Month: June 2012

How to get rock hard shins for Muay Thai

Muay Thai practitioners are known for having iron hard shins.  Students regularly ask us how they can condition their shins for Muay Thai. Myth: Kicking Trees- There is a persistent myth about kicking trees so achieve hardened shins for Muay more »

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Be a Strong Vegetarian

For 17 years of my life I was a non-meat eating martial artist.  At age 10 I decided to give up eating meat, but I still ate dairy and egg products.  My parents were accepting of my youthful food rebellion more »

Posted in CrossFit, Diet, Fitness, Martial Arts

How to scale the 21-15-9 CrossFit WOD

In CrossFit one of our primary goals is to maximize power output.  A well known CrossFit axiom is that power output is equal to intensity.  In order to maximize power output we typically need to scale the workout.  The question more »

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Paleo Books

Here is a list of books that you might find helpful in your quest for ultimate nutrition. Paper back Versions  The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet Paleo Comfort Foods: Homestyle Cooking for a Gluten-Free Kitchen The Paleo Diet for more »

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Jerry’s total transformation testimonial

Hello my name is Jerry Green I’ve been training in mixed martial arts at Unit 2 Fitness since February of 2010. Before then I decided to make the lifestyle change & start eating right and maintaining a regular workout regimen. I more »

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Foods that will kill your diet

Here is a small list of food that you should never eat; that is if you want to avoid packing on pounds of fat… Appetizers Outback Steakhouse Aussie Cheese Fries with Ranch Dressing 2,800 calories 
182 g fat 
240 g more »

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Timing your food for training

Students in my classes regularly ask me when they should be eating in order to have energy during training and get the best results.  This is a basic guide to timing your food intake before and after training to net more »

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Omega Will Testimonial

When I first began working out at Unit 2 in January 2011, like many others, I was semi pessimistic about the idea of joining yet another gym. I had lived here in Atlanta for almost a decade and had recently more »

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