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6 Tips to Help Avoid Injury at the Gym

When we are stagnant for most of the day, blood settles in our body causing us to feel “tight.”  This tightness can lead to injury especially when explosive movements are involved. It is easy to become injured if our bodies are not prepared - I have suffered a pulled...

The Difference Between Having What It Takes And Doing What It Takes

Do you have what it takes? Some people do what it takes.  Other people just ask what it takes.  The difference is doing. CrossFit is not easy.  People ask me all the time if CrossFit is for everyone.  As badly as I want to say yes, I cannot.  CrossFit is for anyone...

Fueling Your Workouts With Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are a critical part of your nutrition for fueling your body for workouts and daily energy needs. Once we understand what types of carbohydrates we need to fuel our bodies, then we can focus more on how much and when to eat them to get the most out of our...

The One Ingredient You’re Missing From Your Muscle Recovery Routine

After a workout, most athletes are on auto-pilot to rush and drink a protein shake. Protein powder after a workout is great, but alone doesn’t always provide the right nutrition prescription, especially for aching muscles. The number one ingredient that athletes often...

Why I CrossFit – A Personal Reflection Of Coach Robert

I Crossfit for the people I meet and workout with. In 2013 I did not realize it, but I needed community. I joined a local Crossfit gym in Athens, GA. It was a humbling experience, but I made a couple of new friends and decided to go back. The workouts were always...

Finding Your CrossFit Home

Finding your CrossFit home can be hard.  As an athlete and coach for 5 years at a CrossFit box in Athens, I made many friends and memories.  When I was considering a transition to a new gym, CrossFit Oconee, I was very nervous. Questions like: Will the people like...

Food To Fuel Your Body For Success

What you eat matters. It’s what helps you achieve your goals or get further and further from them. Use food as fuel to succeed!

***Be part of the 8% in 2018***

First of all I want to wish you a very merry Christmas and happy New Year! I think there is something exciting about the New Year as it is a time to forget and learn from our mistakes in the past year while setting brand new goals for the coming year. Now when it...

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