Are You Planning to Live?

Are You Planning to Live?

Are You Planning to Live? I turned 38 a few years ago (ahem… 4 years ago), and I finally started planning to die. The topic of life insurance hadn’t really been on the top of my mind before, but suddenly it seemed like a big-boy issue that needed to be...
December Hydration Challenge

December Hydration Challenge

December Hydration Challenge The December Challenge is an experiment to see what a difference small changes can make. It is simple, painless, free, and FULL of benefits that will be shared throughout the month! A good way to start hydrating enough is to drink at least...
Why We Practice “Bright Spots Friday”

Why We Practice “Bright Spots Friday”

Why We Practice “Bright Spots Friday” Motivation means desire. The science of motivation is the science of success. That’s why I study motivation more than I study exercise technique. I have found the selection of exercises is secondary to your desire to perform...
My Future: Rewritten

My Future: Rewritten

My Future: Rewritten There are moments in life when our future seems to be rewritten. Your first big break in your career, your wedding day, the birth of a child, a loss; these moments are certain to change your trajectory. But there are other, subtle, moments that...
November Box Brief – RSVP for the Christmas Party!!

November Box Brief – RSVP for the Christmas Party!!

November Box Brief: RSVP for the Christmas Party! In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, we want to give all of you a high five and say thank you for your amazing donations for the Garage Sale from our October Minimalist Challenge. If completed, each...
What’s Up With The Whiteboard?

What’s Up With The Whiteboard?

What’s Up With The Whiteboard? Last week, we installed whiteboards in the gym. In the coming week we will start writing the workouts on the Whiteboard as well as the names of everyone in class (and their performance/score on the whiteboard). Our reasons for this...
How I Rediscovered Health and Fitness

How I Rediscovered Health and Fitness

Rediscover How I Rediscovered Health and Fitness Definition: Rediscover – a journey of waking up to something forgotten or ignored. My gradual slide towards a thicker waistband and de-conditioned body didn’t happen overnight. It took years of drinking...
October Box Brief

October Box Brief

Box Brief: Updates, Events, Etc. Happy October! Wow, I can’t believe we’re over half way through the month of October already! The leaves are changing, it’s dark in the mornings, and the workouts lately have been wonderfully challenging! We have a...
New Tee Shirt – Pre Order Now!

New Tee Shirt – Pre Order Now!

New Tee Shirts are Coming – Pre Order Now and We’ll Pay the Sales Tax! It’s time for some fresh 5280 CrossFit tee shirts! Don’t you think? With 5280 CrossFit on the front and the Colorado KettleBell on the back, we’re combining our first...
Popular Nutrition Plans – Get a Basic Understanding of Each

Popular Nutrition Plans – Get a Basic Understanding of Each

Popular Nutrition Plans – Get a Basic Understanding of Each There are a TON of popular nutrition plans out in the wild. They vary in philosophy, application, and flexibility. Everyone is different and finds success in various ways. What works for some people...
Ladies Barbell Club

Ladies Barbell Club

Something neat happens when you get a group of women together to build strength, work on their weakness, and lift heavy, all in a supportive and educational environment. That’s exactly what you get in our Ladies Barbell Club.

October Challenge Starts Sunday!

October Challenge Starts Sunday!

Our October Challenge is going to be a nice break from the Wall Ball contest in September! However, this challenge will test you in a much different way! The October Challenge is the MINIMALIST Challenge (AKA a decluttering challenge). 

Mobility Hacks: Hamstrings

Mobility Hacks: Hamstrings

Mobility Hacks: Hamstrings We train our backside like crazy. Our hamstrings. We work on getting them strong, we sit down, we lay down, we work on getting them strong again and repeat. When we sit we are smooshing them into one position, like when you wake up with flat...
Quarterly Nutrition Night Q&A

Quarterly Nutrition Night Q&A

5280 CrossFit will be hosting a live Nutrition Q&A session with Nutrition Coaches: Sam, Diedre, and Erin. The night will begin with some pre-selected questions. Then, we will open up for audience questions! Now’s the chance to get your nutrition questions answered from three awesome ladies!