David Russo

January 7, 2019

The Spiderman Paradox

On one hand, Uncle Ben’s rule makes great sense: “With great power comes great responsibility.” The essence of the rule is that once you have great […]
December 28, 2018

Why We Practice “Bright Spots”

Motivation means desire. The science of motivation is the science of success. Our mentor has studied motivation a lot. After more than 20 years as a […]
December 14, 2018

Achieving Work + Life Balance

Having a balance between work and home can be challenging. But like any challenge it can be rewarding if done successfully. By learning how to prioritize […]
December 7, 2018

CrossFit 101: Why Gymnastics?

Our monthly “CrossFit 101 blog” from our very own CFL1 Coach Jonathan; teaching us the basics of CrossFit and the benefits of focusing on GPP (general […]
November 24, 2018


The industrial economy is over.   For many reasons, that’s a good thing. Heavy industry is a big polluter. Heavy industry relies on humans behaving like […]
November 23, 2018

Our Policy: No Jerks

We LOVE jerks. There’s no better way to get a heavy weight overhead. But we have a low tolerance for the “other” kind of jerks. Luckily, […]