Great article from a dedicated female physique competitor. Of interest for most people looking at our page, the author found that muscle doesn't always equal capacity. Also, regarding worries that CrossFit will add muscle, set them aside. Elite bodybuilders and CrossFitters are elite BECAUSE they are naturally muscular. The average trainee has about as much chance of looking like high-level bodybuilder or CrossFitter as they do of getting hit by … [Read more...] about Bodybuilder goes CrossFit
The Next Level
We had a great time this past weekend getting our CrossFit Level 2 Certification. CrossFit HQ does a fantastic job with their seminars. We learned a ton in a fun, supportive environment. Many thanks to our L2 training staff, James, Kristin, and Todd, and all our fellow attendees. … [Read more...] about The Next Level
Strength isn't just some abstract fantasy for all but a select few; it's every woman's and every man's birthright. And any fitness program that isn't putting honest effort toward making that legacy a reality is incomplete. It's really that simple. … [Read more...] about Your birthright.
Erin M. rocking the 20-rep squats to the tune of 140#. It's good to be strong. #legit #strong #swolesister #20repsquats www.gatewaycrossfit.com … [Read more...] about Swolesister
Start at the beginning.
"You've got to walk before you can run." And at GWCF, our clients have to be able to RDL (Romanian Deadlift) before we let them do a standard Deadlift. Good lifting is all about position and body mechanics. Start at the beginning. … [Read more...] about Start at the beginning.
World Class Fitness in 100 Words
World Class Fitness in 100 Words: Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups, dips, rope climb, push-ups, sit-ups, presses to handstand, pirouettes, flips, splits, and holds. Bike, run, swim, row, etc, hard and fast. Five or six days per week mix these … [Read more...] about World Class Fitness in 100 Words
Grip It and Flip It.
#realpeople #realfitness gatewaycrossfit.com … [Read more...] about Grip It and Flip It.
Feminine AND Strong
Femininity and strength are NOT mutually exclusive. … [Read more...] about Feminine AND Strong
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." - Sir Winston Churchill (It also takes some courage to go deep into oxygen debt on the rower.) … [Read more...] about Courage
Get Your Strength On!
If you look closely you can see Ashley's spinal erectors firing. THAT's what we're talking about!!! Strong, resilient, functional muscle that serves you over a lifetime. Come get your strength on! … [Read more...] about Get Your Strength On!