With lots of training and practice it is possible to FEEL when you’re training above lactate threshold. There’s a change in your breathing, a slightly acidic taste in your mouth (seriously), and muscular burning. Understanding and controlling lactate is vital to improving your cardio.
Chris Hinshaw, endurance coach to the fittest man and woman on earth, founder of the ‘Aerobic Capacity’ program, and second place finisher at Ironman Hawaii in 1985 came to Charleston in August to drop what seemed like endless knowledge bombs.
Coming up with an individualized plan, helping you implement that plan, and holding you accountable to it when things get tough all require one thing. A trusting relationship.
Congrats to our November Member of the Month, Chuck Barker! We caught up with Chuck and asked him a few questions about his journey, here's what he had to say: Q: What brought you to CrossFit in the first place? A: I was eating a big pile of fish and chips across the...
We recently hosted a 28-day 'Fit4Fall' Nutrition Challenge where our participants got a kick-start on nutrition knowledge, accountability and tools to make life-long sustainable habits. After the challenge we asked a few questions, here are Christina's responses; Q:...
Each molecule of food contributes to a unique set of instructions about which hormones to make and release, what proteins are expressed and if we need genes to turn on or off. If your diet is unbalanced the messages your body receives may be confusing.
Did you know that the way you talk to yourself can elicit a stress response similar to what you may experience if you run into a bear?
Imagine you have a bucket, which represents you. Water, representing each stress event, is poured into the bucket.
But what are the right questions to ask about personal trainers, and what are some warning signs? In this guide, I will give you 5 things to consider when looking for a personal trainer in the Park Circle & North Charleston area. (Hint #4 is the most important)!
We’ve been talking quite a bit about stress lately but today we’re going to focus on sources and symptoms of stress.
The release of cortisol, our primary stress hormone, causes a number of changes that helps to protect us in the face of a threat. For example, it mobilizes energy (in the form of glucose) and increases your heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, muscle tension and the availability of substances that repair tissue.
Congrats to our October Member of the Month, Jessica Wolfrey! Check out her story in her own words! Q: What brought you to CrossFit in the first place? A: I had started to lose a little weight with nutrition and walking but wanted to learn more about how...
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