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Category: Wisdom Wednesday

Category: Wisdom Wednesday

Balance and Accuracy
December 4, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Welcome back for our final week on the ten general physical skills! Over the past several weeks we have touched on how eight of the physical skills are improved through CrossFit training. Throughout our discussion of endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, speed, power, coordination and agility, you may have noticed a common topic repeated frequently. “Aging”

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Coordination and Agility
November 27, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

This week we are back with a continuation of our ten general physical skills. These next two skills are often not a focus in training, but are a necessity in life. Coordination and agility are our topics of discussion!! Coordination is “the ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement.” (CrossFit.com)

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The Benefits of Whey Isolate
November 20, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Here is the down low on the upside of using whey isolate. Whey is a milk product derived from cheese manufacturing. It’s uses go far beyond adding quality protein to your diet, it can be found in everything from conditioners and facial moisturizers to cake batters. As you might expect the quality and bioavailability of

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Protected: Paleo Lasagna
November 15, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

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Power and Speed
November 13, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Power and speed are physical skills that are instrumental in achieving results during CrossFit WODs. In past weeks, we’ve covered endurance, stamina, strength and flexibility. These four build upon and enhance our power and speed. Today, we will learn about why training power and speed are essential to fitness.  CrossFit defines power as “the ability

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Strength and Flexibility
November 6, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

SWOLE AND FLEXY!! You’ve all heard that term from ROMWOD.com videos, but why is it significant today? “Swole and Flexy” refers to the next two general physical skills that we work on improving in CrossFit. Along with endurance and stamina, we strive daily to improve our strength and flexibility.   Strength is “the ability of

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Endurance and Stamina
October 30, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

In our last Wednesday Wisdom, we introduced you to the ten general physical skills used to define fitness. They are cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy. According to CrossFit, “you are as fit as you are competent in each of these ten skills.” As promised over the next few

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CrossFit and Fitness
October 23, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

You show up, hustle, sweat, rip, gasp for air and push through the toughest WODs everyday, but do you even know what “CrossFit” and “Fitness” means? Why do we push ourselves this way? What is the end goal? Many of you don’t know that it’s way more than you think. Let’s explain… In the simplest

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What Glutamine Can Do…
October 16, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

If you’re like a lot of supplement users you first heard about glutamine more than a decade ago. Touted as everything from a performance-enhancing, muscle-growing superstar to a growth hormone precursor and beyond! It’s likely you used it for a while, then let it fall to the back of the supplement cabinet where you soon

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The Benefits of Omegas
October 9, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Omega 3 fatty acids derived from fish oil are widely known for their benefits ranging from lowering cholesterol, improving cardiovascular and heart health, boosting mood and elevating alertness, and for their anti-inflammatory effects. Their heart-healthy reputation comes from the active ingredients EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) ability to lower blood triglycerides.   The anti-inflammatory nature of

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