5 Home Exercises For When You Can’t Hit the Gym

We’ve all been there. No matter how much we make an attempt sometimes the day doesn’t allow us to make it to the gym.  What do we do?  Do we quit going altogether?  Seriously, we missed one day, our life is doomed.

It’s easy to fall into that trap.  Our unconscious mind starts talking to us and makes excuses for our fat butts the next day telling us it’s okay and that we’ll right the ship next week.  I know it’s true because you’re hearing from the biggest excuse-maker there ever was. Continue reading “5 Home Exercises For When You Can’t Hit the Gym”

Beginners Guide to CrossFit Terminology

To the beginner, CrossFit can be overwhelming at times. Think about it. Brain stimulation going haywire. You’re coping with a new atmosphere, loud music, sweaty smiling people, technical movements you’re attempting to learn and then the CrossFit terminology on top of it all.

“Pood”? Well, you can bet that I’m not touching anyone’s “Pood”. So, here comes CFJ to the rescue with a quick guide to 53 of the most common terms we use in CrossFit. Continue reading “Beginners Guide to CrossFit Terminology”

Fitness Success: 10 Tips to Motivate Yourself

No one has ever gotten fit overnight. It takes consistent work and a focused mindset to get the end result. You have to motivate yourself each day to do the stuff that doesn’t come easy. Becoming fit starts with your mindset but you’re going to need more than mindset to stick to fitness for the long haul. And if you haven’t made fitness a priority going to the gym each and every day is not going to be easy.

This is where CrossFit Jacked is here to help. We know you’ve got a lot on your plate. I can relate. I used to think of fitness as something I’d commit to eventually. You know the ‘One Day’ syndrome. “One day I’ll start going to the gym.” One day this, one day that. Continue reading “Fitness Success: 10 Tips to Motivate Yourself”

App Review: 4Time

A good timer can be hard to find but that’s where CrossFit Jacked is here to help.  The reason we’re reviewing a timer app is because it wasn’t too long ago that I had it all figured out.

Why a Timer App Review?

I was using the PushPress Free Timer App and life was great.PushPress Timer Image  That was until PushPress decided to open the door to load their app with advertisements.

Not that I necessarily mind advertisements but it messed up the functionality of the app that I so obsessively loved.

The timer screen had to adapt to the advertisement that was now placed on the screen so instead of making the advertisement smaller PushPress “intelligently” made the timer smaller instead.  Thus, it became very easy to click on the advertisement when attempting to push “Play” or “Pause” on the timer.

With the timer being smaller it was also harder to see the time from far away. Continue reading “App Review: 4Time”