A high protein breakfast can help your muscles recover from intense workouts, as well as keep you full and mentally focused throughout the day.
You don’t need to spend a fortune on the latest Under Armour fitness line (although soon you may find yourself eyeing them), but being conscious of what you wear to the gym can help you lift more and run longer with fewer injuries.
The favors are long and includes improved cognitive ability, higher happiness quotient, enhanced productivity, and the perks of feeling strong and looking good.
With age comes wisdom, not to mention wrinkles, pains, and aches. Aging can be daunting, and most of us try to keep up a younger appearance. While it’s impossible to turn back the clock, you can still focus your efforts on making yourself feel young again.
Even though you might like the way that you feel when you work out, you probably don’t like the way you smell. After all, when you’re getting in a good workout, it’s totally natural to get sweaty. And sweating is actually really good for you. But when your clothes start to broadcast those workouts to the world, you need a new laundry plan.
For some folks, myself included, Halloween means the beginning of the holiday season! Christmas carols anyone?!? Unfortunately this also means the occasional candy binge on bite Snickers and tiny boxes of Nerds.
Disclaimer: This is not an endorsement of candy as a CrossFit Black Bear approved pre-workout supplement 🙂
Whether we know it or not, our mindset towards a workout and the thoughts we have before, during and after a workout affect our abilities to perform.
Did you know that sleep has a big affect on your recovery and wellness? Of course you did! So why do you continue to go to bed later than you plan, only to dread the grogginess of the morning?
Soreness after a workout is not always a sign that it was a good/effective workout and it is not directly related with muscle growth or strength gain.
We all struggle with certain aspects of life. Whether it’s eating healthy on a weekend night or waking up at 5am to make it to the 6am workout.