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April 2021

Win The Morning, Win The Day!


The all-too familiar sound of your morning alarm. Followed by the all-too familiar reach for the snooze button. “I’m working from home, why not log a few extra minutes of sleep, my body clearly needs it,” right? Believe it or not, our bodies and minds actually crave routine. It makes us feel calm and [...]

Win The Morning, Win The Day!2021-04-16T12:02:05+00:00

CrossFit Games Open: Wrap Up


Congratulations to all of our members and coaches who participated in this year’s CrossFit Games Open! We saw three weeks of fun, friendly competition, many PRs, and the return of Friday Night Lights. Though the competition ends here for most of us, we can’t help but reflect back on some big wins. Catch up [...]

CrossFit Games Open: Wrap Up2021-04-02T09:01:50+00:00

March 2021

Why We Compete


If you’ve been to class recently, you’ve probably heard something about the Festivus Games (psst, Fearless is hosting April 24!). A competition for “the rest of us,” this three-person team event is open to everyone, and there’s even a virtual option! Have you signed up yet? If you’re on the fence—or completely off the [...]

Why We Compete2021-03-26T10:50:38+00:00

Spotlight: Sandra Davidson


If you’ve spent a Tuesday morning at South Philly or attended any of our virtual WODs, then you know Coach Sandra! Sandra’s fun and engaging personality combined with her careful attention to detail (not to mention epic taste in music) make her a strong presence at Fearless Athletics. Keep reading to learn more about [...]

Spotlight: Sandra Davidson2021-03-17T07:34:07+00:00

Your Crash Course to IIFYM


Have you ever found yourself scrolling social media or fitness websites and wondering what IIFYM means? Or maybe you know it means “if it fits your macros” ... but you aren’t really sure what macros actually are. Consider this your overly simplified crash course.   Macros - short for macronutrients—are the three groups or [...]

Your Crash Course to IIFYM2021-03-03T11:13:26+00:00

February 2021

Baby, It’s Cold Outside


It’s that time of year again: Snow. Ice. Sleet. Slippery sidewalks, a frigid pull-up bar, and cold barbells. We’re in the thick of winter, and while many of us are still determined to make it to the gym, you might have noticed your body is operating at a slightly slower pace than your mind. [...]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside2021-02-25T09:36:52+00:00

The Thief of Joy


President Theodore Roosevelt famously said, “Comparison is the thief of joy,” and perhaps the biggest thief of joy is not the comparison to other people, but rather the comparison of our present self to our past and future selves. I used to be able to hit a 300 pound back squat/I can’t wait until [...]

The Thief of Joy2021-02-10T08:19:20+00:00

Game Day Decisions


You don’t have to be pro football to be pro Super Bowl food. Pizza, nachos, wings—who doesn’t love it? But for some, social occasions—like the Super Bowl, birthday celebrations, or even just a weekend gathering, can strike fear into the heart of anyone trying to adhere closely to a nutrition plan. This kind of [...]

Game Day Decisions2021-02-03T15:53:43+00:00

January 2021

How’s it Going?


Ok it’s the end of January, almost one month into 2021. So how’s it going? Time to check in. If you set a goal for the new year, or even just for January, are you close to accomplishing what you set out to do? The intention isn’t to make you feel guilty or try to [...]

How’s it Going?2021-01-27T10:04:49+00:00

Spotlight: Wil Vicinus


Get to know Fearless coaches and members in this new spotlight section of our blog! This week we welcome Fearless founder, owner, and head coach Wil Vicinus to the hot seat. Name: Wil Vicinus Instagram: @dexterthedingo Why did you open Fearless Athletics? The short story: reflections on my personal life as I was in [...]

Spotlight: Wil Vicinus2021-01-20T13:55:03+00:00