At Railroad, we get people results. Healthier. Better body. Stronger. Out of pain. Fat loss. But these are people under our roof, who we see and work with regularly. But what about getting results for someone who we wouldn’t be face to face with everyday? […]
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Mental Acuity Multiple studies have shown that exercise improves cognitive ability. In his book “Spark” Dr. John Ratey shows how exercise helps improve focus, fight depression and helps us make better decisions. A sharp mind gives a professional the ability to think through projects, and the entrepreneur the space to develop new ideas, or [...]
What is something you would say helped you within your first month of CrossFit. The kindness of others. I walked in nervous and not sure of what to do. When I was greeted by friendly smiles and warm welcomes it put me at ease right away. What do you get most excited about when going [...]
What is something you would say helped you within your first month of CrossFit? Two things: the amazing atmosphere at Railroad, and the realization that CrossFit really is for everyone. I was so hesitant about trying CrossFit, but I'm currently on an 18-month sabbatical from my job in the city, and [...]
A research study from 2012 has shown that the average plate size in America had grown 23% between the years 1900 and 2012. From 9.6’’ to 11.8’’ Big deal right? Think again….. Running the math, this article explains this encourages an individual to consume just 50 more calories per day and that [...]
Across almost 8 full years of Coaching, one thing I’ve noticed is certain, People make the mistake of attaching their own self worth to their performance/abilities & get down on themselves when they don’t do as well as they want(ed) and then let it bring their self esteem down. Why is that? [...]
How I’ve stayed healthy & pain free 8 years into CrossFit. I just passed my 8 year mark of doing CrossFit. I have stayed healthy through the majority of that time. Now I have at different times experienced “discomfort” in the shoulder, knee or back but every time I’ve been able to understand [...]
Happiness isn’t something that just happens to you. Happiness doesn’t mean the absence of work or worry. Happiness is a practice. And the first exercise in that practice is to know what makes you happy. The second exercise is Bright Spots: the ability to notice when good things are happening. Because most people don’t. [...]
By Coach Nolan You set the goal to perform your first strict pull-up. You do all the high pulls, progressions and negatives to build up the strength. And then, down the line after all your hard work, BOOM, that elusive strict pull up is finally yours! Naturally, as athletes, we're always looking to push [...]
By Coach Shawn This past weekend I traveled to Chicago to meet up with a bunch of other business owners. I did the normal routine, get to the airport 2 hours ahead of time. I had a flight scheduled for 12:55pm and landing in Chicago around 2:30pm. My plan was to check into my hotel [...]