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Body Fat Percentage – Rethinking Goals

Body Fat Percentage – Rethinking Goals

We recorded a podcast episode all about body fat percentage (episode 42) and it’s been one of our more popular episodes based on some 1:1 feedback. Talking about body fat is not the most comfortable thing for most people because 1) it’s associated with negative...

6 Ways to Combat Cravings…

6 Ways to Combat Cravings…

Cravings show up for many people, especially when they are trying to make healthy changes in their nutrition. For some, focus and grit can help get them through cravings, but for others, it can be helpful to have a plan to tackle them. Here are some of the ways we...

Here’s What to do Before Following a Macro Prescription

Here’s What to do Before Following a Macro Prescription

There’s going to be a few generalizations in this article. We know that not everybody is not the same, but we have seen some patterns that are more common than not.   Some athletes, especially newer ones, come in not following any specific plans around their food...

Christina’s 10 year CrossFit Anniversary (Part 2 of 2)

Christina’s 10 year CrossFit Anniversary (Part 2 of 2)

In 2009 I left Camp Buehring and headed back to Kansas. I re-enrolled to Kansas State University to finish my teaching degree, but at this point ALL I could think about was CrossFit. I knew I wanted to figure out a way to coach and train others. CrossFit wasn’t well...

Nutrition Challenge

Nutrition Challenge

Foundations vs. Performance Nutrition Periodization - Performance Goal: A focused and disciplined time to keep your food intake on point for performance, fat loss, or muscle gain. 12 weeks challenge to roll into maintenance or massing Nutrition Periodization-based...

Christina’s 10 year CrossFit Anniversary (Part 1 of 2)

Christina’s 10 year CrossFit Anniversary (Part 1 of 2)

Part 1: October was the month I was introduced to CrossFit... In 2008 I was mobilized to Camp Buehring, Kuwait as part of a ground ambulance unit from Texas.  We handled all emergencies for the base and we also were the medical evacuation for Soldiers and contractors...

Optimistic October

Optimistic October

This blog is a challenge. It’s a 31 day challenge to change how you think about your life. How you think about training, nutrition, work, family, etc. It’s 31 days to look for the good and focus on what you can control. Lately I’ve seen and heard so much negative...