Be One of the Cool Kids

Be One of the Cool Kids I’ll never forget my first fitness competition. I was a young, lanky 26 year old who had really just learned that fitness competitions were a thing. I’d only been practicing barbell lifts for about six months, but as a life long competitor in sports, I was hungry for a… Continue reading Be One of the Cool Kids

Our Indoor Class Safety Plan

Our Indoor Class Safety Plan  At RECF we’ve been ahead of the curve on COVID-19 since the beginning. We closed our doors a week before we were required to by law, because we believed it was the right thing to do.  Instead of rushing back into the gym over the summer as restrictions loosened, we’ve… Continue reading Our Indoor Class Safety Plan

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Going All-In

(L-R) Andrew Bergeson of the United States, Cameron Naasz of the United States, Marco Dallago of Austria and Scott Croxall of Canada perform during the Finals of the Red Bull Crashed Ice, the second stop of the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship in Saint Paul, MN, United States of America on February 22, 2014. // Andreas Langreiter/Global Newsroom/Red Bull Content Pool // VIN: SI201402230094 // Usage for editorial use only // Please go to for further informations. //

For some reason, back in 2014 I thought it would be an awesome idea to compete in Red Bull’s Crashed Ice event here in St. Paul. If you haven’t seen the sport of ice cross downhill before, it’s pretty insane. It’s basically extreme downhill racing on hockey skates, on a course made of ice, full… Continue reading Going All-In