What’s your first thoughts when someone says crossfit? Crazy ass hardcore workouts? People working out til they’re sick? People moving heavy weights with poor technique? Super human athletes? A community? All of the above? If you go to a decent box (crossfit gym) you won’t see poor technique. You will see people doing movements […]Read more "CrossFit isn’t for everyone, but it is for anyone"
Which is better? Which should you prioritise? Have a read to find out…Read more "Compound versus Isolated lifts"
“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” Theodore Roosevelt This last week has been one […]Read more "Nothing worth having comes easy"
Think about every day tasks that you do. Things like sitting down, standing back up, going up and down the stairs, moving furniture, lifting jars, carrying the groceries. Some level of strength is needed to perform nearly all of our day to day tasks. Unfortunately, as we get older our muscle mass diminishes. It is […]Read more "Why EVERYONE should be lifting weights"
CrossFit tends to be looked down upon by other lifters. Yet CrossFit actually adopts many of the training methods prevalant within these other discplines and is actually helping their growth and popularity.Read more "Why cant we all just get along"
Shoulder impingement is the most common shoulder injury. If you perform a lot of overhead pressing movements it is likely you will experience it at some point. This post gives you a range of strategies to alleviate and prevent this happening to you.Read more "How to build bullet-proof shoulders"
If you are training regularly it is likely that at some point you have or will experience some form of injury or pain. Pain is a good thing, it helps protect us from further damage. you could say it acts as an alarm signal to us. We should obviously listen to the pain but it […]Read more "Pain does not always mean you have to stop training"
Strategies of a new dad trying to lead an active lifestyle…Read more "My CrossFit Journey: operation fit mum and dad"
All successful people have one thing in common. It isn’t health, wealth, or IQ. Have a read to find out what it is, and how you can be more successful.Read more "How can you be more successful"
Apparently CrossFit makes you weaker? Well let’s review what I have achieved in 6 months of CrossFit training…Read more "My CrossFit Journey: CrossFit makes you weaker…"
Moving faster shows an increase in work capacity and power. But is winning the workout important. Sometimes we need to take a step back and gain some perspective on what the end goal is…Read more "My CrossFit Journey: ”Be fast, but don’t hurry”"
Most of us use the scales to track our weight loss progress BUT this is not necessarily the best way to do it. Read on to find out whyRead more "7 reasons why you shouldn’t trust the scales"
What is really going to ensure you make progress with your training goals? Will you constantly make steady progress?Read more "My CrossFit Journey: The REAL secret behind making progress"
Nowadays food quality is diminishing and with it the optimal ratio of Omega 3 in our diets. May be it is time to consider supplementing with fish oil. Or not. Have a read and decide for yourself..Read more "The Essential reasons why you should consider taking fish oil"
Don’t be mislead by the ‘free from’ aisle. Read this and you will understand whyRead more "Unbelievable truths about snacks in the ‘healthy’ aisle that will make you think twice"
Creating a calorie deficit can help you to achieve your weight loss goals. Here is everything you need to know to be able to do thisRead more "7 ultimate ways to calculate your calorie deficit and shed some excess fat"
Why you should AND why you shouldn’t dip into that tub of ice cream and have a cheat mealRead more "Cheat Meals"
12 Top tips for shedding that excess fatRead more "Calories versus Carbs: fat loss PART 2"
We all want to lose fat and get lean but most of us find it a real struggle. This post and my next post explore the reasons why and give you some helpful strategies to start making positive steps towards fat lossRead more "Calories versus Carbs: Fat Loss PART 1"
Ever wondered what the CrossFit Open is? and If so few people qualify for The Games, then what is the point of entering? Have a read of this…Read more "What is the CrossFit Open?"
You should definitely give the Open a go, at least once. Here’s why AND some tips to help you.Read more "The CrossFit Open Learning Curve"
Still being relatively new to CrossFit I can still remember rocking up at the whiteboard at the start of class and the coach explaining the RX WOD and the scaling options. I always used to think ‘f*ck that, I am going RX, I am here to push myself’. I believed that if I didn’t do […]Read more "Should you scale a workout?"