2015 Games Wrap-Up…Grab Your Peg Boards!

2015 Games Wrap-Up…Grab Your Peg Boards!

Well, it's a wrap... the 2015 CrossFit Games completed this past weekend with quite a left hook to the individual athletes.   As a biased endurance-junky-in-my-former-life, I loved the addition of the long swim, Murph*, and the never-ending run/yoke carry events...but...

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Lil’ Bit of Chicken Fried, Cold Beer on A Friday Night…

Lil’ Bit of Chicken Fried, Cold Beer on A Friday Night…

It seems like Heavey and I have been on a rant over the last few weeks about priorities and life choices.  A far cry from grunting and lifting heavy shit (which I still do on a daily basis)...but besides our love of training and learning, I guess you could say we've...

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How to Find More Time… Pt.2

How to Find More Time… Pt.2

In Nicole's post last week she discussed How to Find More Time in Your Day by aligning your priorities and actions with your values.  I know it may sound a little "woo woo," but so much unhappiness, stress and grief occur in so many lives simply because we let life...

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Time… And How to Find More of It

Time… And How to Find More of It

Time.  You want more, you need more... but where do you find it? The answer is priorities, and everyone's priorities are different based on differing goals and life choices. Aligning those priorities with your values will allow you to realistically set your individual...

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Your Goals. Your Macros. Your Donuts.

Your Goals. Your Macros. Your Donuts.

Half of all people have a propensity for insulin resistance.  HALF.  That means even if you think you're fine on a standard American diet, you've got a 50% chance that this lifestyle is taxing your pancreas day in a day out.  Give yourself many years of this, and...

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Client Profile: Losing Fat with Bacon & Eggs

Client Profile: Losing Fat with Bacon & Eggs

Do carbs improve or worsen body composition? Perhaps you read my recent post Carbs Save the Day, where I profiled a client for which I increased her carbohydrate (and caloric) intake to improve her body composition. She experienced both an increase in muscle mass and...

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Sooo, carbs. Are they evil? Are they good? What’s the deal?

Sooo, carbs. Are they evil? Are they good? What’s the deal?

We recently highlighted one of our nutrition clients and the benefits of adding specific carbs back into her diet...Would this work for you?  The answer is, again, it depends. Nothing in nutrition is simple, and everything depends on the individual.  Your goals, your...

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Client Profile: Carbs Save the Day!

Client Profile: Carbs Save the Day!

I'm often given shit because my answer to most questions related to training and nutrition is "it depends." Do most things truly depend on the circumstances? Of course! The client's background, current lifestyle and goals all directly impact their prescription. To...

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