The Importance of Catching Z’s

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“Good sleep is one of the most important elements of health maintenance, as well as  athletic performance and improvement.” - Journal of CrossFit Why do we need sleep? We all know that sleep is important for our health, but do…

CrossFit Shoes and What to Shop For

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“Because CrossFit is focused so heavily on full-body training and diverse exercises, the demands it puts on shoes are unique. You need support for weightlifting, flexibility for running, sturdiness for gymnastics, and the shoes have to balance…

Why Warm-Ups Are (Still) So Important

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What is a warm-up? A warm-up is a light fitness session that takes place before a workout. Warm-ups are crucial for a safe and effective workout, essentially priming the body and mind for the training ahead. Before your next workout, think…

CrossFit Nerves and How to Shake ‘Em Off

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It’s no secret that in the exercise world, CrossFit is the gladiator of all workouts. And while its intensity could be intimidating, stop your thoughts right there. The benefits of overcoming those fears far exceed your insecurities. Expect…

Benefits of Stretching & Mobility

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It’s safe to say we all know that some stretching is important in fitness, but not many of us stretch as well or as much as we should. Stretching is: “A form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle group is deliberately flexed…