A friend shared this article with me and I thought it had a lot of great points. A couple of things it is missing though: It doesn't acknowledge that women and men are different. Hormones for women and age sometimes make it much more difficult to lose fat. It also doesn't address other health factors … Continue reading Do not read if you’re easily offended…
Well this seemed timely! I ordered the book. Will let you know how it is. I always love learning new ways of eating but also the newest research in nutrition. For a man in his early forties, Bas Kast — the science editor at a Berlin newspaper — was extremely fit. He ran 10km four … Continue reading The science Diet by Bas Kast
Every year around Christmas we have been doing this little beast of a WOD... Sometimes it lands on a weekend and sometimes during the week. Please wear all of your Christmas workout kit so we can take a few pics 🙂 12 Days of Christmas 1 Power Snatch (115/85) 2 Turkish getups (24/16) 3 Squat … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas
We will be doing the HERO WOD NUTTS, like we do every year. For Time10 Handstand Push-Ups15 Deadlifts (250/175 lb)25 Box Jumps (30/24 in)50 Pull-Ups100 Wall Ball Shots (20/14 lb)200 Double-Unders400 meter Run (with 45/35 lb plate) - we will row or bike due to weather.
We are doing a HERO wod for Remembrance day. What we've actually decided to do is a Week of Hero Wods to honour the fallen soldiers and first Responders. We will be doing 3 Canadian HERO wods this week: Jennifer, Nutts and Ship. Yes it's going to be a tough week but you will … Continue reading Remembrance Day and week
Two prominent CrossFit athletes were honored among Men's Health's "13 Inspirational Black Men Who Are Leading Their Fields and Paving the Way for the Next Generation": CrossFit Games athlete Chandler Smith at #2, and CrossFit's Fittest Man in the UK Zack George at #12. In the piece, Chandler Smith said, "Distractions persist, but I never … Continue reading Two CrossFit Athletes Featured as Top Next-Gen Black Leaders
Interesting and thorough discussion from CFHQ about nutrition. The energy balance hypothesis suggests you can achieve perfect health by counterbalancing nutrition choices with physical activity; “calories in, calories out” is a popular motto among proponents of this model for nutrition and exercise. The hypothesis has enjoyed popularity among public health organizations and large food corporations. … Continue reading Make every calorie count – Dialing in Nutrition
I've been digging deep into the Bean Protocol and trying it out on myself to see if it can help with my adrenal problems and my chronic inflammation. I'm intrigued to say the least. I find sometimes when you've tried it all, you're willing to try this one more thing to see if it helps. … Continue reading What in the world is the BEAN Protocol?
Reopening Procedures for CrossFit Pickering Must read by all athletes Effective: July 6, 2020 The Management at CrossFit Pickering has created the following reopening procedure document to ensure, as best as possible, a safe and successful reopening of our facilities. All athletes must adhere to the following guidelines. Any discrepancies can be discussed with the Coach on … Continue reading Reopening Procedures for CrossFit Pickering
Fasting and time restricted eating have been written about extensively in the past few years. I did intermittent fasting for about a year but now I'm doing time restricted eating - which I guess is quite similar. I generally eat between 7:30 am and 6 pm. I don't eat after 6 pm. … Continue reading Meal Timing – The Fasting Window