How Alycia Found Her Fitness and Got Off Her Meds

CrossFit Sanitas changed my life in 365 days! After one year of attending and reflecting back… I am amazed at the positive change it has had on my health, strength, mobility, and mentality in a rather short amount of time. It was a hard road, though… “A desperate measure to not be so ‘fat’.” I […]

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When to Exercise While Fasting for Ramadan

From May 5 to June 4, practicing Muslims will be fasting from sunrise to sunset each day for Ramadan. For Muslims, Ramadan is a month of fasting, prayer, reflection and community. But for Muslims who like to workout and stay active, the fasting can lead to some complications. Below are a couple of tips to ensure […]

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The Weekly Preview 050619

CrossFit Kids begins May 21!  Click here for more info. Your weekly preview described in the words of Coach Antonio… Mixed Modal Monday A nice little hypertrophy pulling session followed by 3 rounds of some running, pull ups, and push ups. FUN! Weightlifting Tuesday Some quality squat clean action and then CORE SMASH. SUPER! Threshold Wednesday […]

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Sanitas Summer Raffle Series – Win Prizes for Coming to the Gym!

Going to the gym and giving it your all is important, but what’s more important is consistency. And the only thing that will make you feel better than being consistent in the gym, is getting rewarded with free stuff for that consistency! This summer, we’ll raffle off prizes for all of you that continue to […]

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Rest: The Toughest Part of CrossFit…and Life

I recently saw a proposition on Instagram: “If you’re so mentally tough, take a rest week.” What if mental toughness isn’t about your ability to go-go-go!  When I watch athletes during the CrossFit Games or at competition, it seems like mental toughness means fighting through at all costs.   But what about that rest week […]

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What is the CrossFit Open?

The Open is the first step in a three-part process to find the fittest CrossFit athlete in the world. In an effort to do so, the director of the CrossFit Games, Dave Castro, announces a total of five workouts over five weeks. He announces one workout per week starting this Thursday evening. The night of […]

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CrossFit Sanitas January Cardio Challenge! What You Need to Know

How Do I Register? You don’t need to do anything to register. Just participate! Okay, So How Do I Participate Then? Every day during the month of January, there will be an additional workout posted below the WOD in Wodify. This workout will always incorporate the rower, ski erg, Air Dyne for calories, or maybe […]

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A Note to Yourself…

Be gentle on yourself. Not every day is your best day. Not every workout is your best workout. This day, when you are exhausted and beaten down from work, kids, and life, this workout is not a myopic reflection of who you are. You walked in the door and that is enough. You warmed up. […]

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My Trip to Haiti

Melissa Roza with kids from the Vertile House

Some of you may know that I visited Haiti this past summer (because who doesn’t want to take a trip to Haiti in the middle of summer?), but you may not know why: to volunteer with an incredible organization called The Vertile House. Founded in 2010 after the devastating earthquake that left tens of thousands […]

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Why Goals Don’t Have to Be Measurable

I’ve been thinking a lot about goal setting recently. Every top notch athlete and coach will tell you about the importance of goals. Watching the CrossFit Games this year, I found it interesting that when the top athletes are asked how they approach a workout, many of them have much more qualitative answers than you’d […]

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