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WellnessFX Practitioner Ben Greenfield on Training and Winning

Depending on your health hurdles, your triumphs and any lofty fitness goals you may have, your health guru may be your family physician, your acupuncturist or your personal trainer. At WellnessFX, we offer a network of practitioners that range from … Continue reading

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Fats As Fuel Help Runner Win 100-Mile Race

Still unsure whether a low-carb diet can coincide with an athletic lifestyle? Last month we talked with CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie extensively about using fats as the body’s primary source of fuel and turning on  PGC-1α, the gene responsible for the … Continue reading

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How the Paleo Diet Can Aid Athletic Performance

Today’s post from registered dietitian Sarah Brett provides an overview of a few ways the Paleo diet can enhance athletic performance: 1. Building and Repairing Muscle The key to building and repairing muscle is lean protein, and the Paleo diet … Continue reading

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CrossFit Endurance & WellnessFX: The Wrap-Up

Imagine you’re in the middle of a car race. Your foot is pressing the gas all the way down. You’re pushing your car to the max. Strange sounds start to come from the engine. Smoke leaks from under the hood. … Continue reading

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CrossFit Endurance & Wellness FX Series: Part 3

When we lose blood, our heart pumps faster and our vessels constrict to increase blood pressure. When we lift weights over long periods of time, our hands develop protective calluses. Our bodies are constantly adapting. As discussed in last week’s video, the … Continue reading

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CrossFit Endurance & WellnessFX Series: Part 2

Are you satisfied with your athletic performance? Do you find yourself worrying about your athletic potential as you age? Many athletes don’t notice the affects of nutrition on performance until later in life and spend years dodging their true potential. … Continue reading

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CrossFit Endurance & WellnessFX Series: Part 1

As the popularity of The Crossfit Games increases, so does the competition. Teams were baffled to find that, despite improving 10-20% over winning performances last year, they weren’t even placing! Four or five years ago athletes could get by on raw athletic … Continue reading

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