What is Intra-Abdominal Pressure?
Intra-Abdominal pressure (IAP) refers to the pressure within the abdominal cavity. Maintaining sufficient abdominal pressure, whilst breathing at the same time, is important for achieving good stabilisation of the core. At LiftOff, you’ll often hear the coaches using phrases such as “brace your core” and “create tension in your midline”.  We use our core to
Have you ever considered aligning your training, nutrition and lifestyle with your menstrual cycle? 
Have you ever considered aligning your training, nutrition and lifestyle with your menstrual cycle?  With our LiftOff lady legends in mind, this article gives some insight into the benefits of cycle syncing your weekly training sessions.  It also sheds light on how your energy levels fluctuate during each phase of your monthly flow and how
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
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
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
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
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
Why Women Should Lift Weights
  I am a firm believer that strength training, in a well-coached, structured manner is highly important for EVERYONE. Whether you are a guy or a gal, a rugby player or triathlete, a housewife or a soldier, using a barbell or some form of strength training will benefit you. In this short blog I will
Post workout Nutrition
  We’ve had a couple of questions recently about post-workout nutrition. But before answering what’s best for you, we need to know who “you” are. Post-workout nutrition very much depends on the goal of the athlete, be it; for strength and performance gains; or for weightloss and health, in the form of minimising inflammation and
Nutritional Basics
  Understanding the value of food is essential to making the correct choices when it comes to a healthy diet or optimal recovery, many people believe they are keeping a healthy diet due to “low fat options” or not eating sweets and chocolates, this does leave the whole of the rest of our diet almost

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