How Did You Use Your Fitness This Weekend?!

What do CrossFitters do when they’re not working out in the gym? They workout outside in the mud! We had a number of athletes taking on Terrain Races and Spartan Races… some for fun, some for prizes, but all for glory!! Congrats to Joan, Sara, Dani, Suzi and Jeremy for completing one of these epic […]

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How many physical therapy sessions will I need?

Recently I’ve had several gym members approach me with questions about a sore shoulder, a painful knee, and the dreaded plantar fasciitis. After hearing the same question from all of them, I decided it was time to tell the truth about physical therapy, and answer the question “how many PT sessions does it take to […]

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The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

REST. That’s right, doing nothing but breathing, relaxing your mind…and maybe getting gently stuck (it doesn’t really hurt I swear) with a few teeny tiny, acupuncture needles by yours truly. A new study shows that regular acupuncture over an 8 week period can help you burn fat and decrease food cravings by boosting the serotonin […]

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The Most Common, and Dangerous, Word in CrossFit

I hear it all the time when I say, “How’d that workout go?!” or “Dang! You crushed that!” I get the response, “It was good, but I only did 65 pounds,” or “Yeah, but I only did knee push-ups,” Do you know how many humans would kill to be able to press, squat or even deadlift 65 […]

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Sleep, Recovery, and Athletic Performance

Sleeps effect on The Central Nervous System (CNS) “The central nervous system (CNS) controls most functions of the body and mind. It consists of two parts: the brain and the spinal cord. The brain is the center of our thoughts, the interpreter of our external environment, and the origin of control over body movement.” The […]

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How To Reduce Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Please join maverick Boulder internal medicine physician Bill Blanchet as he shares his clinical research on two of the country’s biggest killers. Dr Blanchet breaks from the medical establishment to explain how you can easily assess your risk, how seemingly unrelated factors like sleep apnea and gum disease can increase your risk, and what to […]

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How to Fix Your Shoulders

Everyone would benefit from stronger, more stable shoulders…especially in CrossFit where we use them every day. Shoulder instability or pain can make movements like snatches and muscle-ups the ultimate struggle (not to mention push-ups, pull-ups, handstands, ring dips, etc.). Most people think the problem is lack of strength or mobility, but getting those elusive shoulder […]

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Why I got a 0 on CrossFit Open Workout 17.4

In case you missed it above, this is Tom. You may have seen me at the front desk on occasion.  After a long night of deliberation, I came to the decision this morning to opt out of the 4th workout of the 2017 CrossFit Open. Not because I thought I’d get hurt, but rather I […]

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Free Yoga at The Little Yoga Studio for CrossFit Sanitas Members

Have you heard how you can essentially get a free yoga membership at (in our opinion) the best Yoga studio in Boulder?! Welp. If you’re a member at CrossFit Sanitas, all you have to do is walk into The Little Yoga Studio (located in our same shopping plaza) and tell them you’re a member here, and […]

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Meal Timing: Leaning Out vs. Adding Muscle

Benefits of Correct Nutrient Timing During the Clean Challenge, the primary component we are concerned about is the quality of food we are putting in our mouths. This approach alone has shown to be greatly beneficial to the majority of the population and should be the #1 concern for any nutrition program. The second concern is […]

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