Success Story: Angie Mar

As I started feeling better about myself I was able to encourage others to get healthy as well. THAT was and still is an amazing feeling!

5 Important Considerations for Training Cycle Retesting

Of course, we're not talking about academia here and those midterms or end of year exams. Nope. We're referring to the athletic variety of retesting. Most of us are working out with goals that are focused on more than just aesthetics or health…
Katie Burbige Before and After

Success Story: Katie Burbige

Katie went from 225lb to a solid 162 lbs. It wasn't easy but it was worth it! Find out her back story and how she got healthy for good!

Goal30: Change Your Whole Life!

Do you have ambiguous dreams for your future or defined goals? Are you paralyzed by overanalyzing the things you want to change in your life? Do you frequently start down the road to making self-improvement, but bail when it gets hard? When…

Set Up Your To-Do List According to Your Personality!

Are you a procrastinator? Maybe an achievement hunter or more like a Swiss watch? Here's how you match up your personality with how to achieve your goals.

Road To A Championship: Part 1

45 year old, Monique Ames, the current National Weightlifting Champion, shares what it takes to be the CrossFit and weightlifting athlete she is today.

Why So Serious?

Why So Serious? Advanced Athleticism and Expectation By Courtney Soboleski Remember when CrossFit for you was about excitement rather than education? When you spread the word about this amazing new sport because you felt empowered and…
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The New and Improved Winter 2017 Gym Gypsy Journal!

If you've been paying attention, you know we've been working hard to make improvements to the latest Gym Gypsy journal. See and read about the updates here.
Kat Leone Dumb Bell Snatch

Sunday Session: Kat Leone

Meet the owner of Vull Sport and CrossFit Costa Mesa team member. Read about Kat's crazy schedule and her passion for fashion & design.
Courtney Worthington Kettle Bell

Sunday Session: Courtney Worthington

Name: Courtney Worthington Age: 29 Height: 5’1 Weight: 135 Snatch: 160 Clean and Jerk: 200 Back Squat: 265 Bench Press: 170 1)What kind of athletic background did you have prior to starting CrossFit? I was an abysmal…
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The Petite Athleat's Chocolate Chip Cookies

As a bit of a preview to our upcoming Sunday Session with Courtney Worthington, here is her delicious recipe for macro-friendly Soft Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. You can find the original blog post and lots of other recipes on her website…
Friday Flow Sept 30 2016

Friday Flow September 30 2016

Good morning everyone, happy Friday. Welcome to Friday Flow with Lindsay. Today is actually another moon day. It's a new moon. A great time to plant seeds, plant and intentions for the upcoming month ahead.
Friday Flow Sept 23 2016

Friday Flow September 23 2016

Friday Flow Flashback Today we share Lindsay's first video from her Five Minute Flow series. The flows will have two main intentions, accessibility and efficiency. Designed to open up the body to get your day started on the best foot ever,…
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Friday Flow September 16 2016

This Friday we are slowing down. Today is a Full Moon and in most yoga traditions we honor Moon Days with rest. Like all things watery in Nature (the human body is 70% water) we are affected by the phases of the moon. Take today's practice…
Friday flow with Lindsay Pirozzi

Friday Flow September 9 2016

  During today's flow focus on lengthening and stretching your breath. Inhale for a count of 4 and exhale for a count of 4. Take your time and let the breath fuel the movement to help warm and energize the body. Friday Flow by Lindsay…
Samantha Huston Weightlifting

Sunday Session: Samantha Huston

Check out Samantha Huston and her Sunday Session! This 19 year old stick of dynamite is coached by @carmargo_oly and certain to make big waves in the world of Olympic weightlifting!

Record ALL the Details with Gym Gypsy Workout Journal!

