Five Words I Always Hear When I Talk About CrossFit
Whenever I talk about CrossFit to someone who is unfamiliar with it, I hear the same five words: “I could never do that”. Depending on the day, my response to this will vary between simple encouragement (“sure you could!”) to a full-blown on-my-soapbox diatribe (“of course you can and here are the 100 reasons why…”) […]
Alchemy Nutrition Challenge 2019
Alchemy Nutrition Challenge 2019 The holidays are here again. The time when we’re able to spend quality time with friends and family. But every good thing comes with a few drawbacks, and one of the biggest challenges at this time of year is keeping to a healthy routine. Let’s be honest: it’s not 100 […]
Secrets of a long active life
As many of you may have noticed I recently got back from my honeymoon, an extended trip that saw my wife and I journey from the Greek Islands to Tuscany – and stopping everywhere we could between these destinations. When I travel I always like to take stock of the local culture, asking, what do […]
Don’t skip the warmup!
Your workout should start well before you hear, ‘3…2…1…GO!’ It’s essential to warm-up properly before you jump in and attack a WoD with the necessary physical intensity CrossFit demands. The 10-15 minutes you spend getting your muscle and joints ready aren’t glamorous or exciting, but they’re pivotal to your continued success so stop skipping them […]