Coaches Blog

Stress & Training: How training performance gains may be affected by your stress.

Head of Strength and Conditioning, Coach Dimi, explains the science behind stress and it’s impact on our bodies.

Why has life become so stressful? You can’t understand why you have become so stuck in the rat race of life and it has taken over your entire being. Work is worrying you…you’re not sleeping enough…you’re financially unstable…your children are misbehaving…your partner is giving you heartache…or someone has attacked you on social media. All of these factors are triggers of negative stressors but what it’s doing to your training goals plays a huge role in why you’re not progressing as well as you’d hoped.
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Keeping motivated this Winter: Don’t HIBERNATE, ANNIHILATE.

Head Coach Rob gives us his top 10 tips to keeping motivated during Winter:
It’s that time of the year again where we farewell the warmer weather. It gets darker earlier, temperature is dropping and we know winter is on its way.
Being a coach for over 20 years I think I can safely say I have worked out the patterns of human behaviour over winter, for the large majority.
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The Non-Sexy Stuff: The little things you don’t see the others’ doing.

Coach Alex talks about what it really takes to master the CrossFit movements:
When it comes to CrossFit training everyone wants to be able to lift massive amounts of weight, walk effortlessly on their hands, perform muscle ups; they want to be able do all the sexy movements.
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Mobility: Is it really that important?

Coach Dan’s two cents on Mobility:

You spend numerous hours in the gym getting fitter, working on your weakness, and getting

stronger, but how much time do you set aside taking care of your bodies?
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Reality VS. Expectation: Setting goals and what is takes to achieve them.

Some key notes on goal setting with Coach Rash:

Being successful in health and fitness, in improving body composition and aesthetics, and progression in performance are all easily achieved with hard work and dedication. That’s right, the key to success is as simple as that. Yet why do we struggle so hard to get where we want to be?

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