1. The Power of a Positive Mindset

    Whether we know it or not, our mindset towards a workout and the thoughts we have before, during and after a WOD affect our abilities to perform. I want you to imagine that it's 8:00 pm and you check the WOD for tomorrow. 21-15-9 Overhead squat 95/65 Double under Toes to bar If the first thing you thought was "oh no, I can't do toes to bar!" or "dang, I can´t string 21 double unders together," th…Read More

  2. Habits, Streaks, and Cold Showers

    As I started to set my 2020 goals and new habits, one of mine was to take a cold shower 3x a week. I put it on the goals board at CFP and I actually have been doing it every day not just 3x a week (so I'm killing it!). With that said, a lot of people have asked me "Mike, what's up with the cold shower?". My answer is always simple, I want to do something every day that is uncomfortable. The bigger…Read More

  3. Thriving Vs. Surviving: Battling your Mindset

    Everyone has those days where you just don’t have it. You're halfway through a workout and you feel sluggish, overly fatigued, weak and you want to just quit. When we feel this way, we tend to forget the reasons why. Maybe you stayed up late to watch the playoff game the night before, you had a long stressful week, your routine was thrown off by life’s unpredictable nature or maybe you’re ju…Read More

  4. Progress, not Perfection

    Progress, not perfection...   The photo on top was taken around April/May of 2012 prior to the start of our buildout. The photo below was taken around July/August 2012 as we built out what is now CFP. As you can see, a lot has changed. Some of you reading this were here even BEFORE we painted the walls (Shout out to Jay Chung and Nicole Moore). Some of you reading this remember our pull up bars o…Read More