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
Finding Balance
Balance Here at LiftOff CrossFit we promote balance and health alongside improving human performance, fitness and longevity. To do that we must find balance! Life is a constant juggling act to find true balance. Finding balance means that all things are equal and we are emotionally and physically at a point of equilibrium, something that
Training around the menstrual cycle.
A woman’s menstrual cycle is not something to be taken lightly. *Pause for inappropriate banter and giggles* Done? I will pause again… Ok…ready? The menstrual cycle can play havoc with a females training and often is underestimated when females are training hard, trying to improve body composition or get stronger/fitter. I will admit I am
Body Fat Battle…Part 2
Part 1 of this blog covered the basics of body fat loss. The reason I am writing about this is because the most common question I get is ‘how can I lose weight?’. As explained in part one…this is a highly individual process, however there are some steps that will help EVERYONE. So what are
Body Fat Battle…Part 1
The most regular question I get at work…how can I lose more body fat? How can I get leaner? Why do I not look like **** on Instagram? As a gym owner this is par for the course I guess! So I am going to try and pick apart this highly complex, controversial and deep
How to lift more in the Olympic Lifts…..
Wanna lift more? Here is how…. Everyone wants to add weight to their clean and snatch. Or at least most people do! The best way to do this is actually pretty simple. Get stronger outside of the lifts. Get stronger in your squat, deadlift, pulls from the floor, press and pullups, midline stability, single leg
Digestion – How it can help you?
An easy win in the fat loss/strength/performance gains battle….. One of the easiest, cheapest things you can do to help with your nutrition is proper digestion. Cue everyone stopping reading this because it isn’t a quick fix or isn’t a six week meal plan guaranteed to win you some short term gains 😉 Those of
Sleep and Circadian Rhythms….our bodies natural cycles
*The above info graphic shows the natural rhythm our bodies are designed to go through during a typical 24hr period. I worked earlies, lates and nights for six years and it has most certainly messed up my sleep patterns which I am slowly slowly clawing back to something resembling healthy! At the time I never
Stress – The silent killer
This article is designed to give you a better understanding of how your body deals with and responds to stress. The body is governed by our Autonomic Nervous System, this is our automatic, subconcious system which is working throughout the day, often without us really being aware of it. This includes things like our heart
Why do we do CrossFit? Sickness and Wellness
Why do we do CrossFit? Well for a start there are many reasons, but I’m going to touch on what I feel are the most important. Including why YOU should be doing CrossFit. For myself it is to live as long as possible with as much freedom to do exactly what I want and when
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