Hip Mobility Tip #1

  One of the main things that we focus on at 13 Stripes is mobility and properly warming up and stretching before any strength or workout.  Proper focus on mobility and warm-up helps our athletes stay healthy and perform at a higher level for longer.  All of our...

Abbie Wilson’s Story

We love to share stories of the hard work accomplished by our members!  Please congratulate Abbie Wilson on the hard work that she has done. ************************* My name is Abbie Wilson. I’m 25 years old and a social worker. I participated in the 13 Stripes...

Introducing an amazing new class run by Missy Grant!

Coach Missy Grant has created a brand new class that will be held starting March 6th at 13 Stripes.  This class will be focused on empowering girls to live a healthy life and gain positive body image awareness through weightlifting and fitness.  Missy has designed...

Do I have to be in shape to start CrossFit?

One of the most common things we hear from people is…We aren’t in good enough shape to do CrossFit! I think this common misconception comes from the fact that the majority of the people who are with us for a long time do end up being fit!  However, the...

Why rest days are important in CrossFit

We hear it all the time, why do we need to take rest days? A lot of times, as athletes, we become hooked on coming into class and working out.  Now that we offer classes 7 days a week, we see people struggle to take days off because they want to keep getting better. ...