Posts by CrossFit ASAP

Guilt and Desire

I used to feel guilty for eating pizza, burritos, sandwiches, Hawaiian BBQ… I used to feel guilty for not working out twice a day, for taking Sunday’s off, for going on short trips, for spending time with people that I cared about, for doing nothing… Guilt has often been an obstacle for me that I…

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2 Years at ASAP: Changes, Growth, Perspective

The last 2 years of my life I’ve made some amazing memories. I’ve made some amazing friends who I really care about. I’ve made some amazing workouts that have given people results. I’ve made some amazing progress financially. I’ve made some amazing gains in my own personal life… I’ve also messed up. I’ve missed out…

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Success: Part 1

It was 10pm. I had done 5 hours of personal training. I had coached all of my classes. I had deep cleaned the whole gym. I had added two new members to the gym. I had woken up at 6:30 a.m. I was ready. I was committed. I was anxious…Ready for success. Committed to success.…

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Untitled

It was 2 a.m. It was my senior year at Sacramento State. I was sleeping in the garage. I was cold. I was unhappy. I was depressed. I was depressed because I hated sleeping in a room so cold, and so cluttered. I was depressed because I hated my reality. I was depressed because I…

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Fitness Membership: Part 2

I get it. You have a Fitness Membership that you rarely use. You pay $10 a month for access to a facility with plenty of square footage and low energy. Lots of headphones, lots of selfies, and lots of space. Space that is occupied by machines, and space that is occupied by people on their…

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Find Your Purpose

It’s 3:54 on a Sunday and I’m sitting here at the gym. Alone. Just me and my thoughts. Just me and my inner voice. Just me and what feels like my home. The majority of my day has been occupied by purpose. Purpose to grow. Purpose to excel. Purpose to provide. Purpose to succeed. Most…

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Choices

Every day we have the power to choose and make decisions. We have the power to choose what time we wake up. We have the power to choose our mood for the day. We have the power to choose the foods that we eat. We have the power to choose the content we consume. We…

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5am

All around the world there is a special type of person that is on their way to their gym. Tired, anxious, sleepy…energized, calm, awake. This type of person accomplishes so much before most people are even awake. This type of person sweats, gasps, laughs, and smiles before most people have gotten up for breakfast. This…

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Now

Right now, all of us are on our own journey. Our journey to finding the best version of ourselves. Our journey to finding our significant other. Our journey to finding out our purpose, and who we are. Right now, there are people in this world waking up to work out. Working out to defeat illness,…

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