Working out can certainly take a lot out of you. If you’ve just started a new CrossFit program or are a long-time exercise veteran, you’ll want to make sure your body is getting enough rest on the days you don’t go to the gym. You’ll bounce back much more quickly, and you’ll be ready to get back to working out before you know it.
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.
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.
In the simplest explanation, functional fitness is a method of using functional movements to train for everyday life. In our gym, we combine that with a level of intensity to ensure we are achieving results and maintaining health.
Everywhere you look nowadays people ridicule anybody who even hints at the fact they are setting a New Year’s Resolution of getting in shape. I am here to tell you to ignore the internet trolls and haters.
In today’s fitness industry Intensity has simply become a buzzword. People use it to describe all sorts of workouts and claim that the more intense their particular program or system is, the better. I am here to clear the air a little bit around the ethos of Intensity.
If you are someone who consistently feels overwhelmed, stressed out, and like the day just gets away from you, then do yourself a favor and start Time Blocking!
We all know that eating healthier and moving more will help us get in shape, the research is abundant. Yet, most of us still choose inaction. Why is that?
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.
For anyone who plans to sign up for the Zimmerman Fitness Challenge here is the training program that we will be using to prepare a few of our teams.