Category: Fitness

CrossFit Athlete Levels

            Starting in August you will begin to notice some changes on the Crossfit side of Unit 2 Fitness. 1.  The Program Beginning August 4th every class will consist of Mobility, Strength & the Workout more »

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5 Strength Training Myths Every Woman Should Know!

MYTH #1 – Women shouldn’t lift heavy weights or they will get bulky.   This one really chaps my behind.  This myth comes from the idea that women that compete in bodybuilding lift heavy and thus that is all one more »

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20 Things The Rich Do Every Day

So what do the rich do every day that the poor don’t do Tom Corley, on his website RichHabits.net, outlines a few of the differences between the habits of the rich and the poor:  1. 70% of wealthy eat less than more »

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Breathing during Muay Thai boxing and interval training

Muay Thai is an interval sport.  At the amateur level there is 2 minutes of work followed by 1 minute of rest and at the professional level there is 3 minutes of work followed by 1 minute of rest.  A more »

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Ten General Physical Skills of CrossFit

We believe that a healthy, fit person requires proficiency in each of ten general physical skills: Cardiovascular/respiratory endurance – The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen. Stamina – The ability of body systems to process, deliver, store, and more »

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Muay Thai fight in Thailand and a 35K run in Tokyo

On December 9th I arrived in Ao Nang Thailand for my 3rd adventure in training Muay Thai. Still suffering the effects of a 12 hour time change I made the pilgrimage to Emerald Muay Thai on the morning of December more »

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Many dieters ignore alcohol calories

According to the World Cancer Research Fund, alcohol makes up nearly 10% of total calorie intake among drinkers. 20 percent of men and 6 percent of women drink more than 300 calories worth daily, roughly the amount in two 12-ounce more »

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Train your weakness to Suck Less in Martial Arts and CrossFit

Sometimes we just can’t seem to get better; and that can be frustrating. When I feel like my game isn’t getting any better I focus on sucking less. In any kind of fighting or martial art there are days we more »

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Training Muay Thai with Jean-Charles Skarbowsky

I used to train hard all year to then go on vacation and gain 10 lbs. Then it might take a week to get up the courage to go back to the gym and start training again. It would then more »

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Becoming an athlete by training CrossFit and Martial Arts

Growing up I was much more into my Commodore 64 computer than any activity that involved chucking spherical objects at my friends. I rode my bike, ran around, and did martial arts but there was always a clear line between more »

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