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I want to kill both Zombies

-by Mike Warkentin (CrossFit 204) I turned 40 this year, and I finally started planning to die. The topic of life insurance hadn't really crossed my mind before, but suddenly it seemed like a big-boy issue that needed to be addressed. So I talked to a series of...

Story Time – Fitness. Strength. Skills

Fitness - gassy, high heart rate, good for fat loss, heart/lung health, endorphins against depression. Overdo it and you’ve burnout, adrenal fatigue Strength - necessary for life, odd objects important for smaller muscles, “life” demands. Skills - often ignored...

Workouts 23 October – 28 October

Monday Metcon 3 Rounds 30 Wall Balls 20 Toes to Bar 10 Front Squats 102/70Kg Bonus Work 4 Rounds 40 seconds right side plank 20 seconds rest 40 seconds left side plank 20 seconds rest Tuesday Strength Work 4 Rounds 50' Bear Crawl 30 second hollow 4 Rounds 25' Sled...

A number, not THE number

If you've ever gone on a journey to lose or gain some weight then you'll know it can be all to easily become a compunction to step on the weighing scales every time you walk past it. Almost all of us have one in our house and we need to see if we're making progress,...

Hurricane Ophelia

I had another mail written up I was going to send but since Ophelia is in town it seems I should talk about that. First off, we're closing the gym for the evening. We'd hate for anyone to get hurt trying to make one training session. Almost everyone is off work today....

Dan

Since taking up golf a few years ago I have always tried to compliment it with being an active gym goer. Using machines, lifting weights and running on treadmills. I thought I was training the right way in which to compliment golf. After a few years of reasonable...

Oh no, I had a donut!

There you were, working hard on your nutrition. Meal prepping on a Sunday, three lunchboxes of healthy, home cooked food each day, planned out snacks, the works. You're now eating more green vegetables than you've seen in your entire life up to this point and...

Coache’s Lunches

Seán 1,025 Calories 113g Carbs 31g Fat 67g Protein Fresh Penne Pasta 5 Rashers 2/3 of a jar of Loyd Grossman tomato & smoked bacon 10 minutes to prepare Sam 523 cals 63g carbs 10 fat 52 protein Basmati rice 130g 2 chicken breasts Red peppers 65g Carrots 65g Broccoli...

Workouts 9 October – 14 October (Fun Fitness in South Dublin)

Monday Metcon "Snake Bike" 21-15-9 Snatch 43/29Kg Chest to bar Pull Ups Bonus Work "JT" 21-15-9 Handstand Push Ups Ring Dips Push UPs Tuesday Metcon 112 Pistols 60 Power Cleans 52/36Kg Bonus Work 5 x 3-15 GHD Sit UPs 5 x 3-15 GHD Back Extensions Wednesday Metcon 50...

Consistency is key

When it comes to nutrition and making a lasting change to our body composition, consistency really is key.     Spending a day eating the finest organic vegetables, the leanest proteins with the most complex of carbs and in the exact macro nutrient breakdown that your...

Workouts 2 October – 7 October: The Most Fun Fitness in Stillorgan

Monday Metcon AMRAP 14 7 Power Cleans 70Kg/47Kg 14 Toes to Bar 7 Front Squats 70Kg/47Kg 14 Chest to Bar 7 Push Jerks 70Kg/47Kg 14 Bar Muscle Ups Bonus Work 20 Minutes Aerobic Row *breathe through nose entire time ** no higher than 22 strokes per minute Tuesday Metcon...

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