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Hand Protection 101

Hand Protection 101

Our Guide to Treating and Protecting Your Hands   If you have spent any time on the barbell, swinging KBs around, or doing pull-ups or toes-to-bar, you have probably experienced a blister or a rip. (If you’re still a rip virgin, chances are you won’t be for long, so...

Hire a Professional Coach

Hire a Professional Coach

Stop Thinking You Can do it on Your Own: Work With a Professional Coach!   People are full of great intentions: Intentions to wake up at 6 a.m. and start running. Intentions to begin P90X after work three days a week. Intentions to start going to the gym regularly....

How Sugar is Killing Us Slowly

How Sugar is Killing Us Slowly

How Sugar is Killing Us Slowly…   Approximately 420 million people in the world have Type 2 diabetes. In the United States alone, it is believed that in the next few decades, as many as one out of three Americans will develop the disease. You have heard it before, and...

Basic Hygiene Practices for Gym Goers

Basic Hygiene Practices for Gym Goers

New Technology of the Week: The Stench Odometer!     Telling someone they smell is always tricky business. We’ve definitely come across this from time to time at the gym - someone in class has B.O. or wears the same t-shirt every day and smells musky but everyone is...

Are Organic Foods Really That Much Better for Us?

Are Organic Foods Really That Much Better for Us?

The Downfall to Organic Food   I don’t know about you, but I almost feel guilty buying non-organic vegetables. As if the ethically-sound, environmentally-conscious shopper next to me is looking down on the non-organic carrots in my cart. We have been told that organic...

Kids with ADHD and Autism NEED More Exercise

Kids with ADHD and Autism NEED More Exercise

Kids with ADHD and Autism NEED More Exercise   Health professionals these days are placing more and more children on the autism spectrum - in fact, in the 1970s and 1980s, about one in 2,000 children were thought to have autism. Today, it’s estimated that one in every...

The Importance of Recovery – Part 2

The Importance of Recovery – Part 2

PRs Slowing Down and You’re Feeling a Plateau? Fix Your Recovery! Part 2 In Part 1, we talked about warning signs that your body isn’t recovering well. In a nutshell, some of the big signs include: performance plateau or decline, trouble sleeping, resting heart rate...

The Importance of Recovery

The Importance of Recovery

PRs slowing down and you’re feeling a plateau? Your recovery could be to blame! Part 1 If you speak to any CrossFit Games athlete, they will probably tell you the biggest factors that affect their performance (especially in competition) are: Mental Game and Recovery....

How to Conquer Back Pain Once and For All!

How to Conquer Back Pain Once and For All!

    Possible Solutions to Your Chronic Back Pain So you feel like you have tried everything: Ice, heat, epsom salt baths, muscle relaxants, physio, acupuncture, IMS, massage, but nothing seems to work! Your chronic back pain keeps coming back and knocking you down and...

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