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Simple Nutrition: Part 4

By E.C. Synkowski

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CrossFit trainer E.C. Synkowski offers practical nutrition information to help with day-to-day choices.

In Part 4, she talks to a group at CrossFit Hingham about sugar, oils, alcohol and dairy.

“Typically, wherever we see diseases of modern civilization—obesity, heart disease, cancer—we also see a consumption of sugar,” she explains. “So that’s why we want it to be generally eliminated from your diet.”

In other words, don’t make it a staple.

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Simple Nutrition: Part 3

By E.C. Synkowski

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CrossFit trainer E.C. Synkowski offers practical nutrition information to help with day-to-day choices.

In Part 3, she talks to a group at CrossFit Hingham about vegetables, nuts and seeds, and fruit and starch—all of which provide carbohydrates.

“Carbohydrates—we use these for energy,” Synkowski explains. “We don’t need to take in carbohydrates. We can do without them. But for high-intensity training, for… Continue Reading

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Simple Nutrition: Part 2

By E.C. Synkowski

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CrossFit trainer E.C. Synkowski offers practical nutrition information to help with day-to-day choices. In Part 2, she talks to a group at CrossFit Hingham about protein and fat.

Protein is pretty easy to understand for most folks, but fat can be tricky. There are three types of fat: saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. Saturated fat is the most stable and the best for your body. The problem is that when you eat… Continue Reading

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Simple Nutrition

By E.C. Synkowski

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CrossFit trainer E.C. Synkowski offers practical nutrition information to help with day-to-day choices. At CrossFit Hingham, she talks to a group of CrossFitters about macronutrients, micronutrients, nutrient density and nutrient synergy.

“Food is our fuel for metabolism,” she explains. “Metabolism is all the chemical processes that go on necessary to maintain life, also to produce energy, to do CrossFit.”

When it comes to making… Continue Reading

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The Tim Baldry Story

By Tim Baldry

In CrossFit, HD Videos, Nutrition

June 28, 2012

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When Tim Baldry started CrossFit, he weighed 395 lb. Today, he’s about 215.

“It’s a completely different life,” says Baldry, who started at CrossFit Hammond after temporarily being transferred to Louisiana from Mesa, Ariz. During his year there, he says he got fed up with being an embarrassment to his family. Since March 2011, he’s lost about 180 lb.

“All CrossFit, all diet,” Baldry says. “It’s exciting… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 229

By Justin Judkins

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On Episode 229 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed cooking expert Michele Vieux and Albany CrossFit owner Jason Ackerman. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 20, 2012.

The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from CrossFit Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alta.

AMRAP in 5 minutes of:
15 thrusters (75/55 lb.)
15 dips
Rest 3 minutes, then AMRAP in 5 minutes of:
5 roll-outs (same bar as thrusters)
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In Nutrition

June 20, 2012

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Original Firebreather Greg Amundson draws a correlate between physical and mental nutrition.

In December 2003, in lieu of a traditional CrossFit WOD, Coach Glassman gathered the 6 a.m. “Team Six” athletes around the whiteboard for a lecture on the theoretical development in the hierarchy of an athlete. This lecture, like most of the conversations, seminars and interactions I had with Coach Glassman… Continue Reading

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Cooking Grilled Beet Salad

By Michele Vieux

In HD Videos, Nutrition

June 15, 2012

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Michele Vieux used to hate beets.

“I used to think they tasted like dirt,” she says.

But now that she’s acquired the taste, she enjoys them. In this video, Vieux shows us how to grill the vegetables up for a warm salad.

“This is a really easy way to just kind of get some extra veggies into your meal,” says the CrossFit Invictus coach.

She cuts two beets into slices no bigger than half an inch, then… Continue Reading

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