How much should kids train…?
Not sure how much your kids should be moving? So we know adults need 30 minutes of exercise five times a week (minimum!) and at our gym, we aim to help as many people in Bishops Stortford achieve this as possible! But what about our kids? Well guidelines suggest a minimum of 60 minutes a
Men and Mental Health – Time to talk…
Men are three times more likely to commit suicide than women…in 2015 75% of suicides were committed by men. In England and Wales the most common cause of death for males aged 20-49 years old is suicide. Scary figures and something I was completely unaware of until recently. When I think back to serving as
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
Bullet proof your shoulder workshop
March 4th – Injury Active Clinic will be holding a workshop at Lift Off Crossfit. If you are interested then carry on reading below. Background Since opening my clinic doors in 2013, I have been loaded with clients struggling with shoulder pain. From avid gym goers to the stay at home parent, no one seems



Lift Off CrossFit is based in Bishops Stortford, Herts. Our experienced team of coaches have made Lift Off the regions premier CrossFit box.

We welcome all levels of experience and pride ourselves on treating all members as equals.



If you are interested in coming down to meet us, please get in touch. We would love to hear from you!

 01279 755 333
 Unit 1, Twyford Business Centre
London Road, Bishops Stortford
CM23 3YT