Pacing and Intensity
A word on Intensity and Pacing I talk about pacing a LOT. This is because generally clients, athletes and members always want to go too hard. It has been made very popular in the fitness industry and our quick fix world to push the high intensity method of training with the idea that it gets
One members crossfit journey so far: The Crossfit sceptic
I first found out about Crossfit back in 2012. When I heard that it involved things such as Olympic weightlifting alongside gymnastic skills I was convinced I wanted to try it. I’d watched both of these at the London Olympic Games and they looked cool to me. Sadly, there was a problem; when I researched
The problem with dieting……
At LiftOff CrossFit we promote taking your nutrition seriously and as coaches we are always willing to have open discussions about our (sometimes differing) views on what to eat! If you want to take it a step further then we are always free to arrange a consult too. One thing we all agree on however
The CrossFit Open – What? Why? When?
The Open – What? Why? When? What is the open? The CrossFit Open is the first stage of qualification for the CrossFit Games. This the ‘World Cup’ of CrossFit, run by CrossFit HQ every year it is the ultimate test of fitness using the definition that Greg Glassman and co. have developed. There are three
Why we shouldn’t be eating gluten!
Why we shouldn’t be eating gluten! A couple of weeks ago, I listened to a podcast by sigma nutrition who interviewed Dr Tom O’bryan. I found this to be extremely informative so I emailed him and asked for the transcript. If you’re serious about your health, then please have a read and take these points on board.
Stop putting yourself down!!
As a coach, I often hear people putting themselves down in the gym. It is a fairly regular theme – in relation to all sorts of things but often revolving around body image or physical ability in the box itself. As it is so common I wanted to write a blog post about it –
Our gym – Lift Off Crossfit, Bishops Stortford
 Our gym – Lift Off Crossfit, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. Back in January 2014, Tom, James & I decided to open up a Crossfit gym after a few months of meetings and discussions. Tom at the time was working for the London met as a police officer. James was already a part owner at Crossfit Cambridgeshire
4 Ways To Know Your Coach Is A Keeper
No Assessment or Teaching of movement In your first session things might be tough, you will have to listen and be challenged to learn new things, you might even be sore after. Your first session should though consist of some type of movement test/screening, this could be in the form of measurable asymmetry tests or
Post Workout Nutrition Protocols
An often asked question of the coaches is what to eat after training. Here are some basic protocols to follow, these are essential for recovery and therefore performance but will also help with body composition if that is a goal too. Aim to take in a protein and carbohydrate source immediately after training, within 30-60
The dreaded Carbs…..A quick guide.
Why do I need more carbs? Carbohydrates are a macronutrient used by the body to provide glycogen to the cells which fuel our movement and therefore our exercise. They are important if you want to train at any sort of intensity and recover well. If we are carrying out any form of training at anything
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