When it comes to forming healthy habits, most of us plan on making a change “someday.” But what if you had someone in your life pushing you to make a change today rather than tomorrow. It turns out that you do have a person like this in your life – your future self. And [...]
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We all know that working out is good for us. So why is it then that we’re so good at finding reasons not to go to the gym? Because there are plenty of other activities and things competing and jockeying for that chunk of time in your day. And when the never to-do lists [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr2C9rSCLUY When the world told her to fit the mold instead of fit herself, Mona Balooch chose to be brave, to face fear and to forge her own future. Located in the heart of downtown Charleston, SC, Rhapsody Fitness is raising the bar on fitness by developing humble, hungry and happy members [...]
Group classes come with a lot of benefits. You get some high fives and social interaction. There are other people around to push you through tough workouts and provide some friendly competition. And a group class schedule stacked with specific days and times to train offers structure and accountability. At first glance, group classes [...]
By Alan Shaw, Co-Founder and Head Coach of Rhapsody Fitness in Charleston, SC If given the choice, would you rather run a 5K on a treadmill facing a blank wall or winding your way through a park? Both options will get your heart rate up, but most of us would take the park path [...]
Asking your coach a question about your training shows that you're engaged in the process and open to new information that could help you improve. Which is why most coaches love and appreciate questions! Here are some examples of questions that your coach wants you to ask (because the answer will help you make [...]
By Alan Shaw, Co-Founder and Head Coach of Rhapsody Fitness in Charleston, SC The source of everything from snarky remarks to abject loathing, there are a few taboos across the fitness community. Peeling back the shame and stigma, we are digging into these common missteps - what they are, why they hurt offenders most [...]
You’re not going to crush every workout. Becoming a better version of yourself happens through both the highs and the lows. Which means that sometimes raising the bar on your health and fitness means putting the barbell down. The score on the whiteboard is not a reflection of who you are. Your worth is [...]
If you're familiar with Maslow's hierarchy of needs, then you've probably seen the 5-level pyramid comprised of: Physiological needs (at the bottom of the pyramid) - food, water, warmth, rest Safety needs - security, safety Belongingness and Love needs - relationships, friends Esteem needs - prestige, sense of accomplishment Self-Actualization (the top level of [...]
Road To Recovery – From “Foosh” To Full Send, Logan Leans On Coaches + Community To Get Back To Good After A Broken Elbowrhapsodycrossfit2021-09-09T08:48:59+00:00
En route to the corner store, Logan was accelerating through an intersection when his OneWheel stopped short and sent him flying. Reflexively, he stuck out an arm to catch himself and the asphalt impact travelled straight up his wrist through to his elbow and broke it. In medical terms, Logan fell-on-out-stretched-hand or “FOOSH’d” resulting in [...]