Month: July 2015

CrossFitting with an Injury: The Do’s and Don’ts

So you have an injury. First thing you need to know is every one of your non-CrossFitting friends is going to assume you hurt yourself lifting some outrageous weight for a ridiculous amount of reps as fast as possible with terrible form. Well…maybe, although highly unlikely if you have good coaching and some self-awareness as …
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BCAA’s

BCAA’s Might Be Your New Best Gym Partner Every day you come into the gym, give the WOD your all and break down muscle for growth, resulting in soreness. Outside of the gym, you’re fueling your body as best possible, but typically following some sort of diet. In an attempt to maintain fat stores in …
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Vitamins

Vitamins Simplified When walking down the vitamin aisle, you might find yourself overwhelmed with all of the options available to you. Here are a few essential vitamins to consider for improving not only your health in every day life but also your performance in the gym.  Fish oil In our modern diet, we typically have …
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Nutrition on a Strength Cycle

When you commit to a strength and conditioning program, it should go without saying that you are also committing to nutrition program. In my eyes, one does not exist without the other. You already know that though for you have heard things like “you can’t out work a bad diet” Now that we are on …
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What is Protein

Protein: If this Word is New to You then You Better Catch Up.   What is Protein? Protein is basically everything we are made up of as humans. Protein is defined as “any class of nitrogenous organic compounds that consist of large molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are …
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