Have I mentioned how much I love CrossFit? Such a great challenge! Today I reached a new personal max on my overhead squat – 95lbs!! (Not pictured here!) I love feeling strong and healthy. Thanks Paramount coaches and CF buddies!!!! —Kerry Lyons
Archives for October 2016
While we’re sad Coach Jaime has stepped down from his role at Paramount as a full-time coach, we’re happy he’ll remain with us doing personal training. Coach Jaime has been an absolute stand up guy who’s contributed some great energy to the gym. He has has done a lot of good work with our members and he will definitely be missed […]
The relationship between a Paramount member and their coach is essential to their success. We make sure everyone is taken care of and reaching their goals!
by Mike Warkentin What’s holding you back, and why do you let it? The legless man in the wheelchair made a very strong point without saying anything. On the way to the gym for a workout, I was bemoaning my situation and wishing I didn’t have to do a 5-kilometer run. My inner monologue alternated between […]
Mental toughness is a key difference between good athletes and great athletes; and as a coach, it’s important to me to give my athletes every opportunity to succeed. Today, I put my high school freshman to the test. I asked them to hold a wall squat for two minutes, which if you aren’t familiar, creates an intense burning of […]
Husband and wife teamwork at Paramount! Fitness can be about you, or it can be about you and your partner, so why not share this aspect of your lives, either regularly or just on occasion, and discover how doing so might give your relationship a new dimension and new life.
While exercising at any time of day is beneficial to your cardiovascular health, there are positive outcomes of morning exercise that make it worth getting out of bed a little earlier than usual. 1. Better Performance at Work 2. A Metabolism Boost Throughout the Day 3. A Better Night’s Sleep 4. Increased Likelihood to Stick […]
Hosting two P.E. classes from Mountlake Terrace High School today. It’s great to be able add some variety to the students classes by introducing them to CrossFit!