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Newcomers to CrossFit often ask if it ever gets easier. No, it doesn’t, you just get stronger and better able to stay moving while fatigued. They typically aren’t too relieved by the answer but it’s the truth. The idea of something getting easier is also a sign that...read more
There are some things that we do every single day at Roots - like meeting at the whiteboard to talk through the workout or going through a proper warm-up. While in some ways mundane, it lays the foundation for the environment in which we train and is an integral part...read more
I’ve been trying out the ketogenic diet since February. For those not familiar with the ketogenic diet it is a very low carbohydrate diet with moderate protein and lots of fat. I've known of it in the past but never gave it a real effort, and as of lately was hearing...read more
The conversation is all too familiar to the coaching staff. An athlete returns to the shop after a period away, say 1-2 weeks, and a coach asks them, "where have you been?" The athlete replies that they haven't been in because they suffered a tweak - inside or outside...read more
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...read more
The Roots Spring Food Challenge starts on Monday, April 17th. This is a 5 week challenge with a focus on sound nutrition and creating healthy habits around food AND lifestyle. The challenge was created upon 12 “habits” that we feel are important to healthy...read more