Teri, James, Kevin and Tami get after some power cleans.
You can't out exercise a bad diet. There's a reason nutrition is the base of the CrossFit pyramid of health and fitness. Nutrition is the foundation of our strength and conditioning program at the gym, and something to which you must pay attention if you want to achieve a particular body composition, accomplish physical activities, or just be a general bad-ass.
One of the ways we like to give attention to nutrition is through the Whole Life Challenge. We love how the WLC develops awareness of our nutrition choices and their consequences. Ask anyone who's done a WLC (there are lots of us, including all of our CrossFit coaches and most of our Yoga instructors) and they'll tell you, you become acutely aware of your relationship with food.
At its basic level, food is fuel. But, we all know food is heavily seasoned by our family, culture, and ethics. Just tell someone you don't eat X, Y, or Z and be prepared for all manner of responses. Most folks will give you unsolicited nutrition advice, despite not having any education or training in nutrition. Lucky for us, all of our coaches and instructors are knowledgeable about nutrition whether it be Paleo, Zone or Ayurveda.
If you are lucky enough to take one of Laura's yoga classes (Sundays at 8:30am and Thursdays at 6am), ask her about the pancreas and weight management. She did her Master's thesis on this very topic. She is now works for the Cooperative Extension as a Nutrition educator. How lucky are we to have her as a yoga instructor here at True Spirit?
Coach Noah has his degree in Health and Human Performance. He's a great resource for nutrition and health coaching.
If you are not achieving the body composition or performance you'd like. First, look at what you're eating. Then write it all down, everything you eat or drink, for two weeks. Then bring it to one of our coaches or instructors and we can help guide you to a plan that works for you.
Wendler Overhead Squat Week 2.2
then, for time:
10 Box jumps 24/20"
1 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
9 Box jumps 24/20"
2 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1pood
8 Box jumps 24/20'
3 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
7 Box jumps 24/20"
4 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
6 Box jumps 24/20"
5 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
5 Box jumps 24/20"
6 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
4 Box jumps 24/20"
7 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
3 Box jumps 24/20"
8 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
2 box jumps 24/20"
9 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
1 Box jump 24/20"
10 Kettlebell swings 1.5/1 pood
Record your WOD on Beyond the Whiteboard.
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