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For how little the mineral magnesium is discussed, you might think it’s not that important to our health. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth, especially when it comes to athletic performance.Once you start to understand the important role of magnesium as it relates to overall mood,...

Whether you are looking to up your game in CrossFit, or any other sport for that matter, this program will deliver you the gains you crave, as you now have the opportunity to follow the ACTUAL PROGRAMMING THAT ELITE CROSSFIT ATHLETE JOSH BRIDGES CREATED AND IS USING!

When I’m not giving keynote speeches, I work with a select number of what I call “CXO’ers”. These are people that are either current C-level leaders or soon-to-be ones. The common theme I find with ALL of them is leadership. They want to know how to be better leaders, or they worry they aren’t...

Having a healthy diet and reaching your health and fitness goals starts at the grocery store. Being a savvy grocery shopper is underrated. Many people dread going to the grocery store, but this is usually because they are not doing the necessary prep work to ensure their shopping trip is a...

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Finding a Fitness Focus

by Alden Mills / September 13, 2018

In grade school, I struggled to find a sport that I was good at. I tried a lot of them, and it was not until high school that I found one I excelled at – rowing.  It turns out I was pretty good at sitting down and going backward for long periods of time…And I got better the harder I worked. Crew...

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The Power of the Mind

by CrossFit Invictus / September 11, 2018

Written by Nichole Kribs

It is kind of weird to think of having a relationship with food. When I think of a relationship I often think of my connections with other people. My husband, my friends, my coworkers, my boss, or my family, etc. I don’t often think of my relationship with food. The truth is, whether we like it...

Inflammation is a risk factor for many chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes. There are two types of inflammation- acute and chronic. Acute inflammation is a normal and short-lived physiological response (lasting minutes to days) to an injury, irritation, or...

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When he’s not putting his life on the line as a first responder in San Francisco, Mario Flaherty is in the gym training and coaching people of all fitness levels and disciplines. As an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, lifelong fitness enthusiast and former professional basketball player, Mario...

I hear it all the time, “I ate a big pasta dinner before my race/game but I’m not sure why I’m not performing any better!” Tisk, tisk, tisk, you fell into the trap of neglecting your sports nutrition plan. There’s something that separates decent athletes from great athletes and that’s called a...
So you want to know if you really need a post-workout snack? My answer is exactly the same as it is to if you were asking about a pre-workout snack…YES! (If you want to read more on pre-workout snacks, click here) The reason is simple: recovery. But what exactly does recovery mean and what can...

As part of our Ignite Your Summer Series, we’ve enlisted the help of a few kickass fitness enthusiasts across the country to share their favorite outdoor workouts.

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“Do I really need a pre-workout snack? I usually don’t eat anything before a workout or training session, especially a quick 5 miler or when it’s early in the morning.” I get this question and response a lot. Many athletes get up before the crack of dawn to get in their training sessions and for...

Kill Cliff ENDURE is sweetened with a slow-release carbohydrate called Palatinose and mixed with a specialized blend of electrolytes to support hydration and sustained endurance.  
Well, whether we are ready to accept it or not, it’s beach season! With bathing suit weather upon us, it’s time to pull out our razors, tan our pale skin, and burn off all those Christmas cookies that have so rudely lodged themselves into our thighs. I mean, who doesn’t want a beach bod?! I know...

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The definition of a badass, Tazz Tucker is a Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor in Kill Cliff’s hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. He is the founder of Zealously Fit, where he focuses on weight loss and muscle gain. If you’ve attended his boot camps, you know Tazz brings the energy to his...

I have been coaching for about 20yrs and have been coached for longer than that. Here are a few things that I have picked up along the way that makes both giving and receiving coaching highly effective. Coaches:
  • A cue is only as good as the outcome. Don’t give the same cues over and over if...

Many people focus on static passive stretching as a means to increase mobility. I’m here to tell you that it may accomplish this, it’s true, but there is a better way. In my opinion, passive static stretching in adults does very little. Weighted mobility is the approach I take with my athletes...

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Learn How To Fail

by Chris Lofland / August 14, 2018
“I can’t believe I missed that rep,” said J. “You know, I worked so hard for the past year and a half and have been progressively getting better. I’ve been eating right, lifting on a linear progression—trying everything bro.” J then walked away from the bar shoulders slumped over with a grimaced...
Tis the season for an unhappy gut! Traveling, antibiotics, dining out and intense training are all triggers for GI issues. These “issues” may include stomach pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, constipation or a combination of each…whew! What’s worse, the disruption of healthy bacteria can lower your...
What if you could take a pill, in this case a vitamin, that would prevent a number of health conditions AND improve athletic performance?! It could be a reality with vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is a hormone that is essential to bone and muscle...
We all know that goals are what keep an athlete motivated to keep growing, but what essential aspects of training make achieving those goals possible? The magic lies in consistency and sustainability. These two qualities go hand in hand when it comes to working toward goals. Neither can be...

Walking on your hands is great for upper body strength, balance, coordination, working out imbalances between your arms, and more. It’s also fun! This article is going to provide a step by step (pun intended) guide to walking on your hands.

Protein: Is too much of a good thing not a good thing? Protein is a necessary macronutrient that is necessary for life but does that mean we can eat it in unlimited quantities? Is too much of a good thing not a good thing? The amount of protein one person needs is highly dependent on a number of...

Proper exercise progressions are essential for preventing sports injuries, developing lasting strength in an athlete, and achieving athletic goals. This is why, after years of being an athlete and coach, I have become an advocate for low-volume complex movements to develop upper body strength...

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