Focus on the BasicsSeptember 27, 2023
by Michael Plank I get asked all the time what the best shoes are for training; or if it’s better to work out first thing…
Embrace the Fall Season and Reset Your Wellness!September 6, 2023
As the leaves change colors and the air gets crisper, it’s a perfect reminder that change is a natural part of life. Just like the seasons transition, so should our health and habits.
How to Prioritize WorkoutsAugust 30, 2023
by Michael Plank Fall is almost here! For a lot of folks that means more routine and a return to “normal,” but for some it…
What is Intensity?August 23, 2023
by Michael Plank Answer: maybe not what you think… at least from a CrossFit perspective. In the early days of CrossFit, everything was about power…
Navigating Nutrition Goals: Aesthetics, Fitness, and Health & WellnessAugust 16, 2023
Nutrition is not one-size-fits-all; it’s a versatile tool that can be tailored to various goals. Whether you’re aiming for aesthetics, fitness, or overall health and wellness, understanding the distinctions between these approaches will help you create a dietary plan that aligns with your aspirations.
Fitness Made EasyAugust 9, 2023
by Michael Plank Here’s the prescription. Every day, move your body for 30 minutes Over the course of the week, do each of the following…
Summertime and the livings easy…August 3, 2023
While moderate alcohol intake might not completely derail your fitness goals, excessive drinking can certainly hinder your performance and overall results.
What We Care About at UPCF (and what we don’t)July 26, 2023
by Michael Plank We care about community and support. We care about whether or not you show up and we’ll (gently) harass you when you…
How Systems Can Help You Stay on Track with Your Health and Fitness RoutineJuly 19, 2023
By implementing effective systems, you can establish habits and routines that will support your health and fitness goals.
Fueling Performance: 10 Nutrition Tips for Training in the SummerJuly 5, 2023
Nutrition plays a vital role in maximizing your performance as an athlete. By staying hydrated, consuming the right balance of macronutrients, and prioritizing nutrient-dense foods, you can optimize your training and recovery.