Category: nutrition

Stop Chasing the Byproduct

We are getting to that time again. Gym memberships are about to skyrocket. Every treadmill will be occupied. “I’m going to lose 15 pounds this year!” “I’m going to stick to a strict (insert unsustainable diet here) for all of 2018!” #FITNESS! #NEWYEARNEWME! This is usually followed three months (or less) later by feelings of…



Control Your Flame

Are you a long, slow burner or do you explode, crash, and fall apart? What I mean by that is, do you go 100% all of the time until you have absolutely nothing left in the tank and you hate life, or are you good at maintaining 70% for the long haul. Are you sustainable…



**VIDEO** Far Outside the Coaching Lab

What is going on, Team?! Coach Cody Hunter of Hunter Coaching Lab and myself get so many questions from clients about the fitness industry, training, and nutrition that we wanted to share some of them along with our responses. Take the time to listen to us chat about what’s new, what’s hot, and what actually…



My Workout is Better Than Yours!

A letter to coaches and athletes:   “Crossfit is dumb, you should be doing gymnastics.” “Gymnastics is lame…you should be powerlifting.” “Powerlifting is dangerous, you should be running!” Ahhhh…the endless circle of hell that is “My workout is better than yours and here is why…” This is awesome! Let’s face it…we humans are a tribal bunch….



I’m taking the week off and leaving my sister in charge….

This week I am letting my little sister take the reigns of faroutsidethebox. She has an amazing story to tell about her struggles with chronic pain, and how after years of fighting, she has developed a path forward. Her story ties in with what we will be pushing during the upcoming Evolve Challenge that no matter…



YOUR ORGANIC KALE SMOOTHIE DOES NOT ABSOLVE YOU FROM THOSE TWO BOTTLES OF WINE YOU DRANK LAST NIGHT

OK, so this article has very little to do with alcohol and even less to do with kale, but if the title got you here then I regret nothing! So rule number 1 when trying to get people to read a blog is to NOT ALIENATE THE READER. So please understand this is not an…



Why Do We Accept Imitation Over The Real Thing?….or Your Concept II Rower Don’t Float!

I have a friend who…Let’s call him “Steve”. Steve is by all definitions a Competitive Crossfitter. He is a fantastic athlete and amazing coach.  Recently Steve posted a picture of an Airdyne bike in the middle of a field. There is a famous Games athlete who I follow on Instagram. Recently that athlete posted a…