Endurance Stories

Playing With Your Edges

- by Samantha Pruitt Sure, I’ve gone into some races not quite as prepared as I should be, with not as many ideal training miles on my body. Who hasn’t? But here I am- driving to meet up with my girls, so we can carpool to San Francisco for the epic North Face...
Life Changing Badassery

Life Changing Badassery

Most people see CrossFit as intimidating, but we are here to shatter that myth.  Within the four walls of the gym we help people grow not only into fitter athletes but work with them to become part of our family and set them on a path to true health and wellness.

How to Run and Not Get Injured

How to Run and Not Get Injured

by Alexandra Andersson, Non-Traditional Doctor of Chiropractic and Human Movement Specialist Do you know what the most underrated joint in a runner’s body is?  Often when I ask this I get a quizzical look in return, shortly followed by, ‘Well, yeah, the hips are the...

EmPOWERment & INfluence

EmPOWERment & INfluence

Interestingly enough when we think about these strong words, we generally think of others rather than ourselves. Upon reading the title, did you notice how your brain conjured up images that did not include YOU? Instead we think of how our fellow humans (or society,...

FEARLess

FEARLess

Last month I danced with fear many many times. To different music, beats fast and slow, and with lots of fancy foot steps – not to mention all the homely ball gowns! It was like a ‘dancing with the stars in the dark' series. I am not usually an F(ear)Bomb person, so...

My Road to Spartan

My Road to Spartan

Meet Amira Elkashef, a joyful, adventurous warrior and obstacle course race junkie. Read her story of how she pulled herself out of a two year flare up that almost took her life and transformed herself into an athlete who attacks every day with enthusiasm. Allow me to...

S.A.D. is Real. But sadness is not permanent.

S.A.D. is Real. But sadness is not permanent.

By Samantha Pruitt December So it’s Wintertime and frankly I missed Fall altogether, since the weather patterns shifted early and I was too buried in work to even notice the changing color of the leaves. By Halloween it was cold, dark and heavy. I had a heavy head,...

My thoughts on Power. Purpose. Passion.

My thoughts on Power. Purpose. Passion.

(Read by me publicly at the lululemon Worth 100% speakers event in San Luis Obispo, Ca.) Thank you to lululemon for the invitation to speak. It is truly an honor to share my short story with you all tonight in hopes that you too will exercise your power, connect to...

FIERCE AT FIFTY

FIERCE AT FIFTY

Many of you know I'm a podcast junkie (and the host of Endurance Town USA podcast). I L.O.V.E. human connection and authentic storytelling. But last month while out on a long run I heard one that stopped me in my tracks. Why? Because I am about to hit my halfway mark!...