By many, self myofascial therapy (foam rolling, compression therapy, mobilization, etc.) has become accepted as an important addition to training programs. With the rise in well rounded, functional training programs the desire to keep the body healthy during training has individuals searching for ways to decrease stress and improve recovery. So when is it appropriate to perform these mobilization techniques? Does foam rolling and/or mobilization do anything at all? Over the c
Do you find yourself traveling often? Stuck in a hotel for several days without any equipment? Looking for a home workout to perform on those days off from the gym? Don’t let the excuse of not having access to the gym hold you back from working out! Here is a compilation of traveling workouts that will allow you to get some movement on those days off. There are a variety of formats to keep everything entertaining and fresh for you. Free weights can be added to any exercise, h
In the world of Crossfit… dealing with inflammation can be a daily struggle. Joint pain and joint discomfort is something most athletes deal with at some point!
So what kind of supplements can we take for joint pain and inflammation that ACTUALLY work?
Recently, I have been getting many questions about turmeric. I don't know if it was on Dr. Oz but the popularity of this supplement is on the rise!
I wanted to shed a little light on turmeric; it's benefits, and correct d
People aren’t perfect, your diet shouldn’t be either. Don’t feel guilty about the occasional happy hour or ice cream run, it’s all about that 80/20 balance. But after beer and pizza, we typically feel the consequences and end up with a bloated belly. While cutting back on refined carbs, sodium and booze can help, try incorporating detoxifying superfoods into your diet, stay hydrated and get your probiotics to beat the post-holiday bloat. Probiotics In your gut there are thous
Full Name: Kristi Elaine Misejka When did you join: Opening Day! Occupation: Accountant at a capital management firm What is your spirt animal: Monkey - i love swinging around on bars BIggest Motivation: My teammates and gym friends Favorite quote: We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit - Aristotle Favorite Workout fuel: Lara Bar Favorite lift: Cleans Least favorite lift: Anything with a squat Favorite workout so far: Grace and Saturday WODs
Full Name: Andy Nelson When did you join: When the gym opened in May Occupation:Software Engineer at Cerner What is your spirit animal: Bear Biggest Motivation: My biggest motivation at CrossFit is to get to major milestones relative to my body weight in Olympic lifts. Deadlift double my weight, squat double my weight, once muscle up, etc. My biggest motivation in life is to challenge myself to do better every day. Favorite quote: "The definition of insanity is doing the s