You signed up for CrossFit… now what do u You eat?!

Many people get involved in various athletic activities with individual goals. Some want to pursue it for stress relief,others for competitive purposes,and some to facilitate changes in their physique. Regardless of your end goal, fueling your body is one of the biggest components an individual needs to understand when approaching fitness. So you drank the kool-aid and now possess the …

10 things you will learn the longer you CrossFit

Original blog post by Rob Silver http://www.formulx.com/10-Things-You-Will-Learn-The-Longer-You-CrossFit_b_60.html The longer you CrossFit, the more you’ll learn about yourself, your body, and the community you’ve become apart of. Here I’m going to share 10 things I’ve learned since having started coaching over 5 years ago. Read on!   The mainsite (CrossFit.com) will always kick your butt – It might not seem that way, …

Coach Profile – Najeeb Reyes

Written by Najeeb Reyes I constantly have ideas for a blog, but over the weekend I thought “I know all of our clients, but do they all know me?” So in this blog I will simply introduce myself in hopes to give you better insight as to who is writting some of these blogs, who comes up with the so-called …

Why WOD with Strangers?

By Najeeb Reyes Aren’t elevators awkward? You are confined to a small space with several people which most of the times you have never met. You have the “smellers,” the “talkers,” and the best, those individuals who don’t seem to understand what Personal Space is. They are unaware of walking real estate. We all want these rides to end as …

Too Slow, Too Fast, or Just Right?

By Corey Goodman In this blog we are going to look at pacing our workouts, why it’s important, and how to do it.  We’ve all had those days when we get to the box a few minutes early and scurry up to the board to catch a glimpse of the WOD… Our initial thoughts are… “Only 3 rounds…?  Only 135lbs on the bar…?  Only …

Top 7 Supplements for Athletes

Courtesy of CrossFit Invictus, Written by Michele Vieux There is so much marketing and research out there on supplements – what to take, how much, who needs what – that it can be confusing to sift through and narrow down. I’ve spent a lot of time in the past couple months doing research on the web, through interviews and even …

“How Strong Do I Need To Be To Compete?”

By Najeeb Reyes On yesterday’s blog we spoke about our weekend at the Broward Affiliate Cup, and touched on the point of all our athletes comparing their level of fitness to others, and seeing we all need a bit more strength. So the question comes up, just how strong do you need to be to compete? To begin we can …

Broward Affiliate Cup Recap and Thoughts

By Najeeb Reyes First of all, congratulations to those of you who participated in the Cup this year. This was a great event which featured 1 scaled team and 1 Rx team for most participating boxes in Broward. This was our first year participating as Riptide athletes, and did so in the Scaled division. The first WOD featured a one-barbell, …

Functional Fitness vs. Aesthetics

By Najeeb Reyes Functional fitness who? This term, “functional fitness,” has created quite a buzz in the athletic industry over the last few years, but what does it mean? Most importantly, should you care? CrossFit’s backbone, in its entirety, is functional fitness. But that still doesn’t do much for a definition. We turn to Healthline.com for a quick and dirty …