July 27, 2015

What Does “Community” Mean To You? Often times when we hear the word ‘community’,...

July 27, 2015

What Does “Community” Mean...

July 26, 2015

A Glimpse At The...

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July 27, 2015

What Does “Community” Mean To You? Often times when we hear the word ‘community’, we instantly associate it with ‘unity’, ‘togetherness.’ Within the realm of CrossFit, ‘the community’ is most often the #1 response of every day folks who report on what keeps them coming back to their box, day in and day out. And… Read more »


July 26, 2015

A Glimpse At The Action From Carson NUMBERS DON’T GET YOU ON THE PODIUM…HEART MATTERS Numbers don’t matter If you’re a competitor, winning may not be everything but it is certainly a desired outcome after all of the sweat equity that you’ve put in over the years, isn’t it? In the sport of fitness, to… Read more »

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OPEX Testing Series

OPEX Community Testing Event Have you had the opportunity to check out any of the action going on in Carson this past week? In case you live under a rock, the 2015 CrossFit Games is in full swing. There is something about watching the top 1% elite athletes of this sport give it their all… Read more »

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July 25, 2015

Fitness Is In The Air It’s a wonderful time of year for the sport enthusiast. Wimbledon, Pan Am Games, Women’s Football World Cup, Tour De France….and the CrossFit Games. Within each sport, there are “bodies” and the differences in the physical statures of varying athlete is vast, depending on the sport’s demands. For instance, it… Read more »

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July 23, 2015

A Q&A With Jim Crowell This weekend, OPEX’s first-ever team to qualify for the CrossFit Games will take the stage at the StubHub Center in Carson to put a whole years’ of hard work and dedication to the test. Team OPEX’s roster includes: Jim Crowell Moses Cordova Danny Nichols Erin Carter Meghan Sweet Shanna Duvall… Read more »


July 22, 2015

Sharon Prete; Games Bound I’m writing this blog post as I sit on the plane headed to California for the games.  I’m going for a couple of reasons this year: 1.  First the big one. I promised Meghan Sweet that I would go if OPEX Red made it to the games and I’m making good… Read more »


July 21, 2015

You’re up and at ‘em (or maybe you hit the sleep button a few times haha). Brush your teeth, wash your face, get dressed, and out the door. Off to the gym for a morning Map 10 session, on the rower or Air Dyne before hitting the office.


July 20, 2015

5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Summer July is definitely here in Scottsdale. The temps are in the 100s without fail, and we are more than thankful for air condition during training sessions. There’s something about summer though, that despite the hot temperature, it’s refreshing: A change in pace Slowing down, or re-calibrating… Read more »


July 19, 2015

The Magic to Program Design  What is the ‘secret’ to your clients’ success in the gym? A carefully, well-designed progressive program. Program design must be a living and breathing plan that progresses or regresses as the client moves through their journey of fitness. When your program misses the mark your client’s progress stops and retention… Read more »