Category Archives: Training

Is Eric Lagerstrom in the Crush It Zone???

I saw this video drop yesterday and from the moment it opens, I thought, “damn, Eric’s got it!” In a piece that captures his “coolest triathlon day with the coolest people” on the longest day of the year, I couldn’t help but wonder: did this badass, professional triathlete accidentally venture into the crushitzone??? You be […]

We Hit 200!!!

I can’t believe eight days ago, I launched this site with the 100th #CrushItZone post. Today we topped 200, making that just about 12.5 photos posted per day of you all CRUSHING IT! I’m floored, I’m speechless and I honestly can’t thank everyone enough for embracing this tag and incorporating it into their fitness journey. […]

Mastering the ‘Earn It’ Mentality

Years ago I read an interview with a fitness expert where they describe Millennials by their “workout so they can eat pizza” mentality. To be honest, it bugged me. Maybe they were right, or maybe I’m just bugged by any generalization that presupposes the intention of a group, either way it has stuck with me […]

Back to Back Cycling Sessions

This past holiday weekend I wanted to spend more time at home and to make that possible, I went back-to-back days on the cycle trainer (which I reviewed here). I did two completely different workouts but really want to compare them to each other. To be honest, cycling is one area I’ve been struggling to […]

3 Tips for Adding Distance to Your Swim

lap swim

One of the questions I received recently was from a long distance runner looking to branch out to swimming. While I’m not a spectacular swimmer myself, these are three things that anyone can use to add some distance to their swim sets: Focus on your form: whether that means joining a master’s swim group or […]

June: WE HIT 100!

beach run

WE HIT 100!!! Training aside, #CrushItZone hit 100 uses on Instagram! This is absolutely unreal to me and I am continually inspired by everyone out there making it happen, day in and day out. It’s so cool to read about new PR’s, tough days, long hours and rebuilding from injuries. Somehow all that makes my […]