Author: Nathan Doud

CrossFit taught us how to climb mountains

I never imagined that I would actually do this. Almost two years ago my husband, Paul, said to me, “Hey. Let’s hike the John Muir trail to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary”. I said, “Sure!” not knowing exactly what I was agreeing to. As plans were made, gear was purchased, and as the summer of …
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Get Sexy for Summer Fitness Kick Starter RESULTS

*5 weeks *52 participants *144 lbs of fat lost *40 lbs of muscle gained *1.4% average decrease in Body Fat *8% average WoD tester Improvment Top Teams: 1 Jason/Ginger BF% Loss 2.8 Adherence 203 WoD 27% improvement 2 Andy/Sara BF% Loss 1.4 Adherence 241 WoD 27% improvement 3 Jordan/June BF% 2.4 Adherence 196 WoD 4% …
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10 of our Favorite BRAIN FOODS

10 Favorite Brain Foods: 1: Avocado. Helps keep healthy blood flow Good source of monounsaturated fats 2:Blueberries (or ‘brainberries!). Protects your brain from oxidative stress Reduces the effect of brain-aging conditions Rats who ate blueberries had improved overall learning capacity and motor skills and were mentally younger 3:Broccoli. Remarkable source of fiber Rich in vitamin …
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10 good reasons NOT to stay FIT

I am always coming across reasons of why to live healthy, exercise eat the right foods. I am tired of all that. It’s time for a change and I have some good reasons to avoid it. Die younger! In a recent evaluation of 20,000 people published in the Public Library of Science Medicine, it was …
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5 things the best diets accomplish

1. They raise nutrition awareness and attention. Simply paying better attention to what you eat is a key factor in whether you’ll lose fat, get lean, and improve your health. What you focus on may not matter as much as simply caring more about what you’re eating in the first place. 2. They focus on …
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