Sleep and how it affects digestion…
Sleep and Digestion… Over the past few weeks we learnt that sleep is pretty important for a variety of reasons (apart from looking more human and less panda like!) This week we look at its impact on our digestion! We know that eating too much will lead to weight gain. We know that not exercising
How to start repairing your leaky gut…
  Repairing Leaky Gut… Leaky gut is one of the biggest problems in the western world and can lead to many health problems. There are many simple ways that we can start to rebuild our gut health. The first step is to eliminate the triggers contributing to damaging your gut health. This is known as
Why do you keep getting sick…a lack of sleep?
Sleep and how it affects us Last week we spoke about the effects of sleep (and lack of) on our brain. This week, we will focus on its effect on our immune system. Our bodies are not made up of completely separate systems. We often make the mistake of thinking that because we have an
Over the last few decades we have lost many of the habits and foods that were supportive to our gut health. For many of us, this has thrown the balance of ‘good bacteria’ in our gut microbiome out of kilter. This is a result of a number of factors  1 – The corruption of our
Gut Health – How leaky gut can affect you!
We identified last week some of the signs and symptoms that could be a result of poor gut health however how does the gut contribute to these conditions Within our gut, each of us have a unique ecosystem of micro organisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, yeast and parasites) that make up whats known as our gut
Sleep and the Brain
For the next few weeks I’m going to concentrate on sleep…. We all know we need it, and usually we’d all like more of it, but why do we need it? Because we’re grumpy without it? Or is there more to lack of sleep? And is more caffeine a remedy to lack of sleep? Do
Gut Health Part 1

Gut Health Part 1 Gut health

What do we mean when we refer to our gut health and how can we tell if our guts are not working in harmony. Your gut is essentially your digestive system or tract- from the mouth, through the oesophagus, to the stomach, small intestine and then finally the large intestine or colon. The cells that
Coach Development
An insight into Coach Development at LiftOff CrossFit. Our bread and butter here is coaching. It is the service that sets us apart from other gyms and as such, a huge amount of my/our time is dedicated too making sure that all of us are the very best coaches that we can be. This is
The festive Bulge
Dealing with the festive bulge… Christmas and New Year are a time when we are bombarded with social events and family events that almost always involve, an excess of alcohol and food, much of which isn’t of the best quality! This can be a tricky time if you are working towards any sort of body
Sickness and our bodies…
What to do when sickness strikes…and how to try and avoid it! For many of us sickness, be it a cold, stomach bug or flu, is a blight on our training progress. We feel like crap and it affects our training! How do we train, or know when to train through a downturn in our
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