Vanessa shares the features of the Gym Gypsy Journal's daily recording page and why she designed it that way. Want to get a journal to call your own? You can! Just click right here! The Gym Gypsy Journal daily recording pages allows…

The Baptiste Level One: Journey Into Power- A Game Changer

So, it's been exactly 10 day, as I sit down to write this blog, since I returned from my Baptiste Level One training in Phoenicia, New York (Which is located in upstate New York, way upstate..) and I'm still amped up! It was that good! I want…
Friday Flow August 26 2016

Friday Flow August 26 2016

Take your flow outside this Friday! Connecting with nature in anyway helps us to feel grounded, stable and ready for anything! This 5 minute flow can be repeated as many times as you like and provides the body with all over strengthening and…

Sunday Session: Erin Coppola

Featured Gym Gypsy: Erin Coppola Age: 28 Height: 5'4" Weight: 130 lbs Snatch: 155 lbs Clean and Jerk: 190 lbs Squat: 255  lbs About me: I love fitness and I love food. My husband and I own CrossFit OverTake in Texas just north…
Friday Flow August 19 2016

Friday Flow August 19 2016

Brought to you from exotic locations like the beach at dawn and Lindsay's grandma's house. Lindsay shows us you really can stop and yoga anytime, anywhere. Friday Flow by Lindsay Pirozzi. Follow Lindsay on Facebook and find her on I…
Friday Flow Aug 12 2016

Friday Flow August 12 2016

Lindsay Pirozzi has recorded Gym Gypsy's second Friday Flow yoga video. The past month or so I've been waking up around 6am even though my days don't start till 10am. These 3 hours to myself have been THE most satisfying. Sipping my tea…
Jessica Estrada by the water

Sunday Session: Jessica Estrada

Featured Gym Gypsy: Jessica Estrada Age: 33 Height: 5'0" Weight: 120 lbs Snatch: 150 lbs Clean: 200 lbs Clean and Jerk: 190 lbs Squat: 240 lbs Deadlift: 330 lbs Grace: 2:08 Fran: 2:44   Jessica Estrada loves the outdoors…
Friday Flow Aug 5 2016

Friday Flow August 5 2016

Lindsay Pirozzi has recorded Gym Gypsy's first Friday Flow yoga video. What a beautiful location, in Naples FL for an early morning yoga flow routine.
Kellie Huston Overhead Squat

Sunday Session: Kellie Huston

My training partner had skipped out on the majority of our training runs leading up to this half … she had been so busy “cross fitting” that she hadn’t had time to log many miles. When she crushed my time I had an “aha moment” and googled the nearest CrossFit facility in my area and scheduled an intro for the next day.
Vanessa Bennington Clean Lift

Why Tracking the Details is Paramount for Training Progress

Vanessa wrote an article on her CrossFit gym's website discussing the importance of tracking. Whether you realize it or not, you and your athletes are probably missing crucial data in your overall training program. Sure, everyone is tracking…
Lauren Brooks Yoga

A Conversation with Lauren Brooks

If you’ve been “into” CrossFit for a few years, chances are you know very well who Lauren Brooks is, or maybe I should say, you know who she was. If not, I’ll give you the short version. Lauren Brooks, found CrossFit in 2010 and rose…
Alexis Burgan at the CrossFit Games 2015

Sunday Session with Alexis Burgan

This week, we're featuring Alexis Burgan, coach and athlete at CrossFit Overtake,  who also completed at the American Open this year in the 58 kg weight class and is a two time regional competitor for Team Density! Featured Athlete:…
Nadia Zebouni

Sunday Session with Nadia Zebouni

Our featured athlete this week is Nadia Zebouni. She is a coach, program analyst, diet coach, and regional athlete for Team Soul/CrossFit Soul in Miami. Nadia has a fantastic outlook regarding training, her nutrition and life in general AND…

Sunday Session with Kalynn Pepito

  Athlete: Kalynn Pepito Age: 22 Height: 5'4" Weight: 140 lbs Deadlift: 300lbs Back Squat: 285 Front Squat: 235 Snatch: 155 Clean and Jerk: 205 1) What kind of athletic background did you have prior to…

Sunday Session: Q & A with Pamela Gagnon

Welcome to the first of many Sunday Sessions when Gym Gypsy interviews a female athlete who we feel embodies the Gym Gypsy spirit. Pamela Gagnon is a perfect example. She's a lifelong successful  athlete having competed in collegiate level…