Author: Nathan Doud

Teens, Kids and Strength Training with the Barbell

By Dr. Alison Shuman M.D. F.A.A.PDirector of Pediatric Hospital Medicine   Here’s the deal. Exercise is good for you.Strength training is really good for you.This is true no matter what age you are.So what does that mean? Strength training is actually good for kids, too. I’ve been a practicing Pediatrician since 2003, with 2 years of training …
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Pregnancy, Birth, Postpartum and CrossFit – The Pregnant NICU Nurse: Part 2

I always knew having a baby would be difficult, but I always thought that it would be the delivery that would prove to be the most difficult aspect. After experiencing an unmedicated delivery that turned out to be much easier than I would have expected, and then facing the challenges of being the mother of …
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PREGNANCY, BIRTH, POSTPARTUM AND CROSSFIT : Part 1- The Pediatrician.

When CrossFit emerged in 2006 it was a mostly underground hard core fitness enthusiast world, filled with 20 something year olds who lived for nothing more then to do the hardest workouts possible day in and day out. As CrossFit continues to age the average demographic has shifted those 20 something year olds grow up …
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How we lost over 100lbs of fat

2 times per year we put together 5 week habit kickstarters to help ……well kick start habits!It is time to drop some body fat pick up some lean mass while creating real life habits! The goal of this challenge is NOT to be 100% perfect, in fact that is against the rules. We find the …
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Weight Loss and Crossfit: Friends or Foes?

By Jessica Johns-Green Weight Loss and Crossfit: Friends or Foes? Did you join Crossfit to lose weight? Lots of people do. As I see it, the box can be a great place to turn around a life – which is essentially the task facing overweight people. But it can also be a source of alienation, …
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