Omega 3's

Omega-3’s and Exercise Inflammation, free radical damage, tissue damage, catabolism of nutrient stores. What do these things have in common? They are what commonly occur when we are active in an intense fitness program (CrossFit). Let’s talk about a great source that can help prevent, reverse and repair these unwanted side effects of exercise. Omega-3’s! […]

Electrolyte Imbalance

Electrolyte Imbalance What do you think of when you hear the word “electrolyte”? Most likely what comes to mind is sugary, expensive and popular sports drinks. They claim to provide us with necessary electrolytes to power us through workouts and keep us hydrated. But what is an electrolyte? Why do you need them? What happens […]

Depression + Exercise = :)

It’s no secret: exercise can make you feel better. It can boost your mood, confidence, self-esteem, and can help you achieve personal goals and challenges in your life. That being said, what if exercise could alleviate, halt, and reverse, depression and anxiety? Exercise works to ease depression and anxiety by releasing and enhancing the effect […]

On and "Off" Day

Do These Things On Your Off Days Every good training program has rest days. When you find yourself on an off day, here are three things that you can do to maximize your recovery so you are ready for the next day of training. Myofascial Release. Big fancy term for rolling out. Rolling out is […]

All about Protein

Which Protein do I need?! Protein powder is everywhere!! You can seemingly find endless companies that sell different types of protein powder. Among these may be Casein Protein, Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate, Egg Protein, and Plant-based protein. Let’s dive in to the protein powder to see which one does what so you can […]

Should I take Creatine?

Creatine is not just a fitness supplement. It is found naturally in our body, and is also contained in meats and fish! There are many different types of creatine on the market, created by many different companies. The most tried and true type is Creatine Monohydrate. Not only is it the most used, most common, […]

6 Ways to get the MOST out of your CrossFit Worthy Experience

6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your CrossFit Worthy Experience So, you drank the CrossFit Kool-aid and now you can’t wait for the WOD every day. That’s great! You’ve found a form of health and fitness that is fun, healthy, functional, and let’s face it: addicting. We all dread some of the WOD’s, […]