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New Year- Same You

  • Category: Blog,WOD
  • Published: January 7, 2022

New Year— Same You This year I urge you to believe that you are capable of achieving your goals. Oftentimes we set new goals thinking “this is the year” I make it happen… I finally get disciplined, I finally do it “for me.” This kind of thinking is full of good intent and possibility BUT ...

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The X Factor: Self Discipline To Find Self Confidence

“Rome was not built in a day.” – John Heywood This common adage should be repeated almost as a mantra in most of our minds. It perfectly describes how we should approach any goal. Remember, everything is a process and nothing of worth comes easy. When you see a successful person, what is it that ...

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Cheers!

I often think of the theme of “Cheers” when it comes to SOPO. The theme song goes, “making the way in the world today, takes everything you got. Taking a break from all your worries sure, would help a lot. Wouldn’t you like to get away?…Sometimes you wanna go, where everybody knows your name. And ...

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Priorities -Fitness- Failure

Priorities -Fitness- Failure Excuse me while I hop up on my soapbox for a moment. This will come off as a bit of a rant. It will jump around a bit which, if you know me, is to be expected. I’ll go ahead and apologize in advance if it does not read smoothly…but bear with ...

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2 possible reasons you haven’t seen the results you wanted…

  • Category: Blog,WOD
  • Published: October 12, 2021

1. Sleep 2. You haven’t changed your eating habits Sleep: 7-8 hours nightly; if you haven’t been able to sleep this much… you’ll see *Performance and focus decrease significantly. *Not recovering from workouts; incredibly sore. *Not motivated to push hard- going through the motions *Inability to gain muscle or lose weight So then, what solutions ...

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Expectations in a Metcon

Expectations In A Metcon “What was your time?” “What weight did you use?” “Who’s got the best score?” “How did they get a round ahead of me?” “I’m terrible.” “I’m awesome!” This is just a short list of the outer and or inner dialogue you may have while doing a Crossfit workout. Everyday, we as ...

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Be Humble

At Sopo, we believe that everyone contributes to the quality and atmosphere of your training experience. We realize that we all possess different strengths and weaknesses and we are all committed to working hard to become just a little bit better each day. We want our members to be humble. To know that no one ...

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Creating Achievable Goals

  • Category: Blog,WOD
  • Published: August 31, 2021

In several other posts, we have discussed the “all or nothing” mindset when it comes to health and fitness. A common thought pattern when one creates goals for their health and fitness is “I won’t have/do ________ this week.” As well-intentioned as this is, it creates tension in our everyday life when we are trying ...

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Eating when you are busy…

  • Category: Blog,WOD
  • Published: August 15, 2021

Oftentimes individuals are in 1 of 2 categories. When pressed for time or stressed they either don’t make food a priority or they use food as comfort. Both of these behaviors can be linked to stress. It is true that not all stress is bad, certain types of stress make us better and teach us ...

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Be BRAVE

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: August 11, 2021

Be BRAVE Bravery requires action. Bravery is choosing not to let fear keep you from doing what you want/need to do. Bravery is risky. Bravery is the only way we can unlock our true potential. Imagine walking into a CrossFit gym and finding out that everyone is super friendly regardless of how fit they are, ...

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