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Should I Be Taking A Protein Supplement?

One of the most popular words I hear around the athletic community is “supplement”. What do you take for a supplement? What brand of whey protein do you use? Are you cycling through creatine? What about those BCAAs? This is most definitely a loaded subject and one that I could…

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Recipe of the Week – Stuffed Sweet Potato

Stuffed Sweet Potato Serves 2 Prep Time 10 Cook Time 10   Ingredients 2 small sweet potatoes ¾ black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 medium tomato, diced 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ cup fat-free sour cream or plain yogurt…

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What Does A Dietitian/Sports Dietitian Do?

A Dietitian does many things, but to put it simply we promote health through food.  We work with people, families, communities, cities, media, healthcare professionals and anyone you can possibly think of to achieve this.  There are many types of Dietitians that function in many roles, but the primary objective…

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Running Lingo 101

Every word you possibly need to know before hitting the turf and track with us. Runners often talk in weird lingo that seems a bit strange to people who don’t lace up, and yes, even to us CrossFiters. We’ve broken down some of their weirdest terms and some more obvious…

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Common Running Myths

In only a few short weeks (four) 416 Endurance will finally start! At first, running may seem difficult or uncomfortable; or for some it may come naturally and easy. Whichever way you feel, proper form and technique can go a long way in improving you running ability.  It’s quite common…

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Debrief – CF 416 Rucking Challenge

Congratulations to those who took part in the first CrossFit 416 Rucking Challenge. Here is a little recap: We met on Saturday morning at the gym. Once we gathered ourselves, our brick laden backpacks and team weight (or burden as it became known), we set off for a little opening…

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