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Bar Muscle-up Class

By | Events, General CrossFit, Gym, News

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 courtney@crossfitdfw.com to register. We will cap this class at 15 people so sign-up soon!

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Post Workout Recovery Protein – Progenex

By | General CrossFit, Gym, News, Nutrition

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

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Nutrition and Supplements

By | General CrossFit, Nutrition

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…

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