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 […]
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 […]
CrossFit and the paleolithic diet (or paleo) oftentimes go hand-in-hand. The consensus among the CrossFit community is that paleo is optimal, because paleo is the way humans were genetically designed to eat. Put simply eating paleo is eating meats, vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruits, little starch and no sugar. Here at CrossFit Aesthetics we acknowledge that every diet isn’t ideal for every individual or every lifestyle, but paleo ranks for high on our list. Here are some key paleo benefits: Weight Loss – Paleo diet is a low carb diet. Not only that, but eating paleo means eating only […]
CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Back Squat (5×5) P2: Weighted Abmat Situps (5×12) (#15) The Simple Things (Time) 3 RFT -200m Farmers Carry -15 Pushups -20 Jump Squatsa dropped carry results in an immediate set of 15 air squats!