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The (not so) Skinny on Counting Macros

The (not so) Skinny on Counting Macros

By Ali Johnson   You may recall in our previous post on nutrition that we briefly touched on the idea of “tracking” or “counting” macronutrients (or macros) as a way to maintain a healthy diet.  Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle, or just be healthy,...
7 CrossFit Athletes You Need to be Following

7 CrossFit Athletes You Need to be Following

By: Ali Johnson It’s no secret that there are A LOT of big names in CrossFit- from Games athletes to box owners and programming founders, it’s hard to keep them all straight! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 7 people who’ve made a name for themselves in CrossFit...
3 Ways CrossFit can Improve your Performance in Sports

3 Ways CrossFit can Improve your Performance in Sports

By Ali Johnson CrossFit trains participants for strength, power, and speed- the same 3 things people need to be successful athletes. It’s no wonder that many professional athletes use CrossFit as a way to prepare them for their sport; not only is it a great,...
8 Steps to Recovery

8 Steps to Recovery

It’s no secret that CrossFit entails a lot of high intensity exercise; that’s typically why WODs are designed to be so short, and yet they produce the same (if not better!) positive results as longer and less intensive cardio or weight training sessions. The key to...
CrossFit is for Everyone- Even Your Grandma

CrossFit is for Everyone- Even Your Grandma

By Ali Johnson Walk in to a CrossFit box, anywhere, in any state, and you’ll be in for a surprise. Many people are too intimidated to try CrossFit because they’re afraid they’ll be surrounded by huge, beefy-looking men grunting and sweating. And while most boxes do...