FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Add Strength to your Resolution.”

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Add Strength to your Resolution.” With 2012 coming to an end, this means we have a brand new year to look forward to! New challenges to conquer and a whole lot to look forward to! What are some of your goals for 2013? Here at ACF, we are all about living … Continued

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “All about the Squat”

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “All about the Squat” Squatting is an organic, functional and fundamental human movement pattern that involves nearly every muscle in the body. Have you ever watched a toddler play? When pick a toy up, they don’t bend at the waist, arch their back and pull the object off the ground. Rather, … Continued

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Boost your Energy!!!”

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Boost your Energy!!!” Here are a few healthy options to help boost our energy: 1) DRINK WATER – sounds simple but chances are, many of us don’t drink enough throughout our day. 2) EAT BREAKFAST – We have been hearimg this for years. Breakfast keeps you alert and helps start your … Continued

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Drink your way to recovery”

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Drink your way to recovery” Just like ample amounts of sleep, eating clean and mobility; Hydration is a very important part of recovery. Your level of Hydration affects every cell in your body either negatively or positively. You can tell how Hydrated you are by the way you feel, your performance … Continued

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Mechanics, Consistency, Intensity”

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “Mechanics, Consistency, Intensity” This is the order of operation when we train our students. We get folks of all different ages from different backgrounds and completely different fitness levels. Are some of our movements technical? Yes. Can we get hurt or injured if we perform these movements improperly? Absolutely. For this … Continued

FITNESS ‘FOOD’ FOR THOUGHT: “Be Your Own Iron Chef”

FITNESS ‘FOOD’ FOR THOUGHT: “Be Your Own Iron Chef” The average American family spends $225 a month eating out – that’s $2700 each year. Dinners eaten out, quick snacks grabbed, and coffees ordered on the run. Much of this spending comes about simply because “it’s convenient.” Rather than investing the time to get the coffee … Continued

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGH: “10 Recognized General Physical Skills”

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGH: “10 Recognized General Physical Skills” You are as fit as you are competent in each of the ten skills. A deficiency in any one of the ten general skills will hinder your ability to achieve elite levels of fitness. However, focusing solely on any one of the ten skills can also … Continued

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “10 Recognized General Physical Skills”

FITNESS FOOD FOR THOUGHT: “10 Recognized General Physical Skills” In CrossFit, we strive to create competence in each of the 10 fitness domains created by Coach Glassman, founder of CrossFit. They are: -Cardiovascular/Respiratory endurance -Stamina -Strength -Flexibility -Power -Speed -Coordination -Agility -Balance -Accuracy In simplest terms, the idea is that if we continuously train in … Continued