Tag Archives: Andy Petranek

Kamrynn – the person I’d die for

First I gotta give big ups to my boy Tyler Quinn out of CFSP – kid knows his stuff! More on him in the future… Today I’m writing about a, “Mental Toughness,” (MT) workout that we are doing at my home gym at Crossfit Los Angeles. One member of the staff (Michael Stanwyck) came up […]

Training Day

The very foundation of the training template I’ve created is first based on the mind (mindset used for workout itself) and second on the body (a set of specific, planned stimuli for physical adaptation). IN THAT ORDER. What I’ve observed over the years is that the mental relationship people have with Crossfit (and other fitness […]

KK’s training template

Sometimes you push and you push and push and run into walls. I’ve spent a lot of my life running into those walls. Recently however, I’ve had a bit of a breakthrough and I want to share what I’ve been working on. It’s the training template that I’ve developed that we are starting to use […]

“The Orb”

Coaching people to do things they have never done physically is one of my favorite things in life. Coaching them to go to another place, beyond the physical, is why I do what I do… This place, beyond the physical, I often refer to as going to see, “The Orb”. This is where time truly […]

Heart and Intensity

In 6 weeks Corey Reed has learned double unders, box jumps, Snatches, cleans, deadlifts, kipping pull-ups, pistols and the list goes on… All of this one one leg and no sight… I wanted to post this to show what heart and intensity feel like to me. Gotta love that the Dropkick Murphy’s happen to be […]


Corey Reed continues to prep with TEAM CFLA for the Sicist of the Southwest. Today, we rocked another movement that seems to evade most when first learning – The Pistol. Commitment, heart and a bit of faith are getting us there…