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What’s a Macro anyways?

Bro does that fit your macros?! “Macro” is a popular term for macronutrients. You may hear a lot about macros and that it’s important to have a balanced plate for each meal. But do you actually know what that means? If you’re thinking a whole box of cheez-it grooves, not so much.   Macronutrients are […]

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Sitting All Day? Me Too!

Lately we’ve talked about the importance of mobility and stretching to help us recover and improve our overall health and performance. But what about when the majority of your day is spent in front of a computer?   If you’re like me and work a desk job, you know how easy it can be to […]

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Snack Sunday!

One of my favorite snacks of all time is jerky. It’s an easy source of protein, lasts a while, and is easily portable. However, not all jerky is created equal.   If you’re not into making your own, purchasing good quality jerky can get kind of pricey. This is definitely an item worth paying a […]

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How mobile are you?

When I started CrossFit, I noticed my mobility wasn’t the same as others in the gym. Whether I was more or less mobile in specific areas, I learned that everyone is different in how their body moves. Over time, I’ve observed that the more mobile you are—AKA the greater your range of motion is—the better […]

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Snack Sunday!

Two words: Apple. Chips.   Yes, you read that right. This week our Snack Sunday spotlight is on apple chips, and I’m so excited to share this one with you guys! Fall is almost here and that means all of the fun baked goods. I love this recipe because you get to enjoy the fun […]

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The Comparison Trap

Typically, at the end of my day, I’ll catch myself scanning through the Wodify app to see how everyone performed that day.   When people beat me in strength or in the metcon, I sometimes catch myself feeling down and defeated. I tell myself things like:   I wish I was stronger I wish I […]

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Snack Sunday!

Snack Sunday!   This week’s Snack Sunday isn’t necessarily a traditional snack. Let’s talk about meals. Whether you eat 5-8 small meals, or 3 bigger ones, is totally up to you and your schedule. I personally like to eat smaller meals throughout the day. I like to call it “grazing.” Therefore your snacks aren’t traditional […]

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H2O Bro!

H2O Bro!   When talking about ways to stay full or simply feel better, you should always start with hydration! It is recommended to consume at least 80 ounces of water per day. Dehydration can decrease performance by up to 20% therefore adequate water consumption is especially important if you are physically active!   Water […]

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Nutrition. Why is eating well so hard?!

  Nutrition. Why is eating well so hard?!   Stop obsessing!   Sounds simple right? It’s like telling someone “don’t look now but…”; you know they will absolutely look, even though you’ve just told them not to. It’s no different when it’s just you against you.   Focusing solely on what not to do, and […]

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Positivity in the Gym

  Positivity in the Gym   It’s easy to fall into negative thinking. Whether we believe it or not, the thoughts we have directly influence both our abilities to perform during a workout and our interactions with those around us.   Imagine this situation: It’s 90 degrees outside. You’ve had a rough start to your […]

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