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May 9th, 2016

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3 Ways Better Nutrition Makes You A Better Athlete

The main difference between most elite and average athletes doesn’t lie in the training, but in their ability to recover efficiently.   But HOW do you speed recovery?   While there’s many different things that can help like getting a massage, stretching/yoga, sleep, decreasing stress in your life,  etc… one of the biggest ways to improve recovery […]

May 5th, 2016

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5 Weeks Out: Micro Nutrients for Athletes

What are Micro nutrients? Micro nutrients are a mix of the vitamins and minerals that act as coenzymes that help our bodies free energy from food, repair and grow body tissues (including muscles!), and assist in many other important functions such as improving immunity, improving oxidative metabolism, and increasing antioxidants in the body. Why does […]

Apr 27th, 2016

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7 Weeks Out: Meal Prep Made Easy

It’s 7 weeks out from the CrossFit Wichita Oldtown Throwdown, and so far we’ve talked about macros, the importance of eating nutrient-dense foods, and pre & post workout fuel. However, one of the trickiest things I’ve seen people/my clients struggle with after they learn more about the WHAT part of eating, is the HOW part. […]

Apr 18th, 2016

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8 Weeks Out: Food Quality

When it comes to training, the QUALITY of the foods we eat matter. This means eating foods that aren’t engineered in a lab or covered with harmful pesticides, and finding foods that have the most nutrient bang per calorie to ensure we are getting all of our nutrient needs met while also not overeating calories. […]

Apr 11th, 2016

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9 Weeks Out: What to Eat Before and After A CrossFit WOD

What do I eat before and after a workout? Beginning CrossFitters often ask this question once they realize that they can’t eat ANYTHING before a workout, that Big Mac can really slow you down and make you feel queesy. Furthermore, for some of the early morning folks, it’s often a question of “how in the […]

Apr 4th, 2016

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10 Weeks Out: Nutrition for Performance

We are about 10 weeks out from CrossFit Wichita’s 3rd Annual Oldtown Throwdown and the nutrition questions are starting to roll in… “WHAT and HOW do I eat to improve my performance, gain lean muscle, and lose fat?” For most people, this can be a very complex nutritional formula and if you’re extremely serious about […]

Dec 15th, 2015

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Don’t WOD at the Globo

Don’t WOD at the Globo By admin  CrossFit Johns Creek A member asked me why some crossfitters are “elistists snobs” about the globo gym.  He checked in to Lifetime on Facebook and caught hell for it from his crossfitter friends (yeah I would have been one of them if I had seen it). So he […]

Sep 23rd, 2015

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Nutrition: Foundations For The Awesome CrossFit Bod

The guidelines sound simple, “Eat meat, nuts, and veggies, some fruit, a little starch, and as little sugar as possible + keep food intake to levels that support exercise but not body fat.’ – E.C. But what does that all mean in human language? To understand the complex world of nutrition, it’s important to understand […]