The Sun Can’t do it All: Why You Need More Vitamin D

The Sun Can’t do it All: Why You Need More Vitamin D

Most likely your levels of Vitamin D are not intertwined within your daily thoughts. Maybe you’ve never thought about it before now. You are able to receive Vitamin D from the sun, but studies have shown Vitamin D deficiencies are probable even living in an...
Best Way to Kick Unwanted Weight

Best Way to Kick Unwanted Weight

Cardio vs. Weights What combination works best for weight loss?   We all want to find the most effective way to drop a few pounds, so the burning question is HOW? Should we spend our time running five miles a day or in the weight room? There has been endless...

Tips to Save Your Hands!

Save your hands! If you are a cross-fitter you know how much beating your hands take. You also know how painful it is to rip. Let alone, how painful it is to push through a workout after ripping. When gripping bars becomes a daily ritual for you, take time to care for...

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...