Does Running Hurt?

Does Running Hurt?

3

Aug

2011

  I have heard that 70+ Percent of runners have some type of injury (knees, chins, hips, ankles, feet, etc…) Before the invention of running shoes runners were used to using their natural gait, since they knew no other way – they were used to running barefoot or in sandals their entire life – that technique ...
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2nd Time in a Decade!

2nd Time in a Decade!

2

Aug

2011

Today I got a massage for the first time in over 8 years.In the last eight years I've done nothing short of tearing my body down. I played over 150 baseball games a year. Pitchers hurling balls in excess of 95 MPH at me. Training as much as 12 times a week for the CrossFit Games. You get the picture: Exertion, exertion, exe ...
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Gluten Talk

Gluten Talk

30

Jul

2011

This is a great article that I recently found in the 4 hour body. With just a few simple adjustments to our daily habits we can gain an inordinate amount of benefits that will be vital for our longevity. So ask yourself... Do you want to continue to feel lathargic, achy, and not really getting the results you know you can? ...
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The Fittest on Earth Come to Los Angeles

The Fittest on Earth Come to Los Angeles

28

Jul

2011

This weekend is host to the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games at the Home Depot Center, which each year crowns the fittest man and woman on Earth. I am biased in writing about the event, as I am blessed enough to be a competitor in this years' competition. The real purpose for my post, however, is to talk about what this weekend c ...
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Rehab for Sugar Addiction?

Rehab for Sugar Addiction?

26

Jul

2011

OK, so I drink a lot of coffee. Big deal...My coffee consumption sparked a conversation in my head recently, however, about hidden addiction. "Am I addicted to Caffeine?," I wondered. How could I be sure I was or wasn't?Let me first clear the air of any misnomers. Coffee is generally at worst neutral, and at best is a quali ...
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The Plan

The Plan

23

Jul

2011

We all have goals. There are goals and then there is what we do to accomplish them. That is the plan. With the goals we set, the key often lies in our tenacity. The treasure at the end of that rode is found with perseverance no matter what happens along the way.The plan is tried and true, like the goals. Except the plan is ...
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U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Spread

21

Jul

2011

We cannot allow this to be our future..As I was reading the MSN headline I was shocked and appalled by what I was reading! We, as a society, are literally killing ourselves with food.Reading the article made me that more determined to inform people on living a healthier lifestyle. Especially when making small, powerful chan ...
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Fit for Sport

Fit for Sport

19

Jul

2011

Have you ever asked yourself what could be possible in your life if you were in the best shape possible? What would your life look like? Would you ride your bike to work? Would your dream vacation to South America be on the books? Would that rec league be on the agenda?So often we evaluate what is possible as things current ...
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Everything in 19 Words

Everything in 19 Words

16

Jul

2011

An ex-Los Angeles Dodger, and mentor of mine left me with a quote when I was 12 years old. It was his favorite quote and soon became the words I would live by. You may have heard it or versions of it. It reads: "Good, better, best. Never let it rest, until the good becomes the better, and the better becomes the best."& ...
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Don’t use the “B” Word!

Don’t use the “B” Word!

13

Jul

2011

We are not a Bootcamp. We don't use that word, and we can't wait to explain to interested students what we are about when they ask, "So, is it like a bootcamp?" Before I get to how we differ and why we avoid the term, let me explain that I don't want to discredit those that train at bootcamps and those that run them. Some a ...
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