Everyone is afraid of getting injured and wants to avoid it, and rightfully so. But in reality, most of us have experienced an injury in the past, whether it was during a training session or in regular life. When does injury happen? Before we dig any deeper, let me...
RPE (Rate/Rating of Perceived Exertion) is a self-assessed gauge of how hard you feel you're working. The original RPE scale is known as the Borg Scale and ranges from 6 to 20. For simplicity, however, most of us use a 1-10 scale (or maybe 0-10). If a health care...
Differentiating between training, testing, and competing is vital to your progress. Confuse them at your peril.
What are your fitness goals? Some may have specific goals such as “I want to get a pull-up or 400lb deadlift”. Some might answer “want to get toned” or “lose weight”. Whether you want to get the 400lb deadlift or get toned, those are relatively...
As Amy Kievit wrote in Crossfit Journal of her struggles with anxiety and stress, “My only real salvation during that time was knowing I would feel good the next time I went to a CrossFit class. I held on to that knowledge to help get me through some rough parts. Some days it was the only thing I looked forward to.”
For many of us ladies, managing sweaty post-workout hair becomes a major time concern. Lucky for you, by following some simple tips, you’ll find it easier to make time for the gym and freshen up in a pinch!
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