Why Do My Wrists Hurt When Weightlifting?

The wrists are amazing joints in the body! They have so many little intricate pieces working together towards a common goal. There are a significant amount of ligaments, tendons and bones that operate in unison to achieve a task. They are fairly…

What can I do daily to strengthen my core?

I started my exercise journey in the 80’s in the era of big hair, neon outfits and headbands. The one who sweat the most won, heck we even wore plastic pants and shirts over top of our lime green leggings and called them sauna suits. Yes you…

Dare To Do More Than Just Dream

As Caileigh and I were giving a seminar on nutrition, we talked about the importance of goals. I have written before about the importance of having a why behind your goals. A why that will emotionally motivate you to pursue your desires even…

Setting your Minimums: The Key to Success When you don’t have total control

It is so much easier to stay on track with your fitness/nutrition plan when you are able to grocery shop and meal prep, get to the gym on a regular basis, and in general, have control of your surroundings.  We all know that it is not possible…

Why We Don’t Allow Kids on The Workout Floor

Almost everyone loves kids. I like kids and I even used to be one. I  ended up raising a couple of my own and then on to grand kids. They are the greatest! I love having kids around whenever I can, but like all things, there is a time and place.…

A Friendly Reminder or a Broken Record?

Log your scores! We had Nancy show up again last week and there were some INCREDIBLE performances from the gang. We saw some amazing first time efforts and some excellent new PRs being set by those who had the opportunity to repeat the workout. There…

Breaking the Stress Addiction

We have had a tumultuous start to the year with threats to our health and finances, heart wrenching news stories and separation from friends and family.  If you have found yourself unable to stop checking social media and the news even though…

Are You Effectively Dealing With Stress? 

Stress is a part of everyday life, in fact we need it. Sometimes it gets a bad rap, perhaps because too much stress can be a problem; even causing disease. We intentionally introduce stress to our bodies in CrossFit in order to make it stronger.…

Scaling and The Ego

Everyone has a different reason for joining CrossFit. After a while, your list of reasons are likely to  change and grow longer.  Most of us just start out with the desire to improve our general fitness and as far as reasons are concerned,…

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day everyone!!!  We at CFLT truly hope you have a wonderful day planned with your family and friends celebrating the diversity of our culture and the aspects of Canada that make it such a wonderful place to live.  At our family…