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January 5, 2017

January Athlete of the Month: Joe Solito

We’re excited to announce that our January Athlete of the Month is Joe Solito. Since joining CrossFit Aesthetics, Joe has improved his flexibility and strength. Joe always comes to class with a positive attitude and has dubbed himself CrossFit Aesthetics’ Chief Efficiency Officer. He is always trying to find ways to complete the WODs and rack his weights in the most efficient way possible. When did you join CrossFit Aesthetics? October 2016 Where did you grow up? Destrehan, LA What do you do when you are not at CrossFit Aesthetics? Visiting live music venues, cooking, volunteering at the SPCA, playing video games and […]
December 29, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 4 of 4): Reward Yourself

The final installment of our New Year, New Me series is here. Let’s discuss setting up a personal rewards systems to keep you motivated. We are more likely to follow through with our goals if we are rewarded. Unfortunately, health and fitness rewards take time. Here are some ways you can reward yourself in the short term and long term. Be sure to write out your reward system to serve as additional motivation and incentive. Reward Your Diligence: The day you join a group fitness program, don’t go out and buy the trendiest workout clothes. Instead, reward yourself with some new […]
December 28, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 3 of 4): Track Your Progress

Here’s another installment of your New Year, New Me series, bring you tips and tricks to help 2017 be the year you accomplish your health and fitness goals. Today’s topic is tracking your progress. You should track your progress so you can realize your progress and address any areas that may not be improving. Additionally, seeing improvement is a great motivator for continued success. If you know your hard work is paying off, you’ll continue to work hard. Track Your Weight (But not with a Scale): At CrossFit Aesthetics we don’t measure progress in pounds lost, but pounds lifted. So keep track […]
December 26, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 2 of 4): Get Organized

Get Organized: Being organized makes everything easier and when things are easier, we are more likely to complete them. The tips below will help you get organized and make getting fit easier. Schedule: One of the main reasons we don’t accomplish all we set out to accomplish is lack of time or more specifically mismanagement of time. To make sure you meet your goals add them to your calendar. If you plan on attending a morning group class, add it to your calendar. If you’re meal prepping add that to your calendar too. This ensures that these things remain a priority and […]
March 4, 2019

So Chill

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Back Squat (4×12) This is more volume than usual so choose weight appropriately to complete the set unbroken! So Chill (Time) 3 RFT -20 Deadlifts (155/105) -10 Push Jerks (155/105) **Then** 1000m RowComplete the row even if time expires.
February 26, 2019

Up N’Down

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Bent Over Row (5×10) P2: Ring Rows (5×10) Up N’Down (AMRAP – Rounds) 12min AMRAP -15 Jump Squats -10 Backsquats (95/65) -15 Pushups -10 Push Press (96/65)
February 26, 2019

Tryin’ to Live

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Thruster (5×5) increase weight each set! Tryin’ to Live (Time) 3 RFT -10 Box Jumps -20 KB Swings (54/35) -30 Walking Lunges -40 Boat Crunches
February 24, 2019

Hanging Out

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Back Squat (3-2-2-1-1) Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds) **5min AMRAP** 5 Deadlifts (185/125) 3 Hang power cleans 1 S2OH Rest 3 min 5min AMRAP 10 Deadlifts (135/95) 6 Hang power cleans 2 S2OH