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Keep Your Mind Healthy And Fit – Fitness Article

Keep Your Mind Healthy And Fit Use Your Brain   Boost your mental capacity by putting your brain to work. Avoid using a calculator for simple math, solve problems by thinking through them, solve brainteasers and logic problems, or complete puzzles. Read More Reading promotes education, self-improvement and relaxation. A great fiction novel will also leave your brain pondering the plot and developing characters. Studies have also shown that staying mentally stimulated can slow the progressions of Alzheimer’s and Dementia, since keeping…

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Recap 20.5 & End of the Open! – Crossfit Fitness Article

Recap 20.5 & End of the Open! Congratulations everyone! Another year of the Open is done. I personally really enjoyed the workouts this year, and I will definitely be retesting them in another 6 months to see how I do. 20.5 was particularly epic, as some people got their very first pull-ups and it was AMAZING to watch. Congratulations Nate on winning the workout this week! So incredible to be able to do 21 muscle-ups during that workout. Also big…

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APC and Australian Pole Expo Move to Victoria in 2019 – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

APC and Australian Pole Expo Move to Victoria in 2019 by Alessandra Izzo aka Ally Cat   Not that long ago, I discovered something that made my little Victorian pole dancer heart squeal with excitement. I found out that the finals of the Australian Pole Championships alongside the Australian Pole Expo will be held in Melbourne on November 15-17th this year. This is massive news for all of us south of the border, because it’s the first time ever we’ve…

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October Athlete of the Month: Aaron Rutzick – Crossfit Fitness Article

October Athlete of the Month: Aaron Rutzick photo: Adam Iverson Photography  Aaron is so kind to everyone in the gym. He calmly comes in, cracks a few jokes, calmly kicks ass through the whole class, and calmly goes off to SAVE LIVES! – Coach Jeff Aaron will often talk about how fit and able other people are while being one of the most able athletes himself.  Aaron will absolutely crush workouts and then commiserate with everyone that went through it…

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Happy Trails: Hiking in Alberta – Fitness Article

Happy Trails: Hiking in Alberta Humans had to hike so we could hunt and gather food, so we could collect wood for fires and rocks to build shelter, and so we could participate in our tribes’ great annual migrations. Hiking was critical to survival. Today, it appears hiking in alberta is inconsequential, strictly optional. The opposite is true: hiking is now more important than ever. The world needs more hikers, because hiking makes people better people. Hiking Makes You More…

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Recap Open 20.1 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness – Crossfit Fitness Article

Recap Open 20.1 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness 20.1 was an absolute lung-burning, leg trashing, burpee-heavy workout. It was so inspiring to watch everyone tackle this one head on. I saw some folks really challenge themselves to go a little faster, do a few more reps, and it was a beautiful thing. Let’s check out the results: Kira was the only person to finish this workout! Her burpees are wicked fast, and even with that kind of speed she was…

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How Important is Hydration When Training Calisthenics? – Calisthenics Fitness Article

How Important is Hydration When Training Calisthenics? Like any other style of fitness, calisthenics requires a lot of energy. Energy that comes from the things we put into our bodies. The food we eat and the water we drink, play a huge role in the way in which we perform during training, the way we recover and the way we get to see results in our calisthenics journey. Often times, we go about our day and forget about stopping. We’re…

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» Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 11/9/19 – Workout Fitness Article

» Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 11/9/19 Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 11/9/19 Written on November 9, 2019 at 5:11 am, by Eric Cressey I hope you had a great weekend. Here’s a little reading and listening material to kick off your week! EC on the Inspiring Lives Podcast – I joined the crew at Athletic Greens on their podcast to talk coaching and business. 10 Assumptions You Should Stop Making About Your Clients – This…

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APDM Top 50 2018/19 – Who Got The Votes? – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

APDM Top 50 2018/19 – Who Got The Votes? With so many wonderful humans in the Aussie pole community, there was always going to be a chorus of voices wanting to praise the efforts of it’s members. So, today we are releasing the full list of everyone who received nominations (minus the Top 50) in our public vote to create the APDM Top 50 of 2018/19. In total, 447 people received votes. Here is the list in alphabetical order, with their…

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Recap 20.2 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness – Crossfit Fitness Article

Recap 20.2 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness Great job on the second workout everyone! This one was sooooooo loooooooong. 20 minutes felt epic, and not in a good way. There was also a vastly different number of reps between Silver and Gold/Platinum, so I would say we had a variety of experiences in this one! Check out those incredible scores! It’s also fun to see some names on the top 20 that were not there last week. Congrats Garrett for…

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Fitness Focus: Weird Gym Equipment – Fitness Article

