Transforming Intention to Commitment

We’ve all heard the saying “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” One meaning of the phrase is that individuals may have the intention to undertake good actions but nevertheless fail to take action. This inaction may be due to procrastination, laziness or other subversive vice. As such, the saying is an admonishment…

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Heart Rate Training On Blood Pressure Meds

Many fitness enthusiasts use heart-rate monitors to guide them in their aerobic training intensity. But what if you’re on blood pressure meds or beta blockers? Many are known to lower resting pulse and reduce maximum heart rate. Can you still use a heart-rate monitor effectively? What’s the best way to determine maximum heart rate when…

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Was Crossfit First To Define Fitness?

There’s an old addage that goes, if you repeat something often enough it can become the truth. Such is the case with this one … “CrossFit is the only fitness program that has defined fitness in a way that is measurable, observable, and repeatable.” In October of 2002 Greg Glassman, the founder of Crossfit, put…

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