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February 28, 2017

Gear Shift

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit P1: Push Press (4×5) P2: Kettlebell Swings (4×10) Metcon (Time) For time: 10 Deadlifts (185/125) 20 pull-ups 30 wall ball (20/14) 400m run 30 wall ball 20 pull-ups 10 deadlifts
February 28, 2017

The Truth about Cheat Meals!

We’re sure you’ve heard the term “cheat meal” before, but do you really know what it means? Or how it can affect your regimen? The “cheat meal” concept is a part of the 90/10 rule. According to the 90/10 rule, 90% of the time you should eat according to your specific goal-based nutrition plan, and 10% of time you can indulge in something that is not on the diet. What constitutes a cheat meal? Cheat meals are meals that are not a part of your regular diet. They are not are all day smorgasbords. So take it easy and limit […]
February 27, 2017

Fat Tuesday!

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit P1: Push Press (4×5) P2: Kettlebell Swings (4×10) Metcon (Time) For time: 10 Deadlifts (185/125) 20 pull-ups 30 wall ball (20/14) 400m run 30 wall ball 20 pull-ups 10 deadlifts
February 27, 2017

Geared Up (Part 2): Weightlifting Belts

Weightlifting belts are a go to for most weightlifters, let’s explore¬†some key benefits of wearing a weightlifting belt. Key Benefits of Wearing a Weightlifting Belt Stabilize & Reduce Stress on Your Spine: Wearing a weight belt stabilizes the spine and reduces the stress it receives when lifting heavy weights. This is how lifting belts can help to protect against back injuries during lifting. Creates Better Body Mechanics: A weightlifting belt forces you to lift more with your legs than your back, which is precisely the biomechanical position you want to use when lifting something from the ground and squatting with […]