5 CrossFit Workouts You’ll Actually Have Fun Doing – via Men’s Journal
Lot's of on-lookers like to describe us CrossFitters as members of a cult. Yea, ok, so we like CrossFit workouts that put our bodies through pain and suffering...But these WODs are actually fun. Check out Jess Murden's suggestion for a "fun" CrossFit workout in this Men's Journal feature. http://www.mensjournal.com/health-fitness/collections/5-crossfit-workouts-youll-actually-have-fun-doing-w489739/filthy-fifty-w489742
New Year, New Yoga Classes
Yoga classes are coming back to A.C.T....and with awesome class pack specials. And no, you don't have to be a member of the gym to join in on these yoga classes. More info to come!
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3 Reasons Why Being Basic This Fall Can Help You Stay Fit
The "Basic" starter pack includes: Uggs, North Face zip-up, leggings (preferably lululemon) and of course, the Pumpkin Spice Latte. It seems like everything is pumpkin: candles, waffles, yogurt, literally everything in Trader Joe's. But aside from the social satire of pumpkins and basics, there are actually some great health benefits…
Ed-U-Kay-Shun the CrossFit Way
With the vast amounts of resources available to us via the social world, it's almost a sin if a coach isn't keeping their training knowledge updated. It's often done behind the scenes, with subscriptions to newsletters and various blogs and instagram follows (just ask Coach Paul and Coach Taf -…
Making the most of your time at CrossFit A.C.T.
Trust us. We understand busy schedules. In fact, many of the members we have here at CrossFit A.C.T. initially joined because they needed a more efficient workout that didn’t require them to be in the gym for hours at a time. That’s why we’ve put together this list of ways…
3 Ways to Bring Mindfulness to Your Workouts
Mindfulness. We’ve been seeing this word pop up in conjunction with meditation and self-awareness. In an environment where we tend to put others, work and deadlines before ourselves, mindfulness should be a concept that we latch onto. Taking those few minutes to detach and set a purpose for the day…
5 Habits for Becoming a Highly Motivated Runner
So. Much. Running. At least that's how it feels at the turn of spring - after months of being a slave to the rower and the jump rope - when Coach Bill$ starts programming run after run. But after a few 400m workouts, the body starts to adjust and we…
Why Your Pistols Aren’t Getting Better
Pistols - they've come up in programming a lot recently. They can be considered an advanced movement, but that's no reason to shy away from trying just because they seem difficult. I've seen lots of capable athletes default to a scaled movement because they perceive themselves as not being ready…
3 Tips on Attacking Helen
Helen: 3 rounds for time: 400m run 21 kettle bell swings 12 pull-ups Seems simple. Sort of.... (more…)