Archive for February, 2010

Athlete of the Week

Posted in Members on February 8, 2010 by Crossfit Sioux Falls

This week’s Athlete of the Week goes to one of our longest, most consistent and toughest members we have…Lori Menke.

Lori’s personality and character embodies what CrossFit is all about. She comes into class everyday with a positive attitude, works HARD, and helps others. She is one of the 530am regular’s. So when you see her this week tell her how much we appreciate her and everything she brings to this community.

Thank you Lori. You are a true Champion!

Fitness is “Super Wellness”

Posted in Crossfit Philosophy, Lifestyle, Members on February 5, 2010 by Crossfit Sioux Falls

CrossFit has observed that every quantifiable measure of health that typically declines with age is improved by exercise. Furthermore, these measures can be placed on a continuum that ranges from sickness to wellness to fitness. From this view fitness is seen to be a hedge against sickness. Blood pressure, body fat, bone density, triglycerides, “good” and “bad” cholesterol, flexibility, and muscle mass each follow this pattern. Done right, fitness provides a nice margin of protection against the ravages of time and disease. Fitness is and should be “super-wellness.” taken from

You can basically be bullet proof to diseases and sickness:-)


Review the Sickness/Wellness/Fitness section on page 3 of What is Fitness? and watch the Three Dimensional Definition of Fitness and Health by Greg Glassman (2 parts).

CrossFit is For Everyone!

Posted in Crossfit Philosophy on February 4, 2010 by Crossfit Sioux Falls

Went from lots of bands to...NO BANDS way to go Korena

Casey came upon this article that was written in the Wall Street Journal. Check it out… It is very inspiring!!!

Thanks Casey!

Gluten: We told you it was bad stuff…

Posted in Nutrition on February 3, 2010 by Crossfit Sioux Falls

Here’s an article worth a read by Mark Hyman, MD. It goes pretty in-depth about the effects that gluten has on your body, so you might have to sift through a little lingo, but you’ll get the point.

Don’t just Set Your Goals…Review Them!

Posted in Crossfit Philosophy, CrossFit Workouts, Members on February 2, 2010 by Crossfit Sioux Falls

This Saturday in PaleoHolics is all about Goal Setting

CFSF it’s GOAL TIME for Feburary!!!

“How often do you review your goals? Every year? Month? Week? If so, you may be ahead of most people. Even so, I recommend a more frequent review period that will seem like overkill for some people, but to me it’s the key to maintaining focus on your goals and actually making them a reality.The key habit […]” read more at reviewing goals from

Below is your previous goals for the last few months. Now is the time to Review, Reset and Take Action!

January Goals (14 Responses)
December Goals (12 responses)
November Goals (21 responses)
October Goals (8 responses)

Athlete of the Week

Posted in Members on February 1, 2010 by Crossfit Sioux Falls

Alright CrossFit Sioux Falls, lets congratulate Shelly Lane as our new Athlete of the Week!

Shelly is a one of our most consistent members and works hard every time she steps into the box. Shelly is also participating in our Paleo Challenge and is really committing herself to her nutrition.

Shelly it is a pleasure to have you as part of this GREAT community and we appreciate everything to bring to the table.

Keep up the great work!