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I want to illustrate an EXTREMELY IMPORTANT, SERIOUSLY OVERLOOKED AND MISUNDERSTOOD principal of training and getting results in the gym… That principal is Progressive Overload. It is TRULY the 9th wonder of the world behind compound interest.  My definition of “Progressive Overload” is making an exercise a little bit harder in small increments as frequently...
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Do you have time to train between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm during the day? If that’s you, we’d love to have you at the gym! Here’s how it works: You schedule a Free Intro here. We take baseline measurements and set some goals. We give you a personalized nutrition/lifestyle prescription. We write you...
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Hi People! Connor Green here – owner of Parkside CrossFit. ‍I have seen way more people be successful in health and fitness doing 1x/week than I have 6x/week.  ‍This is what happens 99.9% of the time… Person A thinks: “I’m going to make up for lost time. More is better. I’m going to absolutely crush...
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Hey there, ‍Back pain is something that almost everyone has in one way or another. It is really part of being human. In this little article I’m going to cover a few of the reasons your lower back might hurt and what to do about it. You have a weak lower back. There is nothing...
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It’s LA. It’s July. It’s hot.  We have insulation, fans and lots of water, but… it is still going to feel hot, and… guess what… While it’s not everyone’s favorite time of year to workout, there are significant benefits to working out in the heat! Here are just a few: 1. Working out in the...
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Hello internet! Connor, Owner of Parkside CrossFit here…. ‍A thought entered my mind today, and I wanted to expand on it. ‍This is the thought: “The most important thing you can do in the gym is to show up.” ‍That’s it. ‍It’s not supplements, or intensity, or muscle confusion. It is literally just going. ‍Being...
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Hello world!! ‍It’s me. Connor Green again. Owner of Parkside CrossFit. We are starting a new milestone process at the gym! Check ins are tracked by our system at the gym. This is one way we help keep people accountable and see how we can help improve their fitness and overall health. Knowing for a...
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How sore should I be? This is a question we hear all the time… ‍The answer is, not nearly as much as you think. For some reason it’s extremely popular to think that you need to be painfully sore to make progress in the gym.  And it’s not true. You actually don’t need to be...
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Connor here – owner of Parkside CrossFit. This is a question I get all the time.  People almost always seem to think if they can’t do 2 a days for 2 hours a session then they are just waisting their time.  Or if they can’t go 5 days per week, then they’ll be waisting their...
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What is a “Free Intro”? ‍A Free Intro is a quick, no obligation introduction to our gym. You meet one-one with the General Manager or Owner of the location. We have you fill out an intake form detailing your goals, injury history, athletic history, brief medical history, and ultimately it helps us figure out what...
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