Crossfit: My love/hate relationship

6 Tips for Staying Healthy on the Road


Ah, the road trip, a classic pastime that since the invention of the Model T has served as a coming-of-age endeavor for so many. Even before the advent of modern transportation, nomads and frontiersmen went overland on horseback, often for months at a time. When taking in the sights of new cities or the glorious work of Mother Nature, though, ...

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Why You Can’t Stop Getting Injured… in CrossFit


Oh wow, I said it. CrossFit and injury. I feel like that statement is up there with asking someone how much money they make, who they are voting for, and what their religious beliefs are. Why is there such a misconception about CrossFit and injuries? Here’s the deal. Watch a college football game, a basketball game, a gymnastics meet. Is ...

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Training Mask Review: Benefits of High Altitude Training


High Altitude Training is not for the faint of heart (literally!). This type of training is typically used by endurance athletes at altitudes of at least 8,000 feet above sea level. Although 8,000 feet and above are most suitable, lower altitudes are also used when appropriate locations are not available[1]. High altitude training was born from the 1968 Olympics in ...

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It’s the final quarter and it is time to finish strong

It’s the final quarter and it is time to finish strong

Can you believe it? The year is going by so quickly. Many of us start out with the best of intentions and set some personal goals for ourselves to achieve. And best of all, we give ourselves a whole year to hit them. The problem is that life happens. Distractions arise. Opportunities present themselves and our focus shifts to other ...

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4 Tips To Make The Most Of Your CrossFit Workouts

4 tips to make the most of your crossfit workouts

Whether you’re someone who’s just getting started with your CrossFit training or you’re a seasoned veteran who’s simply looking to push the barrier and take your results to the next level, there are some specific things that you must make sure you’re doing if you are going to have great success. 4 Tips to Make the Most of Your CrossFit ...

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An Overlooked Aspect of Fitness: Functional Strength


Most of us use functional movements in our strength programming. Most of us know that squatting is important, deadlifts are a good thing, and pull ups are pretty cool. Still, when we go to the gym, the majority of what people are doing are isolation movements and exercises. Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, or simply move around better ...

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The 1% Solution: Couples who sweat together, stay together…


Some may say… “No way am I getting sweaty and gross in front of the guy I like.” Or, “I’m not interested in training with a chick’” (not challenging enough, what if I look like a fool, what if she kicks my butt); or I remember a day when I told myself, “I have my thing, they have theirs, we ...

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Check out the 2nd Annual Eating Psychology Online Conference at No-Cost!


Are you ready for an approach that honors all who we are as eaters – body, mind, heart and soul? I’ll be participating in a truly one-of-a-kind online conference with over 45 fascinating experts. We’ll explore leading edge thinking in the fields of eating psychology, nutrition, and personal transformation. Get inspired by speakers from a variety of disciplines who have ...

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5 Summer Activities to Keep the Family Fabulously Fit


The days are longer, the sun is shinning and the kids are out of school for summer vacation. It’s time for some family fun in the summer sun, and because the best activities are those that help you get in shape without even noticing, I compiled this short list of 5 summer activities you can do outdoors while enjoying your family’s company ...

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7 Need-to-know Hacks to Get You Spartan Race Ready… Aroo!


Pain is not something that people look for. In fact, it’s the opposite of what humanity has chased since creation. The wheel was created to make movement easier, air conditioners were made to make living a breeze, and now we have cell phones that take all the work out of communication. Be honest, when’s the last time you wrote a ...

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