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CrossFit: Sport vs Exercise Program

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 19, 2021

CrossFit has exploded in popularity as a fun and effective way to get fit. It’s popularity has evolved because it works for everyday folks who need to maintain their health but is also extremely popular as a competitive event. Sometimes it is tough for the outside world to see the differences between the sport of ...

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Don’t Get Spoiled By Fresh Vegetables

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 12, 2021

Most people tend to rationalize their way through their nutritional decisions without much hard science (let’s face it usually no science) to back it up. When it comes to fruit and vegetable intake this is no exception. Many folks skip out on canned or frozen veggies counting them out as “nutritionally void”.  It turns out ...

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Why Carbohydrates are Important As an Athlete

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: April 5, 2021

Nutrition is one of the most important components of training for performance. The largely held belief that sugar and carbohydrates are bad for athletes has been debunked! Many studies show that carbohydrates are one of the best ways for an athlete to replenish glycogen stores in the muscles.If an athlete doesn’t have enough glycogen stored ...

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Debunking 3 Big Stretching Myths

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 22, 2021

Debunking 3 Big Stretching Myths Stretching is one of the most misunderstood practices in the realm of fitness and sports performance. A long standing staple in many training sessions, it is commonly performed incorrectly, performed at the wrong time, or avoided for the wrong reason. By the end of this article you should be able ...

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Stop Setting Goals And Start Building Systems

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 15, 2021

If you find yourself setting a goal, formally or informally then you’re off to a great start! After all, having a goal is better than no goal. Having a goal that you write down even further increases the likelihood that you’ll achieve it. Goals can have a downside though. One downside is that they cloud ...

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The Importance Of Stress For Your Health

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  • Published: March 1, 2021

Did you know that a little bit of stress can actually maximize your performance?  Most people think of stress as always negative.  Sometimes pushing yourself just outside of your comfort zone creates good stress and helps you progress to reaching your goals.   If you’ve ever been in a flow state and totally lost track of ...

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The Top 3 Hacks For Healthy Eating

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  • Published: February 22, 2021

Eating styles, or more commonly called “diets,” all have their roots in accomplishing a specific goal. Some eating styles will help you reduce body fat, while others purport to add lean mass. These specialized eating styles can all work if you stick to their stringent directives. But once you deviate, you will not see the ...

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4 Tips To Help You Get Started

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 15, 2021

Most of us have no problem once we’re at the gym, on the trail, or biting into a salad. An object in motion tends to stay in motion. But getting to that point. Doing the “healthy thing” or the “hard thing” that we know will benefit us. That can be a bit trickier. There is ...

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Why you should love the Lunge

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 8, 2021

Lunges, split squats, and other unilateral leg movements are tremendous tools for building a strong, functional, and balanced body. Yet they tend to take a backseat to the more popular lower body exercises like squats and deadlifts. Let’s explore some of the benefits of lunges, common faults, and some popular variations so you never miss ...

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5 Health Metrics That Are More Important Than Weight

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 1, 2021

For some strange reason American’s have chosen the scale as their favorite way to track progress around their health. People derive their sense of self worth based on the number facing up at them from between their feet. If you’re someone who draws any sort of emotional reaction, positive or negative, from the scale then ...

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