Nutrition

Nutrition Tuesday: Clean Eating at Chipotle

by Shannon Keating

By: Shannon Keating, 202strong Eatwell Coach Email: eatwell@202strong.com with any questions! In today’s Nutrition Tuesday post I wanted to give a lil’ love to one of the best fast-food restaurant chains in existence – Chipotle Mexican Grill. I think we can all agree that just about everyone likes Chipotle. And if you are a CrossFitter, […]

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Fitness

Fitness at the Margins

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By: Coach Mike Riva I tell people all the time, “Time is your most valuable asset.” It’s a common phrase, and something we ought to keep in mind when we decide how to allocate our time. And when we decide how and where to invest our resources, like time, money, effort, etc., there’s another maxim […]

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Nutrition

Energy-Boosting, Hormone-Balancing, Post-workout Smoothie

by Shannon Keating

This week I thought it would be fun to take a break from the education-based posts and share one of my favorite post-workout smoothie recipes with you. I am not a regular user of protein powder or post-workout smoothies/shakes because 1) I normally workout in the late afternoon and head straight home from the gym […]

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Psychology

The Power of Placebos and How To Use Them To Improve Your Fitness

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By: Rob Koebke About 3-4 times a year, my caffeine intake swells to what some would consider absurd levels.  I’m talking 3-4 cups of coffee + 4-5 “expressos” (inside joke) a day.  Enough that my girlfriend gets concerned about my heart rate being constantly elevated to hummingbird status. After the culmination of 14 hour days, […]

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The Story Behind 202strong’s Shatterproof Fundraiser

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By: Jeff Newton March 21st, 2009 is a day I will never forget. It was one of those life changing days where I had to make one of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make and perhaps ever will make.  As the song goes; “Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are […]

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Nutrition Tuesday: Structuring Your Plate

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The Quick & Dirty on Structuring your Everyday Meals So if you’ve been keeping up to date with my nutrition posts over the past three weeks you should now be an expert on macronutrients ;). (If this is your first time reading one of my blog posts refer back to the posts: Carbohydrates 101, Protein 101, and Fat […]

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Discovering My Mental Fortitude

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By: Coach Arielle Have you ever tried something that has completely pushed you outside your comfort zone? Challenged you mentally, physically, and emotionally? Had you questioning your decision to try that something while you were in the midst of doing it? I would guess that most of us could answer ‘yes’, citing 202strong and CrossFit […]

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Macronutrients 101: Fat

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By Shannon Keating, Eatwell Coach at 202strong (Questions? Email eatwell@202strong.com) What is a Fat? Fats can be thought of as the jack-of-all-trades. Fats are a type of lipid (a hydrophobic macromolecule). The arrangement and chemical make-up of fats can get a bit complicated so I’ll try to keep things as simple as possible. Structurally, they […]

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Macronutrients 101: Protein

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By: Shannon Keating, 202strong EatWell Coach What is a Protein? Now, protein I’d like you to think of as the building and maintenance macromolecule. Proteins are built through long chains of amino acids. These amino acids are linked together to form long chains, which are then folded, bent, and twisted into unique three-dimensional shapes. The […]

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