An Insomniac’s Solution to Better Sleep

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Last week I wrote a post about how to prevent Alzheimer's disease (AD) and I addressed four simple ways we can all reduce our chances of developing AD. The final prevention strategy I identified was getting adequate sleep. Sleep is Important When we sleep, our brains flush … [Read more...]

15.3: The Unicorn of Fitness


The CrossFit Games Open Chronicles Continued Guest post by Ambassador, Tasha Parks This time, Dave mentioned the last movement of 15.3 first: double-unders.  I rolled my eyes and was cussing myself for not being better at them by now. I was already disappointed with my score … [Read more...]

Weekend Recap + Your SFCWs + Health Challenge #2

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I competed this weekend for the first time in over a year--something I wasn't sure I was going to get into again. And guess what? I had a freaking blast. Even with having to be cautious of my shoulders and left foot, I was able to work hard, have fun, and stay injury free. My … [Read more...]

A Perspective on Rest & SFCW Tue. 11/25/14


I haven't lifted heavy weight this entire month. CRAZY right? If you've been following me, you know I hurt my heels and I ultimately decided to just take time off of lifting this month and keep myself occupied by getting caught up in other realms of life. I have organized so … [Read more...]

Condition Yourself…and Relax


Many people in the fitness world are going to panic next week when Thanksgiving rolls around. I know, because I've been there. I have been the person who tried so very hard to eat healthy on Thanksgiving as to not destroy the hard work I had previously accomplished. I have been … [Read more...]