Conscious Nutrition: Why Nutritional Habits are Better Than Macros
Conscious Nutrition: Why Nutritional Habits are Better Than Macros
Nov 19 2018

Athletes know that in order to reach peak fitness you have to put gas in the tank.  What happens though, if you have a leak in your gas tank, or if your engine can’t take in gas, or if you flood yo...

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Cool Down and Post Workout Fueling
Cool Down and Post Workout Fueling
Dec 10 2018

The main takeaways: 1) The recovery process starts once your session has finished 2) Easy blood flow and mindful stretching post training are great tools to start the recovery process 3) Diaphragmatic breathing is a great tool to help transition the body from a sympathetically driven state to a parasympathetic state 4) Ensure your body has cooled down before consuming food or shakes post workout 5) Prioritize food hygiene (great chewing, sitting down, relaxing) when consuming food post workout 6) Post Workout macronutrient prescriptions and the food choices within it are highly individualized

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Why Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day
Why Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day
Jan 14 2019

What does breakfast mean? Breaking our fast, of course. Coming out of an 8-9 hour period where food intake is halted, our body begins to upregulate various hormones and enzymes for nourishment. The...

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Why Should We Mix Up Our Proteins?
Why Should We Mix Up Our Proteins?
Feb 18 2019

Proteins are one of three macronutrients we consume in our food. Arguably the most important as they are the building blocks for the body. One aspect regarding protein consumption that often gets n...

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Why CrossFit Athletes Need Carbs
Why CrossFit Athletes Need Carbs
Mar 05 2019

The athlete and the goal will always dictate the training and nutritional program. Each athlete is unique, and so should their program reflect that. For the sake of our discussion, we are going to ...

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Triangle of Success
Triangle of Success
Apr 22 2019

What breeds success in competitive fitness? While that can be a broad question, let’s pull it apart. First, we need to define success. We have to remember whenever we think of success we filter tha...

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