Erroneous! The most effective move for reducing belly fat is the Push-Away. That's where you push yourself away from the food. It's very difficult but incredibly effective. Seriously, the benefits of exercise are nearly boundless. But if you're trying to lose weight and body fat, the best way is to get your nutrition squared away. Start following @robbwolf , robbwolf.com. There is no magic pill; just common sense nutrition, Yes, you'll fall off the wagon some days. Dust yourself off, and get … [Read more...] about Honesty in weight loss
Aristotle and Your Training
"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly." - Aristotle. Or as Will Durant recapitulated in 'The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers', "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." For our purposes as fitness enthusiasts, this is both bad news and good news. The bad news is that fitness is … [Read more...] about Aristotle and Your Training
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
The Paleo Plan… FREE!
Gateway CrossFit is incredibly pleased to announce that we have partnered with PaleoPlan.com to offer you The Paleo Plan Quickstart Guide and Paleo Challenge at no charge; just for being our clients! (It's $34 online!) This book is FANTASTIC!!! And as you know, we are huge fans of the "Paleo" nutrition plan. It has shown incredible health, weight loss, aesthetic, and performance benefits for those who implement it faithfully. The 152 page eBook, The Paleo Plan Quickstart Guide and Paleo … [Read more...] about The Paleo Plan… FREE!
A Pat On The Back.
2012 at Gateway CrossFit brought some great things for some great people. All of our clients have been working hard and deserve a pat on the back. Here are some highlights of what the right exercise and nutrition can do: -Lisa P came in to lose weight and get in shape. She lost 40 pounds and went from a size 14 to a size 4! She also pulled a 5x150# deadlift! -Michele P came in to gain strength and speed for running marathons. With 3 months of training at Gateway CrossFit she dropped 16 minutes … [Read more...] about A Pat On The Back.
Box of Salvation
Box of Salvation is the incredible story of a woman who went from near death due to her eating disorder, to one of the 50 Fittest Women in the World! And now it's a nominee in the Arclight Cinemas Docfest! Check out their Facebook page and help this film make it to Hollywood... and to millions of young women around the country! … [Read more...] about Box of Salvation
Diabetic? Know someone who is? Read this!!
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We. Get. It.
Working out is not your favorite thing to do. Changing your nutrition regimen blows. If you think we don't feel that way sometimes because we are trainers, nothing could be further from the truth. There are plenty of days we really don't feel like working out. EVERY DAY we'd rather eat pizza, or a cheeseburger and fries, or an entire cake instead of some lean meat and vegetables. Folks, WE. GET. IT. But there are a few other things we get: Like... it's fun to be strong, fit, and healthy. Or... … [Read more...] about We. Get. It.
Biggest Loser Winner Goes CrossFit!
"Let me tell you something: People think [CrossFit] is about these crazy guys that are in phenomenal shape; no. It is for everyone. I've met men that were 5'9" and 400# who in six months, they've lost 150 pounds doing CrossFit. And a sensible Paleo diet. It is about diet and exercise. CrossFit is the wave of the future. I don't care if you've never done a sport in your life; this is the place to be. I don't care if you're sedentary. I don't care what your excuse is... injuries? I've got … [Read more...] about Biggest Loser Winner Goes CrossFit!
Ready to get serious?
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCFZoqmKf5M] Thanksgiving and Christmas are over and so is the diet decadence. Now is the time to get serious! We strongly recommend you look into the Paleo Diet by Loren Cordain. This video is a nice breakdown of the what and why behind the Paleo Diet. Check it out. Also, Robb Wolf’s book "The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet" is a must read. Robb has done some phenomenal work and presents both the science behind the diet as well as layman’s … [Read more...] about Ready to get serious?