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Tracking Personal Recovery to Improve Performance, Part 2

Last week, we began reviewing a series of recovery indicators that show trends in increasing or declining performance. Click here to review the first article. This week, we are reviewing additional indicators, such as: Mood Many of the above markers can be affected by mood. Work, family, relationships, finances can…

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Tracking Personal Recovery to Improve Performance, Part 1

We all know that recovery is important to our training success. Understanding your own recovery will help you make informed decisions about your training. But what should you be looking for? How do you know when you might need a little more rest? Recovery needs to be constantly monitored using…

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Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps with Jerk Grilled Tofu

Ingredients For the marinade: · 1 tsp Habanero Chili diced · 1/2 Cup Red onion roughly chopped · 1 tsp Fresh ginger minced · 2 tsp Fresh garlic minced · 1 tbsp + 1 tsp Fresh thyme leaves · 1 tsp Cinnamon · 2 tsp Allspice powder · 2 tsp…

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Reading and Comparing Nutrition Labels

As of December 2005, all major food companies introduced the new nutrition label on their packaged foods. The main part of the new label is the Nutrition Facts Table, which gives you the following information: Calories and 13 nutrients (Fat, Saturated fat, Trans fat, Cholesterol, Sodium, Carbohydrate, Fibre, Sugars, Protein,…

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Eating to Perform for CrossFit

Fuel Use During Crossfit Crossfit workouts are intense in nature which means the demand for energy is high, meaning you burn a substantial amount of calories, but where from and how does that affect our nutrition needs? We will answer that question here! As exercise intensity increases, we see a…

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