“Eat right, exercise, don’t smoke;” these are all the things that we hear from the time we can comprehend that we are supposed to live a so-called healthy lifestyle. We all know that investing in our health is important nowadays from the slew of information that we come across. Since coming into the fitness/wellness industry I have learned a lot about nutrition and different types of fitness. A lot of ideas I had about being healthy from me embedding it in my mind from listening to some expert have come to be wrong or not in line with my personal

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Re-Thinking Your Post-Open Celebratory Meal

Re-Thinking Your Post-Open Celebratory Meal: How Many Calories Do You REALLY Burn During the Open Workout?   So we are four weeks into the Open and we can all attest to the fact that the Open brings out another intensity level.  The Friday Night Lights, or the Saturday Showdowns where you are head to head with all the other athletes in the gym and people are cheering, your judge is watching, your legs are burning, and your heart is beating out of your chest. And unlike the day to day class workouts, we find ourselves laid out on the floor

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Masters Athlete

If you’re my age you will undoubtedly remember the phrase “I’m getting too old for this shit,” uttered by Detective Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been training since you were in your teenage years or if you’re brand new to the scene of fitness. When you hit your 30’s, then your mid 30’s then your, ugh, late 30’s and beyond, training becomes increasingly focused on the prep and the post-workout portions of your time. This is because as we age there is a lot of changeability in the situational factors that define each of our

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