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What’s that old saying? “Love what you do and you do and you’ll never work a day in your life”. Yep.  That’s the one. I do love what I do, for any number of reasons. Interestingly enough, one of the most prominent reasons is maybe not so obvious. A coach wears a lot of hats: Teacher, counselor, Strength and conditioning coordinator,etc.   For me, there might be another: Motivator. But the main reason I love my job:  Because the members of the CFA family inspire ME everyday. Regardless of what my day has planned, or what may have gone wrong...

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I’m afraid of heights. There. I said it. Because I’m afraid of heights, I have purposely avoided situations that add to that fear.  Sure, I’ll fly, I’ll climb the rope at the gym.  But there’s always that little fear that creeps in. Until October 11, 2018. About 4 months prior, my wife asked me if I wanted to join her for her second rim to rim hike of the Grand Canyon.  The thought excited me.  21.9 miles in one day.   I would have the opportunity to visit a portion of the country I’ve never seen before.  I would have a...

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5 ways owning a gym changed my life.   Three and a half years ago, I took a leap.  I opened CrossFit Aestus.  It was a chance; a big risk, but one that I had wanted to take for a long time.  I knew it would change me.  I just didn’t know how much.  Here are 5 ways that building CFA changed my life.   Being present: This was a big one.  For me in the past it’s been easy to be in a conversation or spending time with my family, friends or at work and get lost in thought...

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Check the link below! https://journal.crossfit.com/article/cfj-scared-of-crossfit

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You must find the things you are doing right to give you the confidence and motivation to continue. In regards to your health and nutrition, what is ONE thing you are doing right? Here are some ideas:– Veggies with every lunch & dinner– Drinking at least 80 ounces of water per day– Eating consistently– Pairing protein, healthy fat and carbohydrates together

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