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Do Hard Things With Good People

Do Hard Things With Good People

If we know anything for certain, it's that life doesn't play fair and we are forced to take blind-sided shots more often than we would like to. We can choose an offensive position or a defensive...

Choose Your Hard

Choose Your Hard

Being overweight and uncomfortable is hard. Not being able to fit into your clothes is hard. Not being able to keep up with your kids is really hard. Walking through the doors of Veneration is hard....

Eating Healthy But Not Seeing Progress?

Eating Healthy But Not Seeing Progress?

Do you feel like you are eating all the right things but I am not seeing any change? When this occurs we need to ask ourselves this: How much of this quality food am I consuming? When we eat too...

Is CrossFit For Me?

Is CrossFit For Me?

I recently read an article that said “CrossFit targets the ex-athletes, military, and emergency personnel, often the hard-cores.” I want to tell you the actual truth... At Veneration, CrossFit is...

How To Improve Each Day

How To Improve Each Day

One of the things I love about our methodology of training is that there is always a progression. Not to be confused with the mindset of, “I’ll be happy when...” But rather, the mindset of “there is...

Stressed or Anxious? Try This!

Stressed or Anxious? Try This!

Are you feeling stressed out or anxious... or both? I have something I want to you try. For the next 5 days I challenge you to stop and do 20 burpees when you are feeling overwhelmed. Here's why:...

How To Stop Screwing Your Back Up

How To Stop Screwing Your Back Up

“I threw my back out doing yard work.” "My back is so screwed up from working in the flower beds this weekend." "I destroyed my back lifting mulch bags on Saturday". These are comments we all hear...

Keto Done Right

Keto Done Right

In this article I am going to tell you how you can “do Keto” in a healthy and sustainable way. What is Keto? The Ketogenic "Keto" diet is a high-fat, adequate-protein, and low-carbohydrate diet....

Coach Courtney’s “Why I Coach”

Coach Courtney’s “Why I Coach”

Teaching fitness and nutrition is something I am truly passionate about. When I started doing CrossFit in 2015 I knew I loved it but had no idea I’d end up coaching it! I was still in nursing school...

Everybody Squats – How To Do It Safely

Everybody Squats – How To Do It Safely

The squat is a movement that we perform everyday as humans from the age of 1-100+. Think about the amount of times you stand up and sit down in a day. Now think about your age. Those reps total up...

Heather Taylor’s Success Story

Heather Taylor’s Success Story

Heather Taylor started off working with her Nutrition Coach here at Veneration around two years ago. After a year of hard work in the kitchen, she decided she wanted to start working with me as her...

How To Beat The “Dreaded Mondays”

How To Beat The “Dreaded Mondays”

Ahhh the dreaded Monday... It is here again! But it doesn't have to feel like this any longer. Here are a few tips you can take action on to make your Mondays ( and the rest of your week) feel great...