Fitness Focus: Weird Gym Equipment Variety is the spice of life, and you should add some of that spice to your workouts. Get acquainted with some of the “weird” equipment there is in the gym and learn how to correctly use it to target certain body parts. Battling Ropes Battling Ropes have had a resurgence mainly due to a pioneer of strongman training, John Brookfield. They are low-impact and can work the entire body very effectively. Core strength is very important to…

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Zumba with Judy adds a NEW CLASS for TEENS in March in Sudbury-Register by March 8! – Zumba Fitness Article

Zumba with Judy adds a NEW CLASS for TEENS in March in Sudbury-Register by March 8! Teen Dance Fitness Class beginning March 14 at 6:15 pm at The Performing Arts Connection 31 Union Ave Sudbury and taught by Zumba with Judy Dance Instructor!   This class will have your teen getting a full body workout while laughing and smiling at how it does not feel like exercise at all-open to boys and girls ages 10-18 and taught by our own…

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Going From A to B – Box33 Adaptive Strength – Workout Fitness Article

Going From A to B – Box33 Adaptive Strength Imperfect action is better than perfect inaction.” – Harry Truman Whenever you start a new endeavour, to get the maximum results in the shortest possible time you generally need to know 2 things1) Where are you now2) Where you want to go And as the saying goes… It is like going from A to B. Once you know these 2 things you can map out a plan and get moving towards…

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What We Do – The Process of Getting Started – Box33 Adaptive Strength – Workout Fitness Article

What We Do – The Process of Getting Started – Box33 Adaptive Strength Strategy Session It all starts with organising a free consultation and going through a Strategy Session. Why do we do this? For a number of reasons, but simply it comes down to these 3 BIG reasons.1) We can learn a little more about you. You can tell us your story.2) We can discover where you want to go and why3) We can determine if Box33 is the…

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JRO Fitness/ Zumba with Judy Celebrates 10 Years of Dancing Fun at Party in Sudbury with Staff and Students! – Zumba Fitness Article

JRO Fitness/ Zumba with Judy Celebrates 10 Years of Dancing Fun at Party in Sudbury with Staff and Students! Over 50 students and staff came together to Celebrate 10 years of Zumba, Core and Yoga with owner, Judy Quint of JRO Fitness.  We danced, did trivia game, ate snacks and laughed.  The community surprised Judy with new flowy T shirts commemorating the 10 year anniversary along with a special video that you can watch here!  Lots of tears in Judy’s…

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Recap Open 20.3 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness – Crossfit Fitness Article

Recap Open 20.3 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness 20.3 was a fun little repeat of 18.4 and it was a fun one to do again! This time I saw a lot of people really challenge themselves on the deadlift weight, and do some incredibly difficult pushup reps. Great work!   Congratulations Pat!! Pat almost made it to the first set of handstand walking, which is very impressive. The second weight for the platinum deadlift was 315#, which is SUPER heavy.…

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Rule #1: Never Skip Monday! – Calisthenics Fitness Article

Rule #1: Never Skip Monday! Why Never Skip Monday? If you know me, you know that I live by a rule that I created to help me stay accountable in my training, establish some structure and hopefully inspire some people through y commitment to do the same. I call this, RULE #1 to Never Skip Monday. This rule has helped me so much throughout the years and I realized it has helped a lot of other people too by becoming a…

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JRO Fitness now offering Zumba Gold on Wednesdays at 9:30 am in Sudbury in April! – Zumba Fitness Article

JRO Fitness now offering Zumba Gold on Wednesdays at 9:30 am in Sudbury in April! JRO Fitness is pleased to announce the launch of a new lower-intensity Zumba class starting in April! Are you looking for a class that has all the great Zumba music and fun you love, but with less jumping and turning, or ‘tricky’ moves? This is it! Our newest offering will be a low-impact Zumba class that offers fun, easy-to-follow dance routines to a variety of…

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Health through the Holidays | Powercakes – Fitness Article

Health through the Holidays | Powercakes Health through the Holidays November 6, 2019 – With the change in the weather, comes a change in people’s thoughts and feelings towards their appearance. I think as we approach the holidays, there are a few ways we can fall into powerful habits, and not extremes. Mikayla Pasco Photography When we’re surrounded by crisp air and beautiful foliage, there are so many ways to get outdoors to take a family walk with the pup, get…

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JRO Fitness Supports AANE with Zumba fitness Fundraiser – Zumba Fitness Article

JRO Fitness Supports AANE with Zumba fitness Fundraiser JRO Fitness supports AANE with Zumba fundraiser   On April 30th,  JRO Fitness/Zumba with Judy held a special Zumba fitness class fundraiser for the Asperger Autism Network (AANE).  Over $420 was raised to support this important program for those affected by Aspergers and Austism.  Participants from Sudbury, Framingham, Weston and other surrounding towns enjoyed a one hour class led by JRO Fitness owner Judy Quint and fellow instructor Catherine Allen.  JRO Fitness…

