Are you addicted to exercise?

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CrossFit Games star Patrick Vellner —said many high-level CrossFit athletes he knows seem to think more, more, more training is always better. “It has almost become sort of a pissing contest between a few athletes to see who can do more…

How To Get Motivated

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Pro-level athletes are not more motivated than you are. Olympic athletes don’t just “want it more”. The best CrossFitter in your gym has the same struggles with motivation that you do. The difference? They know how to get motivated…

Why you don’t need more discipline

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World renowned strength coach Charles Poliquin, who passed away in 2018, was always full of controversial ideas, such as his theory about vegans having a lower IQ. But he also had a ton to teach others about strength training, and life in…

Improve your productivity at work through fitness

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If your job is physically demanding, it certainly goes without saying that increased fitness will make your job easier. But even if you sit at a desk all day, there’s a boatload of evidence that suggests a connection between exercise and…

You’re nearly halfway through January, are your 2020 goals slipping away already?

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So you set goals for yourself for 2020. But already you’re hitting obstacles that are starting to make you slip a little bit. Sigh... You’re not alone. If you’re hitting a bump in the road already, or think you might soon, here…

2020: Your Fittest Year Yet

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The New Year gives us a fresh start, a chance to evaluate the year behind us, take the lessons, and craft a vision for the year ahead. In terms of our health and fitness, it is also an opportunity to begin the work of letting go of habits that…

Thinking of Trying Bodyshop Fitness & Nutrition?

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Here’s some fitness advice for beginners When you walk through the Bodyshop door, you’re already winning. When we try our hand in something new, it is completely normal to feel overwhelmed, apprehensive and unsure. Our self-limiting beliefs…

Why the “I’ll start my diet, exercise, no booze plan tomorrow, next week, next month…” doesn’t work!

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“I’m cutting out booze on January 1st.” “I’ll worry about getting fit after I give birth.” “No sugar starts next month. Now give me a slice of that apple pie!” Human beings sure do like the idea of making changes at…

Why we don’t do “CrossFit” every day

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So much confusion around the term CrossFit these days, isn’t there? People often show up at our door telling us they’re looking for “CrossFit." Next, I usually ask them what they think CrossFit is. When I ask that, the same thing…

The less visible benefits of exercise…

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What’s your excuse when you fall off the exercise bandgwagon? Too tired? Long days at work? You have children? You don’t have time? You’ll start next week? You don’t see the results you want even when you do go? Let’s address the…