Let’s Talk About How You are Feeling

Let’s Talk About How You are Feeling

We need to know who we are and where we are before we can address moving anywhere. You cannot lay out a map to your destination if you do not know where you are starting. You have to be brutally honest with yourself. Judge yourself as harshly as you judge others....

Do You Struggle With Food?

Do You Struggle With Food?

I was fat in college. I worked 60 hours a week and also carried a full engineering degree course load. I got married to the love of my life and she thought she had to feed me. We ate fried food and drank Kool-Aid because it was cheap. I traveled the state of Iowa for...

Fitness for Your Body AND Mind

Fitness for Your Body AND Mind

Our culture has shifted into a world where more people are considered "Knowledge Workers" than "Laborers" Many of us don't use our bodies for our work anymore. We are thinkers and talkers and writers and planners. Unfortunately, this has led to an abandonment of...

The Real Thing That is Holding You Back

The Real Thing That is Holding You Back

What are you waiting for? You have not started yet. You are waiting for something. What is it? … That thing, the thing you just thought. It's not really what you are waiting for. It is a secondary rationale that you have given yourself. Let's dig a little deeper. …...

I Want to Look Good Naked

I Want to Look Good Naked

"I want to lose 20 pounds" "I want to look good naked" "I want to be stronger" "I want more energy to keep up with my kids" "I want to be able to go for hikes without getting winded" "I want to feel better" "I want to move better" These are all great reasons to come...

Have you Trained to Endure?

Have you Trained to Endure?

We spend a lot of time in CrossFit training our intensity. By definition, CrossFit is constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity There is huge value in this, and it is one of the things that we are here to help you find. Most people don’t know...

Why I Squat

Why I Squat

I love to squat. The movement represents who I am. I am complete when I am squatting. The barbell is heavy. As it presses down on my shoulders and I tense my body. The steel and I become one. We move together. Fluidly. I don't resist gravity. I flow with the gravity...

Your Highest Priority

Your Highest Priority

Priorities can be a funny thing They can help serve as guiding principles in our lives. Or they can cripple us and direct decisions the wrong way. We can get paralyzed when things don't fit nicely within the priorities that we have defined. We get hung up on which...

Things to Make you Happy

Things to Make you Happy

Are you chasing a dream? Telling yourself that "I will be happy when I…" Maybe you just want to lose 10 pounds Or get that promotion. Or gain muscle. Or improve your blood test numbers. Or look good enough that the cute guy at the corner coffee shop will notice you....

Sappy Crap

Sappy Crap

I'll occasionally share some sappy crap, but I'll try to keep it to Saturday mornings. Here is something from a few years ago... When I was 17 I was head over heels in love. All the adults around me told me that I was not old enough or mature enough to feel love. I...

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month September 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month September 2017

Congratulations to our September Member of the Month, Helen! Helen has made some big improvements in such a short amount of time! She brightens the gym the second she walks in. She makes everyone feel welcome and offers words of encouragement whether in the gym or on...

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month August 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month August 2017

The CrossFit Bothell Member of the month for August has been a paragon of consistency and model of the perfect community member since he joined us many, many moons ago. Somehow, he has managed to evade the honor of becoming Member of the Month all this time. I think...

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month July 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month July 2017

The CrossFit Bothell Member of the month for July busts his butt in the gym when he is not busy flying through the air using his fitness as a skydiver. He is setting an amazing example for his son who is now even getting into competitive Olympic Weightlifting. Please...

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month June 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month June 2017

The CrossFit Bothell Member of the month is a powerful ball of energy, blazing through workouts with determination every single time he is in the gym. He is like a motor, his squats, pushups, and pullups look like a piston just firing away with speed and precision....

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month May 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month May 2017

The CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month for May 2017 has made an amazing transformation over the past few months that she has been with us. She complains more than even Laura does, she swears like a drunken sailor, and when the timer starts - she puts her heart and...

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month April 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month April 2017

The CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month for April 2017 has the consistency of old faithful and the results to show for it! He shows up, he works hard, does extra work, and is a shining example of what dedication can do for you. We are happy to congratulate Chad as...

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month March 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month March 2017

The CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month for March 2017 has been an inspiration to all. He pushes hard through every workout, he uses his fitness outside the gym, and he is smiling and welcoming to everyone. We are happy to congratulate Thom as the March Member of the...

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month January 2017

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month January 2017

Our January Member of the Month has been with us for over two years, with great consistency in the gym and somehow escaped getting very many pictures taken of her ... Coaches - How can this be ?!?!?! She is an amazing member of the community at CFB and the larger area...

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CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month December 2016

CrossFit Bothell Member of the Month December 2016

The December Member of the Month has been an inspiration to all, including his son who has also recently joined the community and us starting to give dad a run for his money. This man is quietly friendly to all, always encouraging, busting his ass in the gym at every...

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