Mental Toughness

How To Handle Losing a Fitness Competition
How To Handle Losing a Fitness Competition

Losing is an integral part of the learning process in everything we do, including competition. However, unrealistic expectations about...

by Stephen Sizer

What Is Resilience and The Secrets To Improve It
What Is Resilience and The Secrets To Improve It

The word ‘resilient’ is often used to describe individuals who overcome tough situations with surprising grace. When applied to...

by Stephen Sizer

Flow: The Trick to Crushing the CrossFit Open
Flow: The Trick to Crushing the CrossFit Open

The CrossFit Open continues to grind on for another two weeks. Thousands of CrossFit athletes are still vying for a chance to attend the...

by Stephen Sizer

Being An Athlete Is About More Than Just Achievement
Being An Athlete Is About More Than Just Achievement

At OPEX the term Athlete is defined by one's expression of fitness, not accomplishment. They are separated from their desire to use training...

by Stephen Sizer

The Edge
The Edge

Austin O’Neal discusses the lifestyle of an athlete and his preparation for the 2018 CrossFit Games. His focus is getting to the...

by Stephen Sizer

How to Confront Your Fear about the CrossFit Open and Life
How to Confront Your Fear about the CrossFit Open and Life

If you don’t experience anxiety, than it’s likely that the outcome is not important to you. All human beings thrive off of the...

by Sam Smith

Stay Present When You Train
Stay Present When You Train

Life is hectic. Very few people have the time or energy to pay attention to the task in front of them and regret it later. Stay in the...

by michael mcelroy

You Have to Earn the Right
You Have to Earn the Right

Head Coach Matt Connolly shares a cornerstone of his fitness and coaching philosophy. In a world of instant gratification, few respect the...

by Matt Connolly

The Mental Game: Rachel Campbell
The Mental Game: Rachel Campbell

After being injured during the 2017 CrossFit Regionals, the toughest thing for Rachel Campbell has been getting her mind back in the game…

by Stephen Sizer

3 Tips To Build Confidence Before The CrossFit Open
3 Tips To Build Confidence Before The CrossFit Open

As an athlete, you are putting A LOT of time and energy into improving your physical performance. But what about preparing your Mind? Do you...

by Stephen Sizer


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