Tag: crossfit

  • In Honour of the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games

      In celebration of the start of the 2017 CrossFit Games, we take a look back at the history of the event, some of the past victors, and make a wild guess at the potential winners’ of the latest instalment… Humble beginnings It all started back in 2007, at Dave Castro’s (Director of the Games) […]

  • CrossFit & The Energy Systems

    Firstly, let’s familiarise ourselves with the three main energy systems without trying to over complicate things, and then some really simple ways of how to train them. When I’m reading articles or trying to absorb information in lectures, I’m always looking for the easiest way to understand things. I always appreciate coaches or teachers that […]

  • Paleo and Performance

    The CrossFit nutrition credo is ‘Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. And from this the Paleo diet is often pushed as the ideal way to support your CrossFit performance. Paleo eating does provide a high […]

  • Nutrition: Good for way more than your waistline

    You are what you eat When your mother told you, ‘You are what you eat’ you probably didn’t care if you were made up of broccoli or peanut butter. But as the years go by, without good nutrition, cracks start to show. For many, it’s difficult to see the role nutrition plays beyond our weight […]

  • Addressing Mental Barriers: Beyond Confidence

    Bumble bees shouldn’t be able to fly, but they do. Confident. That’s how people want to feel as they approach that big lift, that rig, that competition or that gruelling met con. Confidence can be the difference between a successful attempt and a failure – between what should have been and what actually was – […]

  • The best supplements to use for Crossfitters

    CrossFit has really blown up in popularity over the past three years or so. Whether you’re an average gym goer looking to get into better shape or an elite athlete, CrossFit promotes a single training philosophy, and that is one of hard work! Many of CrossFit’s workouts will tax multiple energy systems and have been […]