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Category: Wisdom Wednesday

Category: Wisdom Wednesday

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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Proactive vs Reactive Healthcare
October 2, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Healthcare has been a subject discussed heavily in recent years throughout the media and in political circles in terms of its outrageous cost and strain on our economy. Healthcare costs are rising and will likely continue to rise. The issue lies in the type of healthcare practiced and the fact that the food industry is

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Environment Makeover
September 25, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Our environment affects our nutrition, especially inside our homes. If a “bad” food is within reach, someone within your household will eventually consume it. And, vice versa, if a healthy food is in your household, someone will eventually consume it.  Keep healthy foods near you and convenient. Keep unhealthy foods away from you and inconvenient.

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Does CrossFit Make You Bulky?
September 18, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

There is a huge misconception when it comes to CrossFit and gaining muscle mass. I’m sure you have seen the big time CrossFit Games athletes on TV with their ripped physiques and bulging muscles, lifting heavy barbells overhead for multiple reps. CrossFit usually gets a bad rap due to what is perceived on television. Many

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Why take Amino Acids?
September 11, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Is it worth it to supplement with BCAA’s? Here’s four reasons why we think you should strongly consider it.

Core Stability
September 4, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

We all want those 6-pack abs but 500 sit ups a day is not necessarily the answer. Did you know that a strong core can offer us so much more than just washboard abs? CrossFit is a core strength and conditioning program.  We use functional movements performed in a wave of contraction from core to

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Intensity vs. Form
August 28, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Before every workout, our coaches go through the movement standards and technical steps on how you are suppose to perform the movements in the workout itself. We make corrections and sometimes may advise a recommended weight or a scale you should use in order to achieve the correct amount of intensity you are expected to

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Importance of Active Recovery Days
August 21, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

Active recovery? Rest days? What’s that? If you find yourself asking these questions, then you most likely aren’t incorporating enough of these days in between your workouts.  We get it! CrossFit can be addictive. You come to the gym, get your sweat on, and you leave with a sense of accomplishment knowing you gave it

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Project Inverted
August 14, 2019 Wisdom Wednesday oleglorycrossfit

If you haven’t noticed yet, we’ve been spending a lot of time upside down this month. The plan for August is “Project Inverted” and will get us upside down and on our hands three days per week. Our goal is to build our confidence on our hands and to improve our body awareness in unexpected

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