We Put the “Optimist” in CrossFit Optimistic

In April, Optimists cheered on our Coaches for the CrossFit Games Quarterfinals and prepped for big events coming in May! Events like the Open & Quarterfinals, when our community comes together to cheer on other members in their fitness endeavors, really brings us back to our roots and reminds us that we put the “Optimist” …

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Optimistic Roundup for March

March at CrossFit Optimistic was full of wins! New athletes tackled the CrossFit Open, experienced athletes completed Rx Open WODs for the first year ever, and Optimists ran a 5K to raise money for The University of Texas at San Antonio Scholarships. Coach Mike celebrates 11 years in the CrossFit Open “Can’t believe this is …

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February 2021 Optimistic Roundup

February at CrossFit Optimistic was a rollercoaster! Athletes celebrated major wins, and banded together through a tough winter storm. The CrossFit Open is just around the corner, so February continued January’s efforts of increasing strength and skill across the CrossFit spectrum. 800g Challenge Starting February 8, Optimists joined the 800g Challenge, aiming to eat a …

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CrossFit Essentials for Travel & At Home Workouts

Listen: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify Coach Forrest and Coach Anjo share their favorite pieces of CrossFit equipment that they just can’t do without. While none of these are truly “essential,” when you find the pieces that feel like they are made specifically for you, it makes a world of difference in your confidence and performance. Over the last …

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Ready To Get Back In the Gym?

Whether it’s your first week back into a regular workout routine or your first time setting foot in a gym, today we’re sharing five tips to help you get back into the swing of things. These tips will help combat soreness, fatigue, and boost motivation to keep working out! Drink Water It’s recommended to drink …

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Building Muscle & Mental Toughness

Building Muscle & Mental Toughness

Listen: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify   Coach Mike and Coach Anjo sit down with their four kids and discuss how starting CrossFit early shaped them into the confident young adults they are now. Forrest & India were the first CrossFit teens and Sierra & Maya were the first CrossFit kids at CrossFit Optimistic! They talk about how CrossFit …

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