How are your workouts going? Good? Great? Or do you feel like something is missing? If you’re looking for a way to level up your workouts or get a jumpstart on your goals, then it might be time to work with a personal trainer. Here are a few great reasons to work with a [...]
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When was the last time you played? If it’s been a while, you’re not alone. Play is sometimes the last thing on our minds. Especially when there is work to be done, bills to be paid and chores to finish. But it turns out that making time to play has a positive effect on [...]
By Alan Shaw, Co-Founder and Head Coach of Rhapsody Fitness in Charleston, SC What a year it has been, friends. I know this is a thing that people say, but it seems like 2021 moved at a clip that my brain could barely wrap itself around. Still processing and licking our wounds from The Blip, [...]
When you create a consistent training routine that leads to improved fitness and performance, you feel good! It’s true that working out regularly leads to so many health benefits. But as invincible as you might feel, it’s worth noting that regular physical activity doesn’t make you immune to heart disease or stroke. Thinking about [...]
KATE HENDLEY NUTRITIONIST | RHAPSODY NUTRITION Born and raised in the Lowcountry, Kate glided onto the ice as a competitive figure skater for nearly a decade before trading her skates for sneakers as a track and cross country athlete. Immersed in solo sports, Kate developed a consuming drive for success and self-induced demand for perfection [...]
Cortisol is commonly referred to as “the stress hormone.” This is because your body releases cortisol in response to stress - which is a good thing! The problem with cortisol is when the levels remain high for extended periods of time. What Causes High Cortisol Levels? When you experience stress, your sympathetic nervous system [...]
How often have you showed up at the gym, scanned through the WOD, and secretly hoped that you wouldn’t find burpees on the board? Yep, been there. It’s no secret that burpees are tough. But there are quite a few reasons to embrace the burpee in all its challenging glory. Here are five reasons [...]
First we fitness, then we feast! Tis the season to put in the work for the promise of damn good eats, and, here in the Lowcountry, we are certainly spoiled with some of the country’s finest fare. Whether we’re giving the inside scoop to drop-ins visiting us from near and far or helping our [...]
According to the American Heart Association, adults in America consume an average of 77 grams of sugar each day. This is 40-50 grams more than AHA recommendations and adds up to about 60 pounds of sugar in a year! The good news is that many adults have heard the warnings about sugar consumption and [...]
Road To Recovery – From “Swimmer’s Shoulder” To Strict Press, Meredith Bean Learns Patience + Persistence Pays Offrhapsodycrossfit2021-11-29T19:43:12+00:00
Mapping back to middle school, Meredith’s shoulders started giving her grief during her days swimming with a competitive club team based out of Atlanta. Assured it was merely growing pains, she forced her way through mounting misery until a breaking point finally led to a physician diagnosing her with “swimmer’s shoulder”. “Throughout my high [...]