Best-Laid Plans…

Does it feel like life is relentless sometimes? One thing after another pops up that you didn’t anticipate or plan for getting in the way of your best-laid plans. How is it some routines are built in without much thought and other plans seem impossible to get going? Thankfully, a few moments of reflection and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health Giving Foods for your Thanksgiving Feast

Here at CrossFit Banshee we believe in sitting down and thoroughly enjoying a good meal. Thanksgiving time can be a great time to really enjoy a great tasting meal as well as the company and atmosphere of the day. We also often hear that holidays are the hardest time for someone to keep on track […]

Will Lifting Weights Make Me Bulky?

Will Lifting Weights Make Me Bulky? In regards to fitness, this question is one of the top most-commonly asked according to Google. A few of our coaches here at CrossFit Banshee weigh-in to provide their thoughts and experiences. Coach Steve It depends. Adding muscle mass is different for each person and has a lot to […]

Steps to Recovering From an Injury or Setback in Your Training

Steps to Recovering From an Injury or Setback in Your Training   There are various reasons why you might get tripped up by a setback in your training; travel, illness, injury, schedule changes, etc.   In this, we’re going to talk about what to do in case of injury or mobility limitation.    There aren’t […]

You Share the Same Goal as Everyone Else…

Your Goal is the Same, Your Path is Unique We have yet to meet a person who has walked through our doors at Banshee that doesn’t care about their body composition. In fact, it rates as the most popular reason to begin a new health and nutrition program.  Regardless of your own personal thoughts on […]

Seeking Results? Effort is the Multiplier

Your effort is the multiplier in the results you are seeking. The only thing that stands between me and accomplishing a goal is inaction. Some math on goal achievement. 0 Actions + Goals = Goals ← I am sorry to say this doesn’t exist. Thankfully, because if it did and you were only adding one […]