Very few people have tried prepping a week’s worth of meals only to declare it the worst idea ever. Why is this? Because there are so many benefits! Here are just some of the advantages of meal prepping: 1. You’ll save some money. We’ve all been there – standing in front of the fridge, [...]
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Focusing on your next WOD and blocking out distractions, both internal and external, isn’t always easy. Some days you might find it easier to keep your focus. But on the days when your attention is anywhere but the barbell in front of you, here are some ways to keep your focus. 1. Ditch your [...]
Sweat is a mechanism for keeping your body cool, which is a good thing. So when you train (and your body temperature naturally rises), you sweat. And if you climb, boulder, lift weights, CrossFit or have a background in gymnastics, you know that your palms sweat. If you do one or more of these [...]
By Alan Shaw, Co-Founder and Head Coach of Rhapsody Fitness in Charleston, SC. Motivation, milestones and progress! Buckle up you misfits and mavens - the 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Open is here. WHAT IT IS Your time to shine. From first-timers to seasoned competitors, athletes across 13,000+ affiliates anywhere in the world show up to compete [...]
Your body needs to feel stress to respond and improve. And this stress comes in the form of workout intensity, duration and frequency. Striking the right balance of training stress leads to progress. However, if you overstress your body, your performance will decline. This is known as overtraining – a term you’ve probably heard [...]
The pursuit of perfection can drive us toward improvement. But it also has a dark side. A side that leads to doubt, frustration, anxiety and a lack of motivation. Here are some signs that you might be pursuing perfection: You obsess over finding the perfect gym rather than showing up and giving the gym [...]
Over the past several decades, we humans have become more and more sedentary. Because of technology, rather than being outside and moving around, we spend more time in front of a computer screen. A Few Facts (courtesy of juststand.org) The average person sits for 12 hours each day. Physical inactivity is risk factor #4 [...]
Success in any area of life doesn’t happen overnight. It requires direction, practice, awareness, realistic expectations and consistency. So whether you’re aiming for results at the gym or in another part of your life, here are some ideas on how to set yourself up for long-term success: 1. Know where you’re headed by setting [...]
Spending too much time with our eyes glued to a screen isn’t healthy. This is a habit that disrupts productivity and sleep. It tends to encourage a more sedentary lifestyle and creates stress and anxiety. But those screens? They’re not going anywhere. So, rather than eliminating screen time, we must take a different approach. [...]
Holistic health means exercising your mind as well as your body. As we careen into a new year with all its potential, we’re excited to roll out Rhapsody’s Leadership Library starting with 5 books that inspired us to become better leaders as business owners, coaches and all-around humans. #1 Traction: Get a Grip on [...]