Should I invest in a weightlifting belt??? So you are in it - in it being the beautiful, magical and frustrating world of lifting heavy shit. It could be power lifting or oly or crossfit or machines at your local gym. You hopefully started slow but now are challenging yourselves a bit more. First - [...]
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What is scaling? You may hear this term when you need to modify a workout and it may still seem a bit hazy as to what it means. So you go to any gym and they post a workout or tell you at the start of class . . .you hear something like pull-ups, pushups, [...]
First off - who DOESN’T like a Rocky quote?!? The best. Let me ask this – are you wondering if you can make it to the gym, yoga, spin, crossfit class tmrw? Are you still coming off the holidays and you are going to start fresh on Monday . . .Wednesday . .. ok the [...]
This week coming up will hopefully be full of lots of laughs, love and time spent with those people that mean the most. That all being said it may also mean a lack of time for self care and let’s face it . . .holidays are magical but they are times where we all tell [...]
Food Glorious food! Am-I-Rite?! Well yes food is glorious but the food that goes down our gullet affects our gut. I imagine you have heard a lot lately about gut health. With the rise of people being diagnosed or deciding to eliminate grains, dairy, gluten from their diet more information has been coming our regarding [...]
You Got Your Goal…Now What? Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable STOP Putting if Off Stop waiting and coming up with 2,397,754 reasons why you can’t start tomorrow. (Fire = goal. You = starting your goal. Light it up) Have a Plan What are you doing each day to get towards your goal? [...]
CrossFit Shatter wants YOU to know Some Handstand Tips Handstands, handstand pushups - Everyone wants to get them, and so can you! Take a minute, read through these tips, and if you have an extra minute, read the great article from the CrossFit Journal for more ways to develop your handstand. FIGHT [...]
Older Athletes- Use it or Lose it Whether you just reached the Master’s category or you’ve been considered “seasoned” for a while now, it’s possible that you’ve experienced some shifts to your overall wellness and have had to make some changes to your approach to training and recovery as a result. CrossFit measures health [...]
Volume- When and How to Add to Your Training by Seamus Keating, CrossFit Shatter Coach As CrossFit evolves, we see many people seriously upping the volume of their workouts. Many professional CrossFitters are working out 6 hours a day, five or six days a week. These athletes have rest days and warm-ups that include weights [...]
SLEEP Such a simple little word. Sleep. As adults, we take this little, five letter word for granted. When was the last time you got a solid, uninterrupted 8 hours of sleep? I see you over there, wishing you still had nap-time! Getting enough sleep is super important. Catching those Z’s will decrease your risk [...]