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3 Tips to Improve Workout Times

Do you feel like your workout times aren’t improving even though you are coming to class on a regular basis?  Here are a few tips to improve metcon times. Have a game plan going in.  Know your strengths and weaknesses going into the workout and plan on slowing down a little on weaknesses and pushing […]

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Carbs and CrossFit

Did you know that your body can produce glucose by using amino acids (gluconeogenesis)?  There is no such thing as an essential carbohydrate.  You can consume enough protein to maintain a normal blood sugar level.  You can also produce fuel from fat and if fat is high enough in your diet, you can produce ketones. […]

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How to recover from Crossfit workouts

Recovery from workouts is paramount. If you cannot recover from yesterday, you won’t be able to perform optimally on the workout today.  CrossFit.com advocates 3 days on 1 day off, 2 days on, 1 day off (Thursday and Sunday rest days) .  This is somewhat universal in the CrossFit community.  Gyms program classes 6 days […]

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Beginners Crossfit

I have run into many people that have wanted to try CrossFit, but they are intimidated by the workouts and culture.  I get it.  I was intimidated when I went to my Level 1 Certification.  Fact is, starting anything new can be intimidating or scary.  Everyone that started CrossFit has been humbled by CrossFit one […]

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Double Under Tips

Double unders take practice and practicing the right way will make the difference.  When progressions are skipped frustration tends to kick in and I have often seen athletes quit and just settle for single unders every workout.  Unless you are an above average athlete double unders won’t come overnight.  They are a skill and take […]

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Get Real Fatloss

Everyone wants to lose weight, but few want to do what it takes to shed the excess lbs.  My new favorite quote for change: “You cannot change what you do not measure.”  If you don’t have a baseline how can you make adjustments?  How do you know if you are moving forward or moving backwards? […]

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5 Quick Weight-loss Tips

1) Drink extra water before meals. Especially if you tend to overeat. The extra water can help you feel full and help you cut back on portion sizes. 2) Avoid sugar, baked goods, starches, and all processed foods. No candy, fruit drinks, soft drinks (diet and regular), fruit, and anything with high fructose corn syrup. […]

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3 Recovery Tips

Let’s face it. If you aren’t recovering you aren’t going to perform at your true potential. Every year the NFL team that plays Sunday and has to turn around and play the upcoming Thursday complains about lack of time to recover. I cannot blame them going through what they go through and they are elite […]

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Kipping Pull Ups, CrossFit, Gymnastics,3 Kipping Tips

Kipping pull up practice at Revival Fitness|CrossFit 46038. Every Saturday at 9am we have a free gymnastics class here at Revival Fitness in Fishers.  We will go over progressions and strength accessories to assist in becoming more efficient in moving.  Below is a progression from Carl Paoli on the kipping pull up.  Many athletes become […]

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