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These Adjustments in Your Diet Can Help You Become A Top CrossFit Athlete

Our recommendation to “eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch, and no sugar” is adequate to the task of preventing the scourges of diet-induced disease, but more accurate and precise prescription is necessary to optimize physical performance. Finely tuned, a good diet will increase energy, sense of well being and acumen, […]

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Introducing the Zone Diet to Help Improve Athletic Performance

Over the past month we have been talking about the Paleo diet – focused on what are the right kinds of foods for you to eat. Now that you’ve rid your kitchen of the boxed foods, staying away from wheat and other grain, and are choosing more whole foods, you have taken the first step […]

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Sugar Keeps You From Peak Fitness. Here’s Why.

By Brittney Saline, CrossFit Journal* When Brent Price started training at CrossFit Vancouver in 2011, he weighed almost 300 lb. at 6 ft. Though he lost 35 lb. in his first six months of CrossFit without changing anything else about his lifestyle, he said that it wasn’t until he began cutting sugar, alcohol and processed […]

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How to Power Through Transitioning to a Healthy Diet

If you’ve been patient and consistent enough with changing your diet this month, congratulations! Sometimes people think they’ll feel better right away, but if you’ve had headaches, felt tired, or found it hard to concentrate, don’t worry. It’s totally normal when you start to eat a better diet to experience symptoms that are similar to […]

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Here’s how to stick to your plan to eat healthy this year

It’s the second week of January. We know it can be challenging to shift your diet all at once, but as we continue the Paleo challenge this month and learn about improving our diet for performance, we wanted to share an excerpt of this piece, “Restricted Success” from the CrossFit Journal. It has great information […]

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How Your Diet Can Help You Become A Better Athlete

Happy New Year! CrossFit SoBro’s Paleo Challenge Month is upon us! We’ve talked a little bit in the past couple of weeks about why eating healthy and CrossFit complement each other and some recommendations from CrossFit SoBro coaches about popular approaches to changing your diet as 2018 begins, particularly if you’re curious about trying a […]

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How to Eat Paleo

If we’re going to jump into a Paleo diet next week, it’s good to understand what we’re getting into and why it’s helpful. As we mentioned in a May blog post, the Paleo diet has been around for decades as a lifestyle and weight-loss method. This is how Time Magazine explains it: The theory behind […]

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CrossFit and the Benefits of Nutrition to Overall Health and Performance

Greg Glassman’s groundbreaking “World-Class Fitness in 100 Words” begins with, “Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat.” This is remarkable: He takes only 100 words to describe his fitness program, and yet he spends the first […]

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These Three Lies Are Keeping You From Working Out

OK, so the big Turkey Day is coming. You’re about to get your grub on. Maybe you’ve never tried CrossFit. Maybe that’s just coincidence. But maybe it’s because you believe the hype. That’s OK, we all do at first…at least a little bit. Read a little bit of this wisdom from CrossFit Journal, though, while […]

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These 17 Tips Will Make It Easier for You To Eat Healthy

As the holidays quickly approach, it’s hard stay focused on nutrition and working out. But there are lots of resources to help you out. Here’s one great list of 11 easy ways to start — including: Don’t keep junk food in the house Buying pre-chopped veggies Whatever you do, don’t skip breakfast. Here are some […]

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