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Best supplements for CrossFit

4 Best Supplements for CrossFit

You’ve started CrossFit, and see others ripping through WOD’s in half the time you can do it. Perhaps they’ve found an elusive supplement that you weren’t aware of, and if you had access to this same thing, then you’d be as quick or as strong too

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5 Home Workouts Without Equipment To Keep You in Shape

5 Home Workouts Without Equipment To Keep You in Shape

Off the back of the recent government announcement of a 4 week lockdown we decided  to put together a selection of great home workouts you can without equipment. You can add dumbbells, resistance bands or kettlebells if you have them into these workouts but they aren’t essential.

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How to improve your snatch technique and increase your strength

How to improve your snatch technique and increase your strength

Snatch is one of the olympic lifts used in Crossfit and is one of the hardest full-body exercises is the snatch and can take years to properly master but when performed correctly it can have more benefits than any other single movement. The olympic lifts in general but especially the snatch activates muscle fibres quickly due to the explosiveness of the movement.

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What is post-workout recovery

What is post workout recovery?

Do you struggle to sleep, find it hard to continually perform at your peak due to stiffness and soreness or find your immune systems suffers from intense training? You probably have an issue with your recovery routine. Post-workout our body will try and reverse the impact of stress from training.

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Why Collagen is important for your joints?

Why Collagen is important for your joints?

Collagen is a protein, and has important roles in providing structure to your skin and being one of the important building blocks of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is one of the main proteins in cartilage too.

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Maintaining Muscle Mass

The 3 main things to do to maintain muscle mass

While everyone can expect to lose muscle mass as we age, it is also possible to grow muscle at any age. There are no short cuts available, and to maintain or grow new muscle requires pushing and pulling heavy things. In short, some resistance exercise.

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Benefits of a high protein diet

The Benefits of a High Protein Diet

There is a lot of evidence that a high protein diet is beneficial for building muscle, gaining strength and losing weight v a low or moderate protein diet. Not only does protein aid recovery allowing you to train harder in subsequent sessions, it also stimulates muscle growth, which helps in muscle and strength gains.

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