Unable to make progress at the gym even though you are working hard? You may be experiencing the effects of overtraining. Overtraining can be the cause of lack of progress and can even lead to burnout. We’ll show you how to spot the signs of overtraining and what you can do to correct it before you get burned out.
Post-WOD recovery is just as important as the WOD itself and making sure you set yourself up for the best recovery possible is essential to maximizing your results and gains. Glycogen, the fuel your body runs on, is a key component to any athlete’s recovery. In this article we see why Glycogen is so important for recovery.
CrossFit encourages athletes to regularly try new things, and to constantly throw themselves into unknown situations. This ability to be prepared for anything is extremely important with regards to all board sports, from skateboarding to surfing and from wakeboarding to snowboarding. In this article see how CrossFit can help you improve your endurance, stamina and ability on a board.
Front and back squats might look similar, but there is a major biomechanical difference between both. As the load distribution changes between front and back squats, so do the focus of major muscle groups involved and the advantages each provides athletes. In this article, we take a close look at each form of squat exercise and the advantage each provides over the other.
The consumption of red meat is often denigrated. Many consumers have been convinced that meat is simply meat. To be precise, that no matter what an animal feeds on, or how it is reared, the nutritional value of its products remain unchanged. However, this is not the case. The diet of an animal can have a profound impact on the nutritional content of its products. In this article, we look at the difference between grass-fed beef and grain-fed beef.
Looking for a great option to add to your weekly meal prep? Try this healthy and delicious broccoli and beef recipe that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. It is super easy to make, it’s clean, healthy and packed with protein! Check out the recipe.
Nutrition for performance is one thing, but when it comes to simply being a healthy person and preventing diet-bourne disease, nutrition is everything. Adjusting what you eat and when you eat may change the way you look and feel a lot quicker than you think! In this article we take a look at Nutrition for CrossFit what it is designed to accomplish.
There is good research to show that there are benefits to stretching out after a workout besides improving flexibility. From improving circulations to helping the body flush out toxins to helping manage soreness and stiffness, a good post workout stretching routine can help improve both your performance and recovery. In this article, we look at the best method for stretching post workout and the benefits it provides.
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