Don’t Leave Class Without your Cash

Cashing Out - 3 Reasons CrossFitters Should Do More Accessory Work WRITTEN BY: EVAN WHITEMYER Many CrossFitters make the decision to take off right after the METCON or AMRAP in the class programming day in and out, that habit needs to be changed. Believe me, I know the feeling after a workout where you lay down next to the barbell that almost crushed you and all you want is a giant cheeseburger and breath of fresh air, but taking a few minutes

Thriving Through the Holidays

By: Nicholas Sarruda The holiday season is rolling around and for a lot of us it reminds us that there will be much merrier times ahead of relaxation and extra time to be spent with loved ones; but much like your first semester of college, a lot of us tend to accept the fact that gaining a few extra “LB’s” is inevitable. As a trainer, gym owner and someone who refuses to accept bullshit excuses- I just cannot allow myself, or those who com

A Holistic Approach To Well-Being: Balancing Fitness And Self-Care

Written By: Sheila Olson of At the end of a long workday, the last thing you feel like doing is dropping by the gym for a workout or prepping a nutritious meal from scratch. However, evidence shows that a healthy diet and regular physical exercise has health benefits for body and mind alike. How can we integrate fitness into our schedule and make it less of a chore? The answer is to approach self-care in a holistic, whole body fash

A Conversation with Will Homsy

Coaches At CFSS: A Conversation with Will Homsy By: Evan Whitemyer Will Homsy has been coaching at CrossFit South Shore since the start of summer 2018 is currently an Intern at Reebok CrossFit One in Boston. He is a CF-L1 trainer and about to start his senior year at Umass Amherst, where he majors in Sports Management. I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Will and asking him a few questions about CrossFit, his diet, and much more

Whats In My Gym Bag? 10 Essentials for the Perfect Workout

What’s In My Gym Bag? 10 Essentials For The Perfect Workout By: Evan Whitemyer Owning proper equipment and gear is extremely important for athletes looking to perform at a high level, and it will help you be prepared for any test that you may see in training. This is not a packing list for the gym bag of a Crossfitter, but instead a list of what I keep in my bag that I believe prepares me for every workout.   Shoes: Training,

Could Fitness Be the Key to Healing From Addiction?

Written by: Susan Treadway Blog Contributor & Founder of Rehab Holistics   It’s no secret that the United States and many other parts of the world are currently battling a growing problem with addiction and addiction-related deaths. Tragically, drug abuse remains the leading cause of accidental death throughout our nation. An estimated 44 percent of Americans know a loved one who is addicted to prescription painkillers and that do

5 Ways to Own Your Day

5 Ways to Own the Day By: Evan Whitemyer What can I do to be better? How can I give my life meaning? How can I ensure that I can fall asleep knowing I made the most of my day? Making the most out of your day can seem like a daunting task at times, but there are many ways to make this possible.   #1: Set goals. As a coach, athlete, and student I have found that the best way to set a goal for myself and for clients is to establish a

Do you want health?

This blog is intended to discuss what you really want out of changing the way that you eat. I am going to pose some serious questions to you and the best thing you can do is be true with oneself and own your answer. If you do this, it will be the easiest way to finding the proper meal plan for yourself and achieving what it is that you want to achieve. First, lets discuss all the reasons that we (myself included), chose to begin a “new” jour

Nick’s Story

Being a young business owner, at the age of 22, many might wonder how I have got here and what my background is. Here is a quick story about myself to help you understand who I am and where I come. Born and raised and in Hanover, MA. I have always been passionate about sports. Growing up I played football, baseball, basketball, and lacrosse. In highschool it narrowed down to football, basketball and lacrosse. I played football all four years a

Your secret weapon to success: SLEEP

Your secret weapon to success: SLEEP Written By: Nicholas Sarruda Do you know the one thing that can change the successes you are seeing in the gym, at your work, and within your family? You may be thinking of a certain supplement, winning the lottery or a new habit-like reading a book. Actually, the one thing you can do to immediately boost your cognitive function and have more success is something you already do. We do it every night, it is c