Bench Press
Fitness

Real Strong, Real Fast: How To Add 50 lbs To Your Bench Press In 60 days

by 202Coaches

Sam walked in to 202strong North Bethesda — Starbucks coffee (for me) in one hand, a piece of paper in the other.  The piece of paper was the Berkshire Prep School varsity lacrosse strength and conditioning tests.  He was headed there for school in the fall. “Coach, I need to be able to bench my […]

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adrenal fatigue
Fitness Nutrition Recovery

The Science Of Stress: Cortisol & Adrenal Health

by Shannon Keating

Last week in “The Science of Stress: Getting to Know Your Adrenals”,  you were introduced to the adrenal glands, and specifically the adrenals’ important role in stress and what happens to your health when they are not functioning properly. In this post we’re going to dive a bit deeper into what a stress response looks […]

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science of stress
Fitness Nutrition Psychology Recovery

The Science Of Stress: Getting To Know Your Adrenals

by Shannon Keating

If you’ve been in the CrossFit game for a while now, chances are you may have heard the term “adrenal fatigue” thrown around. Or, maybe “adrenal fatigue” is a completely foreign term for you, but the phrases: “burnt out”, “chronic exhaustion”,  or “too much stress for your body to handle” ring a bell. No matter […]

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valgusknee
Fitness Recovery

The First Step In Preventing An ACL Tear? Recognizing The Warning Signs

by 202Coaches

ACL injuries come in two forms: contact and non-contact. While contact ACL injuries (a lineman rolling over a running back, for example) are very difficult to prevent, non-contact ACL injuries are very preventable if you know the warning signs. What are these warning signs? A valgus knee and/or a valgus ankle. Check out the video […]

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benefits of self talk
Psychology

The Benefits Of Self Talk (Part 1)

by Monica Niska

The voice that we hear most often and constantly is our own. You live in your body, so you may as well love it and treat it well, right? Well, you also reside in your mind, so why not feed it wholly with gourmet thoughts! Think about what happens to your body if you just […]

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super bowl recipes
Nutrition

Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up: 23 Healthy Recipes To Get Your Through The Unhealthiest Sunday Of The Year

by Shannon Keating

Unless you live under a rock of some sorts I’m sure it’s on your radar that Super Bowl Sunday is quickly approaching.   If you are a football fan, you have probably been looking forward to this day since roughly the end of last year’s Super Bowl.  If you are not so much a football […]

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