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  • Coach Marijke Smith

    What inspired you to start doing CrossFit? I’ve always been involved in team sports. I played rec league sports as a kid, high school volleyball, rowed crew in college for a year, and raced bikes after that. When I graduated, I was looking for something with the same intensity and community I’ve enjoyed in team […]

  • The Low Fat Doctrine: Part I

    The Low Fat Doctrine: Part I

    The Low Fat Doctrine: Part I Craig F. Nelson, MS, DC There are few cultural concepts as enduring as powerful or as consistent as our current notion of what constitutes a “healthy diet.” Ask 100 people to describe a healthy diet and chances are pretty good that most will give a similar response. Look at […]



    Hi Friends! Welcome back to episode two of Days of Jenn’s CrossFit Life. Big news this week. I SURVIVED! I’d like to thank Beyonce, Kelly, and Michelle for always having my back, but especially this week. Let us pray: But seriously, you guys. I’m really proud of myself. I managed to make it to my […]

  • Yoga for You

    Our Yoga class with Coach Wendy Hurd starts this week, and I am super excited to get my namaste on. Yoga is an excellent counterpart to CrossFit because though both require intention and purpose in movement, our yoga class offers the opportunity to move a little more slowly and restore some balance to your body. […]

  • Craig Nelson: The Snake Oil Problem

    The Snake Oil Problem Craig F. Nelson, MS, DC We are all familiar with the concept of the snake oil salesman: A purveyor of fraudulent remedies or cures. This term derives from the 19th century when itinerant salesman roamed the countryside selling cure-all patent medicines, some of which purported to actually contain snake oil. But […]

  • My CrossFit Journey – Week 1

    Hi, folks. We probably haven’t met yet because I’m new around these Solcana CrossFit parts. My name is Jenn Schaal, and I’m going to be swinging through here weekly giving you an update on what it’s like to be brand new to CrossFit – from the workouts to the coaches to the deep digging I […]

  • Mobility Class

    The mobility class starts tonight at 6:30 pm. Why am I so pumped about this class? Because, in order for you to reach your full potential as a Solcanaut, you must be mobile. No, I am not talking about just plain ole stretching, I am talking about functional mobility that you can access at any […]

  • The First 6 Weeks

    The First 6 Weeks

    Our first 6 weeks of programming is going to include 3 days per week of strength-building foundational lifts, and 3 days per week of technical work on the Olympic lifts. Even if you don’t know much (or anything) about what these lifts are, you can still stay ahead of the game by planning ahead. Here […]

  • Opening June 1st

    Opening June 1st

    Our Grand Opening is right around the corner! June 1st we will be hosting our first workouts for all of our brand new members. Members can sign up through their WODify accounts to be part of our opening day classes. Check out our stats below and get excited! Solcana in the Numbers 2 owners 40 […]

  • Coach Morgen Larsen

    Coach Morgen Larsen CrossFit L1 CrossFit Kids What inspired you to start doing CrossFit? Desperation.  I had just turned 30 and was in terrible shape.  I knew I would be a complete train wreck by 40 if I didn’t do something, so I tried CrossFit after a friend recommended it.  I found that although the […]