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
I've always thought that eating 5 or 6 meals a day seemed a little silly and an archaic way of thinking. For a while people thought it would increase your metabolism. Nope, it does not. Part of the reason was also glucose regulation. If you eat quality food and don't eat sugar, you … Continue reading Meal Timing – Frequency – From CFHQ
I love Mark Manson. If you haven't read his books - you should. The man swears. A lot. Kind of like someone else we know. 😉 This is an important article during this bizarre time. give it a read: A couple of weeks ago, I was doing market research on mental health apps, … Continue reading 5 ways to build resilience and conquer Adversity – Mark Manson style
Last week I was interviewed by Kristen Callis from Durham news ( Pickering News Advertiser). We chatted what it was like to run a virtual gym and coach on zoom. Thank you so much Kristen for this wonderful article. She wrote about us on Page 3 of the Online Newspaper. Can't wait to get … Continue reading We’re famous!