How to Relax Sore Muscles After an Intense Workout

How to Relax Sore Muscles After an Intense Workout

It is not uncommon for workout enthusiasts to experience muscle pain for a day or two after an intense workout. The aches and pains you feel in your muscles after a workout are a sign that your body is repairing muscle fiber and you can expect to soon see the results in the performance of your muscles. Fortunately, there are … Read More

Why Youre Waking Up Exhausted Every Morning

Why You’re Waking Up Exhausted Every Morning

Most people wake up feeling a little groggy. You may feel that you have to drag yourself out of bed due to exhaustion. This is something that shouldn’t be happening everyday and definitely needs to change. It’s important to understand that a poor diet, problems with your mattress, and exposure to blue light can be affecting the quality of your … Read More

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Getting Back in Shape After Birth: What to Know

Congratulations—you’ve become a mother! While your baby is uppermost in your mind, you might have also started thinking about getting back in shape. Now, regular exercising and dieting will become an important topic in your life. Since pregnancy is the time of significant changes to the body , be ready to work hard to get back into shape after the … Read More

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How to Recover After a Workout Injury

Getting an injury while working out can be frustrating, but it happens occasionally to all of us. The sooner you recover, the quicker you can get back to working out. But you must recover properly, or you could injure yourself again. Rest During Recovery Resting the injured area is important for proper recovery. When you are recovering from a workout … Read More

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What is Functional Fitness

The body is incredible in its engineering. One muscle’s movement informs another. Tendons tighten and store energy like rubber bands. Your core tightens and stabilizes you which increases the amount of weight you can pick up. Yet when we go to the gym what do we do? We sit down in static machines and work a single muscle group, We … Read More

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You Should Scale Your Workout

CrossFit has a level of competition in to it. You are always chasing someone even if that someone is the you from yesterday. Many workouts may include movements that seem intimidating or because of injury are impossible for you. That is okay! This is why scaling exists in CrossFit.   When we say scaling, we mean modifying a workout or … Read More

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4 Reasons Your Family Should Spend More Time Outside

Image Courtesy of Centerra Although exercise is essential for everyone, you do not necessarily need an exclusive gym membership to have an optimal workout. Experts recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity each day and exercising outdoors is as just beneficial (and much cheaper) than joining a gym. Below are four reasons you and your family should consider … Read More

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5 Keto Friendly Ways to Increase Protein Consumption

Combining your crossfit training with a Keto Friendly diet that balances fat, protein, and carbohydrates requires constant maintenance. It’s a careful balance because too much protein could throw you out of ketosis, while too little could result in muscle loss and hunger. Protein is the most satisfying macronutrient and necessary for building muscle, so here are a few ketosis-friendly ways … Read More

Can Keto Dieting Damage Your Kidneys

Can Keto Dieting Damage Your Kidneys?

While some studies indicate that kidney damage may be possible due to a large amount of protein and fats ingested, most research shows that there is no correlation between the keto diet and kidney damage in people with normally functioning kidneys. It is true that too much protein causes the kidneys to work harder; however, the goal of keto is … Read More