Author: cfprincipia

How Focusing On Your Breathing Can Improve Your Fitness

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. It can occur voluntarily or involuntarily, be a conscious or unconscious decision, and is constantly responding to feedback from sensors in your body. Oftentimes, our breathe is being stifled by our emotional state, body position, or posture.  With a little effort, focusing on breathing can improve …
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How To Master Your Mind

What do you think about during a workout? How heavy the weight feels? The daunting number of reps remaining or time left on the clock? A creaky knee or that shoulder that always flares up? Whether you’re in the gym to improve your health, gaining strength and conditioning for your sport, or you are an …
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3 Key Steps To Starting An Effective Daily Routine

“I’ve been thinking about taking up a meditation practice.” “I really need to drink more water…” “I feel so good when I exercise, I want to go to the gym more often, but can’t find the time!” If you’re like most people you probably have considered starting a new daily routine to optimize one or …
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Neurotransmitters, Recovery, And Your Training

Do you ever have days when you feel like all you could do is sleep no matter how much coffee you drink? Or maybe you’ve been on a new strength program for the past 8 weeks and feel weaker than when you started? Maybe you find yourself walking around the gym in a daze not …
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Your New Diet in the Real World – The CrossFit Journal

Your New Diet in the Real World BY KAI RAINEY April 18th, 2018 When I attended the CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, one of the Seminar Staff members asked attendees raise their hands to indicate how long they had been doing CrossFit. When he got to the few who had been doing CrossFit for less than …
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