Starting (all over?) Again

Starting (all over?) Again First Week Back This week was my first workout back in the gym with a group. In some ways, it felt like starting all over again. Throughout the stay-at-home orders, I stayed active and engaged with the online workouts, getting in 3-5 a week. In that regard, I am not starting […]

Does Exercise Bore You?

Does exercise bore you?    Or hard to start because in order to say yes to exercise, you feel like you have to say no to something else? Is it hard to see how to fit an exercise routine in your day or even feel excited to do it?   Personalized Fitness As we are […]

Post Lock Down Plans

Hello Banshee Family! Keeping our Community Safe We are happy to announce that we are approved to offer private training. However, we want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community very seriously. We are fortunate to have the space that we do so we can get you moving, make […]

Training Programs: Generalized vs. Customized vs. Personalized

Training Programs: Generalized vs. Customized vs. Personalized Generalized-  Including main features and elements of a workout program, but disregards exceptions.   What do you get from a general fitness routine? This can be good for someone, starting from a healthy and balanced place to maintain their fitness. Fitness is grown over a longer period of […]

DIY Sled Pull

DIY Sled Pull Are you missing hiking? I am.  Honestly whether it is because we are currently mandated to recreate within a 10-mile radius from home o r if it just happens to be the middle of the week and I can’t get to a place with much elevation gain, I miss hiking.    A […]

Your Guide to Better Sleep

Your Guide to Better Sleep Sleep is really important, as I am sure you have heard. It is so important that it can and will affect any efforts you make in the gym and with your nutrition. Who doesn’t love sleep? Why not harness the effects to maximize what you do in waking hours? Choose […]

Mechanics, Consistency, and Intensity in COVID Times

At CrossFit Banshee we continually re-visit the CrossFit tenet of mechanics, consistency, and intensity when we are helping our members decide where and how to progress in their goals. It is very tempting to make something over-complicated, especially in complicated times. We are in no doubt uncharted territory, not only in regards to navigating a […]

Clean Out Your Pantry Challenge- Smoothie Edition

I am a little embarrassed to admit that I had a butternut squash sitting around for… quite a while.   I am not sure why, they are very easy to prepare (for this one, split in half, scooped out the seeds, put some avocado oil on them, and put it in the air fryer for […]

Keeping a Routine, Planning your Week

Planning Your Week   Life throws us many changes and sometimes we aren’t sure where to start to get back on track. Keeping routine as much as possible can help through unknown transitions.    Here is a quick exercise to help you plan your week and keep on Routine.    Grab a weekly calendar or […]


Does the idea of a “Virtual Class” have you feeling more intimidated than seeing “Fran” programmed tomorrow? No worries, I’m here to help. I assure you Fran is worse. I get it. We aren’t all technology warriors.  The good news? You don’t have to be a tech stud to join our virtual classes and keep […]