Chris Neil: “Historian”

Listen: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify Chris Neil says “by the time you get to be my age, if you don’t have a little bit of wisdom, you’re not paying attention.” If you were to look up the word persevere, you would see Chris Neil’s picture next to it. This woman is unstoppable. She …

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Blayne Smith

Blayne Smith: The Quiet Professional

Listen: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify In this ad hoc episode Coach Mike sits down with Optimist Blayne Smith. Meeting in Fort Hood back in 2002, their lives come full circle meeting through a mutual friend in 2018. They talk about Blayne’s time in Afghanistan as a Green Beret and losing his men in …

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Our Favorite Fitness Finds For Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner and we’re here to share our favorite fitness finds. You’ll notice a lot of these products are from Rogue Fitness. We’re not sponsored, we just love Rogue that much! Take a look around our gym and you’ll see! They have quality, American made products for a great price. Stocking …

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Coach Anjo

Listen: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify Coach Anjo describes herself in three words: caregiver, listener, and CrossFitter. From starting her early mornings coaching all the way to cooking dinner for her family every night, one word she didn’t use to describe herself if grit. Taking everything in stride, she makes it happen, whether it’s …

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Coach Mike

Shor Listen: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify Forrest gets to sit down and talk to his dad, Coach Mike, husband, father of four kids, and owner of CrossFit Optimistic. Coach Mike takes us back to the ‘80s when he realized his life was going nowhere in El Paso. Reflecting on parenthood, his military career, …

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