Kip Colwell, Riptide’s athlete of the month!

Here at Riptide CrossFit we pride ourselves on our community of friends, fellow athletes and everyone who really makes the box feel like a great place to be!  We are very proud to have each and every one of you guys and gals with us, working hard, making friends and building a strong community of people who support one another …

Are you Paleo? The premise of the Paleo diet and if it’s right for you.

So you’ve made the transition from a regular ‘Globogym’ to a Crossfit Box. You wear your custom Nanos with pride and your pre-wod instagram photos would never be complete without the glorious hash-tag, #AREYOUROGUE. As you gather your things to leave, puffed with pride from your backsquat PR, you grab your trusty Atkins bar out of your Reebok Crossfit bag …

Wanna Snatch Better?…. Me too!

Learned to snatch like a CrossFit Ninja with Rich Froning and the Barbell Shrugged crew. Check out their other videos @ www.barbellshrugged.com

Squat Clinic

by Greg Glassman http://journal.crossfit.com/2002/12/squat-clinic-by-greg-glassman.tpl#featureArticleTitle Download the full PDF article here! Its worth it. The Squat Clinic, by Coach Greg Glassman, is a comprehensive guide to our most foundational movement. Photographs outline 23 points of performance for a sound squat, common faults and cues to correct them. Why squat? The squat is a vital, natural, and functional component of your being. …

Lets become Supple Leopards!

“Metaphorically speaking, if you want to become a supple leopard, you need to understand how to move correctly in every situation.” Over the next several weeks, we will be taking a close look into Kelly Starrett’s book “Becoming a Supple Leopard” which teaches us about preventing injury, optimizing athletic performance, and and resolving pain through the practice of mobility, stretching, …

Virtuosity

  By: Greg Glassman Original Article may be found at the link below : http://journal.crossfit.com/2005/08/virtuosity-1.tpl#featureArticleTitle An oldie but goodie…. In this 2005 open letter to CrossFit trainers, Coach Greg Glassman discusses the importance of virtuosity, defined in gymnastics as “performing the common uncommonly well.” Unlike risk and originality, virtuosity is elusive, supremely elusive. It is, however, readily recognized by audience …

Eating for performance and fat loss. How to eat like an athlete and look like one too.

Imagine the following scenario…. a terrible fire in an office building. Everyone runs out to safety. Who is the last person out? The Bodybuilder. The beautiful physiques we see gracing the covers of fitness magazines, walking the stage in bodybuilding and bikini competitions and promoting our favorite supplements are bodies many strive to attain. However, despite these individuals spending copious …

Camaro’s, Nails, and Human Performance

At Riptide CrossFit, we tend to say “we don’t care about how you look, we care about how you perform.” At first glance that statement sounds like it is meant for competitive athletes only, and since it isn’t, let’s explore the meaning behind what we mean “perform.” Human performance can be measured in many ways, many of which come to …

WOMEN AND WHEY PROTEIN

Posted by Rob Silver on 1/29/2014 http://www.formulx.com/Women-and-Whey-Protein_b_6.html As a coach, I’m always bombarded with questions on how whey protein supplements play a role for women. Here I want to discuss why women don’t get fat on whey protein plus 5 other myths I’d like to dispel. Let’s jump into it! Whey is going to make me fat! A recent study found that …

Steph Hammerman: Effort As Prescribed

Today’s blog deals with an inspirational story happening right next door to us at our neighboring CrossFit Box, Crossfit Conquest. This article “Steph Hammerman: Effort As Prescribed” is an inpirtational story about a great Crossfitter from Broward, who was born with a mild case of Cerebral Palsy that impairs her balance and motor skills. She not only trains CrossFit, but …