Tag: Community

Nutrition Programs at Verdant

Over the past 6 months we have been debating how to bring a codified, realistic, and holistic nutrition system to Verdant. There are a lot of good programs out there and, understandably, they all have a slightly different take on nutrition. We actually have had Verdant members use all of the major and popular programs […]

The One About Changing Behaviors

The One About Changing Behaviors When I started CrossFit I jumped on the Paleo bandwagon. I’ll admit it and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I had just moved from Mississippi and I was definitely the largest version of myself that had ever existed. My weight wasn’t very substantial but I didn’t look like a […]

Diets Don’t Work

What do we do with nutrition? If you go on Facebook or Instagram or even Snapchat there are going to be a ton of “experts” telling you what to do and offering advice on the next best nutrition plan. For a long time, CrossFit advocated, unofficially, the paleo “diet” which was then distilled to just […]

Let’s Talk Nutrition

The following is packet of easy-to-follow ideas that we think will dramatically help your overall health, fitness, and weight loss. We do nutritional planning that goes DRAMATICALLY deeper than this, but that does have an additional cost. We don’t do meal plans, why? No one sticks with meal plans for more than a month or […]

Verdant Teen Strength and Conditioning

Verdant Teen Strength and Conditioning We have recently started our first official Verdant Fitness Teen Strength and Conditioning Program. Whenever we start a new strength cycle or a new program, I usually dive head first into a bunch of reading and research. It’s always tough to synthesize all the different points of view and theories […]

Your Third Place

In the past we have had a ton of community events inside and outside of the gym. The events are awesome and they have all been special in their own way. For a long time we had two major events a month with a really high percentage turnout. A few months ago, I was thinking […]