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Event Announcements Elite Division On a 60 minute running clock... Event 1 0:00-10:00 For Time: 8 Clean to OH - Power or Squat 26 T2B 6 Clean to OH - Power or Squat 26 T2B 4 Clean to OH - P...

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For someone who takes their training seriously, the holiday season can be a time rife with obstacles and challenges to find yourself off rhythm for weeks on end. As in any challenge there is the op...

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THUMPER For Time: 1 Power Clean 245/16521 Bar Over Burpee3 Power Clean 225 / 145 18 Bar Over Burpee 5 Power Clean 205/125 15 Bar Over Burpee7 Power Clean 185 / 105 12 Bar Over Burpee9 Power Clean 1...

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Every Sport has its preferences, be that body type, motor patterns, even mindset. For example if you walked into an NBA locker room you would see a group of men who are much taller than the average...

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ARTEMIS For time, 1-10 For time, 1-101 DB Devil's Press (50/35)1 DB Squats1 HSPU2 DB Devil's Press (50/35)2 DB Squats2 HSPU3 DB Devil's Press (50/35)3 DB Squats3 HSPUand so on….. SUBMIT SCORES HOW...

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Distraction is the only thing that consoles us of our miseries yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries. In Part 1 of Journal Exercises, we explored fitness, competition, achievement and ho...

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A real coach isn’t someone who just puts out a great program, but someone who seeks to understand you in whole and support all facets of your day not just the sixty minutes in the gym. There a...

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SISYPHUS EVERY 4 MIN X 5 SETS: 1 Squat SnatchAMRAP Unbroken Chest to Bar (C2B) SUBMIT SCORES RULES Your score is the total of all made snatch attempts in pounds + total C2B completed. There will be...

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In a lot of facets of life the more time, or reps, or practice you put into a particular endeavor there is a pretty linear increase in the results you would expect to receive. This positive feedbac...

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The Gambler 7 Rounds for Time (10:00 time cap) 7 Power Snatch, 95/65#7 Bar-Facing Burpees7 Thrusters, 95/65# Submit Score  HOW IT WORKS: -Once a month, we will announce a workout on Thursday....

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Today’s the day! We’re excited to announce that we’re going to pump up the fun in your fitness training! Our hope is that this will bring our community together and have more fun with your fitness ...

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Colleen Fotsch is a multi-year CrossFit Games athlete having competed at the Games on both a Team and as an Individual. She was a collegiate swimmer for Cal and is currently studying for a masters ...

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The inability to recognized how distracted we are is one of the greatest drivers of misery. Cultivating presence is one of the most productive ways to turn down the noise inside our heads. A pow...

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Whitney Reese came to us from her physical therapy facility in Austin, TX. I always love to see what our coach’s spaces look like, and this one didn’t disappoint!  What are macros and micros - mac...

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Henry Toraño is very mindful of what he tells his clients, and when it comes to sleep he knows that people are in vastly different starting points in terms of how well they sleep. If there is one p...

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Mizar Fuentes-Ortega not only has a number of clients who were forced to train from home, he as a former CrossFit Games Regionals competitor, also had to train from home. And, like so many, Mizar i...

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The recent communication from Greg Glassman is unfortunate and Big Dawgs does not condone it in any way. We’ve never been affiliated with them as a business, but we have a big place in our hearts f...

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Whitney Reese competed at the CrossFit Games in Carson, California in 2010, but she was training at a high level prior to that when the Games were in Aromas, California. Fast forwarding to today, w...

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Coaches Sam Smith and Henry Torano have worked with hundreds of clients in fitness and health 1:1. They have seen many patterns that have led their clients to success as well as failure. I wanted t...

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Mike McElroy and Will Nobles, on the surface, may appear to be a bit odd couple’y - coach to client wise - but their differences have made them brilliant fits to work together to ensure Will is con...

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“Every person should experience their own Mitch-tathlon” - Will Trujillo Will Trujllo and Mitch Davis have worked together as coach/client since 2017, and they’ve built an amazing level of tru...

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Henry Toraño not only coaches people online, he also owns OPEX San Juan in Puerto Rico. He is very in tune with the challenges of clients, coaches, and gym owners, so I wanted to discuss with him w...

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Sam Smith has worked with Colleen Fotsch in multiple capacities, but he’s been her head coach for the past year.  Colleen is a high profile CrossFit Games competitor, but she’s also become a wonder...

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Michael Bann has worked with clients from all over the world throughout the past decade. Many of those clients have had to work around religious holidays. At the time of this article, some of Micha...

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Whitney Reese is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and she’s been working diligently to build out Telehealth and E-visits amid the Covid 19 pandemic. I was very curious about the service as well as the...

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Big Dawgs Coach, Henry Toraño, and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Henry’s client, Laura Thompson. Laura is in the CrossFit Games Masters Division Age 45-49 division. She finished 37th in t...

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Michael and I have wonderful conversations where he unloads really helpful information onto me, and when he chats about first responders it’s very clear that more people need to hear him.  One of t...

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What are you doing on a daily basis? How are you investing your time? What we have come to realize is that in this situation, quarantine/social distancing, provides us the perfect conditions to se...

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Big Dawgs Coach, Henry Toraño discussed some really helpful ideas for people of many makes and models to navigate their training, lifestyle, and daily habits to continue to move forward in this ver...

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Michael is an expert when it comes to understanding how the human body connects with the mind, and he’s experienced a significant number of different clients and scenarios that have tested people’s...

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