How many training hours or miles do you need to prepare for an Ultra-Marathon? Well I just completed the Cowtown Ultra in Ft Worth, Texas. I prepared using CrossFit and an occasional long run on Sunday. In fact in the three months leading up to the Cowtown, I only Continue reading
I often get asked; “Will I be the most out of shape person here?”
What they really want to know is “Will I fit in here?” The answer is, it depends…
Generally people think it depends on their fitness level, what they look like or being able to perform a particular exercise or movement. Fitness is what we deliver, if you are super fit (or really out of shape, like I was) you WILL become as fit as your effort and genetics will allow here. All of our movements are scalable (up AND down) and we can find methods to accommodate or challenge anyone. If fitness level is not what fitting in here depends on, then what does it depend on? Continue reading
Anyone who is familiar with “The Biggest Loser” knows Personal Trainer Bob Harper. Those of you who are unfamiliar with CrossFit may not know that he has embraced CrossFit as his training method. He and his own personal trainer, Sam Upton, recently went to get their CrossFit Level 1 Cert.
Now he is as qualified as Coach Mel and Coach Chuck to help you achieve your goals. Fortunately, CrossFit FerVor here in Mansfield Texas is much more cost effective!
Come Check us out.
What have you got to lose?
There is a fair amount of misconception among the general public that lifting weights will make women look bulky like the body builders or like a man. The Fact is Women were made to be strong and athletic. They were designed to be able to lift and carry things and when they lift they look like women. Curvy and beautiful. Women who are huge bulky “body builders” have had to supplement their training with substances that have them grow in unnatural ways. This WILL NEVER happen by accident. Lift hard, work hard, train hard and display the natural beauty that is aching to reveal itself to you.
At CrossFit FerVor, here in Mansfield Texas, we see Continue reading
A common misconception around fitness and weight loss is that you can be too far gone. I know a mother of four who thought she was too fat for CrossFit. That was a couple of years ago and now she is the target that the newer ladies are chasing here at CrossFit FerVor in Mansfield, Texas.
So how far overweight or out of shape is too far? I would say Continue reading
As we are introducing a number of new members of the FerVor Family to a different way to view food, in light of the way it impacts our bodies, it seemed fitting to write a brief (hopefully) post on the role of nutrition and body recomposition.
There are numerous examples of the effectiveness of CrossFit and it’s impact on Continue reading
Congratulations to Melissa who completed her CrossFit Level 1 Training this past weekend. After doing CrossFit for years now Melissa Swain (aka Mel) took on the challenge of completing her Level One certification.
She was excited to be able to gain new insights and skills at developing and correcting movement in athletes. This makes her officially capable of training others here at CrossFit FerVor in Mansfield Texas!
There will still be a learning curve as she continues to improve her skill as a trainer, but as a result of the training she has been exposed to here as well Continue reading
I would like to introduce you to Truston Baba. He is the Assistant Pastor at Living Church (www.livingchurch.com) in Mansfield, Texas. He is active building his church as well as an ambassador with the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce (www.mansfieldchamber.org). Which is where we met. He was part of the group Continue reading
First a quick question. What do the people, described in the list below, have in common? School teachers ranging in age from 23 to 59, two mothers of four, a police officer, a 55 year old ICU nurse, a couple of nursing students in their 20’s, a physical therapist, a recent marketing graduate and photographer, an optometrist, a highschool football coach, a cosmotologist, a volleyball coach, a plumbing supply saleman, a 46 year old entreprenuer and a pastor. Answer: They are normal people, in normal jobs, living normal lives, just like you. Except, they are also Continue reading