Jessica P’s Smoked Salmon Frittata

Smoked Salmon Frittata ( Yes, she likes it with Almond Butter on top)  Servings ~ 15 per serving (approx): Calories=196, Carb=14g, Fat=10g, Protein=15g, Fiber=3g Ingredients: 2 Cups Broccoli, Cut into Small Chunks 18 Ounces Smoked Salmon (or you can cook this first and add some liquid smoke - enough to crumble into the recipe) 1/4 Cup Olive Oil + 1 tsp 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced 1 Red Onion, Minced 1 Red Bell Pepper, Diced Small (if not peppers, go with Zucchini, Squash, Mushrooms, etc.

Protecting your hands

Alright Atlas, the open is upon us! There is likely to be a wod with a lot of pull ups or toes to bar and the last thing you want is ripped up hands. Here's my favorite way to protect my hands without losing the control and grip of using nothing.

The Ryan’s Paleo Chili – Two Ways!

Original recipe 2 lbs Grass Fed Ground Beef 1 lb Italian sausage 7-10 Celery Stalks diced 6 carrots diced 1 white onion diced 6 cloves of crushed garlic 4 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 16 oz can organic diced tomatoes 16 oz chicken broth 2 big pinches of salt 2 Tbsp dried Oregano 2 Tbsp dried Basil 1 Tbsp Cumin 3-4 Tbsp Chili Powder 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper powder Sauté Veggies in Olive Oil in Large stock pot for about a minute and add meat and brown.

Thoughts from a Fellow Member

Member Ashley W during this past Challenge Check In How Crossfit Helped Change My Relationship with My Body By: Ashley M. Wood, MA To what might come as a surprise to the reader, this is not another article of how Crossfit got me into the best shape of my life and changed my body, thus changing how I felt about myself.

St. Jude’s 5k Walk @ Soldier Field

Saturday November 23rd, Atlas has a growing group of fundraisers walking for a great cause: St. Jude Children's Hospital. It is FREE to walk and fundraising is encouraged. We will be meeting by the East entrance of the Field Museum by 8am. Nicole will be there- so get her cell number before then.

October 19-20th Weekend Class Schedule

Please note the amended class schedule for this weekend (10/19-20).  SATURDAY 10/19                                        SUNDAY 10/20 @ ATLAS 7:15 CircuitFit (Susan)                    @ATLAS 7:15 CircuitFit (Brendan) @QUEST 9:30 Fit360 (Freddy)                       @ QUEST 9:30 CircuitFit  (Susan) @QUEST 9:30 WOD (Tim)                             @ QUEST 9:30 WOD (Jess) ________________________________________@ ATLAS 5:30-7:30pm Open Facility (Quinn)                                                                      ________________________________________ @ ATLAS 6pm CircuitFit (Quinn) We are excited to hold classes at Quest Athletics (formerly Attack Athletics).  This is a state-of-the-art facility where professional athletes train during their off-seasons.

Trodo Explained

Props to our fellow Trodo Box Leaguers, Windy City CrossFit, for their blog post breaking down what Trodo is. Remember that you have until 10/20 to complete the team WOD and get your scorecard to Brendan. (The following article is from WCCF's blog). “What is Trodo?“ It’s an ongoing team-based, local box league with monthly events for the entire box community --- new, average and elite athletes.

Rickshaws, Arm Wrestling, and Kayaks?!

This past weekend's scavenger/fitness hunt was a hoot! Pure comedy if you ask me. Just ask any of the 5 family and 7 adult teams who battled a kayak AMLAP, played fitness Do you think Monica has a chance to win this arm wrestling contest? poker, melted their brains with trivia, survived Patrick T's AMRAP on a hill, and played with water balloons.