Landri, Athlete of the Month April 2018 Since the day he started, almost a year ago, Vincent has been plowing through PR after PR. He has not only gotten stronger, but we’ve watched his technique improve along the way, too! He’s focused. He’s determined. He’s our next Athlete of the Month! Give a chalky high five to Vince next time you see him at the box and read his story below. When and why did you start CrossFit? I joined Crossfit... Read More

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Intramural CrossFit Open Results

March 31, 2018 Written by

The Intramural CrossFit Open. Is. Over. Such an amazing five weeks – this has been the best open we’ve had yet! Check out the results for 18.5 and final results below. Final Intramural CrossFit Open Results Your top three male/female finishers this week are: Women: Angela (Flexy Beasts) Camilla (2Fit2Quit) Alicia (2Fit2Quit) Men: Steven (The WOD Squad) Bryan (The WOD Squad) CJ (2Fit2Quit)       👏HARDEST WORKER Award... Read More

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CrossFit Open Intramural Results 18.4

March 21, 2018 Written by

CrossFit Open Intramural Results 18.4 are IN! Another close call this week! Remember, we take your nominations into account for the “Spirit of the Games” and “Hardest Worker” awards. So, after reading through the nominations and tallying the scores for our CrossFit Open Intramural, the results for 18.4 are in …. Your top three male/female finishers this week are: Women: Camilla (2Fit2Quit) Angela (Flexy Beasts) Megan... Read More

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CrossFit Games Open 18.2

March 1, 2018 Written by

One week down…four weeks to go! CrossFit Games Open 18.2 is ON! CrossFit Games OPEN 18.2 Reminders If you miss the OPEN workout on Fridays, you may may make it up Sundays during basic training between 9:30-10:30am. As always, review the workout movement standards and expectations at https://games.crossfit.com. Please arrange for your own judge to meet you there. Note: coaches are not be able judge OPEN athletes during regular class times. If... Read More

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