Beyond The Box Blog

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, […]
November 21, 2018


When you deal in force, you measure weight and time a lot. We tell a lot of stories, it’s true. But we’re selling science here – […]
November 14, 2018

Facing Adversity

How do you face challenges/obstacles in life? Not everything in life is going to go as planned.  You will stumble, you will trip, and you will fail. […]
November 12, 2018

How To Interpret Your Body Fat Test

Most people are rarely excited with their baseline body fat test. Keep in mind that your body fat percentage should be viewed as a metric in […]