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A Gut Feeling – Prebiotics and Probiotics – Fitness Article

A Gut Feeling – Prebiotics and Probiotics Our digestive system is home to hundreds of different bacteria (known as probiotics) that keep our intestinal linings healthy, break down food, and regulate our immune system. From birth, our gut is populated with about 1000 known species of bacteria and that number continues to grow as more are being discovered. Pre- and probiotics seem to be everywhere in the marketplace and in advertising. There is increasing research showing that pre and probiotics…

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Losing It For the Last Time by Cat Cardoso – Zumba Fitness Article

Losing It For the Last Time by Cat Cardoso Losing It For The Last Time We all know that person. You know the one. They’ve tried every diet under the sun. Weight Watchers. Jenny Craig. Atkins. Keto. And they’ve lost weight. Lots of weight. Fast. And they love to tell you exactly why you NEED to try their way. The problem is, every pound they’ve lost has come back and often with some extras.  What if there was a different…

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Badger CrossFit | October Committed Club (2019) – Crossfit Fitness Article

Badger CrossFit | October Committed Club (2019) Things are continuing to heat up as we move into Fall and finish up for the 2020 CrossFit Open and Affiliate Cup! Congratulations to a huge group of members for their dedication to training, wellbeing, and health! Being a part of the committed club is an honor and a testament to fitness performance gains. The more you’re at Badger CrossFit, the closer you are to your goals! Many came, but didn’t RSVP and Check-in…

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AOTM November 2019: Jenessa White – Crossfit Fitness Article

AOTM November 2019: Jenessa White Congratulations to our Athlete of the Month: Jenessa White! Jenessa with Sasha, hanging at FNLI had to check several times to make sure that Jenessa had not already been athlete of the month, because she is such a huge part of the fiber of Solcana that it seems preposterous that she has not already gotten this nod. In the past she has won the Spirit of the Open award for being such an incredible cheerleader…

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Recap 20.4 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness – Crossfit Fitness Article

Recap 20.4 – Solcana Fitness & Wellness So far 20.4 has been my favorite workout of the year. I didn’t expect to love it because it was another 20 minute grinder, but I loved doing it and even more so, I loved watching people do it. There were so many clean and jerk PR’s! Pat and Garrett tied for first this week! Both of them got through the 185# clean and jerks AND completed 30 reps of pistol squat. Pistols…

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Dancing With Glasses – The Pole Dancers Hidden Nightmare – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Dancing With Glasses – The Pole Dancers Hidden Nightmare If you have ever wondered if there is a solution pole dancing with glasses on then you are in the right place. How many times have you found yourself in an inversion to find that your spectacles are going to fall off your head? well you are not the only one because I for one is blind as a bat and every few years my eyesight decreases. Right now I just…

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Halloween Heaven Pole & Lyra Competition – Another Howling Success! – Pole Dancing Fitness Article

Halloween Heaven Pole & Lyra Competition – Another Howling Success! written by Louise Keegz Halloween evokes thoughts of the supernatural, the afterlife, the misfits and the lost souls. A place beyond reality, in the realms of the underworld and the deep unknown. Add in a bunch of performers yearning to express their darkest desires, the side of them that isn’t acceptable to society, a stage set fit for a horror film, a sprinkle of Chilli and you’ve got yourself a…

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My Skillshare Course for Beginner Calisthenics is Live! – Calisthenics Fitness Article

My Skillshare Course for Beginner Calisthenics is Live! What’s up guys! Last week something super exciting happened. After working for a few months on this project I finally launched my Introduction to Calisthenics and Bodyweight Training course on Skillshare! Skillshare is an online learning platform that allows you to teach your own classes on arts, business, lifestyle and many other topics and categories. It is a wicked tool especially for people who are trying to better themselves by gaining a…

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Warm Up Before Your Workout – Fitness Article

Warm Up Before Your Workout Before you start any type of exercise you should always perform a thorough warm up. This will help to prepare your body for the activity that lies ahead. Why then, do many of us skip the warm up? Is it that we feel it’s unnecessary like it’s a waste of time? Studies show the warm up is time well spent and there’s the proof. Benefits of a Warm Up According to the American College of…

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» The Biggest Mistake in Program Design – Workout Fitness Article

» The Biggest Mistake in Program Design The Biggest Mistake in Program Design Written on November 1, 2019 at 4:09 am, by Eric Cressey Today’s guest post comes from former Cressey Sports Performance intern and current Boston Bruins Head Performance Coach Kevin Neeld. It’s timely, as he’s a co-creator of the new Optimizing Adaptation and Performance resource that was just released. I’ve reviewed it and it’s outstanding; definitely check it out HERE, as there’s a $50 off introductory discount in…

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