‘30 Days of ZooFit’

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 15- Fate of the Die

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 15- Fate of the Die

When we have fun in our workouts, it doesn’t feel quite so much like work. I love playing games with my fitness program. This summer’s cycle is a game in itself for choosing our workouts.

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 13- Save Room for Pie

Today was a lesson in how to practice sustainability and healthy eating while still enjoying your treats. It was a special occasion for my CrossFit gym. The old owners are moving to New Orleans and wanted to have a going away party. We all wanted our new lords and masters…

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 11- Healthy Hygiene Habits

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 11- Healthy Hygiene Habits

I’m definitely no beauty queen, but I recognize that taking care of myself doesn’t only apply to my diet and exercise program. Daily hygiene is definitely a part of ZooFit, as they are habits we can take to the next level while still promoting a healthy environment. Some of these…

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 10- Hug Your Farmer

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 10- Hug Your Farmer

Have you hugged your farmer today? I almost missed my chance to do so. Every year, Chris and I sign up for a CSA- community supported agriculture. Last year, though, we received some bad news. Our normal farm-share, Ebb Tide, was closing up shop. We needed to find another farm….

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 8- The Exceptions to the Rules

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 8- The Exceptions to the Rules

The animal training book Don’t Shoot the Dog is a must read for anyone wanting to change behavior. It doesn’t matter if the behavior you are wanting to change is your own, your pets, your kids’, or your spouse’s behavior.

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 7- Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

Since developing the foundations of ZooFit, I am always looking for guinea pigs, er, I mean….no guinea pigs was right. I know ZooFit worked for me, but am I an anomaly? Do these principles translate to non-animal trainer folk? Can my methods of operant conditioning, shaping behavior, positive reinforcement, enrichment,…

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 6- Conservation Hero WODs

30 Days of ZooFit: Day 6- Conservation Hero WODs

Ah, Spring. Here in the Pacific Northwest, at last. Well, for the moment. April on Whidbey Island is like a crapshoot. Today was absolutely gorgeous.  This weekend is supposed to be raining and dreary again. Spring, to me, is where ZooFit thrives. ZooFit is very much about exploring and appreciating…