Archive for the ‘Recovery’ Category

The Female Athlete Triad

Female Athlete Triad

Recently, this topic has hit me hard as I witness many women in the CrossFit community suffering from variations of Female Athlete Syndrome.  For those that don’t know, the Female Athlete Triad consist of the following: Low Energy Availability: This is often cause from changes in diet.  In the CrossFit community, we prescribe “real food” [...]

The Art of Recovery

CrossFit Overtraining Syndrome

  Overtraining. Guilty. I’ll be the first to admit that it’s hard to take recovery days.  But why?  Why is it so hard for me…you… athletes in general… to take a recovery day?  The answer lies in the unfortunately lie we’ve been told in the mass media. “Calories in equals calories out.” -  so what you’re saying is [...]

New Challenge: CrossFit and Paleo Up A Notch

Andria CrossFit Havasupai

Who would have thought a sunny, Sunday morning in March of 2011 would have set my life on a course I never would have expected. March was full of new things: a new job, new friends, and a new workout. I have been an athlete since I can remember. My life evolved from doing flips [...]

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