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November 28, 2016

Roll Out: Benefits of Rolling Out with a PVC Pipe

During your first visit, we’ll take you on a facility tour and introduce you to some basic mobility techniques. One of which is rolling out with a PVC pipe. We encourage our members to take a few minutes before or after class to roll out with a PVC pipe. Sometimes new members ask us why we use PVC pipes rather than foam rollers. Here are some key benefits of rolling out with a PVC pipe versus a traditional foam roller: PVC pipes provide a deeper massage to sore and knotted muscles and thus give more intense relief; They are more […]
November 21, 2016

Eat Clean. Train Dirty (Part 2): Meal Prepping

We always say, “You cannot out-train a bad diet” and we’re saying it again today. To help you eat clean we’re discussing meal prepping today. Meal prepping is probably are #1 tip to helping our athletes realize their goals. What is meal prepping? Meal prepping is the process of preparing your weekly (or daily) healthy meals in advance. These meals are pre-portioned to fit your dietary needs. Why should I meal prep? The idea is that, if you have healthy food on hand you’ll be more likely to make healthy choices throughout the day. It also helps you save time. For most of our athletes […]
November 19, 2016

Geared Up (Part 1): Knee Sleeves

CrossFit, and the fitness industry in general, is inundated with products that claim to improve your performance, increase weight loss and improve safety. The Geared Up series explores different items and whether they are actually worth your money. In this post, we explore knee sleeves. What are knee sleeves? Knee sleeves are generally made from neoprene material and slide on over the knee. Knee sleeves are designed to protect the knee from injury or risk of damage. This protection is especially important for knees put under great daily pressure (running, jumping, weightlifting). What are the benefits of knee sleeves? As they provide both […]
November 18, 2016

Baby Steps: 3 Tricks to Get You on Track

One of the greatest realizations people face once they decide to join a fitness program and eat better is that being healthy is a lifestyle. It is not about going on a diet, but changing your eating habits. It is not about getting a summer body, but getting in shape. These changes may sound intimidating and that’s why we say take baby steps. Take your time and don’t  make a bunch of changes at once. Here are a few tricks to get you started: Meal Prep: This is probably our biggest tip.  Fast, cheap, unhealthy food is easily available and all […]
January 28, 2019

Early Bird

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Back Squat (5×3) Early Bird (Time) 3 RFT -21 Burpees -15 Bent Over Rows (115/75) -9 Ring Dips
January 24, 2019

Deadpull

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard Deadpull (AMRAP – Rounds) 12min AMRAP -12 Deadlifts (225/135) -12 Scoops -12 Walking Lunge
January 24, 2019

Bottom Parts

CrossFit Aesthetics – 6-Week Weight Loss Challenge View Public Whiteboard P1: Back Squat (5×5) P2: Front Squat (5×3) Bottom Parts (Time) 21-15-9-6-3-1 -Thrusters (65/45) -KB Swings (44/26)
January 22, 2019

Drop Snatch

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Drop Snatch (5×5) 3 RFT (Time) – 15 Power Snatch – 15 OHS(95/65)