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September 2019

5 Goals a Personal Trainer Can Help You Achieve


When considering the choice between group CrossFit classes and one-on-one personal training, you'll find benefits with each option. A good personal trainer is 100% focused on you while you work out. And with the individualized attention, you increase your chances of accomplishing your fitness and performance goals. Here are five goals that a personal trainer [...]

5 Goals a Personal Trainer Can Help You Achieve2019-09-13T10:58:28+00:00

August 2019

5 Reasons to Start CrossFit


You may have heard of CrossFit from a friend, or you’ve seen a few videos online. But do you know what it is, as well as the benefits? Whether you’ve never stepped foot in a CrossFit gym or you’ve been doing your own workouts for years, CrossFit can be a functional addition or substitution for [...]

5 Reasons to Start CrossFit2019-08-29T11:21:46+00:00

Say What? CrossFit Terms Defined


We get it. You look at the whiteboard, and it looks like the workout was written in a different language. When you’re new to CrossFit, acronyms like AMRAP and EMOM sound like complete gibberish. To help you out, we’ve compiled a list of common CrossFit terms with their definitions. WOD WOD stands for “Workout Of [...]

Say What? CrossFit Terms Defined2019-08-06T10:50:04+00:00

July 2019

5 Tips to Help You Hit Your Personal CrossFit Goals


If you have a few different SMART goals that you’re currently working toward, that’s great! At this point, you might be wondering if there is anything that you can do to make sure you have the best chance of achieving success. There is! Here are five tips to help you hit your personal CrossFit goals: [...]

5 Tips to Help You Hit Your Personal CrossFit Goals2019-07-25T12:59:00+00:00

SMART CrossFit Goal Setting


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 [...]

SMART CrossFit Goal Setting2019-07-12T14:09:00+00:00

June 2019

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Workout Recovery


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 [...]

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Workout Recovery2019-06-27T09:54:31+00:00

The Value of Scaling a Workout


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 [...]

The Value of Scaling a Workout2019-06-13T14:36:21+00:00

May 2019

Understanding Macros: the What, Why, and How


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 [...]

Understanding Macros: the What, Why, and How2019-05-28T11:06:12+00:00

Travel Tips for Eating Healthy On the Road


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 [...]

Travel Tips for Eating Healthy On the Road2019-05-14T14:06:50+00:00

April 2019

4 Tips To Get Back Into Training


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 [...]

4 Tips To Get Back Into Training2019-04-29T13:52:05+00:00