Wondering what the best supplements for recovery are? These supplements apply to every type of athlete, CrossFitter, and otherwise. This little article should leave you well informed and ready to improve your recovery game in a big way. BCAA’s Branch Chain Amino Acids are an ESSENTIAL form of supplementation for recovery. L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine […]
If you have ever done a WOD in a CrossFit box somewhere you walked out of there sore. The next day, you we’re even sorer. Usually in 15 or less minutes, one thing is for sure, CrossFit leaves its smiling, sweating victims sore and fatigued. Has your WOD programming left you feeling beat up and unable to recover as fast you would like? Successful recovery gives you time for harder, more frequent training, and increased performance. Who doesn’t want that? We all do.
CrossFit is spreading the world like wildfire, but with the popularity and appeal to such a great audience, no one wants to put the fire out. Crossfit is arguably the best thing to happen to the fitness industry. To many, this is no surprise. CrossFit has adopted a plethora of styles, each pushing the body […]
In the figure above TC stands for total cholesterol and TG for triglyceride. The figure shows that the men’s cardiovascular scores improved. Being a rich source of L-arginine, it’s believed that this factor in the pistachio may have influence on the results of the study. This amino acids dilates the blood vessel in the penis. […]
CrossFit is sweeping the planet and let me add my voice of affirmation (to the dismay of many of my peers) that I think it’s one of the best things to happen to the fitness industry in a long, long time. CrossFit is the real deal when it comes to the sport of fitness and helping Joe Six-Pack and Soccer Moms all over the place discover what is really possible in/with their bodies and sometimes even more importantly the tremendous bounds of “strength” their minds are capable of.
Hale’s Review by: Marc McDougal Lets get into estrogen…give us a rundown of receptor subtypes, some common misconceptions, and any other inside info you have. Well, as some background, there are 2 well characterized nuclear estrogen receptors: ERα and ERβ. These function as classic nuclear steroid receptors by binding to response elements in target genes and […]
by: Karl Hoffman Each year as the tropical storm season worsens, torrential rainfall collects in every depression into which it falls, creating stagnating pools or water which mosquitoes delight in. Malaria, transmitted by mosquitoes of several species, is among the world’s top health problems. 3 million people die from malaria every year. Before delving into the […]
Things that should be Banned from the Gym by: Taylor Simon Let it be noted that this is purely an opinion piece. Opinions gathered from years in a variety of gyms and years working with people from sedentary elderly adults to high performance athletes. This list is by no means exhaustive but incorporates the main things I […]
The legal status of Geranamine – an alternative view DSHEA makes plenty of provisions for the expansion and development of new ingredients. It liberally allows for compounds that are naturally occurring to be sold and marketed with and without a NDI. According to the plain language of the statute a NDI is NOT an approval, […]
Q&A With Marc McDougal — September by: Marc McDougal Q: I was speaking with a gentleman today at my gym about thick bars, and he recommended contacting you with my questions. Do you have any rules or guidelines when it comes to replacing traditional bars, dumbbells, and cable attachments with larger diameter implements (two inches and up) […]