The Purpose Of CrossFit

As human beings we grow in our abilities every day, it is the nature of our kind, and through that growth is how we accomplish greater tasks. CrossFit is the way to grow yourself into the best possible version you can be. CrossFit starts with the basic movements you will build upon and stresses that those foundations must be mastered before you can begin to scale up.

Cortisone For Pain: Is it worth it?

Cortisone shots have been around since the early 1950s and are used by doctors to relieve short term pain. Cortisone works by reducing inflammation around a joint, nerve or other structure which helps with pain and can speed up recovery. Cortisone is used on a variety of joins including the knee, elbow, shoulder, etc.

What’s the best way to run?

This questions begs to be debated but is there really a better way to pound the pavement. By heel or by toe is the conundrum of the age. Research suggests that both ways of running have their benefits and their hindrances. The “right” way of running almost entirely depends on the type of runner you already are.

Breaking Through Those Dreaded Plateaus

There are two types of plateaus you can hit when in a fitness routine - weight loss plateaus and workout plateaus. Weight loss plateaus, while frustrating, are the easier of the two to overcome. Thus, let’s talk about how to break through a workout plateaus when your strength has stopped increasing altogether.

What Does it Mean to Be Functionally Strong?

Functional Fitness is one of the biggest phrases right now in the world of health and wellness. It means training your body for every day activities. The focus of this type of program is to increase your ability to perform real-life tasks better. Tasks such as gardening, running up a flight of stairs, getting out of your car, etc.

Reviving Your Workout For V-Day

The time of chocolate hearts and giant stuffed teddy bears has arrived. You may be struggling with how to keep your figure when so much temptation surrounds you. Getting and staying fit during this time of year can be difficult but with a little focus and determination anything is possible.

You Don’t Have to Go Fast, You Just Have to Go

Being healthy is a process and if you haven’t been giving yourself the time it takes to be healthy then it’s an even longer process. You have to adjust a thousand things to get your formula just right and everyone’s is different. What works for your BFF may not work for you or what works for you may not work for your BFF and so on.

Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail

The holiday season is now in full swing and with less than a week to go, last minute shopping and preparing is consuming most of your spare time. In these moments, it’s tempting to relegate your workouts to “I’ll try to fit it in” status but this usually translates into zero workouts until after the New Year.