Fierce at 40!

Some love for the 40+ crowd! You guys are the best. It’s as simple as that.   Most 40 year olds (along with many under 40) juggle a million things each day. Along with raising kids, working a full-time job, and keeping a household in tact, many have...
Just Take A Breath

Just Take A Breath

Take a deep breath and see how your muscles respond.   Every day in Crossfit, athletes push their bodies to failure. We kill ourselves to complete one more rep than last time. We give everything to lift ten pounds heavier than ever before. In all the hype of...
Why is it Always My Lower Back?

Why is it Always My Lower Back?

Lower back pain. For most of us, those three words are all too familiar. Whether the pain began from a high school football injury or while helping a friend move last weekend, it can still stop you right in your tracks.   As the world of Crossfit has grown to...
Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Are you dragging through the workout?   Our bodies are one of the most intricately designed things on this planet. They are capable of doing many things on their own, but they also need a little help from us. Making the right choices with nutrition prior to your...

Separate Your Journey

The comparison is what kills us.   I finally reached a goal I had set for myself and as I scrolled through my Instagram feed, I see someone else who lifted more, lost more, and completed more reps. Suddenly, all feelings of achievement for myself...
Ready or Not

Ready or Not

  Why Not Today?   Today is your day. Yes, I’m talking to you. The one dying to be in shape again, but dropping kids off at school, picking them up, cooking dinner, and cleaning up legos for the tenth time today take away every “free” moment you had. Not to...

Join us this Weekend!

Boost your Christmas spirit by joining us this weekend!   Crossfit Valkommen invites you to Santa Lucia Day, Saturday, December 3rd. For those of you who are ready to develop a healthier lifestyle, visit our table in front of Coddington and Associates on Draper...

How Low Can You Go?

  Can you go down low? All the way to the floor? Can you bring to the top? Like you never never stop? Okay. . .forget the Cha Cha Slide. Are you having a hard time getting lower in your squat? Do you lean forward, turn your feet outward, or lift your heels off...

Are You the Next American Ninja Warrior?

NBC’S hit competition series AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR is back for its 9th Season, and we are looking for a variety of awesome athletes to apply! Do you have what it takes to beat Mt. Midoriyama, win $1,000,000 and become the next AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR? Click Here...

Death by Pumpkin Pie and Peppermint Mochas

I don’t know about you, but when the holiday season hits all of my egg whites get pushed to the back of the fridge and pumpkin pie and peppermint mochas somehow find their way into my hands much more frequently than I would like to admit!   With Thanksgiving next...