Listening to the experts at Buff Box: Part I

It’s common knowledge. We tend to like when things are straightforward and simple. And while I like a challenge as much as the next person, there are times when being told what to do is the better option, especially when the person telling us what to do is an expert in their field.

The 2016 CrossFit Open: the first stop on the road to the Games

Number one Jamie Greene, a woman who has taken this year’s CrossFit Open by storm, and number two Sam Briggs, a tried and true CrossFit contender who won the 2013 CrossFit Games are both following meal plans created by Matt Hodges and his co-founded company Buff Box. And there is no other performance nutrition company that can

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16.5 CrossFit Open Strategy

The final weekend of the open has arrived. And it seems that thrusters, which a  lot of people were unwantingly predicting, have come to fruition. With a repeat of 14.5, the fifth and final workout of 2016 is going to be a tough one.

The CrossFit Open 16.4 Strategy

Hey all, So this morning I was excited to see a workout I could actually do and get a killer workout from. Unlike 16.3, which involved 7 minutes of cursing the day I ever decided to begin CrossFit, and coming out with absolutely no muscle-ups to show for it, 16.4 is a ‘lovely’ little chipper wod that will also having

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Why the healthiest people you know don’t diet

Do you have a friend that you always ask, “what’s your secret?” Someone who has a glow about them, whose weight never seems to fluctuate dependent on the season, and just has their shit together? Unicorns I call them, with what seems an unachievable way of living; always healthy, always happy. What’s their secret?

Fresh Fitness Food: meal-delivery that’s customised, nutritious and tasty

Customised nutrition, great taste and convenience is what Jared Williams, the owner of Fresh Fitness Food, prides his four years young company on most. And within the Fresh Fitness Food offices, you’ll see tupperware containers strewn across desks as their nutritionists, marketing gurus and sales team type away at their desks or dash off to

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The CrossFit Open 16.2 strategy

So I have to make this snappy since I have my final level 3 exam tomorrow, but my ears definitely perked up when I heard the CrossFit.com unveiling for 16.2 this morning.

The CrossFit Open 16.1 strategy

The Open WOD 16.1 has been released and now it’s time to strategise. This year’s first WOD is a definitely going to gas us all out, so it’s important to really strategise your timing for each set of reps. As you know, the Open’s 16.1 workout is as follows: 20 minute AMRAP consisting of:  25-ft. overhead

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The CrossFit Open: why should I bother?

The CrossFit Open is upon us, and it’s time to get to business.  My home box, CrossFit Perpetu, has been getting everyone on board, but I figured it would be a good time to do a post all about The Open for new CrossFitters or just those that are interested in finding out exactly what The Open

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Sleep: are you doing it all wrong?

These days, you’ll be hard pressed to pick up a magazine or scroll through the internet without the topic of sleep being addressed. And with today’s manic lifestyle, it’s no wonder sleep is on everyone’s mind. Despite sleep being a basic necessity for life, we as a society aren’t getting enough of it, and what’s more is that

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