Gifts for the CrossFitter

December 18, 2013 3:42 pm By CoachJeesoung 4 Comments

It’s Christmas time, so gift buying is in full swing! Check out this blog for the perfect gifts to add to your list. Here are my Top 6 recommendations for the CrossFitter in your life: 1.) First and most important item: water bottle!! Since we all know we should be drinking half our body weight in ounces of water per... View Article »

Introducing Yoga Coach Aly Beck

December 12, 2013 8:29 pm By CoachColin Leave your thoughts

  Iron Oak is excited to introduce Aly Beck as our Yoga coach.  As most of you are aware, we have been searching for the right person to join our staff and we are thrilled Aly is going to be part of the team. Our Yoga class will be held twice a week: Tuesday morning at 5:30 a.m. and Saturday... View Article »

The CrossFit Open…

December 5, 2013 8:58 pm By CoachColin 1 Comment

The CrossFit Open – 2014 The CrossFit Open is the start of the official CrossFit competition season.  The “Open” is five workouts over a five week period.  This is the first step in qualifying for the regionals and then on to the CrossFit Games in California. The Open will start in late February and carry through the first part of... View Article »

The Pilgrims ate Paleo…

November 21, 2013 4:31 am By Stephanie Clark Leave your thoughts

  Delicious Holiday Food Substitutes Thanksgiving and Christmas. You can’t even say those words without gaining a pound (of fat, not muscle). It is one of the happiest times of the year, but THE most tempting. For many, food is comfort. We relate certain dishes to memories and there is nothing happier than sitting down with your family, eating until... View Article »

Body Metrics, Where Do I Begin?

November 13, 2013 6:16 pm By Coach Jeehuon 4 Comments

A great post by Stephanie Clark last week on body image and a perspective coming from the female side.  Today, I will be playing off of her post and diving in a little deeper into the body image craze.  I will be touching on 3 different types of human body metrics: weight scale, BMI (body mass index) and body fat... View Article »

A Woman’s Perspective: Body Image

November 6, 2013 3:55 pm By Stephanie Clark 6 Comments

CrossFit and the Female Body: Why Are We So Obsessed? Let’s face it, female friends, we’ve all been there. Scenario: You’re cleaning out your closet and you find that old pair of jeans that was your favorite in high school. Low rise and tight in all the RIGHT places. (Sorry about that, dad.) You resist the urge to put them... View Article »

Grand Opening Party… Where We’ll Go From Here

October 30, 2013 2:41 pm By ironoakcf 2 Comments

On October 26th, 2013 we celebrated the Grand Opening of Iron Oak CrossFit with an incredible group of athletes, friends, family, and newcomers alike. On behalf of the coaches, I’d like to re-thank everyone, with additional perspective to what Iron Oak CrossFit is all about: You’ve heard about the history, the garage-to-gym transition, and latest gym improvements. What you’re starting... View Article »

“Consistency before intensity”

October 23, 2013 6:44 pm By CoachJeesoung Leave your thoughts

Hello Iron Oakers, If you have watched the video on Instagram or Facebook, you may have guessed why I missed the first lift. Ignoring the awesome face I am making, the left picture clearly shows that my knees have caved inward and are not as wide as when I began my descent.  The picture on the right shows that my knees... View Article »

Two Months!!!

October 16, 2013 6:20 pm By CoachColin 2 Comments

Officially Two Months!!! Today we celebrate our two month anniversary at the new location. It is exciting to reflect on the past few weeks and prepare for what is to come at Iron Oak! Did you know that we have held 180 CrossFit classes and three on-ramp programs for a total of 781 athlete workouts? We thank you for your... View Article »

Tips to Think About Everyday

October 10, 2013 2:21 pm By Coach Jeehuon 1 Comment

I recently read a great article from Tabata Times that gives top tips for every crossfitter and crossfitters with less than 2 years experience.  The section I really want everyone to read and pay attention to is the latter.  I would even say it’s not just for 2 years or less experience people but something to keep in mind at... View Article »