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Coming Back From Injury — Why Rest Days are Vital

May 24, 2017 3:13 pm Published by

For athletes, this is often the most dreaded four-letter word in the dictionary: REST. As endorphin junkies and sweat addicts, prophylactic days of rest can be harder than our hardest races and training sessions. And, in a culture that encourages “death before DNF” as well as “BEASTMODE” in every workout, taking an off-day has come… Read more

Lauren Ho’s Road to the 2017 Crossfit Regionals

April 25, 2017 12:21 pm Published by

The 2017 CrossFit Open was amazing. Every year this 5 week competition brings the highest highs and lowest lows, but I wanted to share my 2 biggest takeaways! (Credit: Boysie Koyga) Celebrate the Wins — Big or Small:  In a sport where you don’t know the workouts ahead of time — whether they’ll play to your favor or if they’ll expose… Read more

Play Around the World in Prep for Next Season

April 13, 2017 4:54 pm Published by

A behind the scenes look into how to make the most of the time in-between seasons. OCR World Champion Lindsay Webster takes us through each step to master the offseason training. Whether you’re a professional hockey player, OCR racer, or weight lifter, every athlete requires an off season. Contrary to wishful belief, the words “off-season”… Read more

“Crossfit, My First Love”

April 8, 2017 1:18 pm Published by

Crossfit has been in my life since 2010. I was looking for a job on Craigslist when I stumbled upon an internship at Crossfit Providence. I soon learned about deadlifts, overhead squats and box jumps. The world was spinning after every workout and the veins exploded from my arms — I was in love. Every… Read more

How OCR World Champion Ryan Atkins spends his offseason

March 30, 2017 3:44 pm Published by

The time between World Championships and the start of the next season can be one of the hardest or one of the most fun times of year for athletes. Some people experience mental grief, because of the inevitable slip in fitness, while the decrease in structure can force others into an over-productive spiral of overtraining. Here’s… Read more

HumanN + FIT Happy Hour – Workout #2

September 14, 2016 4:18 pm Published by

Lauren Ho and Brittani Lum (co-founders of FIT Happy Hour) are 3.5 years into their idea of how community can shape fitness. FIT Happy Hour will be providing a workout of the week for the HumanN community. To dive deeper into the story of FIT Happy Hour, read our first post here.  Get outside and enjoy the… Read more

HumanN + FIT Happy Hour – Workout #3

September 26, 2016 11:33 am Published by

Lauren Ho and Brittani Lum (co-founders of FIT Happy Hour) are 3.5 years into their idea of how community can shape fitness. FIT Happy Hour will be providing a workout of the week for the HumanN community. To dive deeper into the story of FIT Happy Hour, read our first post here.  The workout this week is… Read more

Introducing: HumanN + FIT Happy Hour

September 6, 2016 4:23 pm Published by

Lauren Ho and Brittani Lum (co-founders of FIT Happy Hour) are 3.5 years into their idea of how community can shape fitness. FIT Happy Hour will be providing a workout of the week for the HumanN community. Read below as Lauren recaps the first ever #FITHappyHour and the workout for this week!  We are excited to team… Read more

A Week in the Life: Ryan Atkins Reveals All

July 27, 2016 10:07 am Published by

We have gotten multiple request to figure out the training schedule of the current #1 Elite Male in OCR, Ryan Atkins. Luckily, we have a pretty great relationship with him, so he was excited to journal his 2 weeks leading up to the Spartan Palmerton Race!  For the past two weeks, Ryan Atkins, the current Spartan US Championship… Read more

Injury Prevention Band Exercises for Runners

July 21, 2016 10:00 am Published by

IT band injuries, sore knees, glutes not firing; these are all common injuries that nearly every runner experiences at some point throughout their career. Injuries are definitely not fun. They can start out as small niggles that turn into debilitating pains. Thankfully, though, there are some easy band exercises that will help prevent these injuries…. Read more