Hopefully now that the CrossFit Open has ended you are able to look back on your workouts and find some things to be encouraged by. Maybe you got your first strict handstand push-up, toes to bar or double under. Maybe you did all the workouts Rx. Or maybe you improved your ranking in the gym and/or globally over past years. But if you are like most of us there are areas of weakness that were exposed in at least one of the 5 workouts and that has left you a little disappointed. Join the club. We all have strengths and weakness. We all get a little giddy when a workout includes the movements we love and we all feel deflated when a movement is announced that we struggle with. To add insult to injury, the scoring of the CrossFit Open punishes you for a weakness far more than it rewards…
Are you looking to get your nutrition back on track, looking to sleep better, have more accountability to getting in the gym, work on your flexibility??? All of these things are addressed in the Whole Life Challenge. It has been a few years, but starting April 13th we are participating again as a gym. You can learn all about the challenge using the link below AND we will be having an informational meeting on Saturday March 30th at 10:30 am to answer questions and go over what the challenge entails. If you join our CrossFit DFW team before March 27th there is a $20 discount. Have questions – contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Whole Life Challenge Sign-up!
Are you close to getting that first bar muscle-up, have you gotten a muscle-up or two in the past but seem to have lost them, or just have trouble stringing bar muscle-ups together?? Sunday, February 17 we will be coaching a bar muscle-up class from 12:15 – 1:00. $10/per person. E-mail email@example.com to register. We will cap this class at 15 people so sign-up soon!
The most commonly used supplement for recovery after a workout is Whey Protein. Once the muscles are depleted following an intense workout there is a short window of time to refill them with protein and a few carbohydrates. Getting these nutrients into the muscles quickly is key to speeding up recovery. So the size and quality of the protein powder is important. Yes, quality usually comes with a higher price tag. Less expensive proteins are available but often are considerably less effective. We have carried Progenex products for years because we believe it works. It also tastes fantastic which is a bonus. We encourage you to give it a try if you haven’t already. Use it for a month, if you don’t notice a difference then try something else. Follow this link to get more information – PROGENEX
What’s the best way to maximize the results you get from your workout? Well, I’m glad you asked. Sleep and nutrition are the most important factors to recovering after you workout. For now let’s focus on food. So what and how much should you eat? Another great question. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be complicated. “Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat.” – Greg Glassman That’s it. That’s where we start. No amount of supplements are going to make a difference without first focusing on solid nutrition. Nutrition is the foundation of every fitness marker and it is the fastest way to accomplish your fitness goals. Improved workout performance, body image, better sleep, more energy, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, etc. All will improve with clean eating in the…
Looking to get your first pull-up? Looking to improve your pull-up technique? Strict, kipping and butterfly pull-ups as well as a customized plan with daily homework to work on pull-ups. Class size is limited to 15 people so register today! Sunday, January 27 from 12:15 – 1:00 pm Cost is $10 Max Class size is 15 people Contact Lance at firstname.lastname@example.org to register today!
A big reason we had to adjust our schedule recently is the growth of our CrossFit DFW Teens program. We now have the entire gym and have added another Coach to continue offering a quality experience for our Teens community. Come join us Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7:00 pm!