Is Your Diet Too Restrictive?

Is Your Diet Too Restrictive?

An elimination diet is the gold standard for identifying food sensitivities. The basic premise is to remove an item from your diet for 3-4 weeks, reintroduce it and observe the effects. If the reintroduction increases symptoms, the food should be kept out of your diet...
Out-Source Your (non-CrossFit) Weakness

Out-Source Your (non-CrossFit) Weakness

In CrossFit, we work our weaknesses. Don’t have a pull-up? Spend 5 minutes a day working to address that weakness and you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the direct, and indirect results. Outside of CrossFit, we have a few more options to address and...
What Did You Have For Breakfast?

What Did You Have For Breakfast?

Ali and Stefanie broke down the Spring 2017 Food Challenge at Wednesday night’s chalk talk. One key component to this habit based challenge to eat a vegetable at breakfast. Why did we include that? Because the old adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the...

Fall Food Challenge

Complete rounds for 20 minutes of: 5 pull-ups 10 push-ups 15 squats 20 pulls on the rower Score is total calories rowed. Record total number of calories, and number of rounds to notes. The fall food challenge is coming. Details on and sign-up for the month-long...

Spring Food Challenge – Week 2

clean and jerk 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 Week 1 is in the books for the 2016 Roots Spring Challenge. What type of things are you noticing about your eating and sleeping habits? How are things going for you? Here’s a recipe that’s been tried and tested multiple times by yours...