Functional Fitness

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