Mention weightlifting and most people will automatically think of very large men, throwing ridiculous amounts of weight around... Or perhaps Olympic Weightlifters who's skill and strength are beyond anything we could even imagine for ourselves.
Well, we're here to tell you that weightlifting is for everyone. Athletes do it, our members do it, our CrossFit Kids do it, heck even my 65 year old mum does it. There are a lot of misconceptions out there, so let's clear some up!
Want to get that summer body sorted? Can't rid yourself of those last couple of kilos? Or has your performance in the gym been a little "blahh" lately?
Here at CrossFit Urban Energy we believe Nutrition is the #1 key factor to help you perform well, feel amazing and have a body that shows that.
We've gathered 20 simple nutrition tips from the most educated nutritional experts in the land, even if you find just 1 useful then you're a step closer to reaching those goals and living your healthiest life!
Are you suffering from an injury?
It’s your lucky day, because we can help fix it. When CrossFit training is combined with smart coaching it is extremely effective for injury rehabilitation and prevention. We've seen it help people with all sorts of injuries. From fractured wrists, disc herniation, shoulder reconstructions, chronic back pain and much more.
But now you’re probably thinking, “wait a sec, CrossFit is pretty hardcore, how can people do that stuff with those injuries?”
Have you ever looked at the mirror and said to yourself, “Dammit, I’m going to get in shape!”
...But then you were like – HOW?
It’s okay; we’ve all been there!
Now, this might be the first, seventh, or the sixteenth time you have tried to lose weight and get healthy. But today’s the first day of the rest of your existence! So let’s get started.
High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT = The King of Cardio.
You’ve probably heard of HIIT (high intensity interval training) and chances are, you’ve already done a HIIT workout before…if you aren’t sure, then you probably haven’t experienced it yet!
HIIT is a fundamental part of CrossFit, it’s incorporated into our training a few times per week in workouts that are suited to all levels of fitness. Why? Because it’s guaranteed to get you lean, strong, conditioned and mentally tough! Yes it’s more challenging than your standard cardio, but it gets results much faster!
To lose body fat, we need to be in a calorie deficit (eating less calories than our bodies need for our daily activities and functioning)... but this doesn't mean you need to be starving yourself! If you're struggling with daily hangry-ness try these easy tips...
Articles, tips and information to help you live your healthiest life.
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