March 23, 2020

Nature is Filled with Struggle

Written by Joseph McCrory

Nature is filled with struggle. The emperor moth experiences extreme pain and an intense battle to escape its cocoon and enter the world to develop into the perfect insect.  It must force its way through the neck of the covering for hours suffering through extreme pressure. Naturalists have hypothesized this extreme birth is nature’s way of forcing life into the insect’s wings. It is said that an onlooker once attempted to lessen the pain of

March 20, 2020

A Message from Joe Regarding COVID-19

Written by Joseph McCrory

March 20, 2020 Dear Alpha Omega Family, Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of our families, our businesses, our communities, and our way of life. These are challenging times and as we navigate the momentous impact of the virus on our daily lives and those of our loved ones, we are also faced with the reality that other areas of our life will be interrupted as well. O

March 13, 2020

A Word of Kindness

Written by Joseph McCrory

Today is the day to believe in people, encourage them, and give them hope. Believing in people can provide the injection of hope they need to fulfill their potential and become great. It is told that Thomas Edison was sent home in the third grade because he was too dense to learn. His mother believed in him, disenrolled him, and began home schooling the young boy. No one today knows the name of the negative, opinionated third-grade teacher, but t

March 6, 2020

No Man Is A Failure Who Has Friends

Written by Joseph McCrory

For those of you who may be facing a negative situation in your life today, whether self-doubt, despair, or worse, discouragement, DO NOT let it overcome you. There will present a way for you to prove yourself and defeat it. Keep on doing what is right, focus on the gifts you have, and the positives in your life. You do make a difference in the lives of many, whether you know it or not. This is the day to keep reaching for greater achievements an

March 5, 2020

Bigger Than Your Anger

Written by Joseph McCrory

While anger is one of the most basic human emotions, as rudimentary as happiness, sadness, or anxiety, if too easily or frequently demonstrated can challenge relationships and be toxic to our long-term health. Dr. Cannon, pioneer research in psychosomatic medicine at Harvard University describes the symptoms of anger as deepening of respirations, increased heart rate and arterial pressure as blood shifts from the stomach and intestines to the h

February 22, 2020

The Truth Shall Make You Free

Written by Joseph McCrory

J.C. Penney lost everything he had on his first retail establishment in Longmost, Colorado in 1899 after refusing to bribe an instrumental hotel chef with booze each week, but he learned he would never compromise his values. In 1971, when Penney was 95 years old, he left a 1,660-store empire that he built without compromising his values and principles. “I believe in adherence to the Golden Rule and would rather be known as a man of values than

February 12, 2020

Though all the world be troubled

Written by Joseph McCrory

It has been said that, “Worry is the advance interest you pay on troubles that seldom come… Similar to a rocking chair, it will give you something to do, but it won’t get you anywhere”. Vance Havner  Worrying can take a heavy toll on your physical and mental health preventing sleep, creating edginess throughout the day, and aches and pains in your body. While it is normal to worry about first dates, bills, and regular everyday life; n

January 26, 2020

Friends Who Make You Smile

Written by Joseph McCrory

From the time you were very little, you’ve had people who have smiled you into smiling, people who have talked you into talking, sung you into singing, loved you into loving. Let’s take some time to think of those extra special people. Fred Rogers I had the opportunity to run the 2nd Annual Joe Relaxo Challenge at the Community Maritime Park this weekend with friends Jeanne Boyle and Eric Nelson. The challenge was to run 1-mile every 30

January 5, 2020

2020 – This Is Your Hour

Written by Joseph McCrory

2020 is here and there is no better time to live, dream, and accomplish your goals. It is a new day, a new year, a new decade filled with unlimited opportunities. There is no other day like today, so live it well for you are not promised tomorrow. [embedyt][/embedyt]

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year

Written by Joseph McCrory

Happy New Year!!! Thank you for your continued support and dedication to Alpha Omega Sports Performance/CrossFit AOP. We would not be where we are today without such tremendous support from all of you.  In the seven years of operation, we have grown in so many ways, but most importantly, grown in our ability to connect with our community and build lasting relationships. I am honored to serve and partner with you on your pursuit of health and