History of the Turtle Pt. II: Paradiso CrossFit’s Competition History

Read Part 1 HERE. These posts were written by coach Jessica Suver who was one of the first members at Paradiso CrossFit, and has been a part of the competitive

History of the Turtle: Paradiso CrossFit’s Competition History

This post was written by coach Jessica Suver who was one of the first members at Paradiso CrossFit, and has been a part of the competitive group since day 1.

Marathon Member Spotlight: Laura V & Baldo

If you tried to drive in Santa Monica last weekend, you probably realized that you made a huge mistake. That’s because the LA marathon was going on, and we had

Member Spotlight: Dutch Steutel & Mathcon

  Matt: How long have you been doing CrossFit/when did you get started at Paradiso? Dutch: I started Crossfit at the PCF Glencoe box, Spring 2010. Matt: What are your

Member Spotlight: Cat Bradshaw & Jaime Jankolovits

Matt: When did you start at Paradiso CrossFit and why? Cat: I started CrossFit in October of 2014 because I had booked a trip to Maui and had two weeks to

Member Spotlight: Krisy Elrod on Breathing & Mindfulness

I have thought about breathing my entire life.  I was born with really severe asthma and have many memories of hospitals, doctor’s offices, inhalers, and pill bottles. My parents tell

Foundational Movement Challenges

Now that we are on our way to becoming an athlete and developing a daily movement habit, lets talk about the basics of natural functional movement. Below is a list

Life is Movement

In the last post, we discussed the importance of studying your athletic background, viewing yourself as an athlete and how this can affect your results in a training program. No matter what your specific

Member Spotlight: Ariel Sandoval’s American Open Campaign

Ariel Sandoval and Jeremy Fabregas of Venice Barbell Club BOTH qualified for the American Open weightlifting competition which will be held this weekend in Reno, NV. Both Ariel and Jeremy

Pregnancy Test

Performing 30 clean and jerks on our daughter’s birthday! I love to experiment with my fitness and prove to myself that I would not only stand a chance, but prevail in