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Toastmasters or CrossFit?

There are obvious benefits to CrossFit – better health, increased cardiovascular endurance, stronger muscles, weight loss, looking sexy naked, etc!  But what many people don’t realize, especially those who are new to CrossFit, is that there are psychological benefits...

Green Machine Smoothie – Coach Courtney

Many CFE athletes have asked me, “what is in that green smoothie you drink all the time?”  Since it is a popular question, I will share my recipe with the CFE crew. I typically drink half of this smoothie before training and the last half after training. ...

Simplify Your Nutrition – Coach Jeremy

I think most people who have tried Crossfit would agree it provides a fun and effective way to improve an individual’s fitness level.  However, exercise is only part of the path toward a more healthy lifestyle.  The choices you make when it comes to nutrition...

Camp Hope Fundraiser!

 On Saturday September 23, 2017, generous members of CrossFit Equality raised over $1,600 for Camp Hope.  Camp Hope, here in Houston, provides interim housing for wounded warriors, veterans and their families suffering from combat related PTSD. Huge thanks...

Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser

Hurricane Harvey will no doubt be one of the worst (if not the worst) natural disasters to hit Houston and South Texas.  Thousands and thousands of cars, homes and businesses were flooded.   If you have ever experienced flooding yourself, you know how life changing it...

Gay Friendly Boxes – We Made Their List (duh!)

CrossFit Equality is famous!  We made Wellfelow.com’s blog about gay friendly CrossFit boxes.  You can check out the link below! (Once you get to their blog, scroll down, we are the 10th box mentioned). Wellfellow.com is a website that features diverse...

Eat More Fiber – Says Coach Courtney!

What is fiber? Fiber is the part of plant foods that our bodies cannot digest or absorb. Fiber can be found in fruits, beans, lentils, vegetables, peas, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. Additionally, there are two types of dietary fiber, both of which provide benefits...

The Sport of Weightlifting & American Open Series 2 Recap

Two weekends ago Equality WL traveled to Miami Florida to take part in the USA Weightlifting American Open Series 2. Unlike the local meets we have competed at before, this was a national level meet where you had to meet a certain qualification total (#) to be able to...

Top 5 Tips to Not Blowing Your Diet at a Party! – Coach Courtney

How many of y’all have totally blown your diet at a party, get together, or vacation weekend? It is something that I personally struggle with and I know many people struggle with sticking to their healthy lifestyle when too many temptations arise. Below are 5...

More Than Just Physical Benefits – Coach Jeremy

We talk a great deal about the benefits of CrossFit while focusing much of our conversations around the physical benefits such as weight loss or increasing strength. Not many people want to talk about mental health or depression because there seems to be a stigma...

Who is your accountability partner?

Knowing that you have someone who is counting on you and is on your side will help you stay on track. Maybe you have a workout partner or someone with a similar goal as you.  Another option would be having a nutrition coach to follow-up with, review your food log and...