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Category: TRAIN

Hiking the Camino de Santiago | How To Train For A 100km Walk

Hiking the Camino de Santiago | How To Train For A 100km Walk

Training for a walk like the Camino de Santiago is very different to the challenges I’m used to, like recruiting my fast twitch muscle fibres and creatine energy system for a 1RM snatch or high box jump, say, or working the anaerobic system to get […]

What I Wish I Knew When I Was A CrossFit Newbie

What I Wish I Knew When I Was A CrossFit Newbie

Hindsight is a beautiful thing, isn’t it? And so is learning from others’ mistakes – or at least it would be, if we actually did. We humans are far too egotistical, always thinking we know best and that the mistake won’t happen to us. Maybe […]

5 Things The 2017 CrossFit Open Taught Me About Myself

5 Things The 2017 CrossFit Open Taught Me About Myself

The CrossFit Games Open is the yearly competition which leads elite athletes into Regionals, with around half a million athletes worldwide signing up to join in. This includes teens, masters, teams, newbie CrossFitters, and those who have been doing it since day one. But they’re […]

How To Train Early When You’re Just Not A Morning Person

How To Train Early When You’re Just Not A Morning Person

Let’s be real here – I am not a morning person. I don’t leap out of bed as soon as my alarm goes off to meditate and drink a green juice, though I know many people do this and they love it. I say, “that’s […]

That Time I Trained With Two-Time Fittest Woman On Earth, Katrin Davidsdottir

That Time I Trained With Two-Time Fittest Woman On Earth, Katrin Davidsdottir

Katrin Davidsdottir is a two-time Fittest Woman on Earth. This doesn’t come from genetics, or luck, or from doing a bit of exercise here and there. It comes from strategic training, eating, and sleeping, and a strong network around you, supporting you whatever happens. I […]

Had A Bad CrossFit WOD? Here’s How To Get Over It!

Had A Bad CrossFit WOD? Here’s How To Get Over It!

CrossFit is hard, right? Sometimes it’s a fun hard, and sometimes there’s not so much of the fun. Sometimes you actually feel like you had a really crappy workout and you could’ve done a lot better. Now that Christmas is over, Open season is approaching and we’re […]

The 5 Reasons You Should Try A New Fitness Class Today + Introducing MAGNA

The 5 Reasons You Should Try A New Fitness Class Today + Introducing MAGNA

When was the last time you tried a new fitness class? Last month? Last year? Can’t remember? It’s easy to settle into a routine with fitness, especially as so many of us struggle to enjoy it at first and keep motivated, but hear me out […]