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February 7, 2017

Love Struck

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit Warm-up Coaches choice P1: Push Press (5×5) P2: Scoops (5×10) A: Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) 14min AMRAP: -14 Burpees over partner -14 Partner Rainbow Style WallBalls (#14/#20) -14 Partner Abmat situps with a WallBall *2mins Rest* 4mins Max Effort -lovers carries (75ft) -wheel barrows (75ft)
February 7, 2017

Eat Clean, Train Dirty (Part 5): Natural Sweeteners

There has been a lot of talk in the media about sweeteners of all kinds. The consensus among health professionals is that sugar is not good for you; however, most of us cannot avoid sugar in its entirety. Here are the basics of what you need to know about table sugar, honey and agave nectar. Our next segment will explore common artificial sweeteners. Sucrose AKA: Table sugar Calories: 16 per teaspoon Found: Naturally in fruit; added to baked goods, jams, marinades, salad dressings The Deal: For most people sucrose consumption through fruit is fine, because the fiber and vitamins in the fruit help your body properly […]
February 6, 2017

Lord of the Rings

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit Front Squat -10min EMOM @bodyweight -5 reps 2k Row (Time) Max Effort 2k Row Metcon (Time) 21-15-9 -Ring Dips -Ring Rows -Ring Push-ups*do the most difficult variation of Ring Rows that you can do*
February 5, 2017

Eat Clean, Train Dirty (Part 4): 5 Benefits of Eating Salmon

Salmon is often described as a superfood, but why? Here are 5 health benefits of salmon. Full of “Good Fat”: Salmon is rich in long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and decrease risk factors for disease. Great Source of Protein: Salmon provides 22–25 grams of protein per 3.5-ounce serving. Protein helps your body heal, protects your bones and prevents muscle loss. Helps You Lose Weight & Keep it off: Consuming salmon may help you control your weight by reducing appetite, boosting metabolic rate, increasing insulin sensitivity and decreasing belly fat. May Improve Brain Health: Frequent salmon consumption […]