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BREAKING NEWS: CrossFit Games 2018 Season Dates

Holy crap! Big news in the functional fitness world! The CrossFit Games have announced their 2018 Season Schedule: All the following information is from CrossFit Inc. STAGE 1: THE OPEN FIVE WEEKS – FEB. 22-MARCH 26 18.1- Feb. 22-26 18.2- March 1-5 18.3- March 8-12 18.4- March 15-19 18.5- March 22-26 Registration for the Open begins Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The Open is the first stage of the CrossFit Games season and [...]

2017-12-07T16:44:51+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

4 Reasons Farts Are Good For Your Fitness

As taboo as it may be to talk about, farting can tell us a lot about ourselves, our fitness, and ultimately, our health. Farting isn’t the most glamorous way to improve or assess our health, but it is indicative of a healthy, well-functioning digestive system and balanced level of gut bacteria. According to thefartfacts.com, farts consist of: 9% nitrogen 21% hydrogen 9% carbon dioxide 7% methane 4% oxygen 1% hydrogen sulfide (this [...]

2017-09-19T10:02:21+00:00 September 19th, 2017|CrossFit, Health, Motivation|0 Comments

5 Ways You Can Improve Your Athletic Performance (WITHOUT Ever Going To The Gym)

So it's obvious that going to the gym is crucial to achieving your fitness goals. But, a component that most of us forget is our mental strength. Our mental strength and its capacity, could ultimately help us move from "average" to "great", just by tweaking a few of the ways we think and internalize events. We can use a few tricks to improve our athletic performance, even when we aren't at the [...]

2017-09-03T17:27:57+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|CrossFit, Fitness, Motivation|0 Comments

5 Ways Turmeric Helps Make You A Better Athlete

As an athlete you are constantly looking for all the ways to optimize your performance. Lift heavier weights, sprint faster, recovery faster and ultimately DO MORE WORK FASTER. Despite a plethora of supplements out there, Turmeric is one that you should not ignore - particularly if you are looking to improve your functional fitness. • • • • • Turmeric is a bright yellow colored herbaceous rhizome (root) belonging to the ginger [...]

2017-09-14T16:54:27+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Fitness|0 Comments

FOAM ROLLING TECHNIQUES & TOOLS

This video introduces some additional mobility tools to use to effectively mobilize your calves, hamstrings and glutes. POINTS OF PERFORMANCE: 1. Ease in to your tighter spots - contract and relax will help the tissue submit. 2. DO NOT roll out any joints or boney processes. 3. Alter tools to find out what works best for the tissue you are targeting. A rule of thumb, the more local or specific the area, [...]

2017-08-10T21:11:47+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Video Demonstration|0 Comments

4 “Smart Drugs” To Immediately Improve Your Functional Fitness Performance

At this point in your supplement investigative journey, you have, more than likely, come across the fancy word "NOOTROPICS". Not only does the name sound intriguing, but the benefits of these compounds are even more exciting. You'll also sometimes see them referred to as "smart drugs".  If you are looking for potential to amplify your workouts, increase your intrinsic drive and motivation, and promote the natural production of human growth hormone, then [...]

2017-08-26T09:55:12+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Fitness, Health, Supplements|1 Comment

THE PLANK

This video demonstrates how to correctly perform an essential core exercise, The Plank. For this particular demonstration, we do not add weight. You may add weight for an additional stimulus, but make sure you can achieve a stable Plank without weight, first. POINTS OF PERFORMANCE: 1. Keep your elbows on the ground, pulled back just below your shoulders and arms parallel with each other. 2. Do not push your butt up in [...]

2017-08-09T05:48:49+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Video Demonstration|0 Comments

QUAD FOAM ROLLING TECHNIQUE

This video demonstrates our technique on how to effectively foam roll your quadriceps. Foam rolling is an effective technique for both pre and post-workout mobility and recovery. POINTS OF PERFORMANCE: 1. Ease in to your tighter spots - contract and relax will help the tissue submit. 2. The quadricep is FOUR separate parts, ensure you cover the entire area. 3. Alter techniques to find out what works best for you. Do not [...]

2017-08-07T19:49:02+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Video Demonstration|0 Comments

COUCH STRETCH

This video demonstrates the Couch Stretch. This stretch is an easy and accessible way for anyone to stretch their hip flexors, even if they struggle with limited mobility. Often an alternative to the "Samson Stretch". POINTS OF PERFORMANCE: 1. Keep your pelvis (hips) tucked under, DO NOT EXTEND your lower back. 2. For an added stretch, you can put your arms overhead. 3. Breathe through the stretch. Contract and relax to dive [...]

2017-08-07T19:43:34+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Video Demonstration|0 Comments
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