8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Stronger

Strength is one of the most sought after components of fitness. The idea of moving heavy weight in a workout—not to mention the aesthetic benefits that getting stronger can have on the body is highly appealing. For want of a better word, getting stronger is sexy. It’s...

Preventing Rips: Keeping Your Hands Intact to WOD Another Day

Of all the preventable injuries that occur in CrossFit, the most frustrating might be hand tearing. You know it’ll heal. You don’t need rehab or therapy, but it’s enough to wipe out most gymnastics movements for days, sometimes weeks, depending on the severity. Proper...

5 Exercises To Help With Your Chin-Up

Remember those dreaded days in gym class when you had to hang with your chin above the bar for as long as you could in front of all your peers? There’s a reason this exercise was always the scariest: the chin-up is notorious for being one of the most challenging...

Paleo Chicken Alfredo

Ingredients: For the Alfredo Sauce 1 1/2 cups raw cashews 3/4-1 cup water or unsweetened almond milk 2 cloves garlic peeled 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 1 1/2 teaspoon salt plus more to taste 1 teaspoon dried basil For the remainder...

10 Ways To Improve At The Rowing Machine

1. Slow down to speed up “In a public gym you rarely see people using the rowing machine correctly,” reveals Pete Reed, 33, who has a lung capacity of 11.68 litres – almost double the human norm. “Normally people tend to pull far too hard, their strokes are often too...

Getting Back On Track

We all have a lot going on these days.  With summer vacations, long weekends, and all those BBQ’s, it’s easy to fall off the fitness wagon from time to time.  Here are 5 tips to help you get back into your fitness routine after any kind of break, long or...