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Now that the training season has come to close for most athletes, it’s time to start planning for next season! You may have your race schedule lined up, set personal goals for yourself and decided on a few things to focus on for the upcoming year. Have you considered hitting the reset button on...

Former Navy SEAL Josh Bridges has created a workout program that is designed for military, law enforcement, or firefighters to get in shape for their physical exams or to maintain their fitness in order to stay on top. 

Written by Invictus Athlete Josh Littauer As a CrossFit coach, I have been approached several times recently by athletes with the question,“What else can I add in on top of my normal CrossFit class?” or “Can you make up extra stuff for me to do outside of the gym so I can get more work in?”...

I know that there are many people out there that are just like me. So many of us work all day building a career, only to go home to chase more goals, whether it is to be a competitive athlete, or to be as fit and healthy as possible. It's definitely not easy to balance, so I wanted to give my...

Written by Blaine McConnell I have had a number of members who have spoken to me over the past couple of weeks about feeling more sore than usual or feeling burnt out. I am sure other coaches have received these same statements from some of their clients at times. There are a few ways to...

One of the things a lot of my clients come to me and say is, “I don’t want to lift because I don’t want to get bulky” or “I want to lose weight, so I need a good cardio plan”. At Elite Nutrition and Performance we work with a lot of clients that want to lose weight. We frequently encourage...

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The Other F Word

by Brooke Ence / October 5, 2018

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STRENGTH 1:SnatchComplete 4 sets of 3 reps @ 80% of your 1 Rep Maxthen

Developing routines will be one of the healthiest things you can do for your body and mind!
Form Form is based on the intent and application. This is different per individual and should be based on what they are trying to achieve. The only thing you should avoid is not being prepared. An exercise will only “injure” you if you end up in a position (or with a load/weight) that your body...

Eating after a workout is also known as recovery nutrition. The foods you eat after a workout can have a significant impact on how your body responds to the workout and how your body adapts. Physical adaptations include improvements in strength and cardiovascular fitness. After an intense...

You may think that skipping the pre-workout meal will save calories. Don’t make this mistake. The pre-workout meal might make the difference between a mediocre workout and a great workout. Make sure you are fueling your body correctly to maximize results. Here are some common questions...

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The Advantage of Adversity

by Alden Mills / September 27, 2018

Today I want to discuss the benefits of adversity with you.

Before you can achieve, you must first believe. It’s an important message, but it’s not as simple as some would tell you, “All I have to do is believe and I can achieve anything I want.” Of course you’re not sure – you have doubts. I know exactly how you feel. I was a kid with asthma whose...

Self-care is all about treating your mind and your body with compassion. It involves acknowledging your personal need for care and taking the time to treat yourself. Though it may sound selfish, self-care is a vital part of keeping your mind healthy. Without it, we experience anxiety,...

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!

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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...

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