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You Had Me At “Challenge” Week 3 – Lifestyle Challenge

I ate the donut. I shouldn’t have eaten the donut, but I did. I feel bad for eating the donut, but it tasted really good. We were celebrating my colleague’s success and the award she received, so it was a celebratory donut. Maybe if I drink enough water, it will flush itself out of me.…

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The “Gluten-Free” Debate

Is going gluten-free all it’s cracked up to be? For those who suffer from celiac disease, the short answer is yes. For those of you who do not have celiac disease but still suffer from gastrointestinal discomfort after eating gluten-containing foods, you may have what is called “non-celiac gluten sensitivity.” In such a case as…

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The Low Down on Post-Workout Nutrition

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably sick and tired of hearing so many different opinions on what an optimal post-workout meal should look like. In this post, I’ll give a simple rundown of what goes on in the body during/after a workout and how we as nutritionally contentious CrossFitters can respond to what our…

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Fit After 40…Armando’s Story

My name is Armando Garcia-Besne, I am 57 years old and have been doing CrossFit for 2.5 years. My journey began with my wife taking a beginner CrossFit class. She invited me to come and watch her first workout so I stood on the sidelines wearing jeans ready to observe. Her coach suddenly asked me…

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Beginners Baking

Below are some basics for you to consider when going down that gold old fashioned paleo baking road.   Beginners baking 101: Rule #1. Never free style when a beginner…follow the recipe! Rule #2. Don’t start baking at 11 o’clock at night. Rule #3. Almond meal is NOT the same as coconut flour!! i repeat…

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Why We Pay for CrossFit

Our own habits, what CrossFit can provide in our lives and ultimately what becomes important to us all go into whether or not we see the real value. #1 – We are already spending the money on things that do not enhance our lives. Think I’m full of it, let’s look at our bank statements…

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Build This Community

Let’s face it, if you are having a great time getting fit and reaching your goals, then you are going to be telling people. It would almost be selfish to keep it to yourself! We at LCCF want you to know that we appreciate your enthusiasm, and we have a program to reward what you…

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Are You Training or Exercising?

What is the difference you ask? Attitude and Intentionality. Training is as much about attitude and your intentions as it is about action. #1 Intentionality is key because training is specific and will not happen by accident. In order to train with a program you need to set some specific goals and begin to develop…

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