Fitness Blog

At The End Of A Season It’s Time To Re-Evaluate

The Atlanta Braves are out of the Major League Baseball playoffs after falling to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series on Sunday. It was a great season for the Braves despite everything that went on this year. From the season being delayed to playing just 65 regular season games. The Braves

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Don’t chase the post-workout feeling

If you have been CrossFitting for a while, you’ve probably had this happened to you. You just completed a workout and you fall to the ground as time expires. You are breathing really hard and you can feel your heart in your chest-thumping up and down. You’re drenched in sweat and your arms and legs

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The Benefits of Olympic Weightlifting

There is never any absolute way of doing things in the fitness industry, specifically in exercise selection. However, there are certain exercises that pack more of a punch and accomplish a lot of things in one movement. The Olympic lifts are some of those movements. They teach us about coordination, balance, stability, and they cover

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Don’t go alone

Three good cyclists will always beat one great cyclist to the top of the hill. Going up that hill alone is harder. The whole way you have the wind in your face pushing you back. You have no time to rest. The only thing you can rely on is your legs and they’re starting to

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Has a kettlebell changed your life?

I know it sounds kind of odd, but has a kettlebell changed your life? Has a rower made you a better person? Did a barbell make you go to the gym? The answer to all three questions is probably the same — No. No, a kettlebell didn’t change your life and a rower didn’t make

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Going from inactive to active is tough

When you grow up playing sports, specifically football, working out is just part of your daily routine. Once football was over in college, I moved on to running, and then I found CrossFit. I’ve been able to stay active nearly my entire life. That’s what has made the last five months so incredibly hard. From

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Some good that came from COVID

This year has been interesting, to say the least. The COVID pandemic has brought many challenges to each of us, including businesses. Nearly every business has had to change something about how they operate and No Excuses CrossFit is no exception. But those changes can be good and for the better. The last six months

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The Magic Happens After 3 Months

In your free intros, your coach likely highlighted that there is a 3 month minimum for participation in nutrition coaching. This is to take the pressure off of clients to achieve too much all at once and to truly take the time needed to start to learn healthy habits that go along with eating healthy

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Fats! Good, Bad and the Ugly

        To begin to tackle the understanding of fats and how they relate to our health, our fitness and our overall survival, lets start with a “myth buster”, then move into some 101’s and wrap up with the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.  Main point of this is to take away

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My Goal is Weight loss…….. How do I achieve it with training?

I have spent the last 8 years training athletes for various activities and modalities of sport and one consistent theme I have discovered is that weightlifting is the most effective tool for increasing one’s fat metabolism and by doing so, decreasing their body fat.  Time and time again we see that when athletes focus on

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