The handstand push-up
March’s skill focus is the handstand push-up. It’s one of the more fun, party-trick-like movements we teach here at Alchemy, but what does it take to be able to perform one? It’s a process that starts with the basics. First, you must be able to support yourself in a push-up position and bang out multiple reps. […]
Double-under dos and don’ts
March’s contest of the month is a fast-paced sprint of 60 double-unders followed by 30 burpees—and all within a four-minute time cap. The key to doing well in this challenge is to streamline your double-under technique so you’re not entirely gassed when you start the burpee blitz. Here are some tips for making your double-unders more efficient […]
You can start running this spring. Here’s how
This is the time of year when people vow to make running part of their regular exercise routine—and then they don’t. That lack of follow-through may have something to do with how many of us approach running. Here are some tips to get you running, and keep you going all summer: Start with run/walks Walking during […]
Do you know what you’re eating for breakfast?
Do you really know what you’re eating for breakfast every day? To put it another way, do you know the nutritional value of your first meal in the morning, and more importantly, how that value may be negatively effecting your overall goals? Everything we eat (hopefully) contains some amount of macronutrients. There are three main macronutrients: carbohydrates, […]