When you first start CrossFit, everything is new. You're learning the format of the classes, the terminology, how to scale, and how to get used to getting out of your comfort zone. After a while, you'll gain experience and get into a good routine. Now is an excellent time to sit down and think about [...]
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What is your approach to workout recovery? If you’ve never thought about that question before, you’re not alone. Most of us tend to focus on the work that we put in at the gym. We forget that what we do in between workouts is just as important. Recovery is where gains happen. Yes, you need [...]
When you’re new to CrossFit, it’s easy to assume that everyone is insanely fit and can do any workout exactly as it’s written on the whiteboard. This assumption may even prevent you from trying CrossFit. CrossFit is for any fitness level. And the thing that makes CrossFit for anyone is something called “scaling.” What is [...]
If you’re new to understanding macros, check out the answers to common questions like what macros are, why people count them, and the basics of how to get started. What are Macros? Macro is short for macronutrients. Macronutrients make up the caloric content of food and fall into one of three categories: protein, fat, or [...]
Traveling can be one of the biggest obstacles to cause your otherwise healthy food choices to run off the rails. So how can you stay on track even when you're on the road? Here are a few tips for eating healthy while traveling: 1. Plan Ahead When we travel, it's so easy to fall out [...]
If you’re in the process of getting back into training after a long absence, first of all, welcome back! Perhaps you experienced an injury that took you away from working out and now you’ve recovered. Or maybe you’ve gone through a rough patch, and now you’re ready to get back to working out. No matter [...]
When you hear someone mention CrossFit, it’s easy to picture elite athletes lifting hundreds of pounds and performing muscle-ups without even breaking a sweat. It’s true. Some CrossFit athletes can do this. But the majority of people who do CrossFit are just like you. The community draws people with from all different fitness levels. And [...]
When it comes to our fitness, we all have individual goals that we’re working toward. Some of us want to lose weight. Others want to get stronger. No matter what you’re working toward, a personal trainer can help you get results. So, what things does a good personal trainer do? Do they give you a [...]
When you think about your workouts, do you feel like you show up and push yourself? Or have things gotten a little too comfortable? If you’ve been CrossFitting for a while, and you’ve fallen into a consistent routine, it’s possible that you’re no longer making the improvements that you noticed when you first started CrossFit. [...]
A group workout might be just the solution you’ve been looking for to challenge yourself physically and achieve your fitness goals. If you’ve never tried working out in a group, the benefits make it worth giving a class or two a try. Here are a few of those benefits: Variety Do you currently go to [...]