Workout of the Day – CrossFit Spirit

CrossFit WOD 08/21/17

Saved by a downpour, Jason was spared the pain of running 1200m – that’s what happens when you drop into boxes in the North of the country in the middle of summer!

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Workout of the Day – Badger CrossFit

CrossFit WOD 08/14/17

This is a great workout for those of you who might not be CrossFitters as it doesn’t involve a barbell. Something I learnt from the CrossFit Open earlier this year however is never underestimate

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Workout of the Day – CrossFit MouseTrap

CrossFit WOD 07/24/2017

I have this terrible habit of assuming that workouts without barbells are not going to be so bad. Maybe because I am naturally fearful of the barbell and its unfamiliarity, but often the ones that hurt the worst are the ones like Murph, or 8 rounds of sprints, or pretty much

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5 Essential Bodyweight Exercises

Bodyweight exercises are a fundamental addition to anybody’s fitness routine because they are so versatile. They are also functional movement, teaching you how to move your body safely with proper movement mechanics.

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Race Day Nutrition – 5 easy breakfast ideas

People often underestimate how critical a role nutrition plays in fitness. Proper nutrition can increase or diminish the effect of your training efforts. Strategies such as carbohydrate-loading are widely used by endurance athletes (find out more in the Low-Down on Carb-Loading) but a good athlete knows their nutrition plan doesn’t finish the night before their race. Race day nutrition, usually starting with the pre-race breakfast is just as important, as it helps to replenish your liver glycogen stores that have depleted during the night. Liver glycogen keeps your blood-sugar levels steady during exercise and helps stave off fatigue.

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The Low-Down on Carb-Loading

If you take part in endurance related activities like cycling, swimming, cross-country skiing or marathon running, you will probably have heard of the term carb-loading (also known as carbo-loading or supercompensation). The more experienced amongst you likely already have your pre-race meals planned out to a tee and longingly anticipate your carb-loading stage as your grueling training program’s climactic reward.

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