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The 2020 CrossFit Open is Here!

The 2020 CrossFit Open is Here!

By Ali Johnson The CrossFit Open is upon us, and it’s an exciting time for both CrossFit veterans and newbies alike! The Open is considered the first stage of the CrossFit Games season, and it’s your chance to see how you compare to CrossFit athletes around the world;...
Foundations: Everything You Need to Know to Start CrossFit

Foundations: Everything You Need to Know to Start CrossFit

By: Ali Johnson Starting CrossFit can be an intimidating experience, both for exercise beginners as well as for experienced athletes. That being said, it can be downright overwhelming if you don’t have a background in weight lifting and/or aren’t used to working out...
CrossFit- It’s More Than Just a Way to Get in Shape

CrossFit- It’s More Than Just a Way to Get in Shape

By Ali Johnson CrossFit is a great way to lose weight, get in shape, gain muscle and otherwise live a healthy lifestyle. In the spirit of remembering 9/11 this week, I think it’s important to point out that CrossFit is about more than just doing pull-ups and lifting...
5 CrossFit Myths that Just Aren’t True

5 CrossFit Myths that Just Aren’t True

By: Ali Johnson   There are SO MANY opinions on CrossFit….people seem to either love it, or they hate it. And while everyone is entitled to their own opinion, it’s unfortunate that sometimes criticism of CrossFit is based on beliefs that just aren’t true....
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...