Living Healthy

Nutrition-U: WOD Fuel

The next step after getting eating to improve your health is to eat for performance. From professional athletes to novice athletes, eating right is a critical component to achieving optimal performance. Here are some principles and tips that will help you prepare for your next competition or even just get ready for your next daily WOD.

Weekly Focus: Benefits of Sleep

Though many view sleep as a passive, inactive time, it is actually one of the most active and important parts of our life. Healthy sleep keeps our brains and bodies in peak shape. This article explains the physical and mental benefits of sleep, as well as how to achieve healthy sleep in your everyday life.

6 Ways to Wake Up a Sleepy Metabolism

Six different techniques can help you speed up your metabolism. These techniques range from adding intensity spurts to your workout to sipping green tea. With a faster metabolism, it may be easier for you to maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle.

Weekly Focus: Flexiblity

Improving one's flexibility goes hand in hand with improved strength, performance and speed. When a muscle is stretched and lengthened, it is better able to achieve a full range of motion, which can also prevent serious injuries. Along with a balanced diet and regular physical exercise, flexibility can aid in healthy weight loss over time.

How To Avoid Falling Flat On Your New Years Resolutions

New Years is the time for you to make new changes in your life, and what better thing than change with your current fitness level. However, it is easy to make goals that you end up falling short on. The best thing to do is make a plan to keep your fitness goals, and enjoy the new transformation that will come from it!

Living Healthy - Nothing but the World to Gain

Most people at least have a basic understanding of what it means to lead a healthy lifestyle, but many have yet to understand how it can benefit long-term health and longevity. A healthy lifestyle has been shown to lower the risk of heart disease, premature mortality, and stroke.

Understand How Routine Will Produce Change

Making changes to your life is not always easy. But it can help to develop a routine. Routines can make changes become habits. Developing a routine can help you fit healthy changes into your busy life. Keep in mind, even small changes to your routine can have a big impact on your health.

Why Water Matters More Than You Think

Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body - in fact all life - depends on water, the most solvent of all liquids. As you undergo the CrossFit training program and your activity level increases, it’s going to become more important than ever to stay hydrated. Learn how much water you need and what kind of water is best.