February 2021

Top 8 Mistakes That Ruin Your Sleep!


    Top 8 Mistakes that could be ruining your sleep!   1- Not taking time to unwind before sleep (Aka No nighttime or wind down routine) We are busy human beings. We take a lot in in one day. Between things like work, relationships, children, pets, house to do's/projects and the endless other obligations, tasks, to [...]

Top 8 Mistakes That Ruin Your Sleep!2021-02-24T06:58:03+00:00

October 2020

Necessity of life


If I don’t go grocery shopping, I don’t have food. If I don’t have food, I don’t eat. If I don’t eat, I eventually starve.  If I don’t pay my mortgage, I get a notice of default. If I continue to not pay my mortgage the lender will initiate the foreclosure process. Within 6 months [...]

Necessity of life2020-10-05T05:01:53+00:00

September 2020

A different kind of teenager: Ava


Member Spotlight: Ava, a different kind of teenager   What environment would you think could be more difficult for a teenager?  High School?  or Group CrossFit Class with adults... While Group CrossFit workouts at Railroad CrossFit can be difficult (& scaled to any fitness level) they come with other individuals (a community) who support and encourage you.  Not [...]

A different kind of teenager: Ava2020-09-30T05:07:20+00:00

May 2020

Have you ever finished a workout, and said the following….


“That wasn’t that bad.”   Or   “That was mild.”   Or   “That was easy.”   Take a seat folks, because school is about to be in session.   Understanding the 3 ways in which we do Fitness at Railroad.  Truth #1: If we programmed every training session to be “Murph” like, or an [...]

Have you ever finished a workout, and said the following….2020-05-28T08:01:18+00:00

April 2020

5 things to reinforce your health during COVID.


If you’re like me (if you’re reading this article you are!), you’re wondering how you are going to stay healthy during this unique time we’re all living in. It’s a lot simpler than you think! Here are 5 easy ways to keep yourself healthy and strong.   1. Exercise The key is to get moving, and consistently! [...]

5 things to reinforce your health during COVID.2020-04-30T12:23:03+00:00

March 2020

Creating Certainty in Uncertain times


"Without structure or a daily schedule you are less likely to get the results you want….in any area of your life." Without purpose,  Without structure, Without a daily schedule,  Insert the possibile/inevitable outcomes…. [weight gain, depression, loss of identity/purpose, increase stress/fear, decrease in health, to name a few…..] Most of us have been quarantined to [...]

Creating Certainty in Uncertain times2020-03-24T11:22:50+00:00

January 2020

Brian’s success story (remote client)


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?  […]

Brian’s success story (remote client)2020-01-01T16:00:05+00:00

November 2019

New to CrossFit Member Testimonial: Nina


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 [...]

New to CrossFit Member Testimonial: Nina2019-11-14T15:04:30+00:00

October 2019

You might be hindering your performance if…..


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?    [...]

You might be hindering your performance if…..2019-10-10T09:33:17+00:00

June 2019

When It Goes Wrong: Focus On What You Can Control


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 [...]

When It Goes Wrong: Focus On What You Can Control2019-06-11T07:15:00+